Saturday, November 16, 2019

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It proved to be a cake walk for the Owatonna Huskies (10-0) in the Section championship game Friday night against Rochester Century. The Huskies captured their fourth straight section title by blowing out Century 43-6. The game was pretty much over shortly after it began. The Huskies scored twice...
Goodhue, one of the Awesome Blossoms’ staunchest rivals over the last dozen years proved no match for BP this season. The Blossoms defeated the Wildcats 59-12 at Dodge Center Friday, Nov. 1, to earn their second straight Section 1A championship.  The victory kept the locals undefeated and marked No...
"I'm an Awesome Blossom through and true," admits professional musician Elisa (Lisi) Wright, a member of the Galactic Cowboy Orchestra. Known professionally as Lisi, Wright is proud of her Blooming Prairie heritage that led her to the stage. She is the daughter of Bob and Loretta Ingvalson. Lisi...
St. Catherine was a saint, but what happened to her wasn’t very saintly. In 305 A.D., St. Catherine was beheaded because she refused to marry the emperor. That’s one of the interesting facts Catherine Trenda, a seventh grader at St. Mary’s School in Owatonna, shared with people during a special...
It was no trick for an Ellendale man on Halloween, but rather a hefty treat. Alex Blaschko got the ultimate treat on Halloween after winning $100,000 playing the Lottery’s Fireball 7s scratch game. Blaschko and his girlfriend decided to stay in on Halloween night and their plans included playing...
A Veteran’s Day program is planned for Owatonna Middle School on Monday, Nov. 11 at 10:15 a.m. Every year members of the American Legion Post 77, AMVETS 23, VFW Post 3723 and VFW Auxiliary 3723 join with middle school staff and student council representatives to host a Veteran’s Day program. This...
For high school sports fans, it doesn’t really get any better than what has happened to area teams this past week. Excitement is at an all-time high this week in Steele County as three schools are celebrating section championships. Both gridiron powerhouses, the Blooming Prairie Blossoms and...
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-...
A new high school will be coming to Owatonna after voters approved a bond referendum in Tuesday’s special election. Unofficial results show the referendum passed by nearly 1,300 votes. The final total for Question 1 was 6,311 yes votes to 5,017 no votes. The second question also passed, but by a...
More gridiron action will take place Friday night with the unbeaten Steele County powerhouses advancing to section finals. The top-ranked Blossoms (9-0) killed Randolph 57-27 in section semi-finals for the second time this season to advance to the section championship Saturday against Goodhue (8-2...

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