Monday, August 21, 2017

Steele County Times

If you hear lots of screams and moos coming from the Owatonna area this week, it won’t be because of anything scary, but rather excitement and thrills. Minnesota’s largest county fair kicks into action today (Tuesday) and runs through Sunday. This year’s theme for the Steele County Free Fair is “...
From their earliest days as members of the Church,  Catholics are taught about the importance of reconciling their sins. That importance is formally recognized through the sacrament of reconciliation. Confession, and the frequency with which it should take place, varies depending on where a person...
This past weekend, the 4th annual Iowa/Minnesota Pirate Festival went underway in Moorehouse Park. It was essentially a renaissance festival dedicated to the pirate life. Previously, this event had taken place in Clear Lake, Iowa. This year, it was moved into Owatonna with a goal to re-establish it...
Left: Blooming Prairie Police Officer Dan Peach gives a thumbs up at National Night Out in Blooming Prairie on Tuesday night, Aug. 1 at Central Park. Right: Captain America was one of the Super Heroes visiting Blooming Prairie’s National Night Out on Tuesday night, Aug. 1 at Central Park. He is shown with Justin, Hailey and Natalie Schumacher.
It was a night to remember. The Blooming Prairie Police Department gave residents, young and advanced in age, a chance to renew acquaintances Tuesday night, Aug. 1, at National Night Out. It had been several years since BP had been part of the National Night Out scene. National Night Out is just...
It was a night to remember. The Blooming Prairie Police Department gave residents, young and advanced in age, a chance to renew acquaintances Tuesday night, Aug. 1, at National Night Out. It had been several years since BP had been part of the National Night Out scene. National Night Out is just...
Rave reviews were heard by filled biscuit customers at the 46th Annul Litomysl Summer Festival on Sunday, July 30. A highlight of the Litomysl festival was picking up Buchte, the filled biscuit. "They are simply the best and they get better," exclaimed regular customer Marilyn Tollefson of Blooming...
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 5 p.m. for Steele County, including the cities of Owatonna and Medford. Take cover!
Young minds are often cooking up the most brilliant ideas, even when stereotype says kids aren’t old enough to make a difference. Two years ago, sixth graders from Owatonna proved that they could do something extraordinary, regardless of their age. Under the direction of teacher Jennifer Hanson,...
The summer daze turned into a summer craze this weekend in Owatonna. Starting last Thursday, the city kicked off its annual three-day Crazy Days Celebration. Sponsored by the Owatonna Business Partnership, vendors and shops set up tents and tables along Main Street into Central Park. Local...
Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead once said that the first sign of civilization was a healed femur.  It is likely in that pre-technological society that someone cared enough to do the hunting and gathering for that injured person while the bone was healing.  While I write this the U.S. Senate...

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