Sunday, December 17, 2017

Steele County Times

Calvin and Dessa Chambers, along with their four children, are grateful for their new home in Owatonna. The family officially received the home from Habitat for Humanity Saturday morning.
Everybody needs a home. Unfortunately there are still many Americans who are without one this holiday season, but not the Chambers family, whose new home was officially dedicated in a ceremony by the Steele-Waseca chapter of Habitat for Humanity on Saturday. A ceremonial key was given along with a...
Above: Blooming Prairie’s Samantha Wurst pushes the ball up the court in the Awesome Blossoms 50-41 win over Waterville-Eysian-Morristown Friday at Blooming Prairie High School. Right: Blooming Prairie’s Maggie Bruns goes up for a shot in the paint over a WEM defender.
The Blossom girls’ basketball team earned an impressive victory over visiting WEM Friday for its second straight victory.   BP downed the Bucs 50-41, largely due to senior Sam Worst, who scored a career high 27 points. The come-from-behind win came over a quick WEM contingent with a lot of three-...
Tyler Mundy (1973-2017) is shown in front of the logo for his successful manufacturing business, Heavy Metal. The name came from the days when Mundy played in a heavy metal rock’n roll band. Heavy Metal is located 335 Highway Ave. South in Blooming Prairie.
Tyler Mundy was always concerned about his customers, whether they were buying a used car, or whether they are buying a metal part from his machine shop. After a nearly two-year battle with cancer, Mundy, of Kasson, died Nov. 28 at age 44. Mundy was the owner of Heavy Metal, LLC, located at 335...
It was a night of celebration Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis where the Owatonna Huskies captured the Class 5A High School Football Championship. The Huskies knocked off the defending champ Elk River 63-26.
It proved to be a case of sweet revenge for the Owatonna Huskies Saturday night at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. After being knocked out of the state tournament last year by Elk River, the Huskies (12-1) came back in dramatic fashion to dominate the Elks 63-26 and capture the State 5A football...
The Owatonna Huskies captured the state Class 5A Football Championship Saturday night at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Huskies crushed Elk River 63-26 to capture the state title. This is the second time Owatonna has won the state football title. The last time was in 2013. The Times will...
Safety Parker Westphal (12) sprawls out in attempts to take down a Brainerd player carrying the ball, as linebacker Cole Rocha comes from behind. The Huskies won the semifinal game 56-28 over Brainerd to advance to the State 5A Championship game.
An April 19 birthday is not the only thing Owatonna senior quarterback Abe Havelka and Twins catcher Joe Mauer share after Havelka tossed seven touchdowns in Owatonna’s 56-28 victory over Brainerd (9-3) in the Class 5A State Semifinals at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis Saturday. Havelka joined...
Pastor Heidi Heimgartner on Nov. 15 began her new role as senior pastor of First Lutheran Church of Blooming Prairie. She is shown with a new stole given to her by the congregation.
The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner, associate pastor at First Lutheran Church of Blooming Prairie for the past 16 years, has a new calling. She officially began her duties on Wednesday, Nov. 15, as the new senior pastor at First Lutheran Church of Blooming Prairie. "You're on redial!  GET IT, THEY CALLED...
Ariel bargains with Ursula (Gabby Thomas), the evil sea witch, to trade Ariel’s mermaid tail for human legs in order to join Prince Eric.
Kasson-Mantorville High School hosted its final performance of “The Little Mermaid” on Sunday before a large crowd gathered in the Minnesota WiFi Performing Arts Center. The play, based on the Broadway hit, the 1989 Disney movie, and the 1837 book by Hans Christian Andersen, featured 62 students in...
Owatonna police detective Joel Hunt demonstrates the newest technology available to local law enforcement as well as other city departments. The city has purchased a drone, which will be activated by the beginning of the year for emergency situations like search and rescues, chemical spills, armed suspects and missing persons.
Emergency personnel in Steele County will soon have an extra eye to aide in protecting the safety of area residents.  The Owatonna Police Department is in the process of launching a drone to assist officers and firefighters with search and rescue missions, as well as other emergency situations in...
 Two sentenced for the June 2016 killing of Richard Jurgensen of Medford .
Two men will be spending considerable time behind bars for their involvement in the 2016 drug-related homicide in Steele County. On Monday, Judge Joseph Bueltel sentenced Cyrus Trevino to more than 32 years in prison and Gerald Blevins to 12 years for killing Richard Jurgensen of Medford in a...

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Kasson, MN 55944

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