Thursday, December 12, 2019


Dodge County residents gathered for precinct caucuses on Feb. 6 to choose their preferences for the 2018 governor’s election. Seventy-nine Democratic Farmer Labor members met at Triton High School in Dodge Center. They learned about this year’s candidates, debated resolutions for the party platform...
Sherry and Phil Heydt were honored as Hayfield Citizen of the Year by the Hayfield Chamber of Commerce.
Phil and Sherry Heydt were named 2017 Citizens of the Year on Feb. 10 during the Hayfield Chamber of Commerce’ 32nd-annual Citizen of the Year banquet, at Hayfield American Legion Post 330. “Everybody told us the award was for Brad, Phil said, referring to his son, Hayfield-area farmer Brad Heydt...
Dodge County Planning Commission members on Feb. 7 approved the amending of administrative language regarding commissioner term limits and animal feedlot registration and permits, among other items. Commission members have 3-year terms. Appointments are made so no more than three and no fewer than...
Kasson-Mantorville High School Cyber Club members pause for a photo. They include, from row, Joseph Peet and Courtney Bohrer. Back, Annie Buresh, Keana Meneses, and club advisor Chris Lannin. Not pictured is Julia Christensen. Members representing two teams placed first and second in their division in state competition.
Kasson-Mantorville High School’s Cyber Club is off to a nice start in its first season. K-M teams placed first and second in state competition in their division, and one of the teams placed 33rd out of 445 teams nationally. The students competed virtually at K-M on Feb. 11 against about 145 teams...
Members of the junior varsity Dodge County Wildcats girls hockey team pause for a photo. They are among students helping raise money for the Dodge County Relay for Life, through the annual KoMets vs. Cancer campaign.
The annual KoMets vs. Cancer campaign is off and running. More than $2,200 was raised during a Dodge County Wildcats girls hockey game on Jan. 26, the initial event sponsored by Kasson-Mantorville High School winter sports and activities programs. Upcoming events include a K-M wrestling match (...
Area pastors partner with deputies to form chaplain program
A first-of-its-kind program in Dodge County will pair up sheriff’s deputies and area clergy members. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office began a new program last week, with nine pastors joining the ranks of the office as chaplains. The clergy members have completed the required state and federal...
A Level 3 sex offender is moving to Hayfield beginning tomorrow. According to Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose, Kevin Tyrone Williams is moving into the area. Rose said Williams has served his sentence and is now transitioning into the community. Williams has a history of sexual contact with adult...
 Kylie Franko, left, and her aunt, Sherrie Franko, look over an item during the indoor garage sale. Both women are from Dodge Center.
You could say garage sale season began Jan. 27. Yep, it was chilly outside. And garage sales are typically a warm weather phenomenon, of course. Thus, Faith Lutheran Church in Dodge Center held its first “Ultimate Indoor Garage Sale.” Shoppers checked out clothes, knick-knacks, toys, books, sports...
Galen Heinle displays a plaque honoring his many years in law enforcement. The Dodge County deputy sheriff retired Jan. 26.
After 24 years of law enforcement service, Galen Heinle got to thinking about the future. “It took me a lot of time to think about what I want to do,” the Dodge County Sheriff’s deputy said. “Do I want to retire? I love my job, but my mind and body says it’s time to hang it up and enjoy retirement...
Tim Steffl shovels the walk outside Minnesota WiFi on Monday in downtown Kasson. The Mantorville man said he embraces Minnesota winters: six to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow was expected from late Sunday through late Monday in the region.
Six to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow fell atop ice in southeast Minnesota from late Sunday through late Monday, and Tim Steffl was in his element. The Minnesota WiFi field representative from Mantorville was shoveling his walk outside the downtown Kasson business for the fifth time late Monday...


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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