Friday, December 6, 2019

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"These women have put their hearts, time and talents into these quilts." That was a comment coming from Chris Butler, originator of the Quilts of Valor program in Blooming Prairie. Butler was paying tribute to the many women who hand crafted 12 quilts for members of the military. Since Veterans Day...
Brown paper bags are lining up the donation center at Trinity Lutheran Church in Owatonna, but they’re not just any bag. They are filled with love and generosity of donations as part of the church’s “Thanksgiving in a Bag” effort. For the sixth year, Trinity Lutheran is spreading holiday cheer by...
A dream came true on Veterans Day 2019, Monday, Nov. 11, in Blooming Prairie with the dedication of the Blooming Prairie Veterans Memorial. "It's a pretty big day," said Veterans Memorial Committee Chairman Tom Peterson, overcome with prideful emotion. "This day has been a long time coming," said...
For the first time in the school’s history, Blooming Prairie will be playing in a state football championship. The Blossoms delivered a cake walk over Ada-Borup 41-0 in Saturday’s semi-final playoff game at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to qualify for the state title game on Nov. 29. Blooming...
All good things must come to an end, and after winning their last 29 games the Owatonna Huskies run at becoming state champions for a third straight year came to an end at the hands of the St. Thomas Academy Cadets. The Cadets used a stingy defense, a momentum-shifting special teams play, and a...
After sweeping Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 3-0 in the first round of the state tournament, the Medford Tigers faced a familiar foe, fellow Gopher Conference member Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (W-E-M), in the state semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 8. It was the fourth meeting between the two teams this...
Senior quarterback Kaden Thomas threw for four touchdowns, and the Awesome Blossom football team punched its ticket to the state semi-finals with a convincing 42-20 victory over Springfield-Comfrey.  The game at Janesville on Saturday, Nov. 9, marked No. 11 in a row for the Blossoms on their...
Retired University of Minnesota Professor Fred Amram came to Blooming Prairie High School on Sunday, Nov. 3 to speak to cast members of the play, The Sound of Music performed last weekend.
"The hills are alive, with the sound of music." These familiar lyrics from one of our most popular musicals, the "Sound of Music," indeed have come alive for some Blooming Prairie High School students.  These students were part of the high school drama department's production performed last week....
Grant and Julie Schultz in front of the candy counter at Costa’s Candies and Restaurant.
Costa’s Candies and Restaurant has been a fixture on Cedar Avenue in Owatonna since 1919 when George Boosalis opened it as George’s Candy Kitchen. Boosalis ran the business until 1970 when his nephew, Costa Boosalis, bought the business and changed the name to Costa’s Candies and Restaurant. Costa...
After about 15 months on the job, the executive director of the Steele County Historical Society is moving south. James Lundgren submitted his resignation last week to the Society’s board. Lundgren has accepted a new position as CEO and executive director of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum...

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