Sunday, May 28, 2017

Steele County Times

Medford second basemen Ian Gillis (6) swings at an incoming pitch during the bottom of the third inning in the Tigers' 14-1 loss to Kenyon-Wanamingo at U.S. Bank Stadium Tuesday night. Gillis was 0-1 on the evening after receiving two walks. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Minneapolis – Just a day removed from its season opener that ended in the game being suspended due to darkness, the Medford High School baseball team was taking its talents to U.S. Bank Stadium for a Section 2-AA matchup against Kenyon-Wanamingo. The Tigers were in striking distance through four...
Construction is continuing on the second floor of the courthouse. “We’re looking at it as a phased approach” said county administrator Elvebak at the county board meeting last week.
*/ Architects are onsite at the courthouse, working on the county’s wish list of updates and repairs, after a pipe broke in the attic and flooded the building earlier this year.The insulation in the attic has been removed. Holes have been repaired and new insulation placed. This should prevent...
Owatonna's Tyler Wencl celebrates after scoring a goal in the Section 1-AA tournament against Rochester Century on Feb. 23. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
A 10-2 loss to Lakeville North  in the Section 1-AA semifinals ended the season for the Owatonna high school boys hockey team back on Feb.25, meaning returning players will have to wait for another 10 months to start the journey to the tourney. For juniors Mitch Wiese and Tyler Wencl, an invitation...
Lily Evans, six-year-old kindergartener of Mrs. Ostrander at Blooming Prairie Elementary School, displays a book her class did for the BP Education Foundation silent auction. More than 300 items were auctioned last Saturday at the Pizza Cellar and Cue Company.
“It’s just plain amazing,” said Julie Noble, president of the Blooming Prairie Education Foundation, when reflecting on the 14th annual BP Ed auction held last Saturday night, March 25. Noble and Sue Zwiener, founder of the auction idea, reported funds raised from a silent auction and a live...
As of Tuesday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman reiterated the league’s stance on participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying, “As things stand right now, people should assume we are not going.” This shouldn’t come as news to fans that enjoy watching the sport’s elite players...
NRHEG seniors' Tyler Raimann (43), Chad Agrimson (5) and Oakley Baker (21) hold up the fifth place trophy to the fans after the Panthers defeated Lake City 77-66 in the consolation championship at Gangelhoff Center Friday. Baker scored a game-high 40 points and reached 2,000 for his career in the win. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
St. Paul - In his final high school game as a Panther, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva’s Oakley Baker was 37 points shy of eclipsing the 2,000-point mark for his career. Guess it was a good thing that the senior saved his best game for his last. Scoring a game-high 40 points, Baker not only...
Oakley Baker (21) dribbles between two Cowboys defenders in the second half of NRHEG's 65-47 win over Breckenridge in the consolation semifinals Thursday night at Concordia University-St. Paul. Baker scored a game-high 22 points, 12 of which came in the second half. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
St. Paul – After Wednesday night’s heartbreaking overtime loss to second-seeded St. Cloud Cathedral, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva head coach Pat Churchill said that he fully expected his team to come out ready to play against Breckenridge in the consolation semifinals Thursday. They did...
NRHEG's Benji Lundberg drives to the basket during the second half of the Panthers' 70-59 overtime loss to No.2 seed St. Cloud Cathedral in the quarterfinals of the Class AA state tournametn Wednesday at Williams Arena. Lundberg finished the game with a team-high 18 points. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Minneapolis – For its first ever trip to the Minnesota Class AA state tournament, the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva boys basketball team and its ‘Big 3’ sure knew how to rise to the occasion. Down 54-51 with 5.5 seconds left on the clock, NRHEG guard Benji Lundberg hit a fade away three-...
The greatest non-fiction story in history: God became man to redeem humanity. Isn't it amazing what God did? He became human to rid our lives of the eternal consequences of sin, whereby we could experience His life and be with Him forever. If not for this spectacular event, no one could be saved. I...
The State of Hockey could now possibly be in a state of panic as March continues to be a disaster for the Minnesota Wild. After Sunday’s 5-4 to Central Division foe Winnipeg, the Wild and head coach Bruce Boudreau have now dropped seven of their last 8 games to include five straight. In Boudreau’s...


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