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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%).



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 ...



Kath named principal of Owatonna High School | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — A former Owatonna High School teacher and state representative has been named the new principal for OHS, the school district announced on ...



Owatonna PD, High School Officials Issue Statements Regarding Monday's Lockdown  KAAL

Officials with Owatonna Senior High School and the Owatonna Police Department said the school went into lockdown Monday afternoon ...



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.



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…



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:



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 ...



Huskies Huddle: Owatonna Athletes Enjoy Summer Success  krforadio.com

On the track, diamond and court, Owatonna athletes had a successful summer of sports.



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 ...



SETH MADOLE: Momentum builds for new high school in Owatonna  Southernminn.com

On May 14, the vote for a new Owatonna High School failed by 120 votes. The voter turnout was strong and voices from both sides of the ballot could be.



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 ...



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 ...



Owatonna High School Referendum Results  krforadio.com

Owatonna School districts voters Tuesday defeated a referendum to fund a new high school by a count of 5,762-5,642. Results are unofficial. The ballot ...



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 ...



Where Does Owatonna Rank Among the Top Schools in Minnesota  krforadio.com

Owatonna High School ranks in the top third of Minnesota high schools according to a report published by U. S. News and World Report. OHS is in the bottom ...



'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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



Randall resigns as OHS principal | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School will have a new principal in charge for the 2019-2020 school year, as Mark Randall, who held that post for the past eight ...



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 ...



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 ...



Few Talked About Race at This School. Then a Student Posted a Racist Slur.  The New York Times

When white students at a Minnesota school posted a slur to Snapchat, black classmates demanded action. Their efforts led to uncomfortable conversations ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



COPE Meetings About HS Referendum in Owatonna  krforadio.com

COPE stands for Concerned Owatonnans for Public Education and they are holding meetings about the referendum for a new High School in Owatonna, ...



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 ...



Cloud to take over as OHS girls hockey coach  Southernminn.com

It's been nine years and about 100 miles, but Tony Cloud is finally getting his crack at a head coaching position.



Inaugural Music Hall of Fame class to be celebrated Tuesday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — In addition to performances by Owatonna High School's bands, choirs, and orchestras, Tuesday's Pops Concert will also include recognition of ...



Vikings Youth Football Camp Coming to Owatonna  krforadio.com

Considering how often the Owatonna High School football teams at US Bank Stadium, it only seems appropriate that the Minnesota Vikings Youth Football ...



OHS music department eager to entertain with annual Pops Concert Tuesday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School's bands, choirs, and orchestras will deliver a night of popular favorites Tuesday during the annual Pops Concert.



How Black Students Challenged the Racism at Their High School  The New York Times

There was viral outrage online, and the story could have ended there. But it didn't.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Moe hired as OHS gymnastics coach | Sports  Southernminn.com

Owatonna Activities Director, Marc Achterkirch, announced on Tuesday afternoon that Evan Moe has been hired as the school's head gymnastics coach, ...



Vikings visit: Two-day youth instructional camp rolls through Owatonna  Southernminn.com

Not even the sweltering heat could keep youngsters away from the Owatonna football fields on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon. It's not every day the ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Marching band festival celebrates heritage of namesake, Harry Wenger  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Leslea Partridge feels a responsibility to Harry Wenger, the namesake of the upcoming Harry Wenger Marching Band Festival that will hit the ...



STAYING STRONG: Despite major obstacles, Owatonna's LaVant Shaw has remained focused, dedicated  Southernminn.com

When you look into LaVant Shaw's eyes, you will see equal parts pain and equal parts determination.



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.



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.



Pomp and circumstance: Owatonna Seniors receive their diplomas  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — “We know this isn't the end of an era,” said Carolyn Stauffer as she addressed her entire class on Sunday afternoon. “This is the beginning of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Like father, like son: Owatonna man follows in dad's footsteps in law enforcement  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Ken Schule never felt coerced to follow in the family footsteps and become a cop, even though both his father and an uncle had long careers in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Thamert, an Owatonna native, to be featured at Downtown Thursday later this week  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The summer's next edition of Downtown Thursday will be this week, and, among the highlights, Travis Thamert — who was born and reared in ...



Criminal justice, social work, and teaching gain interest from OHS students following latest Made in Owatonna Day  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Criminal justice, social work, and education were the three fields of study during the most-recent Made in Owatonna Day, and — based on ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Owatonna High School class of 2015 looks toward new adventures  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The class of 2015 took attendance one final time on Sunday afternoon.



PROVEN ACES: Owatonna boasts deep stable of players, looks to turn things around as season kicks into gear  Southernminn.com

The results have been a mixed bag thus far, but one thing is for sure, the Aces amateur baseball team has depth.



Highway 14 head-on collision kills Owatonna woman  KIMT 3

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



DALE FAIRBANKS: A tale of two cities and the bond referendum  Southernminn.com

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief,



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 ...



Big Nine Conference track and field breakdown | Sports  Southernminn.com

Big Nine Conference track and field meet breakdown.



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.



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 ...



TODD HALE: Union Pacific "Big Boy" to make a stop in Owatonna  Southernminn.com

Attention railroad fans. Mark July 17 at 10:45 a.m. That's the date that the largest steam engine ever built, now restored by Union Pacific railroad, will make a ...



Minn. schools can't withhold diplomas because of unpaid lunch debt, Ellison says  Star Tribune

The state attorney general on Wednesday issued a binding opinion that schools cannot prevent a student from participating in graduation exercises over unpaid ...



PARK AND REC: Lake Kohlmier – New opportunity for Summer 2019  Southernminn.com

You don't want to miss out on the exciting new opportunity available to the community at Lake Kohlmier! Starting today through Labor Day, the beach house will ...



PARK AND REC: Steele County Safety Camp | Community  Southernminn.com

Steele County Safety Camp is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! The Owatonna Police, Fire, and Parks and Recreation Departments, Steele County ...



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 ...



Former Owatonna High School assistant principal pleads guilty to child pornography charges  Southernminn.com

CHASKA (TNS)— A former Chanhassen High School principal, who was also a former assistant principal in Owatonna, pleaded guilty Thursday to owning child ...



Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Program to be held  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Program will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11 at the Owatonna High School gym. Register by 1 p.m. and ...



TODD HALE: OHS grad Margo Olson Bauck honored by MASBO  Southernminn.com

I find it enjoyable to keep track of OHS grads and what they have done with their lives since leaving the hallowed halls of Owatonna High School. This week I.



Owatonna Public Schools – ISD #761 raises $5800 for United Way of Steele County  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Employees of Owatonna Public Schools, ISD #761, concluded a successful workplace campaign, pledging $5800 to help fund services to ...



NEVER QUIT: Brandon Moen had every excuse to walk away from wrestling, but he didn't  Southernminn.com

Brandon Moen isn't done wrestling. Not yet, at least. Not after the university he originally committed to unexpectedly eliminated the sport from its athletic budget.



Four Owatonna High School students recognized for academic achievement  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA—Four student-athletes from Owatonna High School are being recognized for their achievements on the court, in the classroom and throughout the ...



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.



Owatonna High School announces top 12 Homecoming King and Queen candidates  Southernminn.com

First Row left to right are Lauren Hylle, Jade Huseby, Sophie Amundson, Jamie Davison, Riley Schmidt, and Margo Achterkirch. Second row left to right are ...



Love, joy, kindness, and adventure all part of LTO summer musical, 'Once on this Island'  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — While the summer sun blazes outside this month, local theater aficionados can be transported to a Caribbean island with the Little Theatre of ...



BEST SUMMER EVER: Alec Holcomb thriving in Northwoods League playing for Waterloo Bucks  Southernminn.com

It's a mild early-June evening in Waterloo, Iowa and Owatonna High School graduate, Alec Holcomb, takes a deep breath and digs in from the stretch with two ...



OHS hires former national champion player, Olympic coach to take over girls hockey program  Southernminn.com

According to a press release issued by Owatonna Public Schools, Sarah Murray has been selected at the next girls hockey coach at Owatonna High School, ...



'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 ...



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 ...



TODD HALE: Owatonna's first female fire equipment operator and a grandson to former chief Frank Anderson both now on duty  Southernminn.com

Two veteran firefighters, Leila Kath and Bob Hager, have been promoted to Fire Equipment Operators with the Owatonna Fire Department and are now serving ...



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 ...



Graduates look to tomorrow at 2017 OHS Commencement | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — For the 327 members of the Owatonna High School graduating Class of 2017, Sunday was a long time coming.



Police: Pizza Hut delivery driver robbed at gunpoint in Owatonna  Bring Me The News

A worker delivering for Pizza Hut in Owatonna was robbed at gunpoint earlier this week. Owatonna Police are asking the public for help if they know anything ...



TODD HALE: Remembering the Gainey Park jet | Community  Southernminn.com

Whenever I drive down Lemond Road and pass Thomas Ave. where Gainey Park is located, I reflect back to the time when that park was the resting place of a.



Sextet of seniors shares final DECA highlight in Orlando during convention  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School seniors David Keller, Molly Hawkins, Dawson Ringhofer, Mason Rhodes, Matt Bueltel, and Matt Segler were able to ...



OHS crowns its homecoming royalty | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School kicked off Homecoming Week 2017 by crowning Noah Budach as king and Margo Achterkirch as queen Monday ...



Circulation of online petition against bullying, racism draws attention from AHS admin - Austin Daily Herald  Austin Herald

You have read 1 of 10 articles. Log In or Subscribe. An online petition circulated around Austin High School is calling for administrators to take the allegations of ...



Accommodating prayer in Owatonna public schools | Owatonna Peoples Press  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Balancing the separation of church and state with the freedom of religion has posed an array of challenges for administrators in the Owatonna ...



Raney, Minton honored for tobacco-prevention efforts | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Whitni Minton, a junior at Owatonna High School, and Kevin Raney, who represents Owatonna's fourth ward on the city council, were ...



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 ...



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