Sunday, September 22, 2019


After securing the first victory of the season, Kasson-Mantorville’s football coach faces trouble off the field after he allegedly drove drunk in Kasson following the game.  Broc Raymond Threinen, 42, of Kasson has been charged with two counts of third-degree driving while intoxicated after his...
The 15-month-old murder case against a Dodge County grandmother accused of killing two people continues to stall in court.  On Thursday, a Florida judge expressed his frustration with the timing of the Lois Riess murder case, especially after there have been many management hearings over the past...
Even though she is relatively new to the 4-H program, Mollie Allen of Kasson is making a big splash with 4-H. Allen and 27 other outstanding Minnesota 4-H youth have been selected as Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors for 2019-20. Their first big leadership opportunity came at this year’s Minnesota...
The County Seat has new owners! On the left is Sopheak Phy aka Wa. On the right is Sakhann Douk aka Michelle.
The County Seat in Mantorville has new owners, as Michelle Douk and Wa Phy have bought the business. The couple have taken over the longtime Mantorville business after owning the Chinh Express in Rochester for years until Aug.1.  Going into owning the chineze restaurant, they had a goal of owning...
Jim Royer accepts a Letter of Recommendation from Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose. Royer was instrumental in saving the life of Jaxon Harberts at an accident scene Sept. 7, 2018, Staff photo by Karen M. Jorgensen.
“God put me there for a reason,” Jim Royer said last Tuesday night after receiving a Letter of Recognition from Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose. Royer, a truck driver for McNeilus Steel in Dodge Center, was at work the morning of Sept. 7, 2018, driving on U.S. 14 when he came upon the accident at...
The Kasson-Mantorville community is getting ready for its fourth all school musical. This year they will be presenting Shrek.  After the new Minnesota Wifi Performing Arts Center opened as part of the Kasson-Mantorville referendum project, school leaders and drama department leaders decided to try...
David Hanson works on cleaning up the flower gardens outside the Ashland School on the Dodge County Historical Society property in Mantorville.
Members of the Dodge County Historical Society have been hard at work readying the Ashland School for this week’s Marigold Days celebration. “We’ve been cleaning and scrubbing,” said Historical Society member Linda Jervis. The Lions Club has helped with painting and the flower gardens around the...
The KoMets scored the first touchdown of the game, but after that it was all Mankato East as they scored 27 unanswered points to hand Kasson-Mantorville a 27-7 loss on Friday, Aug. 30. However, the game was much closer than it seems. Head Coach Broc Threinen said K-M had a good first possession...
The Kasson-Mantorville volleyball team kept their momentum from last year’s state tournament run going as they beat Rochester Century 3-0 on Tuesday, Aug. 27.  Head Coach Adam VanOort said his team’s success came from its serving and passing prowess.   “I thought we served and passed pretty well,”...
A rural Kasson woman has died in a single-vehicle crash in Dodge County.Sheriff Scott Rose identified the victim of the Labor Day crash as Lorie Alwes, 59.The crash near the intersection of County Road 15 and 265 th Avenue was reported tothe sheriff’s office at about 4:10 p.m. Monday. Alwes was...


Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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