Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Steele County Times

Margaret and Mitchell Jones ride in style during the Blooming Prairie Homecoming parade held on Friday afternoon.
Margaret and Mitchell Jones aren’t just best friends; they’re also twins. Last week, their Homecoming celebration became doubly meaningful when the two were crowned Blooming Prairie’s Homecoming Queen and King together. “We thought it might be close between a few people,” said Margaret, referring...
She’s had her life threatened, she’s suffered physical abuse and she’s lost two human beings prematurely.  Herminia Becker of Owatonna has endured years of domestic violence at the hands of two different husbands. During a recent interview that at times became emotionally charged, Becker shared how...
Owatonna police officer Emily Ammentorp helped Owatonna fourth-grader Sierra Rocco pick out some new items last Wednesday during the “Shop with a Cop” event in Owatonna.
Police officers of Owatonna and Blooming Prairie Police Departments had the unusual task of helping local kids pick out school clothes as part of Salvation Army’s Shop with a Cop program. Eleven police officers and 11 local kids participated in the event that took place at Wal-Mart on Sept. 23. ...
Senior wide receiver John Cole bursts through the homecoming banner, which read “Here comes the BOOM! Homecoming 2015.”
Last Friday, the Panthers earned a win during their Homecoming game against LeSueur-Henderson and, although the home team lost some steam after a strong start, they still had some nice accomplishments on the field.   Early on, the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) Panthers gained a...
A 29-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after being shot early Friday morning in Owatonna.Police responded to a shooting at 140 32nd Ave. NW in Owatonna around 1:13 a.m. Friday. About 45 minutes later, officers received information that a gunshot victim related to the original address was...
Each day we make decisions. Some are good, others are not. And then there’s the decisions that affect the lives of others.  On the morning of Friday, Sept. 18, Richard Olsen, of Spring Grove, began a day much like any other. He got ready for the day and reported to work in Blooming Prairie, where...
Quarterback makes the exchange to Sam Hylle on a play near the goal line against Austin on Friday, Sept. 18. The Huskies won the game 77-41.
Anyone three minutes late to Owatonna’s football game in Austin last Friday would have already missed a touchdown from each team. That would just be a taste of things to come as the two teams amassed a total of 118 points in Owatonna’s 77-41 win.  “A lot of big plays from both teams,” said Huskies...
Members of the Steele Steppers Square Dancing club join hands for one final “thank you” to close an afternoon of square dancing at the Steele County Fairgrounds.
Visitors to the Steele County Fairgrounds were encouraged to swing their partners and tap their toes on Saturday, during the Old-Time Barn Dance fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Steele County Free Fair (SCFF) Building Fund.  The event began on Saturday afternoon, with entertainment by the...
Deputies examine the scene of a collision between a pick-up and pay loader, following a high-speed chase that ended outside Blooming Prairie Elementary School.
On Friday morning, a high-speed chase ended just outside Blooming Prairie Elementary School.  The incident began around 7:30 a.m. with a traffic stop for a seat belt violation on Interstate 90 and Highway 16, near Elkton. The suspect, Jerry Lee Castilleja, age 45, got out of the pick-up and the...
About 100 to 150 farmers gathered each day of Central Advantage’s Field Technology Days (Sept. 11 and 12), to learn about new tilling equipment and planting methods.
The Central Advantage Field Technology Days on Sept. 10 and 11 attracted farmers from all over the area to learn about new equipment, planting technologies and tillage methods.  This level of interest in environmentally sound pieces of equipment leave agronomists saying that Steele County farmers...

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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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