OWATONNA – Members of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Honor Guard display the nations flags, 1775 to present, at the annual Flag Day Ceremony, which was hosted Friday, June 14 by the Owatonna Elks Lodge #1395.
OWATONNA — The Federated Challenge Scholarship Program was established in 2014 with the purpose of assisting “Littles” and High School Bigs who participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program with an opportunity to attend a two-year program, technical, vocational, or trade school. The f…
On May 29, 2019, the Owatonna Eagles Aerie #1791 Summer Car Cruise-In Committee donated $1,601.50 to the Steele County Humane Society. The donation was raised during the summer of 2018 at the weekly Thursday night Summer Car Cruise-In. Every Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m., June — August (weather …
Today is Wednesday, June 19, the 170th day of 2019. There are 195 days left in the year.
Today is Monday, June 17, the 168th day of 2019. There are 197 days left in the year.
STEELE — Advocates for Developmental Disabilities of Steele County presented three $500 scholarships this May to Isaiah Chavis of Medford, Preston Rieken of Blooming Prairie, and Raul de la Paz of Owatonna. Chavis will be attending Riverland Community College, Rieken will be attending Vermil…
BLOOMING PRAIRIE — Riley Millam, a graduating senior at Blooming Prairie High School, is the recipient of the annual Arkema Blooming Prairie Plant Scholarship Award. This $4,000 award is presented each year to a qualifying graduating senior from the Blooming Prairie High School. Half is give…
(AP) — Today is Saturday, June 15, the 166th day of 2019. There are 199 days left in the year.
Today the individual pharmacy and drug stores serving a community have dwindled in number. Pharmacies are now prevalent in grocery stores, and other dry goods stores. When I came to Owatonna, they were known as “drug stores” and there were several serving Owatonna. Let me take you back to th…
The book, Adrift by Stephen Callahan, is the story of a young man who built a vessel that was to sail him across the Atlantic Ocean. However, when he hit some extremely bad weather, the vessel went down and he existed on a raft for almost eighty days. Finally, he was saved from a watery grav…
And it’s all cooked up for you! Just open up, plate up, and enjoy! To make it even easier, use paper plates. Here is the shopping list:
We kicked off our summer at River Springs Water Park on Friday, June 7 and had our largest ever opening in the history of our water park! Thank you to all that came out, we had a blast with all of you! We do have some fun and exciting things happening this summer at River Springs. Our next u…
OWATONNA — The Owatonna Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded scholarships, totaling $14,400 to 13 area students who are attending or will attend an accredited educational institution in pursuit of a nursing or health care related career.
MINNEAPOLIS — Allina Health has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The Star Tribune Top Workplaces honor recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction.
OWATONNA — A boy, Boyd Lee Hanson, was born to Tabitha and Mitch Hanson on May 28, 2019 at the Owatonna Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.
FARIBAULT — A girl, Emily Ava Britzius, was born to Jedidiah and Jill (Busker) Britzius on May 5, 2019 at the District One Hospital in Faribualt, Minnesota. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces.
OWATONNA — A boy, Isaac Jonathan Meiners, was born on Nov. 13, 2018 to Jonathan and Nancy Meiners.
OWATONNA — A boy, Griffin James Palm, was born on November 28, 2018 at the Owatonna Hospital to Jonathan and Sarah Palm. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce.
AUSTIN — A boy, Everett Dale Marsh, was born at the Mayo Clinic in Austin, Minnesota on Jan. 24, 2019 to Daniel and Kelsey (Livingood) Marsh. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces.
SANTA MONICA — Bryanna Nugent and Kyle Camerer of Santa Monica, California proudly announce their engagement.
HARTLAND — Anders “Andy” Jacobson and Kelli Naatz of Hartland, Minnesota proudly announce their engagement.
OWATONNA — Nicole Kain and Nate Heers of Owatonna, Minnesota proudly announce their engagement.
AUSTIN - Ciara Marshall and Nick Miller of Austin have announced their engagement.
OWATONNA — Roger and Doris Borchardt were married on June 6, 1959 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fairmont, Minnesota.
BELMONT — Shelly Rogers, formerly of Owatonna, Minnesota, and Alec Rogers, formerly of New Fairfield, Connecticut, married on Dec. 21, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.
BLOOMING PRAIRIE — Glen (Fuzz) and Kay Nelson of Blooming Prairie were married on Dec. 28, 1968 at St. Joseph's Church in Owatonna, Minnesota.
OWATONNA — Jim and Kay Leonard were married on Dec. 27, 1968 at the Methodist Church in Clear Lake, Iowa.