Sunday, November 19, 2017

Steele County Times

Quilter Martha Waddell wrapped the quilt she made for veteran Earle Taylor around his shoulders at the presentation of the Quilts of Valor at VFW on Oct. 20. Waddell is one of 10,000 volunteers of the Quilts of Valor Foundation.
Three veterans were gifted handmade quilts as a token of appreciation from the Quilts of Valor Foundation.  Quilter Martha Waddell of Northfield not only worked on the quilts herself, but she was able to wrap the finished quilt around the shoulders of the three veterans at the VFW Auxiliary meeting...
Owatonna senior Karissa Hilstad celebrates after Owatonna scores a point during its third game against Rochester John Marshall. The Huskies defeated John Marshall 3-1 and won 3-2 against Farmington later that week.
With a home win against Rochester John Marshall under their belts, an Owatonna 3-2 win at Farmington propelled the Owatonna volleyball team to a section semifinal bout against Rochester Mayo.  The week began with a home match against Rochester John Marshall, where the Rockets gave Owatonna a run...
Blooming Prairie High School sophomore Alec Ille earned a spot in the state cross-county meet, after finishing 8th individually at the Section 1A meet on the Northern Hills golf course at Rochester on Thursday, Oct. 29.  The state meet will be held at St. Olaf College Saturday, Nov. 7. Ille ran the...
After 8,649 votes were tallied, Owatonna School district’s $77.9 million bond referendum has been passed. The results were 57.3% yes and 42.7% no. Out of the eleven ward and precincts, only one leaned towards no. The rural votes swung 33.4% yes. Though a few were close, all of the other ward and...
NRHEG players celebrate after securing the 3-0 win against St. Peter Monday night in the section 2AA quarterfinals.
The New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Panthers volleyball team defeated St. Peter 3-0 Monday, Nov. 2 in the Section 2AA quarterfinals at Mankato East High School.  For full coverage Monday's game, as well as the rest of the Panthers section play, check out the Nov. 10 issue of the Steele...
Mankato based band, Navigating North, consists of Owatonna Senior High School graduate Jay Seaser, Hailey Johnson and Josiah Jorgensen. The band has been a hit in coffee shops and acoustic venues, and they recently recorded an EP.
In a total of 48 hours, Owatonna High School 2011 graduate Jay Seaser and two other band members drove to North Carolina, recorded their EP  album and drove back to their apartments in Mankato at the end of May. The EP album that they recorded was recently featured in Noisetrade’s New & Notable...
Senior Lance Ulrich stands over Northfield’s quarterback and celebrates after a tackle against Northfield during Tuesday’s section playoff game.
The Owatonna Huskies have only been kept out of the end zone once in over five years of play. Last Tuesday, Northfield managed to do just that, holding the Huskies to a single field goal en route to a 15-3 section win.  The Huskies were heavy favorites going into the home game against Northfield....
Darin Palmer of Albert Lea Police Department began the classroom portion of South Central Drug Investigation Unit’s private training exercise on Oct. 14.
The empty rooms, hallways and lounges of the closed Cedarview Nursing Home complex on South Cedar Street served an important purpose for the South Central Drug Investigation Unit (SCDIU), as it conducted private training exercises.  The second floor of the empty nursing home served the unit a space...
Anticipation is beginning to build, and younger students are eagerly looking forward to the all-school musical at Blooming Prairie High School just four weeks away. “Peter Pan,” or the boy who never grew up, has the cast now working tirelessly in learning lines, words to the songs and the movements...
Sophomore linebacker Perry Peterson runs past Blue Earth Area’s senior offensive guard Chandler Karl.
Despite a rally in the fourth quarter, the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) football team still wasn’t able to earn a win against the formidable Blue Earth Area (BEA) Buccaneers.  Although the game, held at NRHEG High School, resulted in a tough loss and brought the NRHEG Panthers’...


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

Dodge County Independent
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Kasson, MN 55944

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


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