Saturday, August 8, 2020


The Ellendale City Council announces Ralph Diaz as the new manager at the Ellendale Muni. The Muni is a bar, liquor store and eatery, offering off-sale and on-sale liquor, as well as a lunch and dinner menu with a wide variety of burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and more. Diaz brings years of...
It ‘tis the season to give Blooming Prairie a beautiful look. That was the message brought forward by Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce President Greg Johnson at a regular membership meeting held Wednesday noon, May 17, at Bunkies Grill & Lanes. With the community into celebrating its...
Mothers and daughters have been known to shop together, but a fresh twist on that concept is a mother/daughter team in Owatonna that not only shops together, but they own a shop together.  The Rustique, a consignment shop owned by Karen Schultz and Tami Krogman, is located at 207 N. Cedar Avenue in...
Vicki Lysne, Jerry Ganfield, Nancy Morness, Jame “Corky” Ebeling, Jack Spitzack, and Tom Brick pose with the plaques they received for excellence in tourism. This is the first time the chamber has recognized separate facets of tourism.
Owatonna is a wonderful place to visit, and the Owatonna Chamber of Commerce decided to honor a few of the people who help make it that way. The 2017 Tourism Awards were handed out on May 11 during a luncheon at The Steele County Historical Society Center. Kate Godfrey, director of Conventions and...
The Steele County Meals in Motion makes visits to the Blooming Prairie Senior Center the first and third Fridays of each month from noon to 1 p.m. This service is for those who cannot afford to get to the food shelf, or for those who have no transportation.  If the residents cannot make it to the...
A legacy of service was celebrated with the Blooming Prairie Lions on a recent membership meeting night at the Blooming Prairie Servicemen’s Club. District 5M-2 Gov. Steve Wasserman of Faribault told BP Lions members that “A Legacy of Service” was his theme for the Lions year of 2016-17.  In...
Businesses of the Blooming Prairie area were saluted at a special business luncheon Wednesday, April 26 at the BP Servicemen’s Club. The luncheon was sponsored by VFW Auxiliary Post 878 and by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 52. Joyce Johns, lead organizer for the event, said more than 180 were...
Ryan and Pam Kubat are celebrating their 20th year in business at their new location at 125 W. Bridge Street in Owatonna. Corporate Recognition was a business started in their basement and has grown to have international customers ordering their products.
Perhaps the roots of one of Owatonna’s very successful specialty shops originated in the pristine beauty of Alaska. It was a place where Ryan and Pam Kubat met and decided to get married. “We had talked about it for a while,” said Pam Kubat. “We wanted to find something that we could both do...
Paula Trenda is the proud owner of Curly Girlz. She started out making gift chocolates for friends and the business slowly increased as demand grew.
Life just got a lot sweeter in downtown Owatonna. Curly Girlz Candy has moved from Medford into 121 at West Main Street just off Central Park. Owner Paula Trenda started the shop back in 2011 as a part-time venture out of the kitchen of Saint Mary’s. By 2014, she had moved to full-time candy making...


Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent / ADvantage
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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