Thursday, August 22, 2019

Steele County Times

“Smokin’ in Steele,” a decade of blues to raise money for deserving groups is promising to raise the bar again this year with the best show ever. The Knights of Columbus Council 945 has been holding this fundraiser in Owatonna for 10 years and is excited to see how much can be accomplished for the...
Left: Glaydon Iverson frames a salute while a soldier in the United States Navy. He was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.   Right:  The Blooming Prairie Fire Department paid tribute to Iverson on the freeway bridge near Ellendale, as his motorcade passes by.
A perfect and proper tribute during a motorcade trip down Interstate 35 on Thursday, May 25 was given to a sailor from Emmons, Minnesota. Glaydon Iverson, 24, was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 during World War II.  His remains were not positively identified until just...
A suspected violent offender from northern Minnesota who caused some tense moments at an area school was arrested in Blooming Prairie May 5.  Dodge County sheriff’s deputies locked down the exterior of the Hayfield Public School as a precaution after receiving information that an alleged violent...
“Get on your feet” was theme for the spring dance show in Owatonna Sunday night at the Four Seasons Centre. “We were supposed to be at OHS,” said Just For Kix (JFK) director, Victoria Johnson. “It just got too big.” And Johnson and company had to secure another venue. The location was different in...
It ‘tis the season to give Blooming Prairie a beautiful look. That was the message brought forward by Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce President Greg Johnson at a regular membership meeting held Wednesday noon, May 17, at Bunkies Grill & Lanes. With the community into celebrating its...
I had a chance to do a wedding a few weeks back and it prompted me to once again revisit the whole concept of marriage from a spiritual vantage point. First of all, we must remember that a marriage is a powerful relationship and also a powerful tool against spiritual darkness.  It is, in fact, the...
One of America’s best principals is coming back to the Owatonna School District as the second in command. Michelle Krell of Blooming Prairie will begin July 1 as the director of teaching and learning for Owatonna Schools. She looks at her new job as being the “assistant superintendent,” though it’s...
Police Chief Greg Skillestad agrees that the Blooming Prairie police force could use another officer. He’s been advocating for an additional officer for the last year.
Last week at the monthly Blooming Prairie city council meeting, Karen Peterson addressed the council to request the Blooming Prairie police force add another full time officer to its force. The police force currently has three full time officer, which is one shy of the number needed to have 24/7...
The Minnesota Supreme Court is being asked to look into the on-going feedlot issue in Dodge County. On Tuesday, Lowell and Evelyn Trom of rural Blooming Prairie filed a petition with the Supreme Court asking it to review the feedlot controversy that has been swirling around southern Dodge County...
*/ Wow, what an interesting few weeks it has been! On Good Friday Morning, just after my morning shower, everything started spinning! I thought oh no, another bout of vertigo, as I had probably experienced minor vertigo in the past. But this was the worst yet. I lay down in bed and the spinning...

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