Monday, September 25, 2017

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Area emergency personnel respond to the crash scene.
Dacia Clark was driving between Byron and Rochester a few weeks ago when she hit a patch of ice and rolled her car three times. The Kasson-Mantorville High School sophomore and her passenger were unharmed. Each had worn a seatbelt. But that frightening moment hit home April 6 during a mock car...
Robert Reeg, a 9/11 firefighter from Engine 44, called the Steele County Times office yesterday.I didn’t know the man, but I do know his friend, Jimmy Lanza, from ladder truck 43. I was informed that Lanza had been diagnosed with brain cancer last November. “Jimmy’s at Mary Manning Walsh hospice...
Someone was thinking outside the box in 2008. The thought was: the cities of Kasson and Mantorville are always in need of outdoor equipment, as is the Kasson-Mantorville School District, so why not combine forces? Thus began the KM Joint Venture, a financial collaboration on outdoor equipment that...
Brett Joyce said about 1,500 people attended the 2016 Dodge County Expo – and at least that many attended the 19th-annual event Saturday, April 1 at Triton High School in Dodge Center. They filled each of the large gyms and the mult-purpose room, checking out some 120 booths representing everything...
Pastor Joel Xavier blesses a tractor during the fourth-annual blessing of seed and tractors on Sunday, April 2 at Pleasant Corners United Methodist Church, west of Kasson. The event drew about 35 people, most of whom then joined in a service at the 1910 church.
Pastor Joel Xavier’s flock is small but faithful at Pleasant Corners United Methodist​ Church. About 30 parishioners and friends stood solemnly on Sunday as Xavier blessed bags of soybeans, and farm equipment large and small, new and old, during the fourth-annual blessing of seed and tractors at...
Wayne Hendrickson’s dining room is crowded with dozens of curious little characters, who’ve made themselves right at home. There’s a gnome with the basic gnome’s pointy hat, a gentleman in an old-style raincoat, and a floppy-eared rabbit wearing overalls. Not to mention an eager beaver using a...
Noah Head takes control in his 60-pound match against GMLOK at the NYWA regions in Byron last weekend.
The conclusion of the Kasson-Mantorville youth wrestling season draws near as the weekend approaches. The NYWA State tournament is the grand finale to youth folkstyle season.  26 KM youth wrestlers advanced out of Districts and competed in the NYWA Regional tournament this past weekend in Byron. ...
Responding to a missing child is going to become more effective for area crime fighters.    The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office has become just the second law enforcement agency in Minnesota to achieve certification for the Missing Kids Readiness project through the National Center for Missing and...
The Kasson Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8 at Veterans Memorial (North) Park. Age groups are 1-3, 4-6, and 7-9. There will be candy, prizes and fun.  Youngsters should bring a basket for their treats. They can come early and meet the Easter...
Elle Schultz and Harrison Heppelman display their clarinet skills.
Kasson-Mantorville High School’s jazz, symphonic and concert bands joined Chamber ensembles March 14 in a band concert in the KMHS Performing Arts Center.  The musicians, under the direction of Anthony Boldt, played songs ranging from “Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most (featuring the Jazz Band...

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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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