Thursday, January 17, 2019

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For several years, the Dodge County boys hockey team has done its part in the battle to help support the fight against cancer. On Dec. 8, the Wildcats gathered the community during their game with Becker-Big Lake for the team’s annual Stick It To Cancer event, which raises funds for the Eagles...
K-M 4 graders Sydney Swanson (left) and Diamond Pollard (right) helped to bring a district wide winter clothes drive this year to the schools.
Last year, Kasson-Mantorville fourth graders, Diamond Pollard and Sydney Swanson, saw that a group of people were helping to pick up trash and thought it would be great to do a community service project to help the community. From there they brainstormed and thought that it would be a good idea to...
Eric James Marquardt (32) of Dodge Center, was charged on Monday with one felony count of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, and one misdemeanor count of reckless driving. According to the complaint, on Dec.8 Deputy Breuer observed a vehicle cross the fog line and centerline and take a...
A pair of area newspapers will cease publication effective this week, the owner announced in this week’s editions. Community News Corp., which publishes the Byron Review and Star Herald of Dodge Center, made the announcement on the front pages of the newspapers this week. Larry and Melanie Dobson...
On Friday morning Dodge County Sheriff, Scott Rose, presented Samantha Pettey with one of nineteen scholarships given out this year by the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association.   Each year individuals who are planning on becoming a Peace Officer in the state of Minnesota are able to apply for the...
A few years ago, a memorial golf tournament was started in honor of the late Loring Guenther, who was a Captain for the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.   The goal of the tournament was to raise money for Toys for Tots, a charity that has been near and dear to the hearts of Guenther and his wife Deb...
  For many years the Triton Chapter of the MN Honor Society have helped those in need by hosting an annual blood drive.   While at first they started off by having one per year in the last five years that has expanded to one drive per semester.   Shelby Maloney, the President of the Triton...
The Kasson-Mantorville Learning Innovation Grant program has provided numerous opportunities for students to enhance their education in the district. A programmable robot that was added to Lisa Bronk’s classroom got an outstanding reaction when it was brought to life.
When discussing the Learning Innovation Grant Program, Kasson-Mantorville Director of Teaching and Learning Kelly Braun has one picture in mind. When former Project Lead the Way teacher Lisa Bronk used the program to acquire a grant to purchase a programmable robot for her classroom, the kids were...
The book report has been a necessary evil for middle school students and teachers for decades. The concept is a simple one in which a student reads a book and is assigned to describe the story to their teacher to show comprehension. In most cases, the book report is a cut and dry assignment that...
Last week 47 children in the community dedicated a week of learning and rehearsing as they got ready for performances of the ‘Christmas Carol’ which was performed last Friday and Saturday. The production began last Monday with auditions for each part, with at least one role being guaranteed 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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