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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…



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Leaders of local businesses pledge support of 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



With several new members, OHS Carolers continue local holiday tradition  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Though the Owatonna High School Carolers have several new members this season, “they are doing really well and overall are well-prepared,” ...



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



Firearms on school property an 'unfortunate situation' says superintendent  Southernminn.com

MEDFORD — A so-called incident involving firearms at Medford High School last week — an incident that created a stir on social media — was really not an ...



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 ...



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, ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



You're in or you're out; Elk River has built a football machine  Southernminn.com

You are a tall and lanky young man growing up in the burgeoning far northwest Minneapolis suburb of Elk River.



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.



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 ...



Captured fugitive sentenced to 4 years in prison for home invasion  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Emotions ran high Thursday afternoon in a Steele County courtroom as a man, who was supposed to be sentenced in court in late October, ...



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 ...



Shattuck alum, Olympic coach Sarah Murray to lead Owatonna girls hockey  Southernminn.com

Shattuck-St. Mary's Sarah Murray has been selected at the next girls hockey coach at Owatonna High School, pending school board approval, according to an ...



Parade of Lights: Owatonna tradition rings in Christmas season  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The downtown streets of Owatonna were alive and well with Christmas spirit Thursday night as people filled the sides walks to the brim, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'Brother's Keeper' film starts shooting Wednesday in Owatonna  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Shooting began Wednesday morning at Owatonna's Mapleview Apartments for the movie “Brother's Keeper,” which tells the inspirational true ...



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 ...



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?



OHS again sends dozens of students to state for DECA  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Owatonna High School's DECA contingent again proved formidable at the District 1 DECA Conference, contested January 12 in Owatonna's ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Owatonna hosts hundreds of students for District 1 DECA Conference Friday  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Several schools from around the region filled Christian Family Church Friday as Owatonna played host yet again to DECA's District 1 ...



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 ...



Impacts and investments of latent plans to build a new high school  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The last attempt the Owatonna school district made to build a new high school was in 2008 when only 26 percent of voters checked “yes” to ...



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 ...



STELTER'S BIG SHOT: Former OHS football player to show off skills in front of NFL scouts  Southernminn.com

Andrew Stelter played his final game for the University of Minnesota on Nov. 25, 2017. He graduated in December with a four-year degree and is currently taking ...



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, ...



Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota receives Pinnacle Award  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota is proud to announce that the Big Brothers Big Sisters Nationwide Leadership Council has ...



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 ...



Owatonna Police Seek Suspect Who Fled as Officers Arrived With Search Warrant  KSTP

October 30, 2018 02:00 PM. Owatonna police are asking for help from the public in the search for a suspect who reportedly fled his residence Monday as officers ...



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 High School grand march tickets available | Owatonna Peoples Press  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Tickets to the Owatonna Senior High School Prom grand march are available.The grand march begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $4 and tickets are ...



YEAR IN REVIEW NO. 2: A fresh face: Downtown redevelopment begins in earnest in Owatonna  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — A preliminary drawing of a proposed downtown redevelopment project released in late June by the project developers showed what at least one ...



Homestead Hospice House to host 2nd annual Suits and Sneakers Basketball Fundraiser  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The 2nd annual Suits and Sneakers Basketball Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, March 18 at 2 p.m. at the Owatonna High School Gym.



Family, friends remember Shannon Zwanziger, Owatonna High School student  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Shannon Zwanziger, the Owatonna High School student who died Tuesday after showing signs of the flu, will be remembered as an aspiring ...



Stabbing suspect arrested in Dodge County pleads not guilty  KIMT 3

OWATONNA, Minn. – A bloody suspect arrested in Dodge County has finally entered a plea to a stabbing in June 2017. Ron Henry Lee Jaeger, 35 of Owatonna, ...



Familiar faces hit the hardwood to benefit Homestead Hospice House  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Familiar faces from local government, business, healthcare, law enforcement, and the school district hit the hardwood Sunday for the second ...



Brothers Jacob and John Pfeifer win statewide piano competition  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Brothers Jacob and John Pfeifer, both piano protégées of Owatonna teacher Mary Hitzeman, were named finals winners in the Senior-A ...



Camp Fire claims life of missing father | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — After six days of searching for answers, Roman Digby of Owatonna publicized on Facebook that his father, John Arthur Digby, had died in his ...



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 ...



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 ...



2018 Fourth of July Fireworks Schedule  KEYC

Here is a list of the Fireworks Displays around Southern Minnesota & Northern Iowa. If you know of a fireworks display that we should add to our list, send us an ...



Rahrick and Anderson leading Owatonna tennis to 15-1 start  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — A record as fantastic as that of the Owatonna High School tennis team (15-1) can only be accomplished with contributions from every spot in the ...



KM middle school principal headed to Owatonna | Education  Post-Bulletin

KASSON — Kasson-Mantorville Schools will say farewell to middle school principal Michelle Krell in July.



Family member of crash victims: 'Hug those loved ones tight'  KIMT 3

The aunt of a young girl killed in a crash in Dodge County says she never imagined her life would be cut short so suddenly.



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.



Rochester Mayo looking to continue fast start  KIMT 3

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. week into ...



OHS FFA students discover college and career possibilities--and own strengths--at national convention  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — At the 91st National FFA Convention, held in Indianapolis the last week of October, Owatonna High School FFA members discovered college ...



GRAPPLING WITH CHANGE: Two huge storylines in Division I wrestling have local implications  Southernminn.com

Wow, talk about life-altering news. In the span of just six days, two of Owatonna's most accomplished former wrestlers have had their immediate futures ...



Ellendale looking to sell liquor store after second year of loss  Southernminn.com

ELLENDALE — “Municipal liquor stores are on their way out,” said Russ Goette, the mayor of Ellendale after the state's 2017 report showed another big loss for ...



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.



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

Another student informed school staff of a threatening video.



Man arrested for Worth County hotel beating  KIMT 3

Minnesota man picked up on a warrant in Owatonna.



What happened to David Crowley? Documentary examines murders-suicide of Apple Valley filmmaker, Owatonna native  Southernminn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — A new documentary aims to show the inner workings of David Crowley, an aspiring filmmaker from Apple Valley who in 2014 murdered his ...



Le Sueur-Henderson principal leaving | Local News  Mankato Free Press

Nicole Adams is resigning as principal of the Le Sueur-Henderson middle and high school.



Veteran hunter Arnold Krueger pursues passion, continues tradition during Minnesota's duck opener  Star Tribune

LE CENTER, MINN. – The autumnal equinox didn't occur here Saturday until 8:54 p.m. But Arnold Krueger, age 90, celebrated fall at a much earlier hour not far ...



Owatonna Boys' Lacrosse Players Honor Cancer Victims, Survivors  krforadio.com

This week's Owatonna boys' lacrosse Sock it to Cancer Night began with an introduction of each player and who they were honoring that night.



Thursday's storm forcing Mayo closures in southern Minnesota  KIMT 3

CANNON FALLS, Minn. – Several Mayo Clinic locations are closed Thursday night's storms. Mayo Clinic Health System says its sites in Faribault, Kenyon, and ...



Armed home invasion in Steele County  KIMT 3

BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Minn. – The Steele County Sheriff's Office is investigating its second armed home invasion in a little more than a month. Deputies were ...



Prep Volleyball Highlights and Golf News from Tuesday  KIMT 3

Mankato East vs Century, Mayo vs Owatonna, St. Ansgar vs Mason City & Mason City golf.



Annette Arlene Kubista of Owatonna | Obituaries  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Annette Arlene Kubista , 83, of Owatonna died Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Traditions in Owatonna, Minn. She was born Jan. 27, 1931, in ...



Austin man injured in head on crash Monday afternoon  KIMT 3

An Austin man is injured in a head-on collision late Monday afternoon in Steele county.



Charles Albrant -- Hibbing | Obituaries  PostBulletin.com

Charles “Chuck” Drummond Albrant, 79, of Hibbing, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Hibbing. A memorial *service* will be held Wednesday, Nov.



Child Who Drowned in Dodge County Pond Had Gone Fishing, Father Says  KSTP

The Olmsted County Medical Examiner's Office planned to conduct an autopsy Wednesday to confirm accidental drowning as the cause of death ...



Todd Hale: OHS grad crowned Mrs. Ohio will advance to Mrs. International Competition  Southernminn.com

2004 OHS graduate Brittany Ellingson Humble was recently crowned Mrs. Ohio International at a pageant held in Dublin, Ohio. Brittany is the daughter of Rick ...



Sequence inventor discusses games at history center | News  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA—Doug Reuter, who two decades ago served the Owatonna/Waseca area in the Minnesota House of Representatives, discussed Sequence, the ...



Terry Randy Wilker of Owatonna | Obituaries  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — Terry Randy Wilker, 54, of Owatonna died unexpectedly of an accidental death in his home on Friday, July 4, 2014.



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