Steele County has been
placed under quarantine
after a highly destructive tree
killing disease was discovered
On Sept. 4, the Minnesota
Department of Agriculture
confirmed that the Emerald
ash borer has been found within
the City of Medford. It’s the
first time the disease has been...
The 15-month-old murder case against a Dodge County grandmother accused of killing two people continues to stall in court.
On Thursday, a Florida judge expressed his frustration with the timing of the Lois Riess murder case, especially after there have been many management hearings over the past...
It was kind of a trifecta for a
Steele County 4-Her at this year’s
4-H Livestock Auction during the
Minnesota State Fair.
Not only was Lauren Arthur of Owatonna chosen to present Minnesota’s governor with a 4-H t-shirt, she also earned a $1,000 scholarship at the auction on Aug. 24. She capped it...
For Stacy Burton, her
vacation is mostly all work.
Burton takes off 14 days from her normal routine as a mother and civic booster around Owatonna to work at the Minnesota State Fair. She’s in charge of operat- ing Ole and Lena’s, a food trailer owned by Dave and Renae Jeno of Owatonna. Their...
The Awesome Blossom
volleyball team won a home opener match Aug.
27, over JWP easily, dis- playing excellent team- work and a good attitude along the way.
None of the three games put much pressure on the home team.
As Coach Renee Kittel- son commented, “It was a great win tonight for our home...
Minnesota Arts Council announces a call for pro- posals in three categories: Arts & Cultural Heritage, Presenter/Production As- sistance, and Small Towns/ Rural Areas.
All proposed projects must begin no earlier than Dec. 1, and be completed within 12 months, culmi- nating in a...
As of Aug. 28, the
Southern Research and Outreach Center in Waseca reports growing degree units (GDUs) since May 1 are 5% less than normal. The Southwest Research and Outreach Center in Lamberton reports GDUs are behind as well, running
5.8% behind the long-term average as of Aug. 26. Corn has...
They are regarded as
Seven special Blooming
Prairie Blossom alumni
will be saluted on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the 12th Annual Blooming Prairie Educa- tion Foundation Alumni Awards Banquet.
The Blooming Prairie Education Foundation is observing its 20th anniver- sary this year.
The pressure was on for Grace
Arthur of Owatonna at this year’s
Minnesota 4-H Livestock Auction.
Two of Arthur’s siblings, Riley and Lauren, have already earned purple ribbon champions in the past at the Minnesota State Fair. It was now Grace’s turn. And she didn’t dis- appoint anyone as she...
The Owatonna Police Department is investigating a shooting leaving one person with non-life threatening injuries.
On Thursday night the the Owatonna Police Department was called to the area of 24th Avenue NW and Hoffman Drive in Owatonna for the report of gunshots fired.Officers responded to the...