Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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The murder of a man found shot to death at a rural Blooming Prairie home has prompted a statewide manhunt for his 56-year-old wife and her vehicle. On Monday afternoon, Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose said the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as David...
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in a single vehicle crash north of Mantorville Friday. The sheriff’s office says Daniel Escalera, 48, of rural Mantorville died when his vehicle left the roadway and rolled over around 10:30 a.m. Friday. Escalera was ejected from the...
Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose has ruled the Friday death of a Blooming Prairie man as a homicide. Rose identified the victim of the homicide as David Riess, 54, of Blooming Prairie. The Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office said Riess died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds....
At left, Lois Ann Riess. At right, a 2005 Cadillac Escalade similar to that which Riess might be driving.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has released a Minnesota Crime Alert in a weekend homicide outside of Blooming Prairie. In what is the first substantial details released in the incident, the alert notes that the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and the BCA are investigating the death of...
Dodge County authorities remain tightlipped about a body found at a residence southeast of Blooming Prairie Saturday.
Dodge County authorities remain tightlipped about a body found at a residence southeast of Blooming Prairie Saturday. Early Sunday morning Sheriff Scott Rose told the Times and Independent, “This is a very active ongoing investigation.” Rose also said, “When we are able to, we will release more...
UPDATE   The crime scene protected by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office is at Prairie Wax Worm Farms located at 75859 U.S. Highway 218, just southeast of the city limits of Blooming Prairie. It is located in Dodge County. Sources have said the incident began around 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The Bureau of...
Kasson-Mantorville school board members and the district’s teachers union, K-M Education Minnesota, agreed March 16 on contract language with five new district teachers, avoiding arbitration regarding contract grievances. K-M’s contract language had stipulated that credit up to the 10th year step...
That little child in the cowgirl hat is one feisty, determined cookie.   Grace Reed, 11, of Kasson, is determined to raise enough money to install a new merry-go-round in West Park. The goal is to raise $9,000 to replace the old merry-go-round. Grace and her friends enjoyed pushing it around and...
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office confirms a 48-year-old Mantorville man died in a one-vehicle rollover northwest of Mantorville Friday morning. Captain Ryer Anderson said the man’s identity will not be released until family members have been notified. According to Anderson, the vehicle was...
Dodge County authorities are investigating the death of a Hayfield child. On Sunday at about 11:22 a.m., the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a Hayfield residence reporting a 10-year-old juvenile was found in bed unresponsive and CPR was in progress. Lifesaving efforts to...

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Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
507-634-2661
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

 

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