Sunday, March 26, 2017

Steele County Times

Each day we make decisions. Some are good, others are not. And then there’s the decisions that affect the lives of others.  On the morning of Friday, Sept. 18, Richard Olsen, of Spring Grove, began a day much like any other. He got ready for the day and reported to work in Blooming Prairie, where...
Quarterback makes the exchange to Sam Hylle on a play near the goal line against Austin on Friday, Sept. 18. The Huskies won the game 77-41.
Anyone three minutes late to Owatonna’s football game in Austin last Friday would have already missed a touchdown from each team. That would just be a taste of things to come as the two teams amassed a total of 118 points in Owatonna’s 77-41 win.  “A lot of big plays from both teams,” said Huskies...
Members of the Steele Steppers Square Dancing club join hands for one final “thank you” to close an afternoon of square dancing at the Steele County Fairgrounds.
Visitors to the Steele County Fairgrounds were encouraged to swing their partners and tap their toes on Saturday, during the Old-Time Barn Dance fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Steele County Free Fair (SCFF) Building Fund.  The event began on Saturday afternoon, with entertainment by the...
Deputies examine the scene of a collision between a pick-up and pay loader, following a high-speed chase that ended outside Blooming Prairie Elementary School.
On Friday morning, a high-speed chase ended just outside Blooming Prairie Elementary School.  The incident began around 7:30 a.m. with a traffic stop for a seat belt violation on Interstate 90 and Highway 16, near Elkton. The suspect, Jerry Lee Castilleja, age 45, got out of the pick-up and the...
About 100 to 150 farmers gathered each day of Central Advantage’s Field Technology Days (Sept. 11 and 12), to learn about new tilling equipment and planting methods.
The Central Advantage Field Technology Days on Sept. 10 and 11 attracted farmers from all over the area to learn about new equipment, planting technologies and tillage methods.  This level of interest in environmentally sound pieces of equipment leave agronomists saying that Steele County farmers...
Ken Trom, 80, of Udolpho Township, loves to play the harmonica. He practices on his instrument almost daily and just recently has made a few public appearances. He owns seven harmonicas, his first one was purchased in 1948.
In a cavern, In a canyon, Excavating for a mine, Dwelt a miner forty-niner, And his daughter Clementine.   Chorus: Oh my darling, Oh my darling, Oh my darling Clementine, You are lost and gone forever, Dreadful sorry Clementine.   Put a harmonica in his hands and the old western folk ballad, “Oh My...
Assistant football coach Matt Skala stands was named to the 2015 Owatonna High School Athletics Hall of Fame. He was a 1999 graduate and lettered in football, basketball and baseball.
The Huskies 34-23 win over Northfield on Friday was made even a little sweeter for fans with the induction of five former athletes into the Owatonna High School Athletics Hall of Fame.  Among the inductees were former Huskies Coach Ed Draheim, 1982 graduate Jody Neuleib-Young, 1986 graduate Scott...
Those crazy flamingos can be spotted flocking in local yards once again. The flamingos are sent from home to home and the “lucky” recipient is encouraged to donate to the BP Cancer Group to have the flamingos moved to a new location. Anti-flamingo individuals can even purchase insurance, guaranteeing that the birds won’t return to their yard (until next year.)
The Field of Flags is flying once again, and Blooming Prairie businesses and homes are decorated once more. The community is looking forward to the 15th annual Cancer Benefit scheduled for Sept. 11 and 12.  In the past 15 years, the BP Cancer Group has raised over $500,000 for cancer research. The...

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