Saturday, March 23, 2019


The annual KoMets vs. Cancer campaign had raised $18,605 as of Tuesday, event coordinator Michele Lindquist said. This year’s goal was to raise $15,000. Just more than $20,000 was raised during the 2017 event.  The boys basketball, dance team, Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA),...
The Kasson-Mantorville Middle School Drama Department will present Patrick Derksen’s detective comedy, “A Lighter Shade of Noir” at the Minnesota WiFi Performing Arts Center at Kasson-Mantorville High School.  Show times are 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 (a student and senior matinee); 7 p.m. Saturday...
Area Lions Club members are pictured in the top photo, taken during the 2017 Dodge County Expo. The 20th-annual event is scheduled for Saturday, March 24 at Triton High School in Dodge Center. The members include, front row, from left, Dave Hanson of the Dodge Center Lions, and Bob Melin and Ken Johnson of the Kasson Lions.
The 20th-annual Dodge County Expo will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Triton High School in Dodge Center. The business show, hosted by the Dodge Center Chamber of Commerce, offers free entertainment and a wide variety of exhibitors from around Dodge County. About 70 exhibitors...
Lorraine Bolster, left, and Christine Leska are pictured at Kasson Eye Care. Bolster will retire Feb. 28 after 32 years with the business.
Lorraine Bolster has been a calm influence at Kasson Eye Care since she started work early in 1986 – two weeks after the office opened. “And steadying, to those who are nervous about learning new things on the job,” said Christine Leska, who has operated the business since June of ’86. “And I think...
Dodge County’s top emergency management official has received a prestigious statewide honor. Homeland Security and Emergency Management has named Matt Maas as the Emergency Management Professional of the Year. He received the award Feb. 15 at the HSEM Governor’s Conference in Brooklyn Center.  Maas...
Treasurer Tanae McMurchie of Friends of the Kasson Public Library, Inc. presents a check to library director Art Tiff.
The Friends of the Kasson Public Library held its annual meeting for members and guests on Saturday, Feb. 3 in the community room at the library. Brunch was provided by Omar’s Kitchen, West Concord.  President Will Lambert opened the meeting and welcomed members and guests, including Kasson City...
Dodge County residents gathered for precinct caucuses on Feb. 6 to choose their preferences for the 2018 governor’s election. Seventy-nine Democratic Farmer Labor members met at Triton High School in Dodge Center. They learned about this year’s candidates, debated resolutions for the party platform...
Sherry and Phil Heydt were honored as Hayfield Citizen of the Year by the Hayfield Chamber of Commerce.
Phil and Sherry Heydt were named 2017 Citizens of the Year on Feb. 10 during the Hayfield Chamber of Commerce’ 32nd-annual Citizen of the Year banquet, at Hayfield American Legion Post 330. “Everybody told us the award was for Brad, Phil said, referring to his son, Hayfield-area farmer Brad Heydt...
Dodge County Planning Commission members on Feb. 7 approved the amending of administrative language regarding commissioner term limits and animal feedlot registration and permits, among other items. Commission members have 3-year terms. Appointments are made so no more than three and no fewer than...
Kasson-Mantorville High School Cyber Club members pause for a photo. They include, from row, Joseph Peet and Courtney Bohrer. Back, Annie Buresh, Keana Meneses, and club advisor Chris Lannin. Not pictured is Julia Christensen. Members representing two teams placed first and second in their division in state competition.
Kasson-Mantorville High School’s Cyber Club is off to a nice start in its first season. K-M teams placed first and second in state competition in their division, and one of the teams placed 33rd out of 445 teams nationally. The students competed virtually at K-M on Feb. 11 against about 145 teams...


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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