OWATONNA — Despite the Minnesota Legislature’s continued interest in passing a comprehensive transportation bill to address the state’s aging infrastructure, gridlock between Republicans and Democrats on how and what should be funded has stalled progress the past two sessions.
OWATONNA — After a year in the United States, Elizabeth Mukurazita will return to her home in Zimbabwe Friday having discovered America and, more importantly, herself.
OWATONNA — A winter storm and the lack of open water at Lake Kohlmier likely affected the annual Christmas Bird Count in the Owatonna area on Dec. 17.
In a nearly full and emotionally-charged courtroom Thursday, a Faribault man was sentenced to 42 years in prison, but the family of the woman he killed said no sentence would serve as justice for the lost daughter, sister and mother.
DODGE CENTER — Workers were back on the job Thursday at McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, one day after an explosion that severely injured several employees.
OWATONNA — The future of the old Cedarview Care Center that closed its doors more than two years ago will likely hinge on the Steele County Board of Commissioners’ decision on whether to waive $2 million pledged to the county by Steele County Communities for a Lifetime.
FARIBAULT — Unable to play at its preferable up-tempo speed for long stretches, the Owatonna boys basketball team showed some offensive versatility and defensive toughness in a hard-fought 63-60 victory over Faribault in overtime on Friday evening.
To the editor:
To the editor:
On the first day of his presidency, Donald Trump will face a serious governing challenge of his own creation.