Sunday, March 26, 2017

Steele County Times

A pilot has been airlifted to the hospital after crashing a plane west of Ellendale Thursday night. Steele County authorities report that the pilot was able to walk to a nearby residence. The pilot was then airlifted by North Memorial Air Ambulance to the hospital. The condition of the pilot is...
Steele County authorities are on the scene of a small plane crash near Ellendale. The public is being asked to avoid the area. The Times will have more details as they become available. 
Defending state champion and Owatonna senior Brandon Moen signs his national letter of intent to continue his wreslting career at Division 1 Eastern Michigan. (SCT photos/Josh Zimmer)
National signing day can be considered one of the best moments for a high school senior who is a student-athlete. For six seniors at Owatonna High School, Wednesday marked the moment that all of their hard work and dedication paid off. In front of members of the student body, teachers, school staff...
(From left to right) Dan and Tamara Hoy sit next to their son Chandler Buckhalter as he signs his letter of intent to play college football at Minnesota State University-Mankato Wednesday at Owatonna High School. (SCT Photo/Josh Zimmer)
In mere months, everything that Owatonna’s Chandler Buckhalter knew about football is going to change. From the colors of the Huskies’ blue and silver, to the defensive schemes, opponents and even the game speed, there will be an abundance of change when he makes the jaunt to Mankato for fall...
Owatonna forward Dalton Kubista (20) shoots a three-pointer in first half of the Huskies'73-57 Big Nine Conference win over Northfield on Tuesday. Kubista led all scorers with 22 points as Owatonna won its ninth game in a row. (SCT photo/Josh Zimmer)
The last time the Owatonna boys basketball team faced Northfield, the Huskies came out on the wrong end, falling 80-67 in Northfield. Tuesday, the Huskies hosted the Raiders and showed the growth that has been made since that Dec. 13 matchup. Powered by a quick 12-2 run to start the game, the...
I can’t begin to imagine the pain and horror Patty and Jerry Wetterling have experienced over the 28 years. It’s almost incomprehensible.  On Friday during the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s annual convention, I had the opportunity to hear the Wetterlings speak about the tragedy that has gripped...
Are we witnessing history in the making? Or are we witnessing a disaster about to strike? Who can say? History is a complicated story. How many of you remember history class in school? What was your favorite part of history to study? I remember being overwhelmed by all the different dynasties, wars...
Minot, ND- Members of the 2009 recruiting class at Minot State University pose for a photo after the final home game of the 2013 season. (submitted photo)
It’s officially that time of year… National Signing day. A day where hundreds of high school stars sign a piece of paper, yes that right, a piece of paper that will forever impact their future. This year, that day falls on Wednesday, Feb. 1.  First, congratulations to all of those who will be...
Carol Hanks of Waseca is now the new judge for Waseca County, replacing the Honorable Larry Collins.
A local attorney has been named the state’s newest district court judge. Gov. Mark Dayton has chosen Carol Hanks of Waseca as the new judge for Waseca County, replacing the Honorable Larry Collins, who retired last year. Hanks is a shareholder at Patton, Hoversten & Berg, where she handles...
Owatonna goaltender Laura Ebeling (30) stops a Northfield shot in the third period of the Huskies' 4-0 Big Nine Conference loss to the Raiders on Saturday at the Four Seasons Centre. It was the Huskies' first loss since Dec. 28. (SCT photo/Josh Zimmer)
As the postseason continues to creep closer with each game that passes, this time of the year often provides an upstart or a letdown for high school athletes across the state. For Owatonna's sports programs, it was a chance to keep its winning streaks alive. Wrestling Bloomington – For the No. 6...


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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