Saturday, August 24, 2019

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An elderly couple is crediting God and their deceased son for saving them from a scary and near life ending ordeal for at least one of them in a local cemetery in December. Joseph Simons, 84, of Kasson nearly died as he lay in a snowbank in Evergreen Cemetery in Mantorville while his wife, Eeanna,...
The on-going feedlot fight in Dodge County is now in the hands of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Oral arguments were heard Feb. 7 at the Minnesota Judicial Center in St. Paul regarding a local judge’s ruling that paved the way for more feedlots to be built in Dodge County. Three judges will now...
With his vehicle stuck in the snow at a local cemetery, an elderly man left on foot to get help, but quickly became overcome with the snow and cold conditions himself. His body temperature was quickly falling and his prognosis didn’t look good as he lay in the snow.  But things soon changed when a...
Members of the Mantorville Chamber of Commerce elected new board officers at their meeting Feb 1 including President, Bob Soland, Vice President, Melanie Dobson, Secretary, Paul Larsen, and Treasurer, Lynnette Nash.  The group also discussed the schedule of events for the coming year. They had held...
For years, Doug Claassen suffered a life-changing, career ending spinal injury from a violent suspect he was trying to arrest. Though he died 18 years ago, his sacrifice had largely gone unnoticed publicly until recently. “He had a lot of pain and struggles for years,” said Claassen’s widow, Kathy...
“The people of this community are spoiled with this paper.” That’s what judges of the state newspaper contest said in presenting three journalistic excellence awards to the Dodge County Independent (DCI). For the first time ever, top state honors have made their way to the DCI. Last week, the DCI...
The security at the Dodge County courthouse is going to receive a $19,500 upgrade when a new 3-D bag and jacket scanner arrives in about six weeks. Entering the courthouse is already a fairly meticulous affair, with sergeant Richard Allee or two other deputies at the ready to go through bags,...
The explosion that occurred at the McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing (MTM) facility in Dodge Center, Minn., Jan. 11, required an incredible number of first response and law enforcement vehicles manned by an army of personnel The disaster involved the concerted efforts of law enforcement units from...
The Dodge Center company where last week’s explosion injured six people has been issued 17 citations and paid out more than $30,000 in penalties for safety violations over the past decade. Minnesota Occupational Health and Safety Administration has visited McNelius Trucking and Manufacturing five...
It’s one of the easily recognized and most important traffic signs motorists encounter on a regular basis. But it’s often ignored leading to excessive complaints and sometimes traffic crashes. Driving behaviors around stop signs are leaving area law enforcers seeing red. And it’s more than the sign...

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Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
507-634-2661
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

 

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