Saturday, February 23, 2019


Andrew Paul Wyatt,44,of Kasson was charged with one count of 2nd Degree Assault-Dangerous Weapon, on Jan. 24.   According to the complaint, a Dodge County Sheriff was approached by a victim at the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, regarding an assault that had occurred at his residence between him...
When Becky Schultz, opened Becky’s Community Closet in Kasson, in June she did so because she saw a need for affordable clothing and housewares in the local community. Now, the store will provide more than just a place for people in the community to get clothes and housewares. It will provide a...
Minelli prepares to go to work against Kenyon-Wanamingo on January 17.
There are plenty of stories that make up the Kasson- Mantorville wrestling team. As a dominant program, there are some kids that step on the mat and instantly find their way onto the top of the podium. For others, their path to success is a work in progress that starts at an early age and requires...
Funding for the upgrading of U.S. Highway 14 from Owatonna to Dodge Center is assured, members of the Highway 14 Partnership were told last week, although the exact date of when the first contracts can be let is still uncertain. Members of the Highway 14 Partnership received an update on the...
In 1998, Rodney Peterson was elected as a Dodge County Commissioner for the first time. 20 years later and his son Zakh was elected to the Kasson-Mantorville School Board. Zakh was first introduced into the world of local government at a young age. After watching his dad leave to go to different...
After 12-1/2 years as Dodge Center’s finance director, Julie Beth is headed down the road to Rochester where she has assumed her new duties as director of finance for the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency. Her final day in Dodge Center was last Wednesday, and she started her new duties the...
Braxton Raymond greets the St. Peter alumni with a fist bump prior to tip off of a game against the Kasson-Mantorville alumni team.
For Braxton Raymond, the communities of Kasson-Mantorville and St. Peter have always been intertwined. As his family moved all over the Midwest during his childhood, his stays in those communities were his longest and as Raymond became one of the top high school players in the area, he gained many...
Kasson-Mantorville wrestling coach Jamie Heidt was named the 2018 Coach of the Year on Monday evening.
As has been the case in recent history, Kasson-Mantorville was well represented at the Rochester Area Sports Commission Banquet on Monday night. In another case of history repeating itself, a KoMet athlete and a coach walked away with hardware at Monday’s event as K-M volleyball’s Peyton Suess was...
State Representative Peggy Bennett, R-Albert Lea, took the podium during a State Capitol press conference on Jan. 14 with other lawmakers and supporters of legislation that would require hands-free cell phone use for drivers. Bennett, who is co-authoring the bipartisan, bicameral bill, said the measure is necessary in order to reduce the number of accidents that occur due to drivers who pay more attention to their cell phones than the road. Bennett's district includes most of Freeborn County, Blooming Prair
Being a former first grade teacher herself for many years, Rep. Peggy Bennett, R-Albert Lea, was devastated when she heard the news that Blooming Prairie first grade teacher Rachel Harberts was killed in a car crash on her way to classes.  And what made it sting even more for Bennett was the fact...
To support families affected by the federal government shutdown or other economic hardships, Byron Public Schools has identified possible services and resources to assist families during these challenging circumstances.   Cyndi’s Closet Cyndi’s Closet, an incredibly generous non-profit organization...


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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