Thursday, July 20, 2017

Steele County Times

Straight River Days 2017 was months in the planning, but all too soon. All that was left was a huge digital footprint of pictures, stories, videos and sweet memories. The festivities kicked off last Thursday night with the fourth annual Miss Medford Pageant at the Holiday Inn & Suites. There...
I believe that today in midst of great adversity due to the lateness of the hour in the history of man, God is trying to encourage us to “HOLD OUR GROUND.”  Now… Christ came, revealed Himself as King,  revealed His Kingdom – and enlisted us to the battle that would ensue as we declared a side....
DJ Stender is embarking on his Eagle Scout project. He has noticed a place of improvement at Blooming Prairie High School. For his Eagle Scout project, he has proposed the idea of implementing a cement patio on the south side of the main entrance. “It would help benefit the school by making the...
It may be a responsibility or a courtesy to send your elevator back down once you’ve reached the top. It may be a sign of maturity not to push all the buttons as you are getting off. It may be a well-deserved time for reflection if your elevator is empty. The savvy business guru is hungry for the...
Blooming Prairie senior Tommy Braaten watches his shot during Day 2 action in the Class A state golf tournament. Braaten captured the state title after finishing the tournament 10 strokes ahead of the . second place finisher . (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Becker – It was a storybook ending for Blooming Prairie’s Tommy Braaten. On the final hole of Day 2 action at the Class A state boys golf tournament, the Blossoms’ senior was just over 100 yards from the pin. With a gentle, yet decisive swing, he managed to drop his shot within five feet of the pin...
Blooming Prairie senior Tommy Braaten watches his shot during Day 1 action in the Class A state golf tournament. Braaten sits atop the leaderboard after firing a school record 68. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Becker – For the Blooming Prairie boys golf team, senior Tommy Braaten has been the catalyst all season long. During Day 1 action of the Class A state tournament, Braaten was simply on another level. Shooting a 68 for the day, the Blossoms’ senior not only sits atop the leaderboard heading into the...
The Ellendale City Council announces Ralph Diaz as the new manager at the Ellendale Muni. The Muni is a bar, liquor store and eatery, offering off-sale and on-sale liquor, as well as a lunch and dinner menu with a wide variety of burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and more. Diaz brings years of...
 Some say it’s because they think they’re better than everyone else. Or because they don’t want outsiders to join them. Or because they’re secretly aliens in disguise, who want to take over the world. Actually, no one says that last thing, because that would be mean! But isn’t it mean to say they...
As part of their graduation, the kindergartners at NRHEG Elementary school were asked to think about what they wanted to be when they grew up. Miss Talamantes’s class: Chrysantha Aronson-  Kindergarten Teacher August Bethke- Teacher Isaac Calcamuggio- a Dad Benjamin Carlson- Dirt Bike Rider Brandon...
If days are feeling dark, The Little Theater of Owatonna (LTO) is hoping to brighten them with its musical production, Funny Girl by Isobel Lennart. The show, under the artistic direction of Linda Karnauskas, opens this weekend. The musical is a semi-biographical telling of the life of Fanny Brice...

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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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