Monday, April 22, 2019

Steele County Times

UPDATE:   The Steele County Sheriff has identified the victim of an apparent murder as Richard William Jurgensen, 22, of Medford. Sheriff Lon Thiele said Tuesday afternoon the cause is an apparent homicide, but provided no further details as to how Jurgensen died. An autopsy was completed Monday in...
This all terrain vehicle went out of control and struck a tree on Worlein Funeral Home property in Blooming Prairie at about 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. One man was killed and another injured in the crash.
A 32-year-old Austin, MN man was killed and another man injured late Wednesday afternoon when an ATV (all terrain vehicle) they occupied went out of control and struck a tree near the Worlein Funeral Home on SE 3rd St. in Blooming Prairie.   The man was identified as Nathan McFarland and said to be...
The dedication of the Veterans Memorial in Medford, MN on June 17, 2016 at the Straight River Days. A beautiful day to gather…to celebrate this beautiful memorial…to recall our country’s service men and women…especially those who have served from our Medford area … always with the goal to protect...
Yesterday was the annual Harry Wenger Band Festival in Owatonna. This DVD highlight is presented to you compliments of the Steele County Times. Congrats to all the band members who participated!
Ashlin Havumaki being crowned 1st runner up in the Little Miss division.
I  Isabel Brady was crowned Miss Medford 2016 at the third annual pageant held on Thursday June 16, at the high school auditorium, kicking off the Straight River Days Festivities.  “It feels really good,” Isabel said. “I’m very happy and surprised!” Isabel is the daughter of Byron and Laura Brady,...
Jacob Joseph Fuller, 41
A pitchfork wielding man who police say came after them during an incident in Owatonna faces felony assault charges. Jacob Joseph Fuller, 41, of Owatonna, has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, along with a gross misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree assault and a...
Barn fire
A hay fire quickly escalated into a full barn fire at a rural Owatonna farm on 18th avenue today sometime after 1:30 a.m.   Owner of the farm, Loren Krause, said he had passed by the hay barn shortly before the fire started, and saw nothing. Krause confirmed that time to be around "a quarter to one...
The Owatonna boys’ track and field team proved just how deep their team is. Despite claiming just two first place performances and three second place finishes, Owatonna won the Big 9 Conference Track and Field Championships at Ted Nelson Track in Faribault on Friday. Owatonna scored 256.5 team...
Girl softball pitching
Despite having seven losses, the Owatonna Huskies softball team could very easily be undefeated. Six of their seven defeats have been by only one or two runs and have been outscored by only 13 runs in those contests. When undefeated and No. 1 ranked Mankato West came to Morehouse Park on Thursday...
Helicopter take off
“We just got a call, we are going to have to clear the area,” said the Mayo One helicopter pilot, around 2:30 p.m. on May 15th. The helicopter was one of several emergency vehicles in the parking lot of the new Owatonna Gold Cross building. The vehicles were supposed to be purely decorative, but...

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