Tuesday, March 19, 2019


UPDATE   The crime scene protected by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office is at Prairie Wax Worm Farms located at 75859 U.S. Highway 218, just southeast of the city limits of Blooming Prairie. It is located in Dodge County. Sources have said the incident began around 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The Bureau of...
Kasson-Mantorville school board members and the district’s teachers union, K-M Education Minnesota, agreed March 16 on contract language with five new district teachers, avoiding arbitration regarding contract grievances. K-M’s contract language had stipulated that credit up to the 10th year step...
That little child in the cowgirl hat is one feisty, determined cookie.   Grace Reed, 11, of Kasson, is determined to raise enough money to install a new merry-go-round in West Park. The goal is to raise $9,000 to replace the old merry-go-round. Grace and her friends enjoyed pushing it around and...
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office confirms a 48-year-old Mantorville man died in a one-vehicle rollover northwest of Mantorville Friday morning. Captain Ryer Anderson said the man’s identity will not be released until family members have been notified. According to Anderson, the vehicle was...
Dodge County authorities are investigating the death of a Hayfield child. On Sunday at about 11:22 a.m., the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a Hayfield residence reporting a 10-year-old juvenile was found in bed unresponsive and CPR was in progress. Lifesaving efforts to...
Superintendent Brett Joyce, left, and School Board Chair Jim Jensen, right.
Triton’s school board has authorized administrators to make recommendations for reductions in programs and staff positions. Superintendent Brett Joyce said he expects the school district will have to cut $250,000 to $300,000 for the 2018-2019 school year. Triton cut about $380,000 for 2017-2018....
Nate and Kathy Oland of Owatonna are pictured with their ‘Little,’ Brady, and their son Nathan. The Olands were awarded the Big Couple of the Year award on Saturday during the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters awards ceremony in Waseca.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota presented several area volunteers with its annual ‘Bigs of the Year’ award this past Saturday in Waseca.  The awards include four categories: Big Sister, Big Brother, Big Couple, and School Site Big.  The Southern Minnesota Chapter, which covers Dodge...
Below, National Trip Winners Leah Pflaum, McKenna Jennings and Olivia Zill, from left, will represent Triton High School during the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference in Minneapolis. Above, TTriton BPA state participants pause for a photo.
Triton Business Professionals of America sent 27 students to the annual State Leadership Conference, held March 8-10 in Minneapolis.  Three students won trips to the National BPA Conference, and 14 members earned recognition for placing in the top 10 of their events. Those heading to the national...
John Losee doesn’t have to travel far to display his equipment for visitors coming to the North America Farm and Power Show in Owatonna.  As owner of Northland Farm Systems, Losee has less than a mile to go to bring his exhibit to the Farm and Power Show, which has become an important part of...
Chuck Bradford of Mantorville is pictured with his children, Sandra, 8, and Spencer, 10. Bradford and his wife, Abby, adopted Spencer from Russia in 2008 and adopted Sandra from Poland this past December.
There’s a Facebook photo showing a boy lifting his little sister up off the floor from behind, something loving siblings tend to do. They are smiling big, enjoying the moment captured on film by a proud parent. They weren’t born brother and sister. The boy was born in Russia, the girl in Poland....


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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