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It's the absolute truth. Every kid who sat in a dental chair at Main Street Dental offices in Blooming Prairie and New Richland, left with a wide smile. The smiles were provided free of charge by Main Street dentists and staff on Saturday, Feb. 1 as part of Give Your Kids a Smile program. Five Main...
For residents and visitors alike, a stop at The Chocolate Shoppe is a must when in downtown Mantorville. The store is currently run by Lynnette Nash, who along with family members, makes hand-dipped chocolates as well as offering ice cream cones and a variety of old-fashioned candies. The Chocolate...
An exciting new chapter has opened for Car Time of Owatonna as owner Justin Johnson recently moved into a new building replacing a decades-old facility. The old building served many different venues since it was built in 1973. It has been a restaurant, headquarters for U.S. Representative Tim Penny...
This is what a destructive fire can do. Debris is everywhere as fire reportedly started in the northwest corner of The Bakery's basement. Seven fire departments fought the Jan. 28 fire. It’s still unknown what will happen with the building, but it is likely it will be demolished soon.
Gregg Fristedt, owner of The Bakery in Blooming Prairie, said his world has been turned upside down since the Jan. 28 fire that destroyed his place of business. "It's like a death in the family," he confesses. Fristedt has owned The Bakery the past 23 1/2 years. "It's been my life," he admits,...
Some people set lofty goals in life. A certain Awesome Blos- som did just that and achieved her goal of running 5K races/ benefits in all 50 states. The Awesome Blossom is Sara Romeo, a 2005 graduate of Blooming Prairie High School. In 2016, Romeo made a New Year’s Resolution of completing one 5K...
  It is a dream come true,” says Ellendale Mayor Russ Goette about his newest adventure, that of owning the Ellendale Cafe. “We didn’t want to see it go away,” says Goette’s life partner and business partner, Patti Carlson. Goette and Carlson purchased the cafe from Judy Davidson who has owned the ...
VIEW MORE PHOTOS FROM THE FIRE SCENE   Firefighters from four local fire departments fought an early morning fire at The Bakery in Blooming Prairie on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Bakery owner Gregg Fristedt said he and two other bakery store employees were in the building when the fire broke out. Fristedt...
Smoke filled the air as firefighters fought an early morning fire near the intersection of Main Street and NE 3rd Avenue.
Firefighters from four local fire departments fought an early morning fire at The Bakery in Blooming Prairie on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Bakery owner Gregg Fristedt said he and two other bakery store employees were in the building when the fire broke out. Fristedt said he called 911 to report the fire. A...
This accomplishment belongs to the entire team, said Blooming Prairie star center Gabe Hagen, reflecting on his night (Jan. 21) of scoring 22 points at home to eclipse the 1000-point mark during his four-year career. His special moment came in action against Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton (JWP)....
Two big wins highlighted the week for the Blossoms junior varsity girls basketball team. They defeated United South Central and Medford last week. On Thursday, Jan. 16, the Blossoms came out on top of a 35-31 game over Medford. Macy Lembke led the Blossoms with nine points followed by Shawntee...

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Steele County Times

411 E. Main St.
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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

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