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Sheriff aims to prevent converter thefts

With a high number of catalytic converter thefts occurring around the state, Minnesota’s sheriffs are stepping up the

Gorman receives Exchange Club’s Golden Deeds award

Dan Gorman has, for 25 years, spent his Thanksgiving and Christmas days making sure others have a good holiday meal. 

Brick-Meger to commemorate 125 years

It’s typically a place where families gather to mourn the loss of loved ones, but on May 5 the atmosphere will be a l

Area company donates to Leo Augusta

When Justin Akkerman came back to the Austin area in 2014 after being away for many years, he saw first-hand how qual

New postmaster feels at home

Even before Jenny Gollhofer graduated from high school, she started on a career path that brought her to the U.S.

BREAKING NEWS: OWATONNA MAN CRITICALLY HURT IN HWY. 14 CRASH

An elderly man from Steele County is fighting for his life after the vehicle he was driving collided with another veh

Owatonna senior wins prestigious Cooke scholarship

Fardouza Farah, a senior at Owatonna High School, is the only Minnesota recipient of this year’s Cooke College Schola

STITCHING FOR RELIEF

It's not a record but it's up there because of the efforts of First Lutheran Church of Blooming Prairie qui

National commander visits Owatonna

He's definitely the man for the job.

Project Community Connect

There’s nothing quite like a fresh haircut to boost the confidence, which is probably why the free haircuts at last w

NRHEG mural embraces spirit of community

After years of discussions about having a mural inside the walls of the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Second

BREAKING NEWS: WOMAN KILLED IN STEELE COUNTY CRASH

An unbelted motorist died in a single vehicle rollover early Easter morning in Steele County.

UKRANIAN RELIEF

When it came time to pick a beneficiary for its next-to-last Lenten fish fry this year, Knights of Columbus in Owaton

BP honors ‘true heroes’

David Bellis is used to presenting signs to the newest Purple Heart cities, but he clearly wasn’t familiar with the w

A survival story of childhood abuse

It wasn’t until years later, after becoming an adult, that Mandie Kender finally realized her childhood was far from

Hundreds enjoy biggest-ever Hops for Habitat

The Four Seasons Centre in Owatonna buzzed with conversation and laughter Saturday, during an annual craft brew and c

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