The Sheriff adds this was the second known drug overdose in Rice County since Monday. Both incidents involved the use of heroin and it is believed this heroin may be laced with fentanyl. That speculation was made because of how much naloxone had been administered to revive the victims.
The Owatonna girls' fast pitch softball team won a thriller 7-6 over Lakeville South Thursday at Todd Park in Austin. Rochester John Marshall eliminated OHS from the Section 1AAAA tournament 8-1 after that.
There will be a new state champion in Class 2A softball this season. The two time defending champion Zumbrota-Mazeppa Cougars were defeated by Byron for the second time this week and the loss ends their season. The score was 1-0 in Pine Island in the elimination bracket of the West Subsection of S…
Some members of the team said after the game it wasn't "pretty." I told them it doesn't have to be pretty. Winning is the goal pretty or not. The Falcons defeated Marshall in the first game 5-0 and edged Mankato East 4-3 in their other contest.
After a Big Nine championship season, Owatonna baseball collected the top seed for the Section 1AAAA playoffs beginning Memorial Day weekend with a Saturday game at 1 pm at Fuller Field at Dartt's Park.