Sunday, March 26, 2017

Steele County Times

While the Owatonna high schools girls basketball team was the lone team playing a rescheduled contest, both of Owatonna's hockey programs and the wrestling team were in regular scheduled Big Nine Conference action Thursday.  Girls Hockey Playing host to the Rochester Century Panthers, the Lady...
Just a year removed from a third place finish at the state tournament last season, the Owatonna adapted floor hockey team started off its 2017 season with a 25-1 win over Minneapolis Edison on Tuesday.  In Wednesday's home opener at Owatonna junior high school's gymnasium, the Huskies were on the...
It was a night of new appointments during the first Kasson City Council meeting of the year, and the first meeting for new mayor, Chris McKern. Most of the meeting held Wednesday evening, Jan. 11, consisted of routine, if perhaps heavily discussed, agenda items, but it was the council’s...
Mankato – Sometimes in sports, luck is just on your side. It can certainly be used figuratively and physically for the Owatonna girls hockey team Tuesday. Originally scheduled to face Big Nine Conference foe Faribault, the game was cancelled due to an ice storm that has sweep the southern half of...
A scientific researcher gathered 10 volunteers for a special psychological study called the “Scar Experiment.”  Separating the volunteers into 10 different cubicles without mirrors, she explained that the purpose of the study was to examine how other people would respond to a stranger with a...
Crews work to remove the water that flooded the courthouse due to a burst pipe. The pipe was on the third floor of the courthouse leading water to leak down floors.
      Cold weather can be a majestic sight to see. However, that majestic look can often blind onlookers of the destruction that can be conducted. Employees of the Steele County Courthouse had a first-hand altercation with that devastation Tuesday.  A pipe burst on the third floor of the county...
Recently hired University of Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck speaks to reporters at his introductory press conference Jan. 10. Fleck comes from Western Michigan University, where he was 30-22 overall, but went 13-1 in 2016. (Photo courtesy of the Star Tribune)
Well, the hiring of P.J. Fleck to return the Golden Gophers football program to the throne of the Big Ten powers has been official for just over a week now. And, without conducting a practice, or even coaching the Gophers to a win, the 36-year-old coach is already making his presence known. In the...
Owatonna Brandon Moen (left) stands with OHS alum and 2011 NCAA Division II All-American Alex Meger after breaking Meger's school record of 199 wins.
Records are meant to be broken. It seems cliché, but it’s the truth when it comes to sports. Athletes are measured by their achievements. Owatonna senior and defending state champion Brandon Moen is continuing to bolster that resume. In Thursday night’s 43-30 Big Nine Conference win over Austin,...
Nacia Rochelle Olson went home to be with the Lord last night. She battled cancer and was a brave warrior. She didn't lose her battle... she won. She is pain free and home free and began the patient wait for her loved ones to one day join her in Heaven. Jesus told His followers: "And ye now...
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...


Steele County Times & DCI

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411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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