Friday, July 19, 2019

Dodge County Independent

After over 40 years in the business, Joe Pearson,of P&P Appliance will be semi-retired and no longer will have a storefront. Pearson will still continue to do repairs and sell parts. For service contact him at 507-634-7007.
In 1978, Joe Pearson was asked by a friend if he wanted to start and own an appliance shop with him. Pearson said yes and 41 years later he is continuing to help the Kasson community with its appliance needs through his business P&P Appliances. After a few years of learning about the business...
Last week U.S News and World Report came out with its list of top schools in the nation. Included on that list is Byron High School. Principal Steve Willman said that having the school recognized in that way is a true honor. “It is truly an honor to be recognized for the work our staff and students...
Alekzander Wilcox, 9, of Triton salutes the American flag during opening ceremonies of the ZED (Zumbro Education District) Activity Day at the Blooming Prairie High School track on Friday, May 10.
It was an exciting day for 150 special education kids on Friday, May 10 at the Blooming Prairie High School track. These students in grades K-6 were the star attractions on this special Zumbro Education District (ZED) Activity Day. It was the 29th annual ZED Activity Day. Mostly sunny skies...
In the last couple of years Kasson-Mantorville School Resource Officer Jesse Kasel hasn’t had to worry about kids being caught with cigarettes or other traditional tobacco products. But one thing he has to worry about now is a new trend among teens across the state and country, and that is the use...
Eric Ayen, owner of Ayen Chiropractic, is excited to begin his new role as the vice president of the Byron Chamber of Commerce.
Eric Ayen, owner of Ayen Chiropractic, has only lived in Byron for the last 10 years. But like most people who make their journey to the community, he has been happy to call it his home. Now after two years of having his business in town, Ayen will be able to help out with the business community...
Kasson- Mantorville High School English Teacher and Teaching and Learning Coach Lisa Goihl will begin her new adventure this fall as the assistant principal of Instructional Leadership at River Falls High School in Wisconsin.
Since she began her career in education, Kasson-Mantorville High School English teacher and teaching and learning coach Lisa Goihl has always taken advantage of different opportunities presented to her. That's why this September, she will begin her next chapter in education, as the assistant...
Sitting in his office in the Triton Administration area of the school, Superintendent Brett Joyce reflected on his career as he prepares to retire at the end of the current school year. “I’ve enjoyed my career in education,” he said. “I wouldn’t have done anything else.” Joyce will officially be...
During the April Kasson-Mantorville School Board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of K-M Middle School principal Erin Kyllo. Kyllo accepted a middle school position in Colorado and her last day will be at the end of June. With the resignation comes an opening for a middle school...
The Minnesota Department of Commerce has officially announced its Scoping Decision regarding the scope of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Dodge County Wind Project proposed for Steele, Dodge and Olmsted Counties. The project is being proposed by Dodge County Wind, LLC, a wholly-owned...
More than 3,900 FFA members from around the state attended the 90th Minnesota FFA state convention the last three days of April. The event was held at both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses with Dodge County and Byron chapters well represented. More than 350 Minnesota FFA members received their...


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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