Thursday, February 22, 2018

Steele County Times

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’...
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’...
The Huskies played a tough game against a worthy competitor: the Century Panthers. With the win, Owatonna claimed the sub-district championship title.
The Rochester Century Panthers gave Owatonna a run for its money Friday night, but as the game went on, it became clear Owatonna was the better team. Thanks to a slow, methodical offense and dynamic defense stops, Owatonna was able to shut down the Panthers 21-0 in the second half to claim the 35-...
NRHEG quarterback Palmer Peterson finds a hole in the defense en route to a 24-6 road win at Lake Crystal. Peterson ended the night with 43 yards rushing and 32 yards passing against the Knights.
The Panthers found a slow start against the boys from Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial, but controlled the second half, shutting down the Knights 24-6.  Guests of the Knights’ Homecoming game, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva made a grand entrance with a 17-yard touchdown run by Jason...
Runners from Blooming Prairie, New Richland and several other schools begin the 5K race at Blooming Prairie. Alec Ille would go on to win the boy’s race with a time of 16:28.
After finishing seventh in the Mega Meet at Milaca, Blooming Prairie cross-country runner Alec Ille did even better at the Blooming Prairie Invitational on Sept. 29. He captured first place, leading the Blossom team to a second place in the eight-team meet. Mankato Loyola/Cleveland won both...
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...


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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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Kasson, MN 55944


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