Friday, September 20, 2019

Steele County Times

The Larson Family have faced great odds the past 18 months as Nick was diagnosed with kidney cancer and had to have a 12 x 12 cm tumor removed along with his kidney. Join us for the "Where's Mark" segment where we take an intimate look at their journey from the Larson living room. UPDATE: The chemo...
A Blooming Prairie young woman was part of a winning dance duo in the Seventh Annual Dancing with Our Steele County Stars competition held in the Medford High School Auditorium on Saturday night, April 29. Kara Kubista, a 2013 graduate of Blooming Prairie High School, and a friend, Nate Chesney of...
Businesses of the Blooming Prairie area were saluted at a special business luncheon Wednesday, April 26 at the BP Servicemen’s Club. The luncheon was sponsored by VFW Auxiliary Post 878 and by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 52. Joyce Johns, lead organizer for the event, said more than 180 were...
Nothing was going to deter Blooming Prairie High School junior Megan Grunklee from participating in the 2017 BPHS Prom Grand March on Saturday afternoon, April 29. Let’s go back to Feb. 19, 2017. On that date, Megan was involved in a severe one-vehicle accident near Waseca. Megan suffered a spinal...
As a kid, I took delight in making May Day baskets out of recycled strawberry containers or cut up egg cartons. In these precious gifts I placed candy, stickers and beautiful flowers otherwise known as dandelions. It was a thrill to place these May Day baskets on the porch of unsuspecting neighbors...
The Ratzloff family is one of the four families being honored at this year's From the Heart half Marathon. (Photos courtesy of From the Heart)
Cancer hides in dark crevices and doesn’t announce itself until many times, it’s too late. It’s a disease that doesn’t take a day off or a “breather,” but fights with every ounce of energy it has, 24/7/365.  It not only ravishes the body, but engages in a fight where the healing methods can be...
A fire destroyed a large farm shed on the Reid Stransky farm located south of Owatonna Monday morning. Huge plumes of thick, gray smoke could be seen for miles in the area of Highways 14 and 218.  About 40 firefighters from Owatonna, Blooming Prairie and Ellendale battled the blaze for several...
Claudio (Michael Reider) is teased by Benedick (Cody Jensen) as Prince Don Pedro (Tom Walker) stands between them. Benedick is not impressed by his friend Claudio’s plans to marry.
Little Theater of Owatonna’s production of Much Ado About Nothing is an over-the-top theatrical spectacle. Jazz music and flapper costumes, a giant set and a three hour runtime, this is no small affair of the heart. Jeffery Jackson’s vision of Shakespeare is not the bare stage of the bard’s time,...
Ryan and Pam Kubat are celebrating their 20th year in business at their new location at 125 W. Bridge Street in Owatonna. Corporate Recognition was a business started in their basement and has grown to have international customers ordering their products.
Perhaps the roots of one of Owatonna’s very successful specialty shops originated in the pristine beauty of Alaska. It was a place where Ryan and Pam Kubat met and decided to get married. “We had talked about it for a while,” said Pam Kubat. “We wanted to find something that we could both do...
Paula Trenda is the proud owner of Curly Girlz. She started out making gift chocolates for friends and the business slowly increased as demand grew.
Life just got a lot sweeter in downtown Owatonna. Curly Girlz Candy has moved from Medford into 121 at West Main Street just off Central Park. Owner Paula Trenda started the shop back in 2011 as a part-time venture out of the kitchen of Saint Mary’s. By 2014, she had moved to full-time candy making...

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

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121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

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

 

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