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…

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