Saturday, July 11, 2020

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Blooming Prairie High School senior Karson Vigeland went to center court with teammates Gabe Hagen and Kaden Thomas to accept the Section 1A championship trophy after defeating Hayfield.
Senior Karson Vigeland was a starter on the state-bound Awesome Blossom basketball team when his season ended in early February. Vigeland suffered a torn ACL when going up for a rebound against the Hayfield Vikings. Vigeland was ready to face the Vikings again last Thursday, March 12, only this...
Veteran radio broadcaster Todd Hale feels comfortable behind the microphone at KRFO in Owatonna. Hale hosts a weekly show featuring Big Band music from the 1930s. He says the show is a trip “down the line of yester years of big bands.”
 Let’s let it roll…” From a small intimate studio on Owatonna’s south side, veteran radio broadcaster Todd Hale introduces and spins yet another Golden Oldie from his collection of Big Band music. Yes, the voice of Owatonna has been ofcially retired from the radio business for 30 years. However,...
“It was a fun ride,” said a proud Blooming Prairie High School girls basketball Coach John Bruns when reflecting on the 2020 season. The Awesome Blossom girls saw their season come to an end last Thursday night at the Mayo Civic Arena in Rochester in the Section 1A championship game against...
The scenario for the Blooming Prairie High School boys basketball team is the same for them as it was for the girls a week ago. That scenario is thatthe Blossoms are one game away from reaching the state tournament for the second time in their history. The Blossom boys made it to the state...
It was a dream come true for Kelly Jean LaMotte. Her Blooming Prairie boutique opened in living color last Saturday on Main Street next to Bunkie’s.“I had a vision, and we made it happen,” LaMotte said, crediting her family and others for making a dream real. “It still doesn’t seem real,”...
A Blooming Prairie man wanted in connection with a murder in Las Vegas has been captured in Rice County. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Mark Doocy, 60, at the Flying J Truck Stop along Interstate 35 outside of Northfield March 4. According to Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn, a deputy spotted Doocy...
After a slow start in a thrilling game on the Hayfield Viking boys basketball home court Feb. 7, Blooming Prairie's Awesome Blossoms used an aggressive defense to take command. The Blossoms emerged victorious over the Vikings, 59-54. The victory upped the Blossoms' season record to 16-2, Gopher...
The Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms girls varsity basketball team sank five three-point shots in the first half to help catapult the Blossoms to a 52-47 victory over Hayfield Feb. 6. The big Gopher Conference win pushed the Blossoms' season mark to 18-3 overall and to 10-2 in the conference....
Trailing by 12 points at halftime, the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) boys’ basketball team got within three points in the second half but couldn’t complete the comeback as they lost 74-79 to United South Central (USC) on Feb. 6.  NRHEG Head Coach Isaiah Lundberg said USC took...
Parents of three Blooming Prairie High School football players watch as their sons sign their letters of intent to play college football. Signing, from left, are: Karson Vigeland, Concordia of St. Paul; Gabe Hagen, Minnesota State at Mankato and Zach Weber, University of Wisconsin at Stout. Behind their sons are, from left, Erik and Michelle Vigeland, Joan and David Hagen and Heather and Ryan Weber.
Lots of proud people gathered in the Blooming Prairie High School Library to witness the signings of letters of intent by three players from the state champion Awesome Blossom football team. Applying ink to letters of intent last Wednesday, Feb. 5 to play college football were Gabe Hagen, Minnesota...

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