A cow at Schmity Holsteins mugs for the camera last year.
Changes in demand from countries such as China are causing milk prices to dip in Minnesota and across the United States.
Last year’s dairy princess, Taylor Reber, places the crown on 2015 Princess Morgan O’Brien’s head as 2014 Princess McCayla Thoe holds the sash O’Brien will wear.
Morgan O’Brien, daughter of Patrick and Emma O’Brien of Kasson, was crowned the 2015 Dodge County dairy princess last Friday night at the annual
Left to right: Matt Jensen, Trevor Tracy and Dakota Thiele have shown excellent talent and leadership on the Panthers baseball team.
Entering the baseball season in his first year at New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva, Coach Drew Paukert is excited with the talent on his team, singling out three individuals as players to watch this season - Dakota Thiele, Matt Je
Freshman Owatonna lacrosse players Tyler Wencl (left) and Owen Koslosky work on their offensive and defensive skills during practice Wednesday, April 8. Boys and girls lacrosse began in Owatonna in the spring of 2004 and has since become a part of the Minnesota State High School Association. Coach Scott Seykora headed up the program and still serves as head coach for the boys team.
The history of high school lacrosse in Minnesota is not very long. Its history in Owatonna is even shorter. 
Freeborn County Sheriff Kurt Freitag talks about how a property owner discovered a skull, then bones, at this location south of Interstate 35 near Highway 13 just northwest of Albert Lea.
A body was found last Monday afternoon near interstates 35 and 90 just northwest of Albert Lea, and authorities say foul play might be involved.
Cars line both sides of Main Street in Blooming Prairie recently. Construction is set to begin after July 4 on this stretch of road, disrupting traffic and potentially affecting businesses.
Work on Blooming Prairie’s Main Street this summer is estimated to cost the city $1,068,254 and Steele County $2,736,980, but business owners and residents might end up paying a different kind of price.
A cow at Schmity Holsteins mugs for the camera last year.
Last year’s dairy princess, Taylor Reber, places the crown on 2015 Princess Morgan O’Brien’s head as 2014 Princess McCayla Thoe holds the sash O’Brien will wear.
Left to right: Matt Jensen, Trevor Tracy and Dakota Thiele have shown excellent talent and leadership on the Panthers baseball team.
Freshman Owatonna lacrosse players Tyler Wencl (left) and Owen Koslosky work on their offensive and defensive skills during practice Wednesday, April 8. Boys and girls lacrosse began in Owatonna in the spring of 2004 and has since become a part of the Minnesota State High School Association. Coach Scott Seykora headed up the program and still serves as head coach for the boys team.
Freeborn County Sheriff Kurt Freitag talks about how a property owner discovered a skull, then bones, at this location south of Interstate 35 near Highway 13 just northwest of Albert Lea.
Cars line both sides of Main Street in Blooming Prairie recently. Construction is set to begin after July 4 on this stretch of road, disrupting traffic and potentially affecting businesses.
Last year’s dairy princess, Taylor Reber, places the crown on 2015 Princess Morgan O’Brien’s head as 2014 Princess McCayla Thoe holds the sash O’Brien will wear.
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 8:06pm
Morgan O’Brien, daughter of Patrick and Emma O’Brien of Kasson, was crowned the 2015 Dodge County dairy princess last Friday night at the annual Dairy Princess banquet at the Milton Township Hall. She was crowned by the 2014 dairy...
Left to right: Matt Jensen, Trevor Tracy and Dakota Thiele have shown excellent talent and leadership on the Panthers baseball team.
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 8:01pm
Entering the baseball season in his first year at New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva, Coach Drew Paukert is excited with the talent on his team, singling out three individuals as players to watch this season - Dakota Thiele, Matt...
Freshman Owatonna lacrosse players Tyler Wencl (left) and Owen Koslosky work on their offensive and defensive skills during practice Wednesday, April 8. Boys and girls lacrosse began in Owatonna in the spring of 2004 and has since become a part of the Minnesota State High School Association. Coach Scott Seykora headed up the program and still serves as head coach for the boys team.
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 7:50pm
The history of high school lacrosse in Minnesota is not very long. Its history in Owatonna is even shorter.  Yet, what ten years ago was largely an unknown sport has turned into one of the fastest growing sports in Minnesota. In 2004,...
Cars line both sides of Main Street in Blooming Prairie recently. Construction is set to begin after July 4 on this stretch of road, disrupting traffic and potentially affecting businesses.
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 7:38pm
Work on Blooming Prairie’s Main Street this summer is estimated to cost the city $1,068,254 and Steele County $2,736,980, but business owners and residents might end up paying a different kind of price. Work is set to begin May 4 on the...

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