Friday, August 14, 2020

For about four years the Dodge County Youth Hockey Association, like many nonprofits have participated in charitable gambling.  On July 30 members woke up to some of the worst news imaginable when they found out that $11,000 of their charitable gambling funds was stolen during a theft at Events ...
A Minnesota state representative is asking for the public’s help in saving an orphan deer near the site of a fatal car wreck that killed a teacher and her young daughter. Duane Quam of Byron shared this photo with the Dodge County Independent of a fawn in the ditch along U.S. Highway 14 on the east...
The Kasson-Mantorville bench was fired up after the KoMets took a point against Byron.
Throughout the season, the Kasson-Mantorville volleyball team has been focused on taking things one game at a time and continuing to get better. As the games and the victories piled up for the KoMets, there was one game at the end of the schedule that kept getting bigger and bigger. On October 16,...
Last spring members of the KM Drama Team went to GREAT Theater in St. Cloud to see a musical and they quickly realized that they have the talent to put on a performance like that themselves.  That realization combined with a very successful performance of “Little Mermaid” last fall they decided to...
Since the end of the summer, KMTelecom Stadium has received a facelift. After its parking lot was paved to create more spaces and give the area around the field a more visually pleasing look, the second addition of a new press box finally opened its doors on Homecoming weekend on September 28.  ...
For the first time in nineteen years the City of Dodge Center is looking for a new City Administrator.  The search comes after previous administrator Lee Mattson left to take a new post with Waseca during the summer.  While the previous search under Mayor Bill Ketchum was done internally the...
Kasey Kuker (Left) and Audrey Rinkoski (Right) are two of the actresses in “Assassins” coming to the Mantorville Opera House this weekend.
  Assassins is a dark Sondheim musical review that spans many decades and many different musical styles.  It depicts 9 individuals who attempted to assassinate American presidents.  These people all believed in the American dream, but eventually felt they were being cheated of their happiness.  ...
A quartet of Triton ‘super fans’ have helped bring the school’s student section to life thanks to themes such as a white out at last week’s volleyball game against Zumbrota-Mazeppa.
In the world of sports, playing on your home court or field means everything. A loud home field advantage can help make life miserable for opponents not only affecting their ability to communicate, but also bring a certain energy to the home team.   For years, the Triton student section had been...
Kasson-Mantorville’s 1000 Books before Kindergarten program has been a success since it started in 2014
In 2014 after receiving a early childhood grant a Kasson-Mantorville Community  Ed Committee came up with an idea to collaborate with the Kasson Public Library to start a national program called “1000 Books before Kindergarten” in the community.  Ever since then it has been a success.  Since the...
Cross country captain Logan Finley kissing a llama after Hayfield School raised over $1000 for the Harberts family during Homecoming Week.
Last year when Hayfield’s High School Band teacher passed away unexpectedly days before its winter concert, neighboring school district Blooming Prairie stepped up by having its teacher help out with the concert.  Last week Hayfield’s students and booster clubs stepped up during Blooming’s Prairies...


Steele County Times & DCI

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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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Kasson, MN 55944


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