Sunday, July 12, 2020

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It has become a tradition each year for St. Mary’s fourth graders to try their hand at small business. The young students are tasked with bringing homemade objects to the annual event, which raises money for charity. “About 10 years ago, I went back to college to get my master’s degree with some...
About two dozen youngsters came to the Target in Owatonna last week to shop for Christmas gifts for siblings and parents as well as get something for themselves. It was all part of the annual Shop with a Cop program. Members of law enforcement from the Steele County Sheriff’s Office, Blooming...
A routine sentencing on a criminal vehicular operation case turned into being anything but normal in a Steele County courtroom last week. The defendant, Adam John Flategraff, 27, of Albert Lea, openly ignored the judge’s order from the bench to not have contact with his girlfriend who was in the...
A poor shooting night didn’t hinder the Awesome Blossom girls from winning their second straight game, as they took Faribault Bethlehem Academy to task in a 51-23 victory on the home court Dec. 5. It gave the girls a 2-0 record in the young season. Midway through the first half, the team trailed 13...
A very slow start plagued the NRHEG basketball boys, and Hayfield took advantage to forge a 76-45 victory over the Panthers Friday, Dec. 6. The loss pushed NRHEG to an 0-3 record for the season. “We didn’t start out very well in this game,” commented Coach Isaiah Lundberg. “Hayfield started 9-0 and...
The 2019 Chateau Speedway season champions include: back row, from left: Mark Wytaske – Owner, Troy Maas-Pure Stock Champion, Noah Grinstead-B Mod Champion, Zach Elward-Street Stock Champion, Ryan Goergen-Midwest Mod Champion, Annette Wytaske-Owner; front row: Brandon Davis-A Mod Champion, Justin Schelitzche-Hornet Champion and Michael Bryant-Mini Mod Champion. Elward and Davis are both from Hayfield.
The 63rd Anniversary Season of Racing at Chateau Speedway in Lansing was officially wrapped up on Saturday Night with the Awards Banquet held at Lansing Corners Supper Club.  The annual awarding of trophies saw the top five drivers in each of the six full time classes (Y Waste WISSOTA Hornets,...
“Without a great deal of practice,” remarked Coach Nate Piller, “I didn’t know what to expect, but the boys took over in good shape.” The Blooming Prairie Blossoms boys basketball team rolled to a 73-40 victory over Bethlehem Academy Friday, Dec.  6. at Faribault. It was a good way to open the...
Canadian Pacific’s Holiday Train features 14 brightly decorated rail cars with each car decorated with hundreds of thousands of LED lights and holiday designs. The train made a stop in Owatonna Dec. 5 in front of hundreds of people.
All aboard for a festive holiday season! When the Canadian Pacific Holiday train rolled into Steele County last week, it not only brought holiday spirit for hundreds of people, but also some extra cash for the Steele County Food Shelf. During a stop in Owatonna Thursday afternoon, CP presented a $5...
The interior of Jurgenson and Kottke, about 1920. Carl Kottke is to the left.
For the past 100 years Owatonna and Steele County residents have headed to downtown Owatonna to Kottke Jewelers for watches, jewelry, wedding and graduation gifts. Kottke Jewelers actually got its start as Jurgenson and Kottke in 1919 with Carl Kottke and John Jurgenson as the owners, said Carl’s...
Shopping with Santa. Local kids from across the county got to check off some names from their Christmas lists during the Shop with Santa event held last Saturday at St. John Church in Owatonna.
Last Saturday, area kids were able to get in some early Christmas shopping without parents snooping at their presents during the annual Shop with Santa event. The event, organized and put on by Steele County 4-H, has been held for 30 years and shows no sign of slowing down. This year, kids were...

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