Saturday, March 17, 2018


The quiet pristine skies over Dodge Center were quiet and peaceful until about 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning.   Suddenly the  distant drone of a single airplane engine was heard and initiated a line of planes from all over the Midwest. One by one they began to circle in the bright blue yonder and land...
Under the shade of trees on a pleasant spring evening, people sat, ate food and talked. But this picnic was different than the average picnic with its aim of educating the Dodge County community.  The Dodge County Farm Bureau hosted “Dinner with a Farmer” Veterans Memorial Park in Kasson on June 16...
After the Sunday graduation ceremony, one Kasson-Mantorville grad spent the rest of her afternoon at her graduation party. She enjoyed spending time with her friends, family and teachers, the people who she said helped get her through school. Kendra Jostock graduated from K-M High School on June 12...
On a Sunday morning after church, the people of Byron and the surrounding communities banded together to help raise more than $8,000 for the Whartons’ medical expenses after their son Lukas passed away on June 1.  The women’s group at Christ the King Catholic Church in Byron, the Wharton’s parish,...
After months of seeking ways to increase student enrollment, the end came quietly last week as the West Concord Public Charter School board voted to close the doors at the end of the school year. Board members voted 5-0 to close the school. Board member Naomi Froyum was not present at the meeting...
For Sgt. Troy Christianson of the Minnesota State Patrol, gruesome scenes mean restless nights and anger towards drunk drivers who kill innocent victims.  Several years ago Christianson responded to a motorcycle crash in which the lone operator, who was drunk, went off a curve and killed himself....
The driver involved in a crash on the Olmsted-Dodge County line Tuesday night that critically injured a Kasson boy has been released from jail without charges. Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem announced Thursday morning that Myles Thomas Keller, 69, has been released without charges at this time...
A Mantorville man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly hitting a 5-year-old boy with his car near Byron. It happened on the 1700 block of 19th Avenue NW in Kalmar Township around 5:45 Tuesday evening.  According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, a 69-year-old man was driving, and hit the boy...


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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