Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Community

Steele County Attorney Dan McIntosh addresses the audience during Saturday’s Promoting Peace Conference in Owatonna.
The judicial system is taking domestic violence more seriously than it has in the past generation or two, according to Steele County Attorney Dan McIntosh. However, he also said that domestic violence incidents continue to slightly increase. “The perception of domestic violence is that it is just...
Darin Brown was recently named Firefighter of the Year through the National Exchange Club’s Firefighter of the Year program.
Though Darin Brown is not one to enjoy the spotlight, he was deeply honored when he found out that he was deemed Firefighter of the Year through the National Exchange Club’s Firefighter of the Year program.  A banquet is being held for Brown at 6 p.m., Oct. 8, at the Eagles Club in Owatonna.  To...
Owatonna police officer Emily Ammentorp helped Owatonna fourth-grader Sierra Rocco pick out some new items last Wednesday during the “Shop with a Cop” event in Owatonna.
Police officers of Owatonna and Blooming Prairie Police Departments had the unusual task of helping local kids pick out school clothes as part of Salvation Army’s Shop with a Cop program. Eleven police officers and 11 local kids participated in the event that took place at Wal-Mart on Sept. 23. ...
About 100 to 150 farmers gathered each day of Central Advantage’s Field Technology Days (Sept. 11 and 12), to learn about new tilling equipment and planting methods.
The Central Advantage Field Technology Days on Sept. 10 and 11 attracted farmers from all over the area to learn about new equipment, planting technologies and tillage methods.  This level of interest in environmentally sound pieces of equipment leave agronomists saying that Steele County farmers...
Ken Trom, 80, of Udolpho Township, loves to play the harmonica. He practices on his instrument almost daily and just recently has made a few public appearances. He owns seven harmonicas, his first one was purchased in 1948.
In a cavern, In a canyon, Excavating for a mine, Dwelt a miner forty-niner, And his daughter Clementine.   Chorus: Oh my darling, Oh my darling, Oh my darling Clementine, You are lost and gone forever, Dreadful sorry Clementine.   Put a harmonica in his hands and the old western folk ballad, “Oh My...
Those crazy flamingos can be spotted flocking in local yards once again. The flamingos are sent from home to home and the “lucky” recipient is encouraged to donate to the BP Cancer Group to have the flamingos moved to a new location. Anti-flamingo individuals can even purchase insurance, guaranteeing that the birds won’t return to their yard (until next year.)
The Field of Flags is flying once again, and Blooming Prairie businesses and homes are decorated once more. The community is looking forward to the 15th annual Cancer Benefit scheduled for Sept. 11 and 12.  In the past 15 years, the BP Cancer Group has raised over $500,000 for cancer research. The...

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