Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Claudio (Michael Reider) is teased by Benedick (Cody Jensen) as Prince Don Pedro (Tom Walker) stands between them. Benedick is not impressed by his friend Claudio’s plans to marry.
Little Theater of Owatonna’s production of Much Ado About Nothing is an over-the-top theatrical spectacle. Jazz music and flapper costumes, a giant set and a three hour runtime, this is no small affair of the heart. Jeffery Jackson’s vision of Shakespeare is not the bare stage of the bard’s time,...
*/ 2017 marks the hundredth anniversary of “The Great War” or World War I, and the Steele County Historical Society formally opened their exhibit on it last Thursday. The exhibit, which is set to run for two years, covers both the nation at large, and Steele County in particular, during the time...
Cheri Krejci was honored as the 2017 Woman of Achievement. Her speech was brief, but true to character as she demonstrated her deep humility.
From among five nominees, Owatonna Business Women awarded Cheri Krejci the honor of the 2017 Women of achievement at their annual fundraiser.  Krejci, from Blooming Prairie, is well known for her efforts in the fight against cancer. As an active member of the Blooming Prairie Cancer Group, Krejci...
Ian Crum played a commanding Triton next to a comical Sebastian by Andrew Wall. Leah Moon’s Ursula was compleeing. Her sidekick eels, played by Bernadette Donlon and Lydia Weisenburger were equally eery.
Owatonna High School brought Disney’s The Little Mermaid to the stage in nothing less than spectacular fashion. Its dedication to the wonder of undersea life was clear in every ocean scene. The iconic “Under the Sea” number in particular was a clear sign this production was going all in. A...
The Emergency Services Explorer Post 007 SWAT team brought home a couple of trophies in mid-January after competing in SWAT competition in Chandler, AZ. Everything that a SWAT Officer carries, the local Explorers had.
Blooming Prairie Police Officer Dan Peach, 22, was not even born when the Emergency Services Explorer Post 007 was founded in 1988. Now, Peach, who himself was an Explorer at age 15, is an advisor to the group with founder Rick Ellingson. Peach and Ellingson are both part-time officers in Blooming...
Nate Chesney and Emily Schoenbeck play love interests in LTO’s romantic-comedy Prelude to a Kiss. Prior to auditions, the two had never met.
Before you wrap up your Valentines festivities, catch Little Theatre of Owatonna’s production of Prelude to a Kiss by Craig Lucas. This romantic comedy follows the misadventure of Peter and Rita, a couple who fall in love and get married. On the day of their wedding, however, an old man approaches...
LeMar Nelson gets a visit from Robin DeLap as he rests up after fall.
LeMaar Nelson - a living legend in Blooming Prairie, and our 84-year-old sports reporter took a nasty spill this week following his chemo therapy which had weakened him. He is in the ICU at Austin - Mayo. He is doing well and they are keeping him for observation until Thursday. He informed me that...
Free masonry has been active in Blooming Prairie for 140 years. The Lodge is dissolving and Masons may now transfer membership. The Lodge is affiliating with the Owatonna Masonic Lodge.
It’s 140 years of history.  “Nothing is forever,” says Ken Trom when reflecting on the closure of the Blooming Prairie Masonic Lodge, called Prairie Lodge No. 123 A.F. and A.M. Calling the dissolving of the lodge an emotional time, Trom walked amongst a wealth of items associated with the lodge...
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...

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