Saturday, December 7, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Former Steele Fair manager succumbs to cancer

With a heavy heart, officials at the Steele County Free Fair in Owatonna have announced the passing of former fair manager Jim Gleason. 

Gleason died Wednesday night surrounded by his family. 

Funeral arrangements are pending with Brick Meger Funeral Home in Owatonna.

Gleason was the manager of the fair from 2012 until he was forced to stepped down on Jan. 1, 2018 because of the cancer diagnosis. 

The Times will have more on Gleason’s legacy in Tuesday’s print edition.


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Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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