Sunday, March 26, 2017

Steele County Times

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...
 Owatonna senior heavyweight Goy Tut (top) works a two-on-one to breakdown his Albert Lea opponent during the second period of the Huskies dual against Albert Lea Thursday night in front of a packed house at the OHS Gymnasium. To force a tiebreaker, Tut needed to win by decison or greater. The senior’s 4-1 decision helped Owatonna come away with a win by criteria.
Needing to win the final two matches of the night just to force a tiebreaker, two of Owatonna High School’s seniors stepped up. With the match sitting at a 19-25 Tigers lead, Griffin Thorn – who was bumped up to wrestle at 220 pounds – was able to secured pin at the 3:29-mark of the match,...
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...
Hosting Kenyon-Wanamingo in nonconference matchup, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva head coach Onika Peterson said that going in, they needed to be aware of where Knights’ guard Mara Quam was on the floor. “The goal going in was knowing where she (Quam) was on the floor at all times and try...
Looking to rebound from a rough stretch of games to end the first half of the season, the Owatonna High School girls hockey team played host to Big Nine Conference foe Austin Tuesday. It was an abundance of riches as four different Huskies registered a multi-goal game as Owatonna (8-5) steamrolled...
Owatonna junior forward Sydney Schultz (20) boxes out her Rochester John Marshall opponent in the first half of Tuesday night's 70-56 Big Nine Conference win. Schultz recorded a double-double, scoring 24 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.  (SCT photo/Josh Zimmer)
In the first Big Nine Conference game of the New Year, the Owatonna High School girls basketball team was looking to start the second half of the season on a high note. After a few possessions, the Lady Huskies appeared that they were going to be in a battle. Then, like a scene from a movie, junior...


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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