Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Steele County Times

LeMar Nelson, former Blooming Prairie educator and current sports writer, has invested a lifetime in this southern Minnesota community. Because of health reasons, Nelson and his family made a decision to move him closer to his family in Minneapolis. This move resulted in his home being sold and a...
One happy breakfast diner at the Blooming Prairie Veterans Memorial Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 29 was MiKenna Boehnke, 7. All proceeds from Sunday's breakfast go to maintaining the memorial.
Thanks to some caring and patriotic individuals, many exciting things are happening at the site of the Blooming Prairie Veterans Memorial, says Tom Peterson, chairman of the Veterans Memorial Committee. Some of that generosity and patriotism was demonstrated on Sunday, Sept. 29 at a fundraising...
Blooming Prairie royalty, aka Virdiana Villarreal and Gabe Hagen, visit with residents at Prairie Manor Care Center last Friday morning. All candidates visited with the residents while the cheerleaders even provided some special cheers.
Blooming Prairie royalty, aka Virdiana Villarreal and Gabe Hagen, visit with residents at Prairie Manor Care Center last Friday morning. All candidates visited with the residents while the cheerleaders even provided some special cheers. See page 10B for more homecoming photos.
The 12th annual banquet of the Blooming Prairie Education Foundation saw seven alumni receive special recognition. Shown from left are John Dale Worke, athlete Hall of Fame; Diane Anderson, Honored Educator; Alan Morton, athlete Hall of Fame; Lisa Meshke, athlete Hall of Fame and Margaret Noble, accepting posthumous award for her uncle, Capt. Ted Schreier. Not pictured are Tom Burke and Shannon Kruckeberg.
Blooming Prairie Blossoms were in full bloom on Saturday night, Sept. 28, when alumni gathered to celebrate their accomplishments over the years. Seven special Blooming Prairie Blossom alumni were saluted at the 12th Annual Blooming Prairie Education Foundation Alumni Awards Banquet. This year...
Dressed in jail garb, sheriff and jail officials flee out of the Steele County Detention Center in Owatonna into the hands of Michelle Redman decked out in a milk carton and awaiting sheriff’s deputies Friday morning. Involved with the jail break include, from left: Jeremy Hanzek, deputy; Anthony Buttera, jail administrator; Paul Prissel, assistant jail administrator; Sheriff Lon Thiele; Michelle Redman, executive director of Big Brothers; Scott Hanson, chief deputy; Chad Schlueter, jail programs coordinat
It didn’t look good Friday morning when five people dressed in orange and black and white jail garb went fleeing out the front door of the Steele County Detention Center in Owatonna. Sheriff’s deputies quickly converged on the area only to find it wasn’t a real jailbreak, but rather a little...
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has completed its investigation of the circumstances surrounding the death of little Noelani Robinson found dead in a ditch outside of Blooming Prairie March 15. On Friday, the BCA released a statement saying it has provided its findings to the Mower...
The Medford Tigers are sailing along with a 3-1 record midway through the season. On Friday, the Tigers easily defeated Faribault Bethlehem Academy 35-12. Top: Gavin Hermes (63) attempts to take down a BA ball handler just as he got the pass off. Brennon Hoffman (69) and Kael Hermanstorfer (2)...
Martin County West proved to be too powerful for NRHEG Friday night by defeating the Panthers 28-18 in Sherburn. The Mavericks jumped off to a 14-0 lead in the second quarter and never looked back. The Panthers got onto the scoreboard late in the second quarter. Blake Ihrke tossed an 8-yard pass to...
The Awesome Blossom football team brushed off an early Goodhue touchdown and then safeguarded their unbeaten record. A 27-6 district contest victory over the Wildcats at Goodhue Friday, Sept. 20, upped the Blossoms record to four consecutive victories. Goodhue took the opening kickoff and marched...
Stacy Burton, her husband Mike and their three kids, Brady, Teagan, and Sophia along with their three adopted rescue dogs, Oscar, Slick, and Bobo. Burton cares for and fosters dogs as part of the non-profit program Rejection Collection Boxer Rescue.
Stacy Burton has been fostering dogs for six years. “I was at home with my kids and I thought that I should do something,” she said. “I love dogs, and I thought why don’t I foster dogs.” She went on to say, “It was something I wanted to do with my time when I was at home.” Burton and her family...


Steele County Times & DCI

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

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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