Steele County

Steele County Fair History Tidbits
I googled some old articles about the Steele County Free Fair and most of the following appeared in a publication called The Billboard.
In 1922, the Steele County Fair ran three days and drew 35,000. Pretty impressive considering Owatonna's population was around 18,000...
Steele County Bridge Closure
New bridge decks and reinforcement work is scheduled for Steele County Highways 18 and 31 bridges. The Highway 31 bridge is slated to close on Monday, August 14. The bridge will be demoed during the overnight hours of Monday, August 21. This will result in a closing of I-35  from 8PM on Au…
Steele County Prepares For The National Night Out
A number of Steele County communities are getting set for the annual National Night Out, which will be Tuesday, August 1. Activities begin at 5:30PM in Blooming Prairie's Central Park. There will be a bounce house and kids games. A child ID table will be set up and there will be a laser demo at…
Habitat Humanity In Steele-Waseca Looking For Volunteers
Habitat for Humanity of Steele-Waseca Area is looking for those interested in getting involved with Habitat for Humanity but not sure if they have time to dedicate to the site. Habitat for Humanity of Steele-Waseca Area is looking for individuals or groups to donate lunch for their construction volu…
Federated Insurance To Lead The Way
The United Way of Steele County announces that Federated Insurance will once again serve as the 2017 United Way Corporate Campaign Leader. Since 2006, an Owatonna business has served as a campaign leader. Federated served in this capacity once before in 2010...

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