Community Development

Owatonna High School Project

Owatonna School District No. 761 is proposing the construction of a new high school and related facilities. This new facility will include a 300,000 square foot high school building for 1,600 students, a driveway and parking lots for approximately 740 students and staff during the day and an additional 100 spaces for after school activities, football and track stadium, soccer fields, baseball and softball fields, and associated facilities (utilities, stormwater management, etc.).  See link below for the prepared Environmental Assessment Worksheet.
Environmental Assessment Worksheet

Cares Act 2020 

The City of Owatonna (City) and Steele County (County) recognize the hardships and impact COVID-19 has had on business within the community. In an effort to support local businesses and help them sustain operations during this difficult time.

Grant Program for businesses impacted by COVID-19.  

Program Information

FAQ Cares Grant Program


E-mail the application and supporting documentation to:


MN Small Business Guide

A guide for Minnesota small businesses who need help.

COVID-19 Small Business Guide