• Little Theater of Owatonna 50th Anniversary
  • Ellendale Minnesota
  • Vietnam War Display

    See local veterans' experiences as well as war overview.

Current Events:

What to do and see in Steele County and Owatonna Minnesota, something fun for everyone . . .

Thursday February 18th:

  • “Stories from the State School:  Desertion, Indenture and Murder” with Anne Cummins Peterson – learn more about what happened up at the State School.  Click Here to learn more.

Brewfest Logo - w dateFriday February 19th:

  • Around the World: Food and Brewfest  –  A fun evening of food from around the world along with a variety of Home Brews to judge. Click Here to learn more.
  • Click here to Order Tickets online.

Saturday  February 27th:Downton Abby-3

  • “An Evening Downton Abby Style – in the Dunnell House”  -there are ONLY ten (10) tickets available for this event that will be held in the Dunnell House. Click Here to learn more
  • Click here to Order Tickets online.

A Look Back: Nickel the Buffalo

Nickel the Buffalo from Nechville Farm

Nickel the Buffalo

A quick Video Feature about Nickel the Buffalo and how he came to the History Center.