Saturday, July 11, 2020

Steele County Times

Dr. Ningling Kang, head of the Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis lab at The Hormel Institute UMN, published a discovery describing how a particular protein, diaphanous homolog 1 (Diaph1), turns normal liver cells into cancer-promoting cells.   “Protein diaphanous homolog 1 (Diaph1) promotes...
The 2020 commencement of Blooming Prairie High School seniors will be a one of a kind production and one they will never forget but remember with fondness. The school's Valedictorian and two Salutatorians will address those in virtual attendance at the commencement ceremonies of Sunday, May 31....
The coronavirus pandemic isn’t stopping Elrose Milverstedt from celebrating her birthday. And mind you, this isn’t just any ordinary birthday. Milverstedt turned 107 years old on Sunday, May 24. “I’m an old burger,” she said, playing off the fact that she and her husband owned a small town cafe in...
Minnesotans will have to wait for another year to enjoy Minnesota’s “great get together.” On Friday, the Minnesota State Fair voted to cancel the 2020 fair due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is the sixth time in history that predates the U.S. Civil War in which the fair has been called off. The...
The 2019-2020 school year will be one to remember. And, especially it will be memorable for two Blooming Prairie High School seniors, who are members of the BP Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter. Kaiden Finley was this year's FFA president. He participated in many events throughout the years...
What's there to do on a Thursday night? Stay home! That's what four Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossom softball seniors did recently. Julia Worke, Marti Snider, Riauna Bishop and Maya Lembke were told to stay home and wait on this Thursday night, May 14. Quiet then turned to noise as a car caravan,...
Third grade was represented at last Thursday's Teacher Appreciation Parade by Kristin Romeo, Alli Schmidt, Becky Johnson and Angie Avery.
It was bumper-to-bumper appreciation between Blooming Prairie teachers and students on a beautiful Thursday night. Vehicles completely encircled a square block that includes the school and its playground. The appreciation parade started at 5:30 p.m. and lasted until 7 p.m. Students and teachers...
Customer service is the ultimate at the Blooming Prairie Branch Library. With Gov. Tim Walz's executive order to close certain establishments because of the coronavirus, it meant that the Blooming Prairie Library, a branch of the Owatonna Public Library, was closed. A few weeks ago, the governor...
The Steele County Blades hockey team is proud to announce that veteran goaltender Niilo Ventelä has signed a professional contract with Osby IK of the Swedish HockeyTvåan  Ventela, from Säkylä, Finland. He wrapped up his second season in between the Blades’ pipes.   In his two seasons with the...
Cindy LaBathe of Cindy’s Tailoring in Owatonna puts in extra time assembling all of the straps for the shield project that has benefited all of Steele County.
Over the past two months, several people have been working quietly behind the scenes to create the shields for healthcare workers and first responders in Steele County. One of them is Cindy LaBathe, who owns Cindy’s Tailoring in Owatonna. In between her regular work, LaBathe assembles all of the...

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