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Randall Resigning as Principal at Owatonna High School  krforadio.com

After two-and-a-half decades working in education, the last eight as Owatonna High School principal, Mark Randall is leaving to work in the private sector.



Racist social media posts spark altercation at Minnesota's Owatonna High School  City Pages

A shaky video posted to Twitter on Monday shows the Owatonna High School gym swarming with teenagers and law enforcement officers. A crowd of students…



Social media 'confrontation' boils over at Owatonna High School  PostBulletin.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School was on lockdown Monday afternoon following a dispute among students that had its roots in racially charged social ...



Seth Strusz -- Hartland | Obituaries  PostBulletin.com

Seth Joel Strusz, 43, of Hartland, formerly of Owatonna, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Saint Marys Hospital. He was born Oct. 3, 1975, in Zumbrota, the son of ...



Owatonna High lockdown fueled by apparent racial slurs  Southernminn.com

Owatonna High School was on lockdown Monday afternoon following a dispute among students that had its roots in racially charged social media comments this ...



Task force to recommend new high school for Owatonna  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — After meeting a half-dozen times over the past few months, the community task force on facilities reached consensus Tuesday night on a ...



Owatonna High School Honor Roll | Community  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The following students were named to the Owatonna High School Honor Roll for the first semester:



Owatonna school bond referendum defeated | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — With 11 precincts reporting, the Owatonna school bond referendum was defeated 5758 no (50.5%) to 5642 yes (49.5%).



Owatonna High School students discuss implicit bias, microaggressions, and equity Monday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — On Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, four Owatonna High School students spoke to district staff about their experiences regarding equity, and ...



UPDATE: Two Owatonna Students Charged after Altercation at High School  KAAL

February 12, 2019 08:16 PM. (ABC 6 News) -- Two Owatonna High School students are facing multiple charges after an altercation Monday allegedly involving ...



Referendum for new OHS narrowly fails Tuesday | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — By less than 1%, voters Tuesday rejected a proposed bond referendum to finance a new Owatonna High School.



Owatonna school board adopts levy for 2019-2020 school year | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — During its meeting Monday, the Owatonna school board unanimously voted to accept the recommendation for a new Owatonna High School ...



Huskies Top Athletes Honored  krforadio.com

The Owatonna High School athletic department announced the athletic award winners for the school year on Wednesday. The top senior and junior male and ...



COPE returns to oppose school referendum | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — A grassroots organization that helped to defeat soundly a 2008 bond referendum in the Owatonna school district has re-emerged 11 years later ...



'We believe in the future': With millions of dollars, businesses come to the aid of Owatonna schools  Star Tribune

School leaders in Owatonna hope that an unprecedented show of support from the city's largest businesses will drive voters to approve a $116 million bond ...



Owatonna school board sets date and amount for bond referendum  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The Owatonna school board unanimously set May 14 as the special election date for a vote on issuing general election bonds to build a new ...



Police, school district investigations continue in OHS lockdown aftermath  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA—While the Owatonna school district continues to investigate racially inflammatory comments that led to Monday's lockdown at Owatonna High ...



Some Owatonna parents question district's decision to call police  MPR News

Some parents and students at Owatonna High School are questioning the school district's decision to order a lockdown and call police officers on Monday after ...



Why this, why now? Owatonna school district officials answer questions about referendum  Southernminn.com

Editor's note: With the vote on the upcoming referendum for a new high school in the Owatonna school district just more than two weeks away, we put a dozen ...



Owatonna's superintendent discusses plans for new OHS with Rotary Monday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Jeff Elstad, superintendent of Owatonna Public Schools, detailed plans for a new Owatonna High School, as well as the process the district ...



Possibility of new OHS hangs in balance with vote Tuesday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Following months of informational sessions, planning meetings, and debate, voters headed to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to finance a ...



Referendum for new Owatonna school set for Tuesday  KSTP

May 15, 2019 11:28 AM. Several school districts are set to bring referendum questions to voters on Tuesday. Owatonna is just one of those districts. The district ...



JEFF ELSTAD: Facts regarding the proposal of a new high school  Southernminn.com

Five weeks from today on May 14, our community will vote whether to approve funding for a new high school to replace the nearly 100-year-old Owatonna High ...



Owatonna school board presented with recommendation for new high school, audit, and enrollment report during Monday meeting  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — After reaching consensus during their final meeting last week, the Owatonna task force on facilities officially delivered their recommendation for ...



COPE to hold meeting about upcoming referendum | Community  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Concerned Owatonnans for Public Education will hold a presentation Tuesday concerning the upcoming school bond referendum.



OHS battles mold in basement below auditorium | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The aged Owatonna High School continues to deteriorate — especially in its oldest parts — and the latest problem will cost the district ...



Charges filed against OHS students in wake of school lockdown  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA—Charges have been filed in Steele County District Court against two minors in the aftermath of Monday's lockdown at Owatonna High School.



Leaders of Viracon, Federated, and Wenger pledge financial assistance to a new Owatonna High School  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — While local business leaders have previously expressed strong support for a new Owatonna High School that can better prepare students for ...



FOCUS ON FACILITIES: Examining where OHS stacks up with, or without, passage of proposed bond  Southernminn.com

With the fate of the current Owatonna High School and the proposed construction of a completely new campus being decided in less than a month, I thought it ...



Business Leaders Pledge Millions Toward New Owatonna High School  krforadio.com

Three Owatonna business leaders made financial pledges totaling millions of dollars toward a proposal for a new Owatonna High School during Monday's ...



$22M pledge dependent on 'yes' vote, school officials say  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The $22 million-plus pledged to help build a new high school in Owatonna likely will not be available to the school district if voters reject the ...



Racist comments lead to lockdown at Owatonna High  MPR News

Owatonna High School officials ordered a lockdown Monday after an incident prompted by what the superintendent described as racist comments posted on ...



Another Business Pledges Support for New Owatonna High School  krforadio.com

Another big Owatonna-based company has added its name to the list of organizations making pledges toward a new high school. District voters go to the polls ...



As district closes the book on 2018, Owatonna's superintendent looks ahead to momentous 2019  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA—The quest for a new Owatonna High School will almost certainly dominate conversation around Owatonna Public Schools in the first half of 2019, ...



Owatonna spends Friday cleaning up after Thursday's storm  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA—A dangerous line of thunderstorms that moved through southern Minnesota Thursday night downed trees in the city, blew debris around town, ...



COPE Meetings About HS Referendum in Owatonna  krforadio.com

High School Referendum vote. COPE holding meetings. Special election on May 14th.



Donations lower Owatonna school bond referendum to $116M  KIMT 3

School leaders in southeast Minnesota hope voters will approve a $116 million bond referendum this spring to replace the district's aging high school after ...



Commission meeting becomes forum for discussion of racial issues at OHS  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA – A normally quiet Human Rights Commission meeting turned into a public forum on racial tensions, specifically at Owatonna High School, ...



OHS plant sale opens Thursday | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Those wishing to add some colorful, *fresh* flora to their landscapes can find myriad vegetation at the annual Owatonna High School plant sale ...



Owatonna FFA alumni association to make official debut with dinner and speeches Saturday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The Owatonna FFA Alumni Association, a relatively-new local organization, will conduct its first official event Saturday, a dinner not only for ...



Members of facilities task force dismayed by tour of OHS  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — “Embarrassing,” “the smell is just awful,” “outdated,” and a “safety hazard” were just some of the thoughts expressed by members of the ...



New OHS softball coach, Jeremy Moran, makes jump from JV to varsity  Southernminn.com

Since joining the Owatonna High School softball program four years ago, Jeremy Moran always had someone to defer to.



Hawkins and Buegler crowned queen and king for Owatonna Homecoming 2018  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School's pep band was down a musician as they performed during Monday morning's pepfest that kicked off Homecoming ...



Owatonna Symphony Orchestra aims to entertain with annual concert Sunday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The Owatonna Symphony Orchestra will present its annual concert for the community Sunday, once again conducted by Pete Guenther, and, ...



UPDATE: All Owatonna Public Schools Canceled Today  KAAL

Meteorologist Jim Peterson was live Friday morning in Owatonna showcasing the extensive damage done to the region.



Additional soccer fields in Owatonna on the horizon to meet increased demand  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Due to the dramatic jump in the city's soccer participation over the past two decades, more fields are necessary to accommodate demand, and ...



THE CHOSEN ONE: Identified as a potential star at a young age, Williamson lived up to the hype  Southernminn.com

Take away the pads, the 6-foot-2, 205-pound pound frame, the sprinters' speed, the nimble footwork, the unreal vision, the out-of-this-world football IQ, the ...



Owatonna football catches fire on social media, hits national TV  Southernminn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Since Jason Williamson made his emotional and stirring exit off the U.S. Bank Stadium surface and I snapped a photo of the Owatonna senior ...



Born to lead: Owatonna graduates excelling at Air Force Academy  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Currently at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, there are approximately 4000 cadets. Of those cadets, 80 of them are from Minnesota.



Medford schools placed on soft lockdown after threat  Southernminn.com

MEDFORD — Medford Public Schools went into what officials are calling a “soft lockdown” Tuesday afternoon when a threat was discovered written on a ...



Four Seasons transformed into 'Golden Garden' for OHS prom  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — With the clock ticking away toward the appointed hour when the doors to the Four Seasons Centre would open and family and friends would ...



OHS grad--and rising theatrical star--continues to shine at University of Minnesota  Southernminn.com

Kyra Rahn, who left an enduring impression in the local theatrical world with her efforts as a singer, dancer, actor, and choreographer in the Owatonna High ...



Thorson named OPS Teacher of the Year at OEA Banquet  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Dustin Thorson, a physical education teacher at Lincoln Elementary who was inspired to become an educator as a child when his mother went ...



Gophers recruit Jason Williamson overcomes serious leg injury to run free at Owatonna  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Jason Williamson laid in a hospital bed for days last June and wondered if he would ever play football again. Would the to-be senior running back at Owatonna ...



Big fish, gigantic ocean: Peyton Robb goes from unbeatable high school senior to eager college rookie  Southernminn.com

For the first time in years, Peyton Robb simply couldn't score.



Meet WCCO’s Coach Of The Year, And His Secret Weapon  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In conjunction with the Minnesota Vikings and the NFL, WCCO-TV's High School Sports Rally Coach of the Year is Owatonna High ...



Level 3 offenders slated to come to Owatonna | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Two level 3 predatory offenders will be relocating or have already relocated to the city of Owatonna, the Owatonna Police Department said in ...



Cast and crew prepare for high-flying 'Mary Poppins' at OHS  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA—A few months after Mary Poppins floated back into movie theaters in “Mary Poppins Returns,” the iconic nanny will visit the Owatonna High ...



Unhappy ending: Short-handed Owatonna ousted in Section 1-AAA championship  Southernminn.com

ROCHESTER — A season that started with so much promise was abruptly cut short a step shy of the bright lights of the Xcel Energy Center.



Strong Defense Powers Owatonna to Championship Repeat  krforadio.com

The Owatonna High School football program won its second straight Class 5A title with a spectacular defensive effort in a 14-3 win over St. Thomas Academy in ...



Owatonna Theater Boosters Miscast Cabaret to raise funds for OHS drama department next Saturday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Theatrical performers will sing songs they've always wanted to — but never have and never would — next Saturday as part of a fundraising ...



TODD HALE: 2019 OHS Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced and Luverne Wanous named to World Concertina Hall of Fame  Southernminn.com

I have some very notable Owatonnans to tell you about this week. First, the naming of the inductees into the 2019 Owatonna High School Athletic Hall of Fame ...



Jostens Rings Out High School Sports Champions of 2018  GlobeNewswire

Collaborative approach to designing rings for high school champions similar to the company's professional championship process.



Highway 14 head-on collision kills Owatonna woman  KIMT 3

The driver of the Pontiac was taken to St. Mary's Hospital for.



5 Reasons to be Excited About Owatonna Hockey  krforadio.com

Considering that Owatonna boys hockey will celebrate its 50th anniversary this month, this could have been a top 50 list. But I'll leave that annual rundown to ...



AREA SPORTS ROUNDUP (April 23): Owatonna track and field finishes 2nd in Makato  Southernminn.com

MANKATO — The Owatonna boys track and field team accumulated 68 points and finished in second place at Tuesday's Big Nine Conference track and field ...



Owatonna seniors receive their diplomas | Local  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Smiles stretched across the faces of Owatonna High School seniors Sunday afternoon during commencement ceremonies at the Four Seasons ...



Kath family awards scholarships, prepares for second Maifest  Southernminn.com

The family of Jeff Kath, an auctioneer personality who died unexpectedly in 2018, proudly gifted the first of what they hope to be many $5,000 scholarships to ...



Exchange Club of Owatonna announces April students of the month  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The Exchange Club of Owatonna recently welcomed students Lydia Rieck and Kiley Golberg as their April Students of the Month for the ...



THE STATE OF SPORTS: U of M deputy AD talks athletics, academics, facilities with Rotary Club  Southernminn.com

John Cunningham, deputy athletics director for the University of Minnesota, provided “a little bit of a state of the union” on Golden Gophers sports at Monday's ...



Community professionals, students present Tobacco 21 in city council study session  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — A group of professionals and Owatonna High School students went before the Owatonna City Council during a study session Tuesday to push a ...



TODD HALE: 25 years ago... did Ted Ringhofer's predictions about Owatonna come true?  Southernminn.com

What was happening in Owatonna 25 years ago when Chamber of Commerce President Ted Ringhofer predicted fluent times ahead for the city of Owatonna.



LIVING THE DREAM: Andrew Stelter playing professional football in southern California  Southernminn.com

For a job right out of college, Andrew Stelter could do a lot worse.



Convicted sex offender moving from Owatonna to Faribault  Southernminn.com

FARIBAULT — A convicted sex offender is moving back to town, according to a Faribault Police Department notification sent to residents Thursday.



Interstate truck crash claims life of New Richland man UPDATED: 7:45 a.m.  Southernminn.com

SOMERSET TOWNSHIP — The driver of a pickup truck that veered off Interstate 35 and went into the Straight River in rural Steele County on Monday has been ...



CONTINUITY AND LONGEVITY: After almost 40 years, Delles Solie will retire from coaching  Southernminn.com

For Delles Solie, 2018 was always going to be the year.



TODD HALE: A look at OHS gymnastics 50 years old in 2018/fair livestock hall of fame honorees to be installed on Tuesday  Southernminn.com

Two Owatonna High School sports will be observing their 50th anniversary this fall. Earlier I wrote about the 50th year of OHS boy's hockey, which will be ...



At risk: OFD doesn't just fight fires, they are fighting for their health  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — More than 68 percent of all firefighters will develop some form of cancer in their lifetimes.



Owatonna Player Gets Grand Inspiration, Responds with Big Game  krforadio.com

Owatonna football's home opener had an extra special meaning for one Huskies' senior.



Winona takes two from Owatonna in Friday doubleheader  Southernminn.com

The Owatonna baseball team suffered a pair of losses to Winona on Friday night at Dartts Park, including a 7-0 setback in the Big Nine Conference opener.



Owatonna to send three to state speech competition | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna's speech team is sending three students to Saturday's state competition, and they received a sublime sendoff Friday afternoon inside ...



Body of missing toddler reportedly found in Steele County UPDATED Sunday, 8:56 a.m.  Southernminn.com

BLOOMING PRAIRIE — The body of a toddler found in a ditch just north of Blooming Prairie Friday night has been preliminarily identified as that of a 2-year-old ...



'This is a really good fit': New OHS girls hockey coach Sarah Murray answers call to return home  Southernminn.com

After spending four years living in Korea coaching the Korean National Team, new Owatonna High School girls hockey coach, Sarah Murray, has returned to ...



Teeing it up: New clubhouse managers prepare for Friday opening at Brooktree  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Two weeks ago, Troy Klecker said he would have considered anyone to be crazy for suggesting opening the public golf course in April, ...



ALL SHE DOES IS WIN: Rahrick heads to state tourney as Owatonna's all-time winningest female tennis player  Southernminn.com

Improving each year since she joined the varsity squad as a seventh grader has led Owatonna High School senior Emily Rahrick to the promised land, as she ...



Owatonna Middle School celebrates diversity | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna Middle School celebrated the diversity of its students and families Monday night with a special program that included everything from ...



Thiele secures another term as Steele County Sheriff  Southernminn.com

What has been considered by many as the “ugliest race” in Steele County history is officially over as Sheriff Lon Thiele has been re-elected for a third term over ...



Smith announces retirement at banquet; several athletes honored with postseason awards  Southernminn.com

The Owatonna gymnastics team recently held its annual season-ending banquet, and aside from honoring a number of remarkable student-athletes, longtime ...



Hemiplegia can't keep local swimmer out of the pool  Southernminn.com

When Emily Haas — who developed hemiplegia due to a brain tumor at age 5 — started swimming lessons, “we didn't know how far it would go,” said her ...



Owatonna prom 'not one to be missed' | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The sun was still high at 7 p.m. Saturday, but inside the Four Seasons Centre, hundreds of high school students and their families were already ...



OHS drama department incorporating thrust stage, video, and projections in fall production  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School's fall play, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” will attempt to take audiences inside the mind of a boy ...



Christmas will come to downtown Owatonna Thursday | Winter Wonderland  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The city's annual lighted holiday parade Thursday will feature floats from several businesses who haven't previously participated, all part of a ...



AM 1390 KRFO Sports Scoreboard  krforadio.com

Keep track of Owatonna-Area and Minnesota sports with our scoreboard. The scoreboard updates automatically, so check back daily to see the latest scores ...



Flautas fundraiser Friday supports scholarships for local students  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Flautas — and other traditional fixings of a proper Mexican feast — were flying out the doors of Our Savior's Lutheran Church Friday during the ...



Faribault High School announces third quarter honor rolls  Southernminn.com

The following Faribault High School students were named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2018–19 school year:



PARK AND REC: Changes at Brooktree Golf Course for the 2019 season  Southernminn.com

The snow is melting and April is just around the corner. It's spring in Minnesota. For many Steele County residents, this starts the thoughts of swinging a club and ...



Marc Achterkirch announced as new Activities Director at OHS  Southernminn.com

For Marc Achterkirch, it's all about the kids. After an official announcement came down on Friday afternoon from the Owatonna High School administration that ...



Owatonna Hockey Plans 50th Reunion Weekend  krforadio.com

Owatonna hockey will celebrate a 50th reunion weekend September 21-22 with a golf tournament and social events.



TODD HALE: Human Cannonball to return to 2019 fair | Community  Southernminn.com

Scott Kozelka, manager of the Steele County Free Fair, has announced that David Smith Jr., Human Cannonball, will return to this year's fair as an attraction on ...



OHS music department prepared and excited for Big Nine Festival Friday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School's concert band, concert choir, and symphony orchestra will join their counterparts from around the conference Friday in ...



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