Friday, January 24, 2020

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Just a few weeks ago, a major business move was announced. Minimizer, a manufacturer of truck fenders and other accessories, is moving from Blooming Prairie to Owatonna. Minimizer had been a thriving industry in Blooming Prairie for many years. Now, the former owner and chief visionary of Minimizer...
NRHEG got back into the win column with an easy victory over Le Sueur-Henderson 35-16 during a Homecoming match-up in New Richland Sept. 27. The Panthers scored a pair of touchdowns in each of the first two quarters to take a 28-8 lead at halftime. In the first quarter, Blake Ihrke piled in to...
After a scare the previous week, it was back to usual form for the Owatonna Huskies football team as they battered Faribault 56-7 Friday night. The win kept the Huskies unbeaten string alive at five games this season. The Huskies smoked Faribault with 21 points in each of the first two quarters to...
Randolph’s undefeated visited Booming Prairie Friday, Sept. 27, hoping for an upset victory over the No. 3 state ranked Blossoms. But the Rockets fizzed most of the game as the home team shot down the visitors 62-15.  The win married the fifth straight victory for the locals and protected their...
NRHEG celebrated Homecoming Week last week with the king and queen being crowned at the coronation ceremonies Sept. 23 in New Richland. This year’s king and queen are Blake Ihrke and Jayna Domeier. Top: The entire royalty includes, from left: Lonnie Wilson, Agro Gushwa, Mason Ferber, Prince Jadon...
LeMar Nelson, former Blooming Prairie educator and current sports writer, has invested a lifetime in this southern Minnesota community. Because of health reasons, Nelson and his family made a decision to move him closer to his family in Minneapolis. This move resulted in his home being sold and a...
One happy breakfast diner at the Blooming Prairie Veterans Memorial Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 29 was MiKenna Boehnke, 7. All proceeds from Sunday's breakfast go to maintaining the memorial.
Thanks to some caring and patriotic individuals, many exciting things are happening at the site of the Blooming Prairie Veterans Memorial, says Tom Peterson, chairman of the Veterans Memorial Committee. Some of that generosity and patriotism was demonstrated on Sunday, Sept. 29 at a fundraising...
Blooming Prairie royalty, aka Virdiana Villarreal and Gabe Hagen, visit with residents at Prairie Manor Care Center last Friday morning. All candidates visited with the residents while the cheerleaders even provided some special cheers.
Blooming Prairie royalty, aka Virdiana Villarreal and Gabe Hagen, visit with residents at Prairie Manor Care Center last Friday morning. All candidates visited with the residents while the cheerleaders even provided some special cheers. See page 10B for more homecoming photos.
The 12th annual banquet of the Blooming Prairie Education Foundation saw seven alumni receive special recognition. Shown from left are John Dale Worke, athlete Hall of Fame; Diane Anderson, Honored Educator; Alan Morton, athlete Hall of Fame; Lisa Meshke, athlete Hall of Fame and Margaret Noble, accepting posthumous award for her uncle, Capt. Ted Schreier. Not pictured are Tom Burke and Shannon Kruckeberg.
Blooming Prairie Blossoms were in full bloom on Saturday night, Sept. 28, when alumni gathered to celebrate their accomplishments over the years. Seven special Blooming Prairie Blossom alumni were saluted at the 12th Annual Blooming Prairie Education Foundation Alumni Awards Banquet. This year...
Dressed in jail garb, sheriff and jail officials flee out of the Steele County Detention Center in Owatonna into the hands of Michelle Redman decked out in a milk carton and awaiting sheriff’s deputies Friday morning. Involved with the jail break include, from left: Jeremy Hanzek, deputy; Anthony Buttera, jail administrator; Paul Prissel, assistant jail administrator; Sheriff Lon Thiele; Michelle Redman, executive director of Big Brothers; Scott Hanson, chief deputy; Chad Schlueter, jail programs coordinat
It didn’t look good Friday morning when five people dressed in orange and black and white jail garb went fleeing out the front door of the Steele County Detention Center in Owatonna. Sheriff’s deputies quickly converged on the area only to find it wasn’t a real jailbreak, but rather a little...

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