• Christmas in the Village
  • Holiday Shopping at the SCHS Gift Shop
  • 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 . . .

Friday & Saturday – December 4 & 5:

  • Christmas in the Village –  A fun filled holiday event for the entire family.  Click Here to learn more.
  • SCHS Artisan MarketWe are looking for Artisan’s for the Artisan Market on Saturday, December 5th. There is a $25 investment to have a booth at this event. Here is the registration form: Artisan registration  (to learn more about the Gift Shop – click here)

Sunday  – December 6th:Dunnell Christmas

  • Historic Holiday House Tour –  Be inspired by these beautifully decorated homes in Steele County..  Click Here to learn more.


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.