Sunday, January 19, 2020

Steele County Times

Some gigantic THANK YOUS were passed out to many people and firms who helped point Minimizer of Blooming Prairie to its new future home in Owatonna. "Thanks for coming out to stand in a bean field with us," remarked Minimizer Operations Vice President Jim Richards as he presided over a brief...
Officers Travis Johnson and Anna Peterson were serving up some beverages during last Wednesday’s Coffee with a Cop. The event was held at Target in Owatonna and was a perfect way for the community to get to meet members of the OPD.
Visitors to the Owatonna Target last Wednesday were greeted by a pair of police patrolling the café. The officers were there to dish out coffee, hot cocoa, and smiles. This is the first year the Owatonna Police Department has held Coffee with a Cop, an event aimed at connecting members of the...
After new Ag2School legislation was put in place last spring, Minnesota rural landowners now stand to benefit from an agricultural credit for school building bonds. In face of the upcoming referendum on a new Owatonna High School facility this November, the district hosted area superintendents and...
There was little offensive punch to be found Friday night between NRHEG and Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial. But in the end NRHEG came out on top 7-0 in what resembled more of a baseball score than football. It proved to be the lowest scoring game of the season for the Panthers. The only offensive...
The Huskies’ Tanner Hall (27) leaps through the air with the ball in hand as an East player tried to take him down from behind.
Unstoppable is probably the best way to describe the Owatonna Huskies football team. On Friday night, the team was back to the usual devouring of opponents that fans are used to by pummeling Mankato East 44-0. The victory pushed Owatonna’s winning streak to 26 games over the past three seasons. It...
The Blossoms’ Alex Baldwin attempts to catch a pass with a Faribault BA defender getting in his way. Baldwin missed on this particular catch, but connected on a couple others in the game to score touchdowns for BP.
Another team that is proving to be unstoppable this season is the Blossoms football team. Blooming Prairie crushed Faribault Bethlehem Academy 48-6 Friday night in Faribault. The victory kept Blooming Prairie’s unbeaten season alive at seven games. Blooming Prairie didn’t waste time Friday night as...
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to provide hope and healing to patients fighting cancer.  Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, and more than 268,000 women are expected to be diagnosed with...
It has been a long time in coming, but last week Steele County residents finally got a look at the new Steele County Public Works building in Owatonna. It was in 2010 that flooding severely damaged the county’s highway maintenance building on Hoffman Drive. Since that time, the public works...
During last week’s regular county board session, Steele County Commissioners heard from Superintendent Jeff Elstad about the upcoming referendum on Nov. 5. This new vote comes after a special referendum last May failed to pass. That ballot included the option for a $116 million bond in order to...
Ellendale area resident Larry Otto and Tiffany Krueger, city clerk of Ellendale, are two of eight board members of the Community Foundation of Ellendale who are helping spearhead a project to build a new commercial kitchen in the Ellendale Community Center.
Board members of the Community Foundation of Ellendale could be called protectors of their community. These eight volunteers represent the organization that was founded four years ago with the support of the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation. The Ellendale Foundation has the best interests...

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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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