• Coming of Age 1968
  • Vietnam War Display

    See local veterans' experiences as well as war overview.

  • Entrepreneurs

    Now Showing!

Current Events:

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

April 15th: 

  • Welcome to Ellendale exhibit to open, this exhibit will feature the Lerberg’s Truck – click here for details.

Tuesday – April 21st: 

  • Genealogy Group Meeting – do you want to learn more about your family history? click here for details.

Tuesday – May 5th:

  • Genealogy meeting with Leanne Cragun at 10:00 am.  Click here for details

Friday – May 22nd:

  • Americana Showcase Concert – featuring Jeffrey Foucalt, Six Mile Grove, and Brandon Sampson.  Click here for details & tickets.

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.