Sunday, February 18, 2018

Steele County Times

Owatonna running back Jason Williamson (22) looks to keep his balance as he fights for more yards in the first quarter of Owatonna's 28-24 thrilling win over Apple Valley in the Class 5A state quarterfinals. the talented sophomore finished with 94 yards rushing and a touchdown. (Staff photo by Josh Zimmer)
The Owatonna Huskies football program has been on a seven game winning streak that hasn’t just seen the Huskies be crown champions in both the district and the section, but have them one game away from the Class 5A championship game. A big reason for the Huskies success this season is the abundance...
Except for my usual rant about the thoroughly inadequate sound, the BPHS students performed a high quality musical, which combined a number of favorite fairy tales into an entertaining and often thrilling production.   The all-school musical cast performed “Into the Woods” four times, including a...
Warm and dry weather has been on the side of Minnesota farmers the past few weeks and allowed them to near the end of the harvest season. The soybean harvest was the first to be completed and then it was onto the corn.  As of the end of the first week of November, the corn for grain harvest...
NRHEG offensive and defensive lineman Jack Schultz sits on the sidelines of Panther Stadium while reminising on his career during an interview on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Schultz was selected for the 2016 Minnesota Football Showcase All-Star game on Dec. 3 at U.S.  Bank Stadium (Staff Photo by Josh Zimmer)
As an athlete during recruiting season, it’s fairly normal to be pulled out of class to meet with a respective school’s coaching staff. When you get pulled out of class to go to your father’s room, who’s not only a coach, but a teacher, you start playing through events through your head to make...
Here in the northern hemisphere we have entered the time when the change of seasons brings about the seeming death of nature and the beauty of the creation around us reveals a paradox - the beauty of the leaves is most brilliant in their dying. As the trees and bushes move through their cycle of...
Officials with the Union Pacific Railroad survey the damage of a train derailment Friday afternoon south of Ellendale. About 20 cars of a 146 car train jumped the tracks and caused the entire community of Ellendale to be evacuated for about six hours.
Residents of Ellendale got an early morning wake-up call Friday that proved to be anything but normal and took on the appearance of part terror and uncertainty. After emergency workers went door-to-door ordering residents to leave their homes shortly after 6 a.m., some went to a disaster shelter at...
Owatonna senior and captain Ben Staska (51) celebrates in front of the Huskies’ student section after beating Apple Valley 28-24 Saturday at Lakeville North in the State 5A quarterfinals. The Huskies defense led by Staska forced a key stop late in the game, forcing the Eagles to a 33-yard field goal. (staff photo by Josh Zimmer)
In any sporting event, there’s a mantra that big time players make big time plays in big time games. Well, although it was certainly a team effort Saturday night, the Owatonna High School football team was catapulted to the State 5A semifinals due to some big time plays from some key players....
Update:   Residents are back home Friday night in Ellendale after a train derailed just south of town, forcing the evacuation of the entire community. Around 5:45 a.m., at least six train cars of a 146 car Union Pacific train derailed near 158th St., which is located about one mile south of...


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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