Monday, January 17, 2022
Mandie Kender
A woman with ties to Steele County has been chosen as the new director of the Exchange Center for Family Unity based in Owatonna.
An HBO crew came to Blooming Prairie on Dec. 14 to begin piecing together a three-hour documentary on Lois Riess, the woman who murdered her husband outside of Blooming Prairie and a woman in Florida. Staff photo by Kay Fate
Lights blazing, cameras rolling and sound equipment adjusting.
Artist Scott Roberts works on a sculpture now on display at the Owatonna Arts Center. Roberts’ art is a pastiche of popular culture which mixes references from childhood cartoons, comic books, and other entertainment to create sculpted montages.  Submitted photo
Scott Roberts has always been interested in art, but when an accident on New Years Eve in 2019 left him paralyzed he returned to his greatest passion as a means o
Doug Goff, left, sold 218 Off-Sale Liquor to Sanjjay Patel and his partner in a deal that was finalized Dec. 17. Patel said very little will change with the new ownership. Goff had owned the business for 30 years. Staff photo by Kay Fate
Doug Goff got exactly what he wanted for Christmas: The sale of the business he’d owned for 30 years.
Kayle and Scott Balzer, of rural Medford, welcomed son Brantley Scott to the family on Jan. 4. He was the first baby born to Steele County parents in 2022. Submitted photo
It didn’t take long for Steele County’s first baby of the new year to make her appearance.
Over the past six months, I have had the pleasure of meeting and writing about countless of talented young athletes in Steele County and all of them have one thin
Mandie Kender
An HBO crew came to Blooming Prairie on Dec. 14 to begin piecing together a three-hour documentary on Lois Riess, the woman who murdered her husband outside of Blooming Prairie and a woman in Florida. Staff photo by Kay Fate
Artist Scott Roberts works on a sculpture now on display at the Owatonna Arts Center. Roberts’ art is a pastiche of popular culture which mixes references from childhood cartoons, comic books, and other entertainment to create sculpted montages.  Submitted photo
Doug Goff, left, sold 218 Off-Sale Liquor to Sanjjay Patel and his partner in a deal that was finalized Dec. 17. Patel said very little will change with the new ownership. Goff had owned the business for 30 years. Staff photo by Kay Fate
Kayle and Scott Balzer, of rural Medford, welcomed son Brantley Scott to the family on Jan. 4. He was the first baby born to Steele County parents in 2022. Submitted photo
Mandie Kender
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 8:39pm
A woman with ties to Steele County has been chosen as the new director of the Exchange Center for Family Unity based in Owatonna. Mandie Kender of Minneapolis will assume the position beginning Tuesday as she replaces James Barnes, who has...
An HBO crew came to Blooming Prairie on Dec. 14 to begin piecing together a three-hour documentary on Lois Riess, the woman who murdered her husband outside of Blooming Prairie and a woman in Florida. Staff photo by Kay Fate
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 7:59pm
Lights blazing, cameras rolling and sound equipment adjusting. It may have looked a bit like Hollywood in early December in the downtown area of Blooming Prairie, especially at the Steele County Times. Our small office was crammed with...
Artist Scott Roberts works on a sculpture now on display at the Owatonna Arts Center. Roberts’ art is a pastiche of popular culture which mixes references from childhood cartoons, comic books, and other entertainment to create sculpted montages.  Submitted photo
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 7:49pm
Scott Roberts has always been interested in art, but when an accident on New Years Eve in 2019 left him paralyzed he returned to his greatest passion as a means of healing. “I always loved to be actively doing something with my mind,”...
Doug Goff, left, sold 218 Off-Sale Liquor to Sanjjay Patel and his partner in a deal that was finalized Dec. 17. Patel said very little will change with the new ownership. Goff had owned the business for 30 years. Staff photo by Kay Fate
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 7:42pm
Doug Goff got exactly what he wanted for Christmas: The sale of the business he’d owned for 30 years. The former owner of 218 Off-Sale Liquor was still behind the counter last week, “but I just work here now,” he said with a laugh. “It’s a...

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