Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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It proved to be a cake walk for the Owatonna Huskies (10-0) in the Section championship game Friday night against Rochester Century. The Huskies captured their fourth straight section title by blowing out Century 43-6. The game was pretty much over shortly after it began. The Huskies scored twice...
Goodhue, one of the Awesome Blossoms’ staunchest rivals over the last dozen years proved no match for BP this season. The Blossoms defeated the Wildcats 59-12 at Dodge Center Friday, Nov. 1, to earn their second straight Section 1A championship.  The victory kept the locals undefeated and marked No...
"I'm an Awesome Blossom through and true," admits professional musician Elisa (Lisi) Wright, a member of the Galactic Cowboy Orchestra. Known professionally as Lisi, Wright is proud of her Blooming Prairie heritage that led her to the stage. She is the daughter of Bob and Loretta Ingvalson. Lisi...
It was no trick for an Ellendale man on Halloween, but rather a hefty treat. Alex Blaschko got the ultimate treat on Halloween after winning $100,000 playing the Lottery’s Fireball 7s scratch game. Blaschko and his girlfriend decided to stay in on Halloween night and their plans included playing...
A Veteran’s Day program is planned for Owatonna Middle School on Monday, Nov. 11 at 10:15 a.m. Every year members of the American Legion Post 77, AMVETS 23, VFW Post 3723 and VFW Auxiliary 3723 join with middle school staff and student council representatives to host a Veteran’s Day program. This...
For high school sports fans, it doesn’t really get any better than what has happened to area teams this past week. Excitement is at an all-time high this week in Steele County as three schools are celebrating section championships. Both gridiron powerhouses, the Blooming Prairie Blossoms and...
Scoops of dirt go flying as local and state officials mark the ceremonial groundbreaking of Hwy. 14 Friday afternoon in Steele County. Some of those involved with pitching shovels of dirt are, from left: Sen. John Jasinski, Gov. Tim Walz, Rep. Brian Daniels, Transportation Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher and Owatonna Mayor Thomas Kuntz.
With ceremonial shovels of dirt flying, the long awaited expansion of Hwy. 14 between Owatonna and Dodge Center is finally underway. For some, it was a day that has been 40 years in the making. “This is a wonderful day, if you’re not excited, you don’t have a heart beat,” said Sen. Dave Senjem, R-...
It’s a different year and a different team, but the Owatonna Huskies earned the same result as they are once again advancing to the Section 5A championship. This year, they accomplished that feat by routing John Marshall 42-0 on Saturday, Oct. 27. However, the game didn’t start that smoothly for...
For the second time this season, the Blossom football team used an usual fast start and defeated Randolph in a section playoff game Saturday Oct. 26 on the home field. The Blossoms took a 40-6 lead at the half and then were content to run out the game 56-27. The win kept the locals undefeated and...
Second graders at the Blooming Prairie Elementary School recently found out first hand how a small town business community functions. Thanks to the Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce and its Junior Entrepreneur program, second graders were given a hands-on opportunity to learn about city...

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