Senior Ellie Younquist received a military scholarship for $180,000 and she will enter the US Marine Corps

OHS student awarded full-ride military scholarship

May 21, 2020

Every year, a select amount of students nationwide are granted scholarships from the United States Marine C...

How the stay-at-home order is affecting teen mental health

How the stay-at-home order is affecting teen mental health

April 14, 2020

Online classes combined with stay-at-home orders are leaving teens feeling isolated and alone. Beyond the ...

Red Cross appreciation

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Bella Anderson, Writer

April 6, 2020

The American Red Cross Organization began in 1881 with the mission to help those in need. The importa...

Princess Winifred and Prince Dauntless will engage the crowd in this year's musical Once Upon a Mattress

Medieval mayhem

February 19, 2020

Once Upon a Mattress. This musical is a rendition of the classic tale the Princess and the Pea with a ...

Eating Disorder Awareness Ribbon and Dates

Eating disorder awareness week

February 12, 2020

Eating disorders are an often silent group of disorders as its not uncommon for those suffering from an eat...

OHS Carolers preforming at the Toys for Tots concert.

Here we come a-caroling

December 20, 2019

‘Tis the season for the annual OHS Winter Concert. Every year, the auditorium is packed with peopl...

Students get to proudly show off their ugly sweaters

Ugly sweater dance

December 6, 2019

The Owatonna High School Cash Drive is fast approaching, which means the highly-anticipated Ugly Swe...

Referendum reaction

Bella Anderson, Photojournalist

November 17, 2019

On Tuesday Nov. 5, the people of Owatonna voted to pass both bond referendems. After a lengthy debate, it was been decided that Owatonna will get a new high school. These are some of the reactions captured, varying from teachers and staff to students.

Perfect pumpkin patches

October 28, 2019

One of the most popular activities is pumpkin picking. Pumpkin patches are the base for many fall photos and memories. Most pumpkin patches have closed for the season but there is one called Farmer John’s Pumpkin Patch in Austin, Minnesota. They are open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily, September 21 - October 31. Admission is f...

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