Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Steele County Times

Steele County prosecutors have charged a man in the death of another man who burned in a vehicle outside of Owatonna in October. Peter Anthony Escobar, 24, of Albert Lea faces three counts, including two felonies for the death of Herman Hernandez, 64, also of Albert Lea. The felonies include second...
There’s nothing better than skipping school and going to The Bakery located on East Main Street in Blooming Prairie. Fifteen students in a Blooming Prairie High School creative foods class had the opportunity one day last week to not actually skip school but to be part of a bus trip across town...
During the holidays, the question most often asked of people is, “what did you get?”  Much less frequently asked is, “what did you give?”  Invariably, the inquiries concern material gifts.  Purchasing a gift can certainly be thoughtful and a wonderful gesture, especially when it’s backed up by your...
Blossoms center Marissa Larson (24) dribbles the ball upcourt as a Triton defender pursues in the first half of Blooming Prairie’s 64-52 win over Triton on Tuesday, Nov. 29. Larson led the Blossoms in scoring with 20 points. The BP girls opening the second week of play with a 1-1 record after falling to WEM.
The home-standing WEM girls finished the first half with a 10-0 scoring run, and that proved the difference in a 61-53 conference victory over the Blossoms Friday, Dec. 2.  The score was tied at 24, when the Bucs went on the streak. “That one stretch proved costly,” remarked Coach John Bruns, “as...
The Medford city council met on Nov. 28 to lay out plans for the coming year. The zoning and planning board is considering implementing a shore-land ordinance. The DNR has released a model of shore-land ordinances.  The board is not proposing an ordinance yet, just informing the council they’ll be...
Nittany Lions players hold up the Land-Grant Trophy following Penn State's 45-12 win over the Michigan State Spartans. Head Coach James Franklin's Lions will play Saturday for the Big Ten Championship against Wisconsin. (Photo courtesy of Rich Barnes USA Today Sports)
For college football fans across the country, it’s that time of year again.  A time where football conversations about who deserves a shot of playing in the College Football Playoff turn into heated discussions and even arguments. To keep the fires of those discussions stoked heading into “...
At times, we look at what is written in scripture and we can see many facets. It can mean so many things to so many people. God’s word is always evolving and living so that it fits each situation we face in life. When I look at the following, the first inclination is to revere the men that Luke is...
A semi truck driven by a Dodge County man has been involved in a fatal crash that killed a woman near Wanamingo Tuesday afternoon. The crash claimed the life of Marisa Bocanegra of Faribault. She was a passenger in a van driven by a 15-year-old girl also from Faribault. The wreck happened on...
Blades goalie Mike Severson (35) crouches in the crease as he looks for the puck in the second period of Saturday’s 4-1 loss to Forest Lake. Severson stopped 27 of the 30 shots he faced. (Staff photo by Josh Zimmer)
Boasting a two-game win steak over the Lakers  that saw the Steele County Blades score a combined 10 goals, Head coach Nick Adamek’s team were searching for a much needed win in USPHL league play.  After a loss Saturday night, the Blades were searching for answers.  Powered by two power play goals...


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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