Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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When not putting miles on his 2003 Ford 150 truck, Dr. Jeff Schwert, a Blooming Prairie dentist, takes care of his patients. Here, he prepares to treat a long-time patient, Richard Pollock of Hayfield. (Staff photo by Howard Lestrud)
Dr. Jeffrey Schwert of the Blooming Prairie Dental Center at 132 2nd Ave. NE, has a faithful friend. That friend is Big Red or Rusty Tomato, whichever name you may wish to choose. Big Red or Rusty Tomato is also known as a 2003 Ford 150 truck that Dr. Schwert bought in the fall of 2002. He has been...
Owatonna Police have made an arrest in a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon at US Bank in downtown Owatonna. Matthew Dahl, 33, of Faribault was taken into custody less than two hours after the alleged robbery. Police arrested him at the Steele County Fairgrounds Park on 18thStreet Southeast without...
Owatonna Police have made an arrest in a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon at US Bank in downtown Owatonna. Matthew Dahl, 33, of Faribault was taken into custody less than two hours after the alleged robbery. Police arrested him at the Steele County Fairgrounds Park on 18thStreet Southeast without...
Owatonna Police are on the scene of a bank robbery at US Bank on Broadway in Owatonna. According to scanner reports, no weapon was seen, but the lone robber implied a weapon through a note.   The Times will have more on this breaking story as it becomes available.
“Team Oeltjenbruns” is asking for prayers after two small children were severely injured in a motor vehicle crash in rural Steele County Friday afternoon. Jillian Dahl Proft identified the victims of the crash through a Facebook posting as Jessica Oeltjenburns and her two children, ages 3 and 1....
Two young children ages 2 and 3 were critically injured Friday afternoon in a motor vehicle crash on the east side of Steele County. Sheriff Lon Thiele said the children were passengers in a car driven by a 31-year-old woman. Their exact conditions are unknown, but they were airlifted by Mayo One...
Breaking News: Crash critically injured two
The Steele County Sheriff office is investigating a two-vehicle collision that happened around 2 p.m. at southeast 64th AVE and southeast 38th St.This is located quarter mile east of Aurora Lutheran Church in Steele County. Two passengers from a car were airlifted by Mayo One from the scene. More...
Children’s book author Mary Bleckwell of Northfield visited New Richland Hartland Ellendale Geneva Elementary School on Wednesday, May 23 and encouraged students to write. She is shown with fifth graders Gavin Sletten and Georgia Zimtrich who helped her portray two of her characters from “Henry! You’re late AGAIN.”
Want to be an author? Take something unexpected in your life and turn it into something good, children’s book author Mary Bleckwell challenged New Richland Hartland Ellendale Geneva (NRHEG) Elementary School students. The Northfield author visited over 400 NRHEG Elementary School students just...
 Senator Dave Senjem, left, pops open the cork from a bottle of champagne as fellow Senator John Jasinski cheers on in celebration of the legislative victory for funding of U.S. Highway 14 from Dodge Center to Owatonna. It has taken decades of battling, but Highway 14 will finally be expanded to four lanes beginning next year.
As Minnesota’s governor signed the bonding bill last week, a cloud of uncertainty that loomed for more than 25 years had finally been lifted off southern Minnesota. U.S. Highway 14 will finally become a continuous four-lane stretch between Rochester and Mankato.  The last part of the highway...
With a look of dread and despair in his face and clutching a single turkey in his hands, Sidney Schultz walks away from the twisted wreckage of a camper that nearly took the life of his mother and grandmother May 29 east of Geneva. It took emergency rescuers about 30 minutes to free them. They were both transported to the hospital. The grandmother remains in intensive care at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Sidney rescued one turkey from the rubble. Nearly 8,000 other turkeys perished during the thunderst
One of the survivors of a furious storm that decimated a turkey farm outside of Geneva says it’s a miracle that her family survived.  “It’s the hand of God,” said Cindy Schultz, who had just been discharged over the weekend from St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester after being trapped in the wreckage...

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