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Parks and Rec looking for community's help in locating $1,000 of stolen cords

According to Parks & Recreation staff, sometime between noon Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday the two cords, which were connected to temporary panels, were cut and stolen from the park.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-06-18 20:58:00

$300 Offered For Info On Illegal Dumper

Le Sueur County Sheriff Brett Mason is offering a $300 REWARD for information leading to the identification of the person that illegally dumped garbage.The mess appeared on June 6th on 470th Street, West of Hwy 13 in Waterville Township.Those with said information are asked to contact the Le Sueur C

KEYC - 2018-06-18 21:00:40

Rain can't stop runners at Saturday's Medford FD 5K

“I actually prefer this to the heat,” added Sharon Langerfeld, who ran alongside her daughters, Willow Krogh and Danielle Hager, Saturday. “Last year, we ran into sprinklers because it was so hot.”

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-06-18 21:30:00

Le Sueur County offers reward for identity of roadside dumper

"From the day that got reported to this date, the investigation has failed to lead to any information as to a suspect involved," said Bruce Collins, sergeant of investigations for the Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office.

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-06-18 22:09:00

Sleepy driver crashes near interstate construction, state patrol reports

SOMERSET TOWNSHIP — Road construction and a sleepy driver played a role late Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that injured two in rural Steele County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.The patrol reports that northbound traffic on Interstate 35 was backed up near the 33 milepost around

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-06-18 19:10:00

Steele County Historical Society to tour Como-Harriet Streetcar Line and the Steamboat Minnehaha

Tickets for the tour are available at the Steele County History Center, 1700 Austin Road, Owatonna. Tickets are $65 for SCHS members or $75 for non-members. Space is limited and filling quickly.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-06-18 13:45:00

READERS WRITE: Thank you, from the Harry Wenger Marching Band Festival

What a treat to experience the wonderful marching and music last Saturday for the 9th Annual Harry Wenger Marching Band Festival. The streets were alive with the sound of music! This event is impossible without you! It is hard to believe that it was just a little over 9 years ago that we took a gian

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-06-19 05:00:00

Day in History: Blooming Prairie police chief shot

1993 – 25 years ago• A large section of Cannon Falls is underwater when the Cannon River, swollen by torrential rains, overflowed its banks. The Zumbro River also rose a foot flooding numerous basements in Zumbrota. The sewage treatment plant for Kenyon has also been flooded.• Blooming Prairie chief

POST-BULLETIN - 2018-06-18 05:22:00

Owatonna man charged after domestic assault

The woman came to Waseca Police Department in the morning of May 27, upset and with visible injuries, the criminal complaint said. The two had been arguing over messages on his phone. He pushed, punched and choked her several times.


PARKS AND RECREATION: Owatonna’s eighth annual Weekend Out

All weekend, walk, bike or run on your Owatonna trails this weekend and be entered into a drawing for prizes! Look for details to come on this challenge on our website and Facebook page!


BRADY'S BREAKOUT: Owatonna senior saves his best season for last

It was only about five months ago that Brady Schuster’s baseball career had a definitive conclusion. He was going to enjoy his final season with the Huskies in the forthcoming spring, perhaps play for the Legion Post 77 squad in the summer and then hang up his cleats for good.Schuster was set on att


Woman charged with prostitution - Albert Lea Tribune

Janis Amanda Gross, 31, is charged with gross misdemeanor prostitution in a public place.


New farmers market to debut in Owatonna Tuesday

Empty on Friday afternoon, the parking lot of Grace Baptist Church on 26th Street in Owatonna is likely to fill up on Tuesday evenings beginning next week as a new farmers market, The North Market, opens for business. The farmers market will be open on Tuesdays through Aug. 21, organizers say. (Jeff


Woman pleads guilty to financially exploiting vulnerable adults - Austin Daily Herald

Bridget Ann Fodness, 40, of Austin pleaded guilty to felony financial exploitation of vulnerable adults-breach of fiduciary obligations as part of a plea agreement on Friday in Mower County District Court.


Krenske captures Miss Medford crown

Madison Krenske took the coveted Miss Medford crown, while Morgan Jones was named Junior Miss Medford, and Jayden Schweisthal won the title of Little Miss Medford.Miss Medford was for those ages 15-18, Junior Miss Medford encompassed 11-14, Little Miss Medford covered 7-10, and all contestants for T


Sick and tired of neck pain?

For most of us, neck pain has reared its ugly head more than once. In fact, there are estimates that anywhere from one in 10 to one in five people will experience an episode of neck pain in a given year.Though some studies report that between 33 percent and 65 percent of these people will recover wi


Bank Robbery in Owatonna, Suspect in Custody

Police say Dahl entered the US Bank in Owatonna just after 2:00 Tuesday afternoon, handed the teller a note that demanded money and referenced a gun, although a gun was never displayed. The teller provided the cash and Dahl fled.


Local residents and visitors line the streets of Medford for Friday's Straight River Days parade

MEDFORD—Though the night wavered between sunshine and rain showers, the former ultimately prevailed during the annual Straight River Days parade Friday, as Medford residents and visitors alike lined the streets to watch emergency vehicles, civic organizations, and local businesses on a humid evening


Police nab Faribault man suspected of Owatonna bank robbery

OWATONNA — A Faribault man suspected of robbing an Owatonna bank Tuesday afternoon has been found and arrested, less than two hours after the reported robbery took place, according to the Owatonna Police Department.Matthew Dahl, 33, with a last known address of Faribault, was apprehended at the Stee


MYSTERY SHOT: Where's that in Steele County?

Last week’s Mystery Shot: Chuck Fuller FieldI wasn’t totally honest last week — a fact that many noticed when you found the hint that I claimed I wasn’t going to give. What I said was this: “And sorry. No hint today. I tried to think of one, but I struck out.”Apparently, that was enough for some of