Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Blooming Prairie

The ninth annual From the Heart run/walk is this coming weekend in Owatonna. From the heart selects and honors four families who have been stricken with cancer. This is Terri Grose who was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer in August 2016.
Adjust your calendars and make room on Sunday, Dec. 4 for the St. Columbanus Council of Catholic Women (CCW) nativity brunch and bake sale at the church, 114 East Main Street in Blooming Prairie. In addition to enjoying a fresh-baked breakfast, visitors will be able to buy baked goods and also have...
Twenty-two Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce members are participating in a gala holiday shopping program called “Keepin’ It Local. “We have a great bunch of Blooming Prairie business people and they’re joining hands for this first-ever “Keepin’ It Local” campaign,” said Becky Noble,...
One era ends and another begins as Greg Johnson of B to Z Hardware takes over the reins of leadership of the Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce. The actual change in leadership took place at the Chamber’s annual meeting at the Pizza Cellar on Wednesday, Nov. 16 with Luke Swenson completing...
Blooming Prairie junior golfer Taylor Christianson made her third trip to the MSHSL State Golf Tournament last week at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker.
Blooming Prairie’s Taylor Christianson is no stranger to competing at the Minnesota State High School League Girls’ State Golf Tournament. The junior had qualified in two previous years and she had her best state rounds in the 2016 edition last Tuesday and Wednesday at Pebble Creek Golf Club in...
Youngsters Sophia Esplan and Aubrey Klocke put some of their change in a collection jar at the Pizza Cellar on Sunday, Jan. 17 during a Blooming Prairie Cancer Group fundraiser, a pancake breakfast. More than 150 attended the breakfast, a kickoff for the Cancer Group’s 2016 year. Staff photo by Howard Lestrud.
Chatter at the Blooming Prairie Cancer Group’s kickoff fundraiser breakfast on Sunday morning, Jan. 17, echoed pride about the Group’s presentation of a $73,000 check for cancer research. BP Cancer Group leaders Cheri Krejci and Jennifer Milton presented the huge check to Tom Overlie, news anchor...
Roger and Joanne Sorenson and their Dachshund Addie enjoy their time together. A drunk driver killed the Sorensons’ 19-year-old daughter Kelly Jo 32 years ago south of Blooming Prairie. Kelly Jo is shown in a photo held by Joanne. Staff photo by Howard Lestrud.
Making good decisions is always essential in life and especially when it comes to mixing alcohol and driving. That toxic mixture of alcohol and driving changed the lives of Roger and Joanne Sorenson of Blooming Prairie forever. It was a drunk driver who killed their daughter Kelly Jo, 32 years ago...
On Wednesday, Dec. 9, a portion of Highway 218, near Dodge Mower Road in Blooming Prairie, was temporarily closed while Mayo One responded to a medical incident. At approximately 11:15 a.m., Blooming Prairie emergency crews were called to Dodge Mower Road, just off State Highway 218, for a medical...
Blooming Prairie’s Ethan Arett lifts his hips as NRHEG’s Brett Kubiatowicz attempts to take him to the mat. Arett won the bout with a 12-8 decision.  Photo by James Knoop
After wining the second match in a quadrangular meet at St. Clair, the Blooming Prairie wrestling team is already halfway to its win total of a year ago.  The Blossoms defeated the host Cyclones 40-25 in the second match of the invitational at St. Clair on Tuesday, Dec. 1, to win one and lose two...
Ann Weedman (right) cheers as she is crowned the 2015 Blooming Prairie Scrooge. Staff photo by James Knoop
The air was fresh and crisp. Main street lights and decorations were hung and on display, and music filled the air as Blooming Prairie community members gathered to celebrate Christmas in their hometown last Friday. Running from mid-afternoon to late evening, guests had their pick of the crop when...

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