Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Steele County Times

Folks from across the county were able to get a taste of some of the local restaurants and businesses during the 10th Annual Taste of Steele fundraiser held last Thursday evening at the Eagles Club in Owatonna. The fundraiser is put on by the American Association of University Women’s Owatonna...
The Owatonna Foundation recently received a $5000 donation from Mayo Clinic Health System of Owatonna. “We’re excited to present this donation to the Owatonna Foundation. Their support of local community projects helps to foster the well being of Owatonna and create a vibrant place for all of us to...
Blooming Prairie sixth grade teacher Diane Anderson, now retired, always expected the best from her students, and she gave her best in return, claim her superiors. "Diane cared about the students in her classroom and about every student in our school," remarks former Blooming Prairie Elementary...
When the curtain goes up Nov. 7 on another musical at Blooming Prairie High School, it will be the 18th straight production directed by collaborators Tammy Johnson and Kari Bottin. It will also set another outstanding mark. “This fourth production of ‘The Sound of Music” marks the 50th year of BPHS...
In the first of its kind in Minnesota, Costco Wholesale Corp. will be bringing a distribution center to Owatonna beginning next year. Costco revealed its plans last week to construct a 354,000-square-foot building in the Owatonna Industrial Park located on the west side of Interstate 35 by U.S....
Total offensive domination. That pretty much shores up the description of the Owatonna Huskies football team. Once again Friday night in Owatonna, the Huskies put together a dazzling offensive show as they rolled to their third straight victory of the season by squashing New Prague 56-13. The...
The NRHEG Panthers recorded their first victory of the season Friday night when they crushed St. James-Butterfield-Odin 55-6 in a non-conference match-up in New Richland. The Panthers piled on 320 rushing yards led by Blake Ihrke with 75 yards. Lonnie Wilson had 71 yards while Kordell Schlaak had...
Coffee and conversations will be flowing over the next few months as Owatonna Schools Superintendent Jeff Elstad makes his rounds throughout the community. Beginning on Sept. 4, Elstad invited the community to join him for coffee and conversation. There are several others coming up between now and...
"It's a different world out there," commented new Blooming Prairie Schools Superintendent Chris Staloch as he walked the halls of the high school. Staloch officially became the Blooming Prairie superintendent on July 1, succeeding Barry Olson. Across town, Jacob Schwarz was starting his first day...
Former state schooler Harvey Ronglien stands with his son, Rob, daughter-in-law Deb, and daughter Cheri beside the Maxine Ronglien Memorial Garden plaque. Maxine was instrumental in preserving the state school history. The plaque was unveiled during a dedication at the former state school Saturday.
All her life Maxine Ronglien loved gardening and now her name will live on in the Maxine Ronglien Memorial Garden located on the former Minnesota State School grounds in Owatonna. During the annual fall celebration and fundraiser on the grounds, the museum held a dedication ceremony for the garden...

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