Monday, October 14, 2019


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...
First it was wind. Now it's solar. A new alternative form of energy is coming on-line across Minnesota as solar gardens are cropping up on the rural landscape, including Dodge County. By later this year, at least three solar gardens will be running throughout the county. Solar gardens are currently...
It was a good news, bad news weekend for the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team. On the bad news side, they lost their first tournament as a team last weekend when they took part in the Cheesehead Invitational in Kaukauna, Wisconsin. While the KoMets are not a team used to finishing in third place...
An Advanced Disposal garbage truck was forced to stop and eject its garbage load in the Dollar General parking lot in Kasson Friday, Dec. 30, at around 2:30 p.m. The fire quickly escalated as the garbage was exposed to the air, and was a full-fledged blaze when firefighters arrived on the scene. ...
As if you needed an additional excuse to visit the fantastic new Kasson Public Library, there’s now the return of a four-legged reading friend to warm your heart during these long, cold winter nights. With the introduction of “Runner,” the new official library therapy dog, a long-dormant reading...
During their year-end school board meeting Dec. 19, it was announced during the Truth in Taxation public meeting that school district residents can expect a 5.6 percent reduction in the district’s tax request beginning in 2017. The reduction came about due to a refinanced middle school and high...
As a general rule, Kasson city council agendas don’t consist of items that make you pause and think “Wait . . . what?” But, the Dec. 21 agenda included a “Chicken Ordinance,” which was very much worthy of a “Wait . . . what?” Indeed, Kasson now has a fairly extensive “chicken ordinance,” which...
Yet another wind energy farm could be realized within Dodge County by 2018, provided the project advances beyond its current preliminary planning stages, which were outlined at the Dodge County Commissioners board meeting on Nov. 22. During the meeting, representatives from Juno Beach, Fla.-based...


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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