Tuesday, July 16, 2019


Brad Pfeifer of Byron, along with his daughter Ava and a friend, Casper Aldrich, rang the church bell at Westifled Church in Westfield Township on Sunday, May 19 to open a special spring worship service. The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner led the service.
This being the planting season, divine intervention is often asked. The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner of First Lutheran Church of Blooming Prairie provided a special blessing of the fields and farmers at a Westfield Church Spring Worship Service on Sunday, May 19. She performed the blessing, emphasizing...
As the Hayfield Activities Director, Chris Pack is tasked with finding and maintaining different sports and activities for students of all skill levels. That’s why he knew it was so important to create an opportunity for students with disabilities like his son Seth, a fifth grader at Hayfield, who...
On Jan. 27, John and Nicole Bacigalupo stopped at the McDonalds in Byron on their way home from Rochester for a milkshake and coffee. For the couple, and for a complete stranger it proved to be be the most important fast food stop in their lives. As they were leaving the drive-thru to go back on...
  Newly hired Dodge Center Ambulance Director Alexander Tubonjic resigned from his position effective last Friday. Tubonjic took over as ambulance director earlier this year after living in Florida for 21 years. The Dodge Center City Council is expected to take a vote tomorrow during a special...
The weather has not been real good to area farmers this spring but local growers are getting their crops in the ground. Although the May 6 crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture said that only six percent of the corn in Minnesota had been planted statewide, the situation is...
The Dodge Center Lions Club recently donated $300 to the GED program at Triton Community Education. Left to right are Karen Kleinwort, GED prep course instructor, Chris Pluto of the Lions Club, and Amber Lahr, a West Concord resident working towards her GED.
A donation from the Dodge Center Lions Club is helping students in the General Educational Development (GED) program through Triton Community Education pay for the testing required to get their diploma. The GED program prepares adult learners without a high school diploma for success in the job...
After over 40 years in the business, Joe Pearson,of P&P Appliance will be semi-retired and no longer will have a storefront. Pearson will still continue to do repairs and sell parts. For service contact him at 507-634-7007.
In 1978, Joe Pearson was asked by a friend if he wanted to start and own an appliance shop with him. Pearson said yes and 41 years later he is continuing to help the Kasson community with its appliance needs through his business P&P Appliances. After a few years of learning about the business...
Last week U.S News and World Report came out with its list of top schools in the nation. Included on that list is Byron High School. Principal Steve Willman said that having the school recognized in that way is a true honor. “It is truly an honor to be recognized for the work our staff and students...
Alekzander Wilcox, 9, of Triton salutes the American flag during opening ceremonies of the ZED (Zumbro Education District) Activity Day at the Blooming Prairie High School track on Friday, May 10.
It was an exciting day for 150 special education kids on Friday, May 10 at the Blooming Prairie High School track. These students in grades K-6 were the star attractions on this special Zumbro Education District (ZED) Activity Day. It was the 29th annual ZED Activity Day. Mostly sunny skies...
In the last couple of years Kasson-Mantorville School Resource Officer Jesse Kasel hasn’t had to worry about kids being caught with cigarettes or other traditional tobacco products. But one thing he has to worry about now is a new trend among teens across the state and country, and that is the use...


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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