Friday, December 6, 2019

Community

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...
Mike and Sandy Jones are not natives of Blooming Prairie but they are products of small communities just a tad to the south near the border with Iowa.
They are not natives of the small, progressive southeastern Minnesota community of Blooming Prairie, but they say it feels like it. Mike and Sandy Jones, two transplants from Leroy and Adams, will be recognized as the Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce's Citizens of the Year for 2019.  A...
American Legion Post 52 and Auxiliary presented two $500 scholarships to Lucas Zellmer and to Jennifer Koudelka. American Legion Commander Karl Luiken is at far left and Legion Auxiliary President Suzy Thorson is at far right. Randy Zellmer, second from left, accepted for his son Lucas. Jennifer is second from right.
Blooming Prairie's American Legion Post 52 and Auxiliary have once again donated two $500 scholarships to two college students. Recipients in 2019 are Jennifer (Jen) Koudelka and Lucas Zellmer.  Legion Commander Karl Luiken and Suzy Thorson, president of the Auxiliary presented the checks to...
Police tape sealed off this property on East Main Street in Blooming Prairie early Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, New Year's Day. The Blooming Prairie Fire Department was summoned to a residence just east of Blooming Prairie at 3:30 a.m. The home owner, Kenneth Zylstra, was not home at the time.
A man facing several medical problems is now staring at another challenge—finding a new place to live. Ken Zylstra of Blooming Prairie has lost everything after fire swept through his residence early on New Year’s Day. Twenty-four Blooming Prairie firefighters, assisted by firemen from Ellendale...
Rachel Hansen, owner of Rachel's Hair LLC, of Blooming Prairie was a queen for the day on her last day of working at Rachel's Hair last Friday, Dec. 21.
Rachel's Hair LLC of Blooming Prairie has been sold. Rachel Hansen, store owner in Blooming Prairie the past 10 years, has sold her salon to associate Emily Allison. She has been a cosmetologist for 16 1/2 years. Allison has worked the past year-and-a-half in Rachel's salon. Allison, a graduate of...
Jamie and Gene Linse and son Henry pose with two mules owned by Dwight Smith, rural Austin. Smith was giving rides at the Hudson Linse fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 22.
The words of Jamie and Gene (Geno) Linse were almost the same. "I have no words for it; it's just awesome how people come together for the little guy,” remarked Gene. "I don't know what to say; it's great," countered his wife Jamie. Jamie and Gene are the parents of 20-month-old Hudson Linse, who...
It was an emotional time for the Harberts family as the Best Ever Christmas surprised them with a holiday miracle Dec. 22 in Blooming Prairie. Amy Simon wipes tears away from Jaxon Harberts’ face while tears overcame Jaxon’s father, Brandon, during the surprise party. Dr. James Midboe (with the red Santa hat) of Savage, co-founder of the non-profit group, says the Harberts story is an inspiration for everyone.
A bowling party at Bunkie's Grill & Lanes of Blooming Prairie turned into a giant-sized Christmas present opening party for Jaxon Harberts and his father Brandon on Saturday, Dec. 22. It was the Best Christmas Ever, a non-profit 501-C3 organization, that brought more than 100 gifts for Jaxon...

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