Saturday, February 23, 2019


When people in Kasson and the surrounding  areas think about the history of the DCI, there’s one name that comes to mind. The Carlsens. That’s why during the annual Kasson Chamber of Commerce dinner meeting last month Folmer and Randy Carlsen were honored with the Legacy Award for their combined...
Rylee Finney was honored at the Byron school board meeting Jan. 22 for winning the seventh and eighth grade division competition for poetry writing for the Zumbro Education District’s 26th annual creative writing contest.
At their meeting Jan. 22, Byron school board members voted unanimously to close open enrollment for kindergartners for the next school year. In a later email, Superintendent Dr. Joey Page explained that the district has had to close open enrollment for at least one grade in recent years. During the...
The deadly two-lane stretch of U.S. Highway 14 between Owatonna and Dodge Center has claimed yet another life. Allison Christine Anderson, 67, of Owatonna is the latest victim as she was killed in a head-on crash on Highway 14 in Havana Township Saturday afternoon. She was riding in a 2008 Pontiac...
Over the past few years,social media has become a very important tool for educators.   Through platforms like Facebook,Twitter,Pinterest and other platforms teachers are able to collaborate and get ideas from one and other.   One idea that formed recently for some Kasson-Mantorville Elementary...
  On Wednesday afternoon, K-M Superintendent, Mark Matuska,announced that there will be no school for the school district on Thursday.   One of the main reasons for the decision is because one of the two middle school boilers are currently not working correctly. According to Matuska the...
Michael Wilmes is well suited to reflect on small towns and the impact of agriculture on them. The West Concord resident is a former editor of the Agri News who grew up in a small community similar to West Concord and spent his career writing about agriculture. He reminisced about his experiences...
K-M senior Peyton Suess was surrounded by her friends and family after receiving the 2018 Female High School Athlete of the Year Award at the Rochester Area Sports Commission Awards Banquet on January 21.
On January 21, Peyton Suess sat with many of the best high school athletes in the area. As part of the Rochester Area Sports Commission Banquet. She was up for the Female High School Athlete of the year award, many of her friends and family were on hand for the occasion and she even had a live...
It’s been several years since the hardware in West Concord closed its doors but it is looking like there may be a buyer who wants to start a business in the community. Theresa French, of West Concord, told council members at their last meeting that she was interested in entering into a lease with...
Kinsey Koebele, Lexie Hugeback, Kassie Gruber and Olivia Matuska were all fired up after the KoMets made a late run in the first half.
Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team put forth one of he year last week as they used a tenacious full-court press and a team effort to defeat Triton on January 25. The victory improved the KoMets record to 11-6 on the season and has everyone on the team contributing in a big way. Against the...
In October of 2017, Jennifer Jones got the surprise of her life when she was told that she would be getting new lungs that day after a long and painful battle with Cystic Fibrosis. “It was the best moment of my life,”Jones said. Then, about a year later, Jones, along with her fiancé, Robert...


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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