Sunday, May 28, 2017

Steele County Times

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First let me start by saying, thank you Lord Stanley for giving us one heck of an opening round in the 2017 NHL Playoffs. Seriously, wow. I’m not sure we as fans could have been more blessed with the absolute chaos that is currently ensuing for arguably the most sentimental championship trophy in...
UPDATE - APRIL 20, 2017  A Steele County commissioner has confirmed that the county’s administrator, Laura Elvebak, is on paid administrative leave. Commissioner Greg Krueger told the Times Thursday morning that Elvebak was put on leave, but declined to discuss anything further and referred any...
(From left to right) Ethan DeKam, Terrell Conner, Darik Elstad,  Chandler Buckhalter, Joseph Stransky and Andy Jensen. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
As the defending Big Nine Conference champions, there is almost no weaknesses on the Owatonna boys track and field team. A case can be made however, that the strength, if not figuratively then literally, lies with those who exert their power in a sport that dates back to 776 B.C. in ancient Greece...
NEWS ALERT: County calls special session as administrator’s status is unclear
The employment status of Steele County’s administrator is unclear Wednesday night after sources indicate Laura Elvebak is no longer with the county. The Steele County Board has called a special session for Friday at 1 p.m. to consider the fate of Elvebak, who has been the county administrator for...
Owatonna's Abe Havelka prepares to throw a pitch during the fifth inning of the Huskies 6-5 comeback win over Mankato West Tuesday at Darrts Park. The junior came in relief to throw a two-hit gem. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
After a 3-0 win over Mankato East at U.S. Bank Stadium last Friday, the Owatonna High School baseball team looked to make it two in a row as they played host to Mankato West. After the first inning, a combine five runs were scored with Owatonna holding a slim 3-2 edge. After two, the Scarlets...
*/ 2017 marks the hundredth anniversary of “The Great War” or World War I, and the Steele County Historical Society formally opened their exhibit on it last Thursday. The exhibit, which is set to run for two years, covers both the nation at large, and Steele County in particular, during the time...
There’s a bit confusion on Owatonna high school’s stage this spring. There are mistaken identities, accidental deaths, and lovers’ spats, and that’s just all in the first act of the high school’s latest comedy, Lend Me a Tenor. Under the direction of Erik Eitrheim, a cast of eight students is...
“A leper came to Jesus begging him, and kneeling he said to him, ‘If you choose, you can make me clean.’ Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, ‘I do choose.  Be made clean.’”  - Mark 1:40-41 (NRSV) How many times have we felt like something is wrong?  It...
Gophers' defensive tackle Andrew Stelter (99) waits for the ball to be snapped during the University of Minnesota's spring game Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The former Owatonna standout spent much of the scrimmage with the first-team defense. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Saturday’s spring game for the University of Minnesota’s football program was the official start for the P.J. Fleck era as the Gophers head coach. For former Owatonna standout Andrew Stelter, it was the final time – barring any injuries in fall camp that could enable the use of a medical redshirt...
Owatonna first baseman Nate Deason holds up his glove after scooping a throw during the bottom of the sixth inning in the Huskies 3-0 win over Mankato East at U.S. Bank Stadium Friday. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Minneapolis- After dropping the last two games by wide margins, the Owatonna baseball team was off to U.S. Bank Stadium to compete in a nonconference tilt with Mankato East. An argument could be made that the change of venue sparked the Huskies. Although, the correct argument may be that their ace...

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