Monday, September 25, 2017

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The top candidate for Steele County Administrator has turned down the job. Michael Plante confirmed Friday that he will not be coming to Steele County after reaching an impasse in contract negotiations with county officials. He declined to elaborate on what specifically the hang up was in the...
Midway through jury selection in a Steele County murder trial, one of the accused murderers has brought the trial to an end by entering a plea. On Thursday, Cyrus Trevino of Owatonna pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the killing of Richard Jurgensen of Medford. The plea came on the fourth...
Steele County Buildings Director Lynn Holthus shows off Courtroom B at the Steele County Courthouse in Owatonna. The courthouse is partially back to normal operations after being closed for nine months.
  By RICK BUSSLER Publisher   After months of being shut down, the Steele County Courthouse in Owatonna is operational once again. Well, sort of. On Monday, the courthouse opened a second floor courtroom to accommodate the high-profile murder trial of Cyrus Trevino. The trial began with jury...
Left: Gerald William Blevins • Right: Cyrus Noel Trevino
The first of two accused murder suspects in what authorities called a drug-related homicide is set to go on trial next week in Steele County. Jury selection is slated to get underway Monday in Owatonna for Cyrus Noel Trevino, 25, of Owatonna. He was indicted last fall on first-degree murder charges...
    The Open Arms Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention fundraiser, “Jacob’s Run,” took place Saturday around the area. The run featuring motorcycles and cars started and ended in Owatonna.  Zach Glazier of Albert Lea captured the action from a drone as the motorcycles and cars traveled throughout the...
Officers from multiple agencies assisted with a high-speed chase in Steele County Monday afternoon. The chase began south of Owatonna and ended on Highway just west of Blooming Prairie. The driver shot and killed himself after a Steele County Sheriff’s deputy utilized a PIT maneuver to stop the vehicle. Highway 30 was closed in the area for several hours as officers investigated the incident.
The Steele County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man involved in the Aug. 28 high-speed chase through the county that ended in gunfire. Dwayne Gary Paulson, 39, of rural Blooming Prairie committed suicide after the vehicle chase on the back roads from Owatonna to Blooming Prairie, according to...
 A Steele County couple is hitting the back roads of Minnesota and Wisconsin to raise money to aid in the cure for a crippling disease. Carl and Denise Wieman of Owatonna took part in the 32nd Annual Multiple Sclerosis River Road Run this past weekend. The run was a motorcycle tour that ventured...
Kristin Romeo helps son Charlie get a good view at the solar eclipse at a Blooming Prairie Library viewing party on Monday, Aug. 21.
It was a scene to remember at Blooming Prairie's Central Park on Monday, Aug. 21 with both kids and adults using special cardboard glasses to get a glimpse at a solar eclipse. Blooming Prairie Librarian Nancy Vaillancourt was busy handing out special, authorized glasses to view the eclipse. "I have...
Officers from multiple agencies assisted with a high-speed chase in Steele County Monday afternoon. The chase began south of Owatonna and ended on Highway just west of Blooming Prairie. The driver shot and killed himself after a Steele County Sheriff’s deputy utilized a PIT maneuver to stop the vehicle.
A high-speed chase through Steele County with several area law agencies ended Monday afternoon in the driver committing suicide outside of Blooming Prairie. The chase ended on Highway 30 at County Road 46 and 84th Avenue about a mile west of Blooming Prairie at about 12:30 p.m. According to Sgt....
    BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: High-speed chase ends in suicide   The Steele County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed a driver alluding authorities Monday afternoon committed suicide. Sgt. Gary Okins of the sheriff’s office said a 39-year-old rural Dodge County resident, who lives east of Blooming Prairie...

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