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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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 High School Honor Roll | Community  Southernminn.com

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



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.



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 ...



YEAR IN REVIEW NO. 6: Ballot bound: Owatonna school district begins referendum process for new school  Southernminn.com

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



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 High School's Huskies, Varsity, and Concert bands to take stage Thursday night  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — While Owatonna High School's concert band got a jump on the season with a special show last month during a visit from North Dakota State ...



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, ...



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.



Facilities task force discusses district demographic projects, as well as space concerns at OHS  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The facilities task force for Owatonna Public Schools met for the second time Thursday night and did so inside the building on which most of their ...



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 ...



Free activities passes available for senior citizens in OHS school district  Southernminn.com

Senior citizens age 62 and older that reside in the Owatonna Public Schools district boundaries will be able to attend activities free of charge again this school ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



TODD HALE: Remembering Fred Stoeker, OHS wrestling coach  Southernminn.com

Our OHS wrestling team is doing very well this year. This is a good time to present a historical story regarding a OHS wrestling coach named Fred Stoeker, who ...



'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 ...



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 ...



Highway 14 head-on collision kills Owatonna woman  KIMT 3

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



Owatonna Girls to Open Playoffs at Lakeville North  krforadio.com

The Owatonna High School girls basketball team will open the Section 1AAAA playoffs Wednesday, February 27 at Lakeville North at 7 pm. The game can be ...



Owatonna Art Center announces Fine Arts Award recipients.  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The Arts Center wants to recognize young people that are creative and encourage them on their artistic journey. They asked the art faculty at ...



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 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.



Olympic Coach Hired to Lead Owatonna Girls Hockey Program  krforadio.com

Sarah Murray, who earlier this year coached the Korean women's hockey team at the Pyeong Chang Winter Olympics, is the new Owatonna High School girls' ...



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

OWATONNA — Following are the top 12 Owatonna High School Homecoming King and Queen candidates:



HARD-THROWING HOLCOMB: OHS graduate headed to Division I North Dakota State  Southernminn.com

Two years ago, Alec Holcomb was a borderline college prospect, good enough to draw attention from a wide range of schools, but not quite ready for the ...



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.



Movie featuring Laurence Fishburne filming in Owatonna  KARE11.com

OWATONNA, Minn. - There's no walk of fame in downtown Owatonna, but for the past two weeks, a movie crew has paraded through town. Movie director Todd ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



OHS theater department to explore relationship between dogs and humans in production of "Sylvia"  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The Owatonna High School drama department's spring production, “Sylvia,” is unusual in multiple respects: first, in that a student — Nick Hagen ...



TODD HALE: First Owatonna Air Show occurred in 1931 arranged by local men  Southernminn.com

Henry Stange, who will turn 90 very soon, stopped by my house recently with some priceless articles from the People's Press newspapers of yesteryear. One of ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Bird's-eye view: County prepares to update aerial imagery  Southernminn.com

STEELE COUNTY — Many, if not most, people have seen aerial images of their homes, neighborhoods, and communities, but not as many are aware as to why ...



TODD HALE: Former Owatonna Chamber president Jonathan Zierdt to retire to resume his full time fight against prostate cancer  Southernminn.com

I know many of you knew Jonathan Zierdt, who served as President of the Owatonna Chamber of Commerce from 1997 to 2000. For the past 15 years he has ...



Prep roundup: South St. Paul beats Simley in overtime; Gophers recruit has big game for Owatonna  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Jackson Luhrs passed to Oscar Diaz for an 8-yard touchdown that gave host South St. Paul a 21-14 victory in overtime over Simley in the Class 4A, Section 3 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Scavenger Hunt among new 4-H offerings at Fair this week  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — While 4-H projects remain a staple of the 4-H building on the Steele County Fairgrounds, the organization has added several new offerings this ...



OHS students launch Change is Now group to make their school, community a better place  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — A handful of Owatonna High School seniors were fed up with all the negatively, selfishness, and lack of awareness in their own school, the local ...



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 ...



Shooting in Owatonna continues for "Brother's Keeper" film, local extras needed for scenes Thursday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Producers of “Brother's Keeper” — a movie being filmed partially in Owatonna — are hoping local residents will turn out Thursday to work as ...



TODD HALE: Where did the Owatonna elevator indian maids go?  Southernminn.com

The question has been asked of me a number of times over the years. “Whatever happened to the Indian Maids that were on top of the Owatonna Elevator?



Adams thrilled to accept New Prague High principal job  Southernminn.com

When Nicole Adams heard she was being offered the New Prague High School principal's job, it was one of the best phone calls she'd ever received.



Bernadine 'Bunny' Grabbe -- Rochester  PostBulletin.com

Bernadine Grabbe, 90, of Rochester, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Edenbrook of Rochester Nursing Home. A memorial *service* will be at 2 ...



Owatonna High School recognizes award winners for 2013-14 | Sports  Southernminn.com

On Wednesday, Owatonna High School handed out its year-end awards, honoring dozens of students who participated in athletics and activities throughout the ...



Ronald Joslin -- Coon Rapids  PostBulletin.com

Ronald Alan Joslin, of Coon Rapids, died at home on Feb. 20, 2019, due to complications of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/TEN. He was 58 years young.



TODD HALE: Sharon West honored by sports car of America, Mike and Trudy Pierce to retire hosting community dinners at the end of this year  Southernminn.com

For decades, Sharon West of Owatonna has been involved in sports car competition nationwide. For 30 years she was a partner of her late husband Harvey ...



ALC, McKinley SPED, and calendar in the spotlight at Monday's work session  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA—Snow days, special education, and smart students were the topics during Monday's work session for the Owatonna school board.



Owatonna Public Schools prepared for momentous 2017 | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna Public Schools will undergo several changes in 2017, from construction projects that will reshape how schools look and operate, ...



Mildred "Millie" Pauba -- Zumbrota  PostBulletin.com

Mildred “Millie” Pauba, 88, of Zumbrota, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, surrounded by her family. Mass of ...



OHS homecoming, "Where Dreams Come True" | Owatonna Peoples Press  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School is getting ready for this year's homecoming celebration that will kick-off on Friday, Sept. 26, with the pep fest, followed by ...



Hanson named Vice President of TPS Insurance Agency  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Jeff Hanson, AU, AIS, has been named Vice President of TPS Insurance Agency. He will be managing and marketing large commercial ...



Owatonna Public Schools construction projects already underway this summer and fall  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Though much of the more noticeable construction work at schools around Owatonna will take place in 2017 and 2018, multiple projects were ...



Mild weather reduces number of birds, but one new species spotted, during Owatonna CBC  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The recent stretch of mild weather led to lower numbers of birds for some counters, but dozens of species—including one new avian—were ...



Cirksena named school district's special education director | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — After serving as the assistant principal of the Owatonna Junior High School for the past three-and-a-half years, Wendy Cirksena's position within ...



TODD HALE: Marking the 20 year anniversary of Owatonna's only appearance in state boys hockey tournament  Southernminn.com

For the many years that I broadcast Owatonna High School boy's hockey we never achieved that goal of making it to the state tournament. I remember at least a ...



New principal eager to get started | MN South News  New Prague Times

Nicole Adams was hired last week as the New Prague High School Principal. Adams spent the last two years as principal at Le Sueur-Henderson high school, ...



Red Wing player reportedly the target of racially-charged tweets by Owatonna hoopsters  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna school district officials have responded to allegations of racist comments being made on social media by two members of its high ...



Community Bank Owatonna announces new vice president  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Locally owned and operated Community Bank Owatonna and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce Jeff Goergen as the bank's new ...



Class of 2014: OHS grads take the next step  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — More than numbers — that was the Matthew Van Ommeren's message to his fellow students of the Owatonna High School Class of 2014.



Christmas Carolers from Owatonna High School to perform around town  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Long before it starts to look a lot like Christmas — or even a little bit like the holidays — a group of dedicated high school students from.



Anti-gay church plans demonstrations in Owatonna | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — A notorious Christian protest organization has announced plans to demonstrate in Owatonna next month.



VIDEO: You're Invited: 2019 Polar Plunge | Public Safety  PostBulletin.com

Join the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office and several others for the 2019 Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics Minnesota. Can't make it and would like to ...



news Pro Bowl Notebook: Thielen, Barr Enjoying Repeat All-Star Appearances  Vikings.com

It seems there's rarely a day where Adam Thielen isn't giving 110 percent. Thielen returned to Orlando this week for his second consecutive Pro Bowl week, ...



Extreme cold caused sprinkler problem that flooded parts of Big Lake High School  Bring Me The News

Big Lake High School is cleaning up a significant mess caused by malfunctioning sprinkler heads during last week's extremely cold weather. The school posted ...



Student arrested for video threatening shooting at Winona High School  Bring Me The News

Another student informed school staff of a threatening video.



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