Friday, May 25, 2018

Steele County Times

Sales staff of Ag Power in Owatonna talks with a customer looking at a four-track tractor introduced in August by John Deere. The unit was demonstrated on Ahrens Farm east of Owatonna last week.
Envision a green machine that has four tracks and will give farmers the versatility they need in a field tractor on tracks. “This is a big deal and one of the biggest promotions of John Deere in recent history,” said Owatonna Ag Power regional sales manager Kevin Hansen. “It’s a tractor that our...
The New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva High School marching band earned first place in their division and the coveted VIP Award at the Waseca Marching Classic in September. Above, the band celebrates their accomplishment after receiving their trophy.
The New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) High School band earned recognition at the Waseca Marching Classic earlier this September but, members of the band also earned something even more valuable: the respect of their new band teacher, Jacob Bender.  Bender began his first year as NRHEG’...
Steele County Attorney Dan McIntosh addresses the audience during Saturday’s Promoting Peace Conference in Owatonna.
The judicial system is taking domestic violence more seriously than it has in the past generation or two, according to Steele County Attorney Dan McIntosh. However, he also said that domestic violence incidents continue to slightly increase. “The perception of domestic violence is that it is just...
Darin Brown was recently named Firefighter of the Year through the National Exchange Club’s Firefighter of the Year program.
Though Darin Brown is not one to enjoy the spotlight, he was deeply honored when he found out that he was deemed Firefighter of the Year through the National Exchange Club’s Firefighter of the Year program.  A banquet is being held for Brown at 6 p.m., Oct. 8, at the Eagles Club in Owatonna.  To...
Margaret and Mitchell Jones ride in style during the Blooming Prairie Homecoming parade held on Friday afternoon.
Margaret and Mitchell Jones aren’t just best friends; they’re also twins. Last week, their Homecoming celebration became doubly meaningful when the two were crowned Blooming Prairie’s Homecoming Queen and King together. “We thought it might be close between a few people,” said Margaret, referring...
She’s had her life threatened, she’s suffered physical abuse and she’s lost two human beings prematurely.  Herminia Becker of Owatonna has endured years of domestic violence at the hands of two different husbands. During a recent interview that at times became emotionally charged, Becker shared how...
Owatonna police officer Emily Ammentorp helped Owatonna fourth-grader Sierra Rocco pick out some new items last Wednesday during the “Shop with a Cop” event in Owatonna.
Police officers of Owatonna and Blooming Prairie Police Departments had the unusual task of helping local kids pick out school clothes as part of Salvation Army’s Shop with a Cop program. Eleven police officers and 11 local kids participated in the event that took place at Wal-Mart on Sept. 23. ...
A 29-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after being shot early Friday morning in Owatonna.Police responded to a shooting at 140 32nd Ave. NW in Owatonna around 1:13 a.m. Friday. About 45 minutes later, officers received information that a gunshot victim related to the original address was...
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...
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...

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