Thursday, January 18, 2018

Steele County Times

Cale Braaten, of Blooming Prairie, was one of 25 lucky winners at last year’s annual Ham Bingo event. This year’s event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, at the Pizza Cellar’s party room in Blooming Prairie.  Staff file photo by Howard Lestrud.
Supporters of the Blooming Prairie Cancer Group will be hamming it up on Thursday, March 10, at the third annual Ham Bingo event. The fun begins at 7 p.m. and proceeds will benefit the local Cancer Group. “It’s really become a fun thing that people look forward to,” said Cancer Group member Cheri...
A girl who had difficulty walking and sitting in school has led to charges against her father.  Don K. Perkins, 33, of Blooming Prairie, has been charged in Steele County District Court with four counts of malicious punishment of a child and domestic assault in connection with the incident. He...
Members of the First Lutheran Church Choir and Blooming Prairie High School choir rehearse “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor.” The group will sing together during a concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 14 at First Lutheran Church. Staff photo by Laura Berndt.
Blooming Prairie High School choir members recently had a unique opportunity to work together with community members. Choir Director Kari Bottin said that the experience is very beneficial for the students.   The school choir members, along with adult members of the First Lutheran Church Choir, are...
Co-owners of Mindful Fork Reagan West and Beth Wall celebrate Mindful Fork’s one year anniversary this week.  Staff photo by Anna Segner.
How does a fully prepared and healthy meal delivered straight to your doorstep sound?  When Regan West and Beth Wall put their minds together over a year ago to create Mindful Fork, they changed the way hundreds of Steele County residents eat meals each week. Their idea was that so many people (...
Alex Burns (grade 12) celebrates his goal against the South Suburban Jets with a fist pump into the air.  Staff photo by Anna Segner.
The Owatonna adapted floor hockey team won their ninth consecutive game of the season on Thurs. Feb. 18 at the Junior High School gym against the South Suburban Jets. The final score was 11 to 4.  With assistance from the other players, 10th grader Taylor Hagen scored three goals, 12th grader Alex...
Cordell Peterson, of New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva, lost a 2-1 heartbreaking decision to Kenyon-Wanamingo’s Jared Clawiter in the 126-pound match in section team wrestling action in Kenyon on Feb. 14. Staff photo by Alan Van Ormer.
The Blooming Prairie wrestling team bowed out of the section team tournament, losing 45-21 to New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva at Kenyon on Thursday, Feb. 11.   Five local matmen won their bouts, but the overall strength and the forfeits to the Panthers proved too much for the locals.  The...
Marissa Jensen, a local graduate, is currently studying abroad and thoroughly enjoying the experience. Above, she poses for a photo in Venice, Italy, during the Carnevale celebration. Submitted photo.
Marissa Jensen, age 21, is following her dreams, which have recently led her to Italy. Soon, Jensen’s parents, Neil and Becky Jensen, of Blooming Prairie, will embark on an adventure of their own.  Marissa, a junior, is a student at Augustana University, where she’s pursuing a degree in elementary...
Sr. Franchon Pirkl applies a heart sticker to Burt Knutson, a guest at the Second Annual Litomysl Women’s Council Valentine Dinner Saturday night at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Litomysl. Volunteers served 175 sweethearts. Staff photo by Howard Lestrud.
It was a special night for many as they took their sweethearts to the Second Annual Litomysl Women’s Council Valentine Dinner Saturday night at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Litomysl. Organizer Carol Prokopec said 175 were fed a Windsor chop dinner. Last year’s crowd was recorded at 89....
State of Minnesota   Third Judicial District District Court Probate Division    County of Steele   Court File No. 74-PR-16-174   Notice and Order  for Hearing on  Petition for Descentof  Property   Estate of     Norman Dean Swanson        a/k/a Norman D. Swanson,                  a/k/a Norman...
Nicole Spargur and her daughter, Alana Braaten, browse some of the items available to bid on during the Boys & Girls Club Benefit Bash, held on Saturday, Feb. 6.  Staff photo by Laura Berndt.
The Blooming Prairie Servicemen’s Club was packed on Saturday night as community members attended the first Boys & Girls Club Benefit Bash to show their support for the organization.  The event featured both a silent and live auction, and all proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of...


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