Saturday, July 11, 2020

Steele County Times

Troy Bice of Community Pathways of Steele County prepares food to be delivered to over 400 households in Steele County. He is the market delivery coordinator.
Soon after restrictions for the coronavirus COVID-19 were outlined by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, rumor had it that the Steele County food shelf was closed. "We are open," says shelf co-directors Nancy Ness and Maureen Schlobohm. "We don't want people going hungry," Ness emphasized. Community Pathways...
A major breakthrough has developed in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on April 22 a statewide strategy for widespread testing. The mitigation strategy will allow for every symptomatic person to be tested for coronavirus with capacity for as many as 20,...
It definitely was a birthday celebration that she will never forget. Corinne Swanson nearly missed her 77th birthday celebrated by many of her friends and neighbors on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Car horns were a-blarin' on her Blooming Prairie street at about 3 p.m. on this day, April 13, but Corinne...
When Shaun Robbins joined on as a teacher last fall at Owatonna Middle School, he didn’t know he would find himself in the middle of helping out with a pandemic crisis.  Robbins has not only been forced to navigate into the waters of distance learning for students, but he’s also helping with an...
With much of the country shut down because of COVID-19, families have had to handle loss and grief in many different ways. Restrictions have mandated no services in the church and have limited numbers of people able to attend graveside services if the family chose that avenue. Groups of 10 or less...
Blooming Prairie Elementary School first grade teacher Natalie Sorensen takes time to check her family's work in distance learning. Second grader Carter is at far left, pre-schooler Madeline hugs her mom and fourth grader Max is at right.
As much as I miss seeing my students in my first-grade classroom in Blooming Prairie, I feel very fortunate that I am able to distance teach during the COVID-19 epidemic. It’s a scary time in our world. I am thankful to be able to stay home with our own children and hopefully continue to “flatten...
Nearly two-thirds of the area’s coronavirus cases have fully recovered while Steele and Dodge counties have seen hardly any new cases over the past week, Public Health Director Amy Caron said Monday. Of the nine confirmed cases in Steele County, six are out of insolation with the assumption that...
A Dodge County cop killer will be moved to a lower-risk prison after action taken April 14 by a Parole Review Board consisting of the state’s corrections commissioner and others. Andrew Salinas, 56, will be moved to an unknown medium-security prison, according to the Department of Corrections. He...
A man with connections to Dodge County has passed away after contracting COVID-19.
Rice County has experienced its first coronavirus death involving a man with connections to Dodge County.   Trinity Lutheran Church of West Concord confirmed the death of its pastor, Rev. Craig Breimhorst, on a Facebook post. He lived with his wife in Faribault.    Pastor Craig reportedly lost his...
Humility is the middle name of two Blooming Prairie High School basketball coaches who were recently honored as Section 1A Coaches of the Year. John Bruns earned the award in coaching the Awesome Blossom girls to a 21-6 record, and Nate Piller earned the same award, coaching the Awesome Blossom...

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P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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