Thursday, December 5, 2019

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There was a little jivin’ going on during halftime of the Owatonna Huskies football game Friday night as Homecoming Queen Julia Dallenbach, center, led the homecoming royalty in a special dance routine, despite a surgery she had on her back earlier this year. Dallenbach is still recovering from a spinal fusion aimed at improving a condition known as scoliosis that progressively got worse over the years forcing her to take a break from dance competition she has enjoyed since she was 2 years old.
Football wasn’t the only action going on Friday night in Owatonna, but there was also a little jiving to the beat by this year’s Homecoming queen and her court. And for Queen Julia Dallenbach, it was extra sweet to be able to twist and shout in front of the crowd. She is recovering from a spinal...
After going without a K-9 as part of its crime fighting efforts for the past several years, the Steele County Sheriff’s Office wants to bring back the program. Sheriff Lon Thiele has announced his office is seeking donations of $30,000 to start up a K-9 program similar to one it had in 2014 when...
Just a few weeks ago, a major business move was announced. Minimizer, a manufacturer of truck fenders and other accessories, is moving from Blooming Prairie to Owatonna. Minimizer had been a thriving industry in Blooming Prairie for many years. Now, the former owner and chief visionary of Minimizer...
NRHEG got back into the win column with an easy victory over Le Sueur-Henderson 35-16 during a Homecoming match-up in New Richland Sept. 27. The Panthers scored a pair of touchdowns in each of the first two quarters to take a 28-8 lead at halftime. In the first quarter, Blake Ihrke piled in to...
After a scare the previous week, it was back to usual form for the Owatonna Huskies football team as they battered Faribault 56-7 Friday night. The win kept the Huskies unbeaten string alive at five games this season. The Huskies smoked Faribault with 21 points in each of the first two quarters to...
Randolph’s undefeated visited Booming Prairie Friday, Sept. 27, hoping for an upset victory over the No. 3 state ranked Blossoms. But the Rockets fizzed most of the game as the home team shot down the visitors 62-15.  The win married the fifth straight victory for the locals and protected their...
NRHEG celebrated Homecoming Week last week with the king and queen being crowned at the coronation ceremonies Sept. 23 in New Richland. This year’s king and queen are Blake Ihrke and Jayna Domeier. Top: The entire royalty includes, from left: Lonnie Wilson, Agro Gushwa, Mason Ferber, Prince Jadon...
LeMar Nelson, former Blooming Prairie educator and current sports writer, has invested a lifetime in this southern Minnesota community. Because of health reasons, Nelson and his family made a decision to move him closer to his family in Minneapolis. This move resulted in his home being sold and a...
One happy breakfast diner at the Blooming Prairie Veterans Memorial Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 29 was MiKenna Boehnke, 7. All proceeds from Sunday's breakfast go to maintaining the memorial.
Thanks to some caring and patriotic individuals, many exciting things are happening at the site of the Blooming Prairie Veterans Memorial, says Tom Peterson, chairman of the Veterans Memorial Committee. Some of that generosity and patriotism was demonstrated on Sunday, Sept. 29 at a fundraising...
Blooming Prairie royalty, aka Virdiana Villarreal and Gabe Hagen, visit with residents at Prairie Manor Care Center last Friday morning. All candidates visited with the residents while the cheerleaders even provided some special cheers.
Blooming Prairie royalty, aka Virdiana Villarreal and Gabe Hagen, visit with residents at Prairie Manor Care Center last Friday morning. All candidates visited with the residents while the cheerleaders even provided some special cheers. See page 10B for more homecoming photos.

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