Friday, February 28, 2020

Steele County Times

A 16-piece band was featured at the Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce 3rd Annual Speakeasy held at the BP Servicemen's Club. The Austin Big Band was popular for those who liked to dance and also reminisce about the prohibition days.
Deviating from the past progression of moving from establishment to establishment, the third annual Speakeasy in Blooming Prairie took a different twist on Friday, Oct. 25. In the past, Speakeasy attendees moved from bar to bar to escape the feds. This past Friday night, attendees landed at the...
During the 2018 holiday season, a group of caring individuals brought a Best Christmas Ever to Blooming Prairie. Best Christmas Ever is a 501C3 non-profit organization that partners with business leaders and communities to lift up families who have fallen on hard times through non fault of their...
"What a day!" That was the breathless comment of a visitor to the 47th Annual Village Affair staged in Blooming Prairie at the high school on Saturday, Oct. 26. More than 80 exhibitors were present to show off their crafts and other unique wares. These exhibitors rented over 140 spaces, said event...
Supporters of the upcoming Owatonna school bond referendum came to the Owatonna Eagles Club Oct. 23 to enjoy a spaghetti supper and find out more about the upcoming vote. Messages about the vote were low-key as display boards throughout the room gave a visual idea of what the new high school might...
In less than a month, voters across the Owatonna School District will be asked whether or not they are in favor of building a new high school with the price tag of roughly $104 million.  That means if you’re not sure how to vote, you have around 20 days to figure it out. There are plenty of...
After a game that only produced seven points between both teams the week before, this week’s game resembled more of a football game once again with 67 points being scored between the two teams. Unfortunately, NRHEG came out on the losing end of a 52-15 contest against Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Oct...
It was yet another breeze for the Owatonna Huskies in their final game of the regular season Oct. 16 as they killed Rochester John Marshall 54-7. With the victory, the defending state champion Huskies pushed their winning streak to 27 games over the past three seasons, including unbeaten seasons in...
Senior Matthew Pryor (28) attempts to break away with Josiah Hedensten (17) at his legs and Justin Ristau (12) at his upper body. Pryor scored the first touchdown of the game.
Like most of the Awesome Blossom games this season, this one was virtually over by halftime. BP steamrolled Medford 44-0 on the home field Wednesday, Oct. 16, and that was the score at the break. The second half proved just a formality, as the team went through the regular season 8-0, just as they...
As my son sits across from me with his head over a bowl of cereal, I reluctantly bring up the subject of vaping. I know he does this (vaping), and he knows I hate it. It’s a conversation we’ve had numerous times, but often leaves both of us feeling misunderstood.  When I ask him what he thinks of...
"Are we there yet?" That's what many excited shoppers will wonder as they head to the annual Owatonna Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1-2. An extra hour has been added to the shopping day on Friday. Hours Friday will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours on Saturday will be...

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Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

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Kasson, MN 55944

 

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