Friday, October 18, 2019

Steele County Times

When the Owatonna city council convened last week, it was to a larger crowd than usual. The Owatonna police force swore in eight officers and promoted one officer to sergeant. “This is one of the most favorite things I get to do,” Police Chief Hiller said as he looked over the newest members of his...
The Steele County Meals in Motion makes visits to the Blooming Prairie Senior Center the first and third Fridays of each month from noon to 1 p.m. This service is for those who cannot afford to get to the food shelf, or for those who have no transportation.  If the residents cannot make it to the...
A legacy of service was celebrated with the Blooming Prairie Lions on a recent membership meeting night at the Blooming Prairie Servicemen’s Club. District 5M-2 Gov. Steve Wasserman of Faribault told BP Lions members that “A Legacy of Service” was his theme for the Lions year of 2016-17.  In...
“Good morning Mr. Arndt.” That refrain was heard over and over as Blooming Prairie first grader Talon Arndt made his classroom rounds as principal for the day at Blooming Prairie Elementary School. Thanks to his parents, Lori and Nate, Talon, 7 was given the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of...
The other day a faithful member of the church had a question about Easter, “How did the Easter bunny become a part of the celebration of Christ’s resurrection, there does not seem to be any connection? This of course raised my curiosity about a question to which I had no idea how to answer. My only...
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...

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Kasson, MN 55944

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