Monday, February 18, 2019


Triton School Board members chose Triton High School Principal Craig Schlichting as the next superintendent Wednesday evening.The board had been scheduled to interview two finalists for the position, Schlichting and Jackson County Central School District Superintendent Todd Meyer, Wednesday...
A Dodge County woman missing for nearly a half century has been identified through DNA testing. On Wednesday, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced that the remains of Gloria Rieken of Hayfield were found in a rural Minnesota home. She disappeared in November 1970 when she was 18...
The man accused of being distracted with a cell phone when he crashed into a vehicle carrying a beloved school teacher from Blooming Prairie and her children made his first court appearance Wednesday in Dodge County. Tanner Kruckeberg, 24, of Dodge Center was released without bail, but must abide...
The Kasson-Mantorville Middle School Drama Program presents its delightful winter musical production, Bugsy Malone, Jr. Feb. 22–24, in the Minnesota WiFi Performing Arts Center at Kasson-Mantorville High School.   Adapted from the famous 1970s musical movie with music and lyrics by Paul Williams...
These West Concord youngsters were learning the “Chicken Dance” last Friday night as children and adults of the community descended on the library for some fun, a movie, snacks and a chance to raise money for upgrades at Lions Park. Sydney Naze, front left, planned and organized the event.
Things were hopping Friday night at the West Concord Public Library as children and adults came out for the Pajama Party to support the upgrades to Lions Park. The city is upgrading the park, including the playground, to make it accessible to all. Friday night’s event was the idea of West Concord...
Snow is still coming down but the people at Dodge Refreshed are already planning for spring and summer events. Dodge Refreshed is a citizen driven group that was formed to help Dodge County residents grow in health and wellness by promoting awareness, improving access to resources and building...
Feeling stuck inside becaise of the recurring snow storms? Dodge Center is offering a chance to get out and enjoy the winter weather this Saturday with a Candlelight Hike at Creek Park. Activities will get under way at 6 p.m. and continue until 8 p.m. This will be the third candlelight hike, said...
Terry Eckstein and Kim Hauer, are excited to welcome guests to their Mantorville Farms Bread and Breakfast in rural Mantorville.
For nine years, Mantorville Farms was an online business which helped put chocolates made in Mantorville in the hands of people across the country. After a tough go of things with more and more competition online, the online business came to an end in February of 2018. “Our sales were flat the last...
The Byron One Act Play Team, had a very successful year in 2019, receiving a Star Performance at State for the first time in school history. Left to right: Ivan Deyle ( Chorus), Christina Kelly( Chorus) , Maddie Harris (Mammy), Tiffany Howard( Chorus) , Josiah Rutgers (Wiley) , Riley Nelson ( Chorus) and Nia Kelly ( Chorus).
When the Byron One Act Play Team began its rehearsals for the one act play competitions in late November, there was no expectations of making it past the subsections. With a very difficult script to learn and an unusual one act play they would be performing,the expectations internally quite...
For small towns like Kasson, the police department may go a whole year without any vehicle chases. So far in 2019, they have had two chases with the same person. According to a complaint, the first incident took place on Jan.4, when a officer was dispatched in Dodge County regarding a driver...


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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