Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Page Anselmo, Jamie Jannissen, Emma Hellevik, and Angela Schoquist star as a quartet of amateur high school singers in “The Marvelous Wonderettes.”
The Little Theatre of Owatonna invites audiences to take a trip down memory lane with the new jukebox musical “The Marvelous Wonderettes.” The production features sights and sounds of the 50s and 60s, with a cast of four talented ladies delivering those nostalgic hits on stage while several stories...
A medical malpractice lawsuit continues this week, accusing a doctor of missing signs of prostate cancer in a former inmate of the Steele County Detention Center – cancer that eventually killed him. Breyana Larkins, the daughter of Elbert Larkins, filed the suit in 2019. It originally named 10...
Brian Coleman, the new Career Pathways Navigator at Owatonna High School, visits with senior Charlea Underwood about her educational and career options after high school.  Staff photo by Deb Flemming
Charlea Underwood left Brian Coleman’s office visibly relieved. The Owatonna High School senior is trying to decide where she should go to school after graduation to pursue a career in radiology. She also needs to choose between two-year and four-year programs. Underwood said she originally wanted...
Just two days before her 100th birthday, Luella Heim of Medford died from complications of COVID-19. She is shown in this photo celebrating her 99th birthday last September.  File photo
The stage was set for a big party marking a century milestone, but the COVID-19 virus that has killed thousands of people had other ideas for a Medford woman. Family members were forced to postpone a birthday celebration for Luella Heim on Sept. 26 when she came down with COVID-19 just days earlier...
Honorees at the 2021 “Blossoms Forever” banquet Saturday night included, from left, Doug and Judy Myers, Distinctive Service Award; Julie Naatz, Honored Staff Member; and Dave Oswald, Athletic Hall of Fame. Staff photo by Kay Fate
It was part comedy show, part rock concert – and a healthy dose of nostalgia Saturday as the Blooming Prairie Education Foundation honored its newest class of “Blossoms Forever.” Blooming Prairie Superintendent Chris Staloch introduced Honored Staff Member Julie Naatz. Staloch, who nominated Naatz...
With the fall season in full swing and high school athletes back to competing in front of packed crowds, sports look and feel somewhat normal around here. In Steele County, masks are not required in schools or at athletic events. But that’s not the case everywhere. Rochester, Austin, Northfield and...
Veteran sheriff’s deputy Tony David is the new school resource officer at the school and will be stationed there full time throughout the school year.  Staff photo by Rick Bussler
He first interacted with children through the DARE program. Now veteran sheriff’s deputy Tony David is connecting with school-aged kids again, but in a different way. David is the new school resource officer, or SRO as they are commonly referred to, at Medford Public Schools. After an eight-year...
Emma Herzog follows through on a shot during a serve return drill at practice.
Huskies tennis athletes and sisters Emma and Olivia Herzog have been a force to be reckoned with in the Big Nine conference this year, currently boasting a combined record of 35-6 on the season. Senior Olivia Herzog currently stands at an overall record of 12-4 in the regular season in the Huskies...
Blooming Prairie senior running back Tyler Archer finds space during his touchdown run in the first quarter. Archer scored a touchdown on offense, defense and special teams in the game.  Staff photo by Johnnie Phillips
The Awesome Blossoms got off to a hot start against WEM on Friday, cruising to a 47-0 victory. The Blossoms tallied 41 of their 47 points in the first half alone, posting 20 points in the first quarter and 21 in the second. The game began with a 91-yard kickoff return touchdown scored by senior...
Shavon Hodges of Owatonna helps her 1-year-old granddaughter, Genesis Hernandez, take a few steps on a recent afternoon. Hernandez found her new freedom of walking during the recent Steele County Free Fair.   Staff photo by Rick Bussler
It has become a tradition for Shavon Hodges and her family to go to the Steele County Free Fair. So it only seemed appropriate when Hodges’ granddaughter took a major life step during the recent fair. Just a few weeks shy of her first birthday, Genesis Hernandez began walking on her own at the fair...

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