Learning From 4-H Students
Kids learn a ton through 4-H. Adults can learn a few things from the kids.
Minnesota Girls Are No. 1
Minnesota leads the nation in girls participating in high school sports, and their numbers are close to passing boys.
High School Fall Sports Practice Begins
High School fall sports practice began Monday. Check out the opening dates for Owatonna-area teams.
Steele County Fair Volunteer Dinner
Former Steele County Fair Secretary Jim Gleason stood to acknowledge a standing ovation and thank people for their support.
Owatonna Youth Hockey Names Executive Director
The Owatonna Youth Hockey Association announced on their Facebook page that Pat Cullen will become the organization's executive director.
City of Owatonna Deer Hunt
The City of Owatonna announces a pair of archery deer hunt seasons, running from November 3-24, 2018 and November 25-December 21, 2018.
Miracle Field, Playground for Owatonna
Plans continue for an inclusive playground and Miracle Field for Manthey Park in Owatonna.
Huskies Football Camp Photos & Notes
Owatonna Huskies football camp comes full circle for Matt Skala and Andrew Stelter.
New Foods at Steele County Fair
What's new to eat and see at the Steele County Free Fair?
Vikings New Facility Leaves Fan Amazed
Owatonna's Todd Walkingstick misses going to Mankato for Minnesota Vikings training camp. But the new TCO Training Center in Eagan has left a strong impression on the lifelong fan of The Purple.
Aces Baseball Still Alive in Playoffs
The Owatonna Aces are still alive in the region playoffs and need two more wins to reach the state tourney.
Outstanding Seniors: Larson & Kispert
Mary Larson of rural Claremont and Gene Kispert of Owatonna are the Outstanding Senior Citizens for 2018, named by the Steele County Exchange Club with the assistance of the Steele County Free Fair.
Why You Should Host a Blades' Player
As the Steele County Blades junior hockey team prepares for its upcoming season, they are still seeking billet families to host an out-of-town players.
'Downtown Thursday' Draws Big Crowd
A big crowd turned out for the inaugural 'Downtown Thursday' event, which brought together food, music, artists and shopping to Owatonna.
Changes, Pairings for Owatonna City Open
Tee-times, pairing and changes have been announced for the Owatonna City Open golf tournament.
15th Annual STRIVE Run is August 18
The 15 annual event features a 5K and two-mile, plus kids 400M and 800M runs. It's held at the Owatonna High School track.
Gopher Football for Free
Fans can check out Gopher football practices for free. Dates are August 4, 10 and 16.
Butterflies & Smokey Bear Coming to the Fair
Check out some of the fun, cool attractions coming to the Steele County Fair
Man Chases Children in Owatonna
The Owatonna Police Department has issued a Public Safety Bulletin after a man chased a group of children
Bear Breaks into Car for Cookies
A bear ripped into the vinyl of a vintage car to get to the cookies that were behind the front seat.