Saturday, February 22, 2020

Beth Hodgman continues pushing to make Highway 14 safer. The West Concord woman spoke with reporters last week in Rochester, urging lawmakers to include funding for improvements on the highway, which shrinks from four lanes to two lanes between Dodge Center and Owatonna. “There’s $106 billion in...
Work continues on DDGS (Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles) silos at the Al-Corn Clean Fuel ethanol plant at Claremont. Al-Corn is in the midst of a $146 million expansion project which will add about 70 million gallons of ethanol to the company’s annual output.
Al-Corn CLean Fuel CEO Rany Doyal said he's waiting for general contractor McGough Construction to get comfortable with its current project, expanding Al-Corn's ethonal plant near Claremont.  “I got a call from Tim Dunnwald (McGough’s general manager for industrial projects), and he said, ‘Rand, I...
KASSON   606 15th Ave NW Kasson. Open Friday and Saturday at 7 a.m. Lots of kids’ toys, girls clothes 7-12, some toddler, boys 3T-6, shoes, outdoor clothing, pull-behind bike trailer, kids bikes, kids books, games, camping chairs, misc. items, and home decor.    906 3rd St. SE Kasson. Friday, 8-7pm...
Dodge County Court Security Sgt. Rich Allee observes a computer screen as he sends a bag through the new 3D weapons detection scanner at the county courthouse in Mantorville. The machine offers a variety of modes to help detect weapons and other items.
Sgt. Rich Allee was sending items through Dodge County’s new 3D security scanner last week when he found something interesting: a razor blade, stuck between two business cards. The incident at the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office turned out to be innocuous, though the pocketbook’s owner was warned not...
ALL YOU CAN EAT!!!! Pancake Breakfast ONLY$6.00 Includes: Pancakes, Sausage, Milk, Juice and Coffee Saturday, April 29, 20177:00 am to 11:00 am Location: Old VFW in Mantorville511 N Main St. Mantorville, MN 55955 All proceed go to Local Scholarships Provided By KM Masonic Lodge # 11  
A graphic put together by Michael Anderson, Rick Bussler and Mark DeLap of Bussler Publishing was was featured on videos, news stations and media outlets in New York City as the New York press reported on the passing of Jimmy Lanza.
“When I was 4 years old I got a chance to shake John F. Kennedy’s hand, as my aunt was part of his campaign team in Wisconsin. He gave me a PT boat tie-tac. My cousin Davey Christian played on the Miracle on Ice Team in 1980 at Lake Placid. He gave me a signed hockey stick. My cousin, Betsy Wolheim...
Kasson Police Sgt. Josh Hanson, second from left, and Police Chief Kent Berguis, center, pause with Shannon Grabow, Office of Traffic Safety Enforcement Coordinator; and Scott McConkey, OTS Southern Minnesota Law Enforcement Laison. The Kasson department was honored as one of four “outstanding agencies” by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety.
Members of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety honor one law enforcement agency for each of four campaigns during the year. Scott McConkey, Southern Minnesota Liason for the department's Office of Traffic Safety division, takes into account each agency’s efforts in commitment to traffic...
Staff Photo:  Richard Johnson Kathy Klaassen, second from left, pauses for a photo with Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose, at far left; Jack Davy of the Minnesota 100 Club; and Klaassen’s children, Mark Klaassen and Jean Allen. Kathy Klaasen’s husband, former Hayfield police chief Doug Klaassen, died 18 years ago from injuries sustained while on duty. The Klaassens will travel to Washington, D.C., to honor Doug for his sacrifice.
The widow of a fallen Hayfield police chief honored locally just a few months after dying 18 years ago from injuries sustained while on duty will be making a trip along with other family members to Washington, D.C. next month to honor him for his ultimate sacrifice. Kathy Claassen of Kasson, her...
Alecia Meline
Alecia Meline was surprised to see family members gathered March 31 at her place of business. That would be Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School, where Me-line has taught first graders for nine years. The occasion: Meline was hon-ored as the school district’s Teacher of the Year, through Education...
Area emergency personnel respond to the crash scene.
Dacia Clark was driving between Byron and Rochester a few weeks ago when she hit a patch of ice and rolled her car three times. The Kasson-Mantorville High School sophomore and her passenger were unharmed. Each had worn a seatbelt. But that frightening moment hit home April 6 during a mock car...


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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