Thursday, February 21, 2019

Steele County Times

The Steele County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of last month’s car fire in rural Steele County.  Through investigation and DNA evidence, the victim has been identified as Herman Hernandez, 64, of Albert Lea. The sheriff’s office received help with the identification from the Minnesota...
Every election season, we publish an election guide giving canidates from different races a chance to state their positions on different issues. Due to a clerical error we did not contact Jim Abbe for the guide. In order to provide more information to Steele County voters, here's Abbe's position.
  The small town of Geneva hosted their first mayoral and city council debate. Candidates for both city council seats and the position of mayor met in the Geneva Community Center to discuss pressing matters that townspeople wanted to know about. Such matters included how candidates were going to “...
Senator Vicki Jensen vists down with Editor Mark DeLap to talk about local issues as she is up for re-election on Nov. 8. She is the democrat incumbent junning against Republican challenger John Jasinski.
With one week untill the election, candidates are fighting to get their message out to the voters. Senator Vicki Jensen met with Steele County Times’ Editor Mark DeLap to discuss her position on local issues. She talked about her time in the legislature and her focus on bringing bipartisan...
Petitioners Ernie Bench and David Nielson, both of Owatonna, sat down with Emily Schoenbeck to discuss the petition they’ve brought against three county comissioners. The full interview can be watched on The Steele County Times Facebook page or go directly to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byen1jWjWZQ.
Petitioners continue to move forward with their accusations against county commissioners, and they’re hoping a new development might bolster their case. Back in August, Owatonna residents Ernie Bensch and David Nielson brought a petition before the board of commissioners accusing Commissioners Mark...
Senator Vicki Jensen stopped by for the Where's Mark segment in Blooming Prairie. Vicki talks about issues that are near and dear to her heart before the upcoming election.  https://www.facebook.com/vickijensenfans/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf */
BREAKING NEWS: Body found inside burning vehicle in Steele County
A body has been found inside a burning vehicle in a farm field west of Owatonna. The Steele County Sheriff’s Office found the unidentified body in the vehicle Sunday around 6:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of Northwest 52nd Avenue. The victim’s name and cause of death have not been released by the...
Farmer Lowell Trom has been manning the farmlands of Minnesota for nearly three quaters of a century ever since he was a teenager in 1942. Starting out picking corn by hand, Trom has seen machinery revolutionize the way farming is done.
His face may show signs of tiredness and wornness, but that’s to be expected for a Westfield Township farmer who’s been hauling in the soybeans and corn for nearly three-quarters of a century. On a recent sunny autumn afternoon, Lowell Trom maneuvered his giant John Deere combine yet once again...
On the evening of Oct. 18, a motorcycle collided with another vehicle at the intersection of South Cedar Ave and Oakdale Street. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. There is no evidence of alcohol having been involved. There were no fatalities, but the motorcycle driver was...
BP Trading Company owner Brian Madsen stands behind the counter of his shop located here in Blooming Prairie. While Madesn has been back in the area for two years, the company has been a part of Jesse’s Boot Barn since the 1990’s.
Are you a hunter that is looking to upgrade your arsenal but struggle trying to find the one that is best suited for your needs? One Blooming Prairie Company is hoping to become that one shop stop for all of your firearms needs.  Since the early 1990’s, The BP Trading Company has been a fixture in...

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

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
507-634-2661
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

 

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