Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Everyone is jumping for joy in Hayfield as the Jumping Jax Kids Daycare Center has opened its doors. The center recently held a grand opening.
When stay-at-home mom Lindsay Jenkins decided to return to school, she needed to find care for her 2-year-old son Jaxon. Who did she look to? Those she knew. Jaxon attends Jumping Jax Kids daycare center in Hayfield, which opened last month and has dozens of kids enrolled. Owner Kelli Jax held an...
Brady Kramer of Hayfield was the winner of the first Gun Bingo game on Thursday night, Sept. 12 at the BP Servicemen's Club. He was given a certificate to pick up his gun at the Weibke Fur Company in Eitzen, Minn.
A Dodge County man has come away as the big winner in a first of its kind fundraiser featuring guns of all things. Brady Kramer of Hayfield was the winner of the first Gun Bingo game on Thursday night, Sept. 12 at the Servicemen's Club in Blooming Prairie. He was given a certificate to pick up his...
Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, left, looks on as Rev. Steven Delzer, right, presents Bishop Regina Hassanally with a crozier as a symbol of her new office. Delzer retired as bishop of the Southeastern Minnesota Synod at the end of August. The installation service took place Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna
The synod that comprises all the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America parishes throughout southeastern Minnesota, including Dodge County, has a new bishop. On Saturday, St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna hosted the installation service for the Rev. Regina Hassanally as bishop of the...
As a “Gem of Mantorville” for 2019, Karl Huppler rode in the Marigold Days Parade earlier this this month.
Each year at Marigold Days two individuals are named “Gems of Mantorville.” This year’s honorees included Karl Huppler as the present-day Gem and Tom Ferry as the historic Gem. The Gems are chosen by the city’s Economic Development Authority. Being on stage when the Gems are announced was not an...
This year’s Homecoming Royalty at Hayfield High School brought some laughter to audience members when the tallest finalist Luke Dudycha was crowned king with the Court’s shortest candidate Carly Hauschild earning the queen title. The two shared a funny moment when Dudycha crouched down and...
This year’s largest boar in Minnesota enjoys a mid-afternoon snooze during the recent Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights. He was fed on the Greg Schley farm south of Dodge Center over the past year. Charlie tipped the scales at 1,180 pounds. It is the third time the family has produced Minnesota’s largest boars over the years.
This hog would definitely give Wilbur the pig from Charlotte’s Web notoriety a run for his money. Charlie, a large hog fed on a farm south of Dodge Center, earned the distinction of being state’s largest boar at the Minnesota State Fair last month. He weighed in at a whopping 1,180 pounds. The 4-...
Board members took a break Saturday morning as they were setting up for the auction. Left to right are Rich Fjerstad-VP, Michelle Towey, Tara Bjornson, Brenna Scanlan, Clint Jennings, Nichole Holtan, Susan Rostad-Doraska, Stacy Bronson, Tanya Rieken-Secretary and Rich Rieken-President.
The Hayfield 203 Education Foundation’s benefit auction last Saturday set a new record for the amount of money raised, Foundation President Rich Rieken said. The Foundation held its third annual auction, both silent and live, at the Hayfield Fire Hall. As of Monday morning, the auction had brought...
After a tough loss last week, the Triton football team bounced back by winning their home opener 21-12 over Zumbrota-Mazeppa on Friday, Sept. 6.  Head Coach Mike Ellingson said the difference between winning and losing was getting some clutch plays.  “We made plays when we needed them. Not our best...
The Kasson-Mantorville football team started strong and finished strong as they routed Rochester John Marshall 48-14 on Friday, Sept. 6.  Interim head coach Joel Swanson said each unit of the team played well. “We had great field position. Our defense forced three and outs and the offense cashed in...
Hayfield quarterback Brady Nelson keeps the ball.
After starting the season with a win, the Vikings ran into a buzzsaw when they lost 39-19 to the Randolph Rockets on Friday, Sept. 6.  Head Coach Jeff Snider said Randolph deserves credit for pouncing on Hayfield’s mistakes.  “Randolph did a good job of taking advantage of some pass coverages that...


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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