Thursday, December 5, 2019

Community

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...
For anyone who has seen the movie or a touring production of “The Sound of Music,” it is almost an unforgettable experience. The story of the Von Trapp Family Singers resonates with people of all ages and has become one of the half dozen most popular and successful movies and stage productions. The...
A 16-piece band was featured at the Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce 3rd Annual Speakeasy held at the BP Servicemen's Club. The Austin Big Band was popular for those who liked to dance and also reminisce about the prohibition days.
Deviating from the past progression of moving from establishment to establishment, the third annual Speakeasy in Blooming Prairie took a different twist on Friday, Oct. 25. In the past, Speakeasy attendees moved from bar to bar to escape the feds. This past Friday night, attendees landed at the...
During the 2018 holiday season, a group of caring individuals brought a Best Christmas Ever to Blooming Prairie. Best Christmas Ever is a 501C3 non-profit organization that partners with business leaders and communities to lift up families who have fallen on hard times through non fault of their...
"What a day!" That was the breathless comment of a visitor to the 47th Annual Village Affair staged in Blooming Prairie at the high school on Saturday, Oct. 26. More than 80 exhibitors were present to show off their crafts and other unique wares. These exhibitors rented over 140 spaces, said event...
Supporters of the upcoming Owatonna school bond referendum came to the Owatonna Eagles Club Oct. 23 to enjoy a spaghetti supper and find out more about the upcoming vote. Messages about the vote were low-key as display boards throughout the room gave a visual idea of what the new high school might...
After a game that only produced seven points between both teams the week before, this week’s game resembled more of a football game once again with 67 points being scored between the two teams. Unfortunately, NRHEG came out on the losing end of a 52-15 contest against Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Oct...

Pages

Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
507-634-2661
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Greer Citizen newsletter feed