Saturday, March 23, 2019

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 Beau Jones poses with three of his children at his graduation from the Steele Waseca Drug Court at the Steele County Courthouse on Jan. 30. From left are Keylan Jones, 7; Boniecanna Jones, 4 and Dorisha Jones, 5. Mom is Helena Shaw.
"This is more than a graduation from the Steele Waseca Drug Court. It is a commencement, or a new beginning." Those were the words of Third District Steele County Judge Joseph A. Bueltel as he addressed the 38th and 39th gradates of the Steele Waseca Drug Court on Wednesday, Jan. 30. A nearly...
The search for a new superintendent in Blooming Prairie School District 757 has continued to pick up steam with the job being officially posted on Jan. 30. Current superintendent Barry Olson will retire on June 30. The job has been posted internally and externally, reports Blooming Prairie School...
Trevor Kruckeberg is the manager of Kruckeberg Services, which includes sanitation and recycling services. He is shown by a truck graphically wrapped by Trevor's brother's firm, KIK Graphics.
A couple of enterprising young men are raising the Kruckeberg name to higher business levels. These men just happen to be twins Trevor and Tyler Kruckeberg. The twins are 28 and have been involved in business circles at Minimizer for many of their younger years. Tyler is the owner of KIK Graphics,...
A veteran Steele County highway worker is under investigation after being involved in a crash while working last fall that caused more than $20,000 of damages to utility lines in Owatonna. County administrator Scott Golberg confirmed that David Jensen faces possible disciplinary action once an...
All those in attendance including members from the Dinka, Nuer, and Anyuak tribes, gather for a group photo celebrating the covenant and the peaceful ties these groups all currently enjoy away from the civil strife plaguing their country.
On Saturday, Jan. 26, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Owatonna hosted a landmark signing. The signing established a covenant between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Africa-Mission in South Sudan. There to sign the covenant were Rev. Dr. Rafael...
These Blooming Prairie Youth Club kids have some fun on the ice.
It's been 16 months since the Blooming Prairie Boys & Girls Club split from the regional organization and became its own youth group. "I feel the club is settling in" after reorganizing into a youth group of its own, says Bryce Schlichter, co-president of the Blooming Prairie Youth Club. He...
The Blooming Prairie Cancer Group presented a check of $110,000 to the Eagles Cancer Telethon last Saturday night. Shown being interviewed are Cheri Krejci, Jennifer Milton, Connie Trom, Joann Nielsen, Amy Trotman, Mandy Doochy, Ashley Valek and Pam Folkens. Teresa Chapman, executive director of the Telethon, accepted the check.
With the help of sizable donations from the Blooming Prairie Cancer Group and from the Geneva Cancer Group, the Fifth District Eagles Cancer Telethon went over the $1 million mark. Late Sunday afternoon, it was announced that the 65th annual Telethon reached $1,011,834. The Blooming Prairie Cancer...
Medford’s Kinsey Cronin pulled down a rebound over multiple opponents.
g After an exhilarating victory over Water-Elysian- Morristown earlier in the week, the Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossom girls ran into a block in the road, when Medford kept its unbeaten string alive at 12-0. The Tigers romped to the victory on their home f loor, 73-45, Friday, January 11. Medford...
In their first meeting of the new year, the Steele County Board of Commissioners reorganized by choosing new leadership. Greg Krueger of District 5 was named chairman of the board while Jim Abbe of District 4 was chosen vice chair. Krueger replaces John Glynn, who had served as chair for the past...
Owen David Kormann is the First Baby of 2019 in Blooming Prairie. He is shown with his parents, Melissa and Justin Kormann and his sister Emma Lee.
Owen David Kormann hit the scales at 9 pounds and 3 ounces. This youngster became the First Baby of Blooming Prairie in 2019. He is the son of Melissa (Missy) and Justin Kormann and brother of Emma Lee, 5 1/2.  The Kormanns reside in Blooming Prairie at 140 NW 8th St. Owen David measured 22 inches...

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