Sunday, April 5, 2020

Steele County Times

Big and Little: Lora Isackson of Owatonna with her Little, Diamond Bayardo. Last week they exchanged gifts for Christmas with matching shirts and matching smiles. The Big Brothers and Big Sisters program is looking for additional volunteers to mentorship children of all ages.
They’re constants in each other’s lives, which has proven to become mutually beneficial for both of them. Lora Isackson of Owatonna and her little, Diamond Bavardo, enjoy hanging out together through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.  Isackson feels that the program is “amazing” and that it...
Jim Gleason turned in his resignation to the Steele County Free Fair effective Jan. 1.
Minnesota’s top county fair will be without a manager beginning next week. On Friday, Jim Gleason, who has been battling an aggressive form of brain cancer since October, turned in his resignation to the Steele County Free Fair effective Jan. 1. He began as assistant manager in 2011 under former...
- Enter 911 in the “To” field. - Text your exact address and type of emergency. - Send the message. - Use simple words. - Promptly answer questions and follow instructions.
Recognizing that not everyone is in a position to speak during the time of an emergency, 911 centers across the state will now accept text messages to get help rolling in the right direction. Minnesota began Text-to-911 as an alternative to calling in an emergency when it may be unsafe for someone...
Logan Pleschourt, middle, is surrounded by love with his stepfather, Shannon Lique and mother, Heather Lique.
Logan Pleschourt and his family may have experienced their own “Christmas Miracle.” On Oct. 4, the Medford High School sophomore was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. For the past four months, he has underwent intense chemotherapy treatments and, amazingly, doctors no longer see any cancer in his...
Calvin and Dessa Chambers, along with their four children, are grateful for their new home in Owatonna. The family officially received the home from Habitat for Humanity Saturday morning.
Everybody needs a home. Unfortunately there are still many Americans who are without one this holiday season, but not the Chambers family, whose new home was officially dedicated in a ceremony by the Steele-Waseca chapter of Habitat for Humanity on Saturday. A ceremonial key was given along with a...
Above: Blooming Prairie’s Samantha Wurst pushes the ball up the court in the Awesome Blossoms 50-41 win over Waterville-Eysian-Morristown Friday at Blooming Prairie High School. Right: Blooming Prairie’s Maggie Bruns goes up for a shot in the paint over a WEM defender.
The Blossom girls’ basketball team earned an impressive victory over visiting WEM Friday for its second straight victory.   BP downed the Bucs 50-41, largely due to senior Sam Worst, who scored a career high 27 points. The come-from-behind win came over a quick WEM contingent with a lot of three-...
Tyler Mundy (1973-2017) is shown in front of the logo for his successful manufacturing business, Heavy Metal. The name came from the days when Mundy played in a heavy metal rock’n roll band. Heavy Metal is located 335 Highway Ave. South in Blooming Prairie.
Tyler Mundy was always concerned about his customers, whether they were buying a used car, or whether they are buying a metal part from his machine shop. After a nearly two-year battle with cancer, Mundy, of Kasson, died Nov. 28 at age 44. Mundy was the owner of Heavy Metal, LLC, located at 335...
It was a night of celebration Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis where the Owatonna Huskies captured the Class 5A High School Football Championship. The Huskies knocked off the defending champ Elk River 63-26.
It proved to be a case of sweet revenge for the Owatonna Huskies Saturday night at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. After being knocked out of the state tournament last year by Elk River, the Huskies (12-1) came back in dramatic fashion to dominate the Elks 63-26 and capture the State 5A football...
The Owatonna Huskies captured the state Class 5A Football Championship Saturday night at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Huskies crushed Elk River 63-26 to capture the state title. This is the second time Owatonna has won the state football title. The last time was in 2013. The Times will...
Safety Parker Westphal (12) sprawls out in attempts to take down a Brainerd player carrying the ball, as linebacker Cole Rocha comes from behind. The Huskies won the semifinal game 56-28 over Brainerd to advance to the State 5A Championship game.
An April 19 birthday is not the only thing Owatonna senior quarterback Abe Havelka and Twins catcher Joe Mauer share after Havelka tossed seven touchdowns in Owatonna’s 56-28 victory over Brainerd (9-3) in the Class 5A State Semifinals at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis Saturday. Havelka joined...


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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