Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Steele County Times

Color guards from around the county marched at the fair’s opening Tuesday. John Iverson saluted the flag as others raised the flag and sang patriotic songs.
Patriotism was front and center at the opening of Minnesota’s largest county fair in the state.  The Steele County Free Fair opened Aug. 16 with the Owatonna Knights of Columbus singing a series of songs that both uplifted and inspired the fair-goers and christened the upcoming festivities. From...
Smokey, a 1-year-old rabbit, was taken Friday night from the rabbit barn at the Steele County Fairgrounds. The family is offering a reward for anyone who can help them get their prized rabbit back safely.
It will likely go down as one of the most sheepish acts to have happened at this year’s Steele County Fair. Someone walked away with a rabbit during the nighttime hours, leaving a Medford 4-H member without her prized possession for show. Marisa Wagaman, 18, came to the fair with seven rabbits, but...
Freshman runningback Rodney Smith attempts to stiff arm an Ohio University defender during their matchup on September 26,2015. Smith will look to continue his rushing success in 2016 for the Gophers offense.
When you’re in a conference that boasts powerhouse programs like Ohio State and Michigan State, a 6-7 season is just not going to cut it. However, back in May, first year Head Coach Tracy Claeys said that last season was just a hiccup in the road to prominence.  “I believe this is our best football...
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for: Southern Steele County in south central Minnesota. Southern Waseca County in south central Minnesota. Freeborn County in south central Minnesota. Northeastern Faribault County in south central Minnesota....
This is what is happening Aug 18, 2016 at the Steele County Free Fair. Hope to see you out there - it IS a blast!  
Varsity defensive line coach Delles Solie teaches the proper positioning of your hands when striking to upcoming freshman and sophomores at the Owatonna football camp August 10, 2016.
For boys growing up in Owatonna, Husky football is a way of life. The 5A Minnesota powerhouse is known for generating some of the state’s best players.   For three days this past week, kids of all ages had the opportunity not only to hang out with some members of the varsity staff but its players...
The best days of summer have arrived in Steele County as Minnesota’s best county fair kicks into action today (Tuesday) in Owatonna. The Steele County Free Fair officially opens its gates at 5 p.m. today and runs through Sunday. By the time the fair is over, more than 300,000 people are likely to...
A Steele County judge has ordered a $3.5 million award to a fired banker who claimed the bank ousted him because he was gay.  District Court Judge Joseph Bueltel has ruled that Country Banks, Inc. and its banks, Farmers and Merchants Bank in Blooming Prairie, and Citizen’s State Bank in Hayfield,...
As of Friday afternoon, officials at the MPCA declared that there were no traces of the severe agal bloom that was cecreting toxins into the water around the beach and boat loading areas. The areas are now deemed open to the public. However, the MPCA still adivise people to act with necesarry...
NEWS UPDATE: Test results back on Beaver Lake
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recently released its lab results on the water from Beaver Lake. The MPCA said that the results found toxins that indicate harmful algal blooms in the lake. They also stated that the severe blooms can pose health risks to both humans and their pets.  In a...

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