Saturday, April 29, 2017

Steele County Times

The top leader of government in Steele County has resigned from her post after a recent performance evaluation. County administrator Laura Elvebak resigned effective Friday after being placed on paid administrative leave. The county board accepted her resignation during a special board meeting...
Owatonna's Nate Deason flips the ball to pitcher Brady Schuster during the first inning of the Huskies 6-5 walk off win over Faribault Thursday at Darrts Park. (SCT/ Josh Zimmer)
A night that was dedicated to helping raise awareness for one of their own, the Owatonna High School baseball team certainly made it exciting. Junior Abe Havelka, who was coming off Tuesday’s two-hit gem, had a little bit more magic up his sleeve. Only this time, it was with his bat. After smashing...
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First let me start by saying, thank you Lord Stanley for giving us one heck of an opening round in the 2017 NHL Playoffs. Seriously, wow. I’m not sure we as fans could have been more blessed with the absolute chaos that is currently ensuing for arguably the most sentimental championship trophy in...
UPDATE - APRIL 20, 2017  A Steele County commissioner has confirmed that the county’s administrator, Laura Elvebak, is on paid administrative leave. Commissioner Greg Krueger told the Times Thursday morning that Elvebak was put on leave, but declined to discuss anything further and referred any...
(From left to right) Ethan DeKam, Terrell Conner, Darik Elstad,  Chandler Buckhalter, Joseph Stransky and Andy Jensen. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
As the defending Big Nine Conference champions, there is almost no weaknesses on the Owatonna boys track and field team. A case can be made however, that the strength, if not figuratively then literally, lies with those who exert their power in a sport that dates back to 776 B.C. in ancient Greece...
NEWS ALERT: County calls special session as administrator’s status is unclear
The employment status of Steele County’s administrator is unclear Wednesday night after sources indicate Laura Elvebak is no longer with the county. The Steele County Board has called a special session for Friday at 1 p.m. to consider the fate of Elvebak, who has been the county administrator for...
Owatonna's Abe Havelka prepares to throw a pitch during the fifth inning of the Huskies 6-5 comeback win over Mankato West Tuesday at Darrts Park. The junior came in relief to throw a two-hit gem. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
After a 3-0 win over Mankato East at U.S. Bank Stadium last Friday, the Owatonna High School baseball team looked to make it two in a row as they played host to Mankato West. After the first inning, a combine five runs were scored with Owatonna holding a slim 3-2 edge. After two, the Scarlets...
*/ 2017 marks the hundredth anniversary of “The Great War” or World War I, and the Steele County Historical Society formally opened their exhibit on it last Thursday. The exhibit, which is set to run for two years, covers both the nation at large, and Steele County in particular, during the time...
There’s a bit confusion on Owatonna high school’s stage this spring. There are mistaken identities, accidental deaths, and lovers’ spats, and that’s just all in the first act of the high school’s latest comedy, Lend Me a Tenor. Under the direction of Erik Eitrheim, a cast of eight students is...
“A leper came to Jesus begging him, and kneeling he said to him, ‘If you choose, you can make me clean.’ Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, ‘I do choose.  Be made clean.’”  - Mark 1:40-41 (NRSV) How many times have we felt like something is wrong?  It...

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