Sunday, October 20, 2019

Steele County Times

The Steele County Courthouse in Owatonna has been closed indefinitely after a water pipe burst Tuesday afternoon. Water came gushing through the courthouse from the third floor around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, forcing county officials to close the building. County workers will be working in the coming...
The train derailment took place just outside of Ellendale and led to a forced evacuation of the town. No one was injured in the crash or evacuation.
Just two months removed from the 22-car derailment on Nov. 11 in Ellendale, Union Pacific Railroad found the cause. According to the initial investigation that was conducted, a rail defect was the cause of the incident. A report, which stated the Union’s findings, was filed with the Federal...
Beginning with this week’s edition, the Steele County Times kicks off a year-long tribute to the sesquicentennial of Blooming Prairie. The township was organized in 1867, platted in 1868, taking the name of the surrounding Blooming Prairie Township. The city was incorporated by 1874.  Efforts are...
Steele County Sheriff’s posse member Mary Delzer (left) and her Arabian horse partner, Desi, took part in search and rescue training exercise outside of Medford in October.
It was a Christmas present Mary Delzer never envisioned getting.  Her companion of nearly 20 years died in a pool of blood on the day after Christmas, leaving the Steele County Sheriff’s posse member emotionally distraught and without a horse that had faithfully served three counties over the past...
*/ Minnesota “nice” is a phrase we like to use around our area to refer to the good encounters that we have with people from our state.  People feel good when we smile and greet one another and genuinely show care and concern for one another.  However, sometimes that Minnesota “nice” can turn...
Commissioners Rick Gnemi, Jim Abbe, and Greg Krueger were formally sworn into office on Tuesday, Jan. 3. The ceremony was atteneded by various family members and curious members of the community. In a more humorous moment, Jim Abbe had to be sworn in twice. The first time he gave the oath he was...
The junior high boys ended the pre-holiday season with losses to USC at Wells Dec. 13.  Drew Kittelson poured in 23 points for the seventh grade, but the Rebels edged BP  34-33.  The eighth grade also lost a close 45-42 decision to USC.  Mitchell Fiebiger had 12 points, and Alex Miller counted nine...
Finalists include Steele County’s top prosecutor Steele County’s top prosecutor is under consideration for taking on a judge position in the Third Judicial District. The Minnesota Commission on Judicial Selection has named County Attorney Daniel McIntosh one of three finalists for the judgeship in...


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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