Friday, March 23, 2018

Steele County Times

Dave Neiman, owner of Arrow Ace Hardware, showcases some of the grill models available at the new store, located in downtown Owatonna. Ace has relocated from North Cedar Avenue to West Vine Street over the past few weeks as an ongoing effort to revitalize Owatonna’s downtown area. Ace took over the former Arnold House.
In business, location can be everything. Dave Neiman, majority owner of Arrow Ace Hardware in Owatonna, knows this better than anyone. It all started last October with a phone call from Owatonna Mayor Tom Kuntz. The mayor had a proposal for Neiman, who took him up on the suggestion and began work...
Wow! How would you like an autographed photo of Stafon Diggs, hero of the Minnesota Vikings miracle win over New Orleans on Jan. 14? The autographed photo will be one of many sports items on the auction block at the Blooming Prairie Youth Club Benefit Bash on Feb. 3 at the BP Servicemen’s Club.
Put your extra spending money aside and win an autographed photo of Stefon Diggs, the Minnesota Viking wide receiver who was part of the Minneapolis Miracle on Jan. 14. Diggs, #14, is now recognized as one of the most celebrated Minnesota Vikings football player after he caught a 61-yard touchdown...
Craig and Dick Kruckeberg, both widely known for their creation and growth of Minimizer and Kruckeberg Industries, will be honored Thursday night as the 2017 Blooming Prairie Area Citizens of the Year. The event is planned for the BP Servicemen’s Club with social at 6 p.m. and dinner and program to follow at 7 p.m.
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?" Mister Rogers (Fred) is most famous for using that greeting when inviting television viewers into his neighborhood for many years. Being a good neighbor is an imperative part of being successful in the business and industry world, claim the father and son duo of Dick and...
Dakota Thiele helps a student with his safety check Saturday in Hope. The Steele County Trail Association, along with Steele County Sno-Blazers Snowmobile Club, hosted an annual safety course for snowmobile enthusiasts. The one request everyone had—more snow is needed!
Some Minnesotans yearn for spring while others hope only for snow to utilize their favorite winter toys. Snowmobiles have long been a staple of these cold Minnesota winter months, and proper safety, maintenance, and understanding of rules and regulations go hand in hand with snowmobile operation....
Jason House has taken over as general manager of House Chevrolet in Owatonna. His parents, Julie and Greg House, purchased the business last February. Until joining the family business, the younger House had a corporate job with Hendrick Automotive in Virginia.
Sometimes misfortunes have a way of producing life-changing experiences for people. Jason House, who took over as executive general manager of his family’s business, House Chevrolet Buick Cadillac in Owatonna, in December, found that out earlier last year.  House’s parents, Julie and Greg,...
The Tigers’ take a 50-48 home victory over the the Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights on Thursday.
The streak is over. The Medford boys basketball team ended a 29-game losing streak at home with a 60-58 victory over Kenyon-Wanamingo (1-10) on Thursday. Previous to Thursday, The Tigers' (1-4) last win was Feb. 16, 2016 against Kenyon-Wanamingo. "It's just nice to get that monkey off our back,"...
Big and Little: Lora Isackson of Owatonna with her Little, Diamond Bayardo. Last week they exchanged gifts for Christmas with matching shirts and matching smiles. The Big Brothers and Big Sisters program is looking for additional volunteers to mentorship children of all ages.
They’re constants in each other’s lives, which has proven to become mutually beneficial for both of them. Lora Isackson of Owatonna and her little, Diamond Bavardo, enjoy hanging out together through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.  Isackson feels that the program is “amazing” and that it...
Jim Gleason turned in his resignation to the Steele County Free Fair effective Jan. 1.
Minnesota’s top county fair will be without a manager beginning next week. On Friday, Jim Gleason, who has been battling an aggressive form of brain cancer since October, turned in his resignation to the Steele County Free Fair effective Jan. 1. He began as assistant manager in 2011 under former...
- Enter 911 in the “To” field. - Text your exact address and type of emergency. - Send the message. - Use simple words. - Promptly answer questions and follow instructions.
Recognizing that not everyone is in a position to speak during the time of an emergency, 911 centers across the state will now accept text messages to get help rolling in the right direction. Minnesota began Text-to-911 as an alternative to calling in an emergency when it may be unsafe for someone...
New Richland’s Betsy Schoenrock nails a mid-range jumper in the Panthers’ 67-57 win over the Medford Tigers on Tuesday, Dec. 12
The NRHEG girls’ basketball team capped off a good week with a second win, this time a prolific 74-64 victory over Kenyon-Wanamingo at New Richland Thursday, Dec. 14. The non-conference win upped the Panther record to 4-1 for the young season. NRHEG used a good first half to forge a 13-point edge...


Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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