Monday, June 1, 2020

Steele County Times

The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected a local family’s fight against feedlots in Dodge County.  On Wednesday, the Supreme Court denied to even review the feedlot issue, bringing an end to the bitter three-year battle brought on by Lowell and Evelyn Trom of rural Blooming Prairie.  The Troms had...
After months of preparation, the big weekend is upon us. Blooming Prairie will celebrate its sesquicentennial beginning Sunday with a big 150th birthday party in the park. In case of rain, the festivities will move to the Servicemen’s Club. Besides marking the 150th, the city will also celebrate...
United Prairie in Owatonna recently raised $880 through its Denim for Dollars program. Those funds were donated to the Salvation Army of Steele County. The Salvation Army helps those in need throughout the community with various programs, as well as a store in Owatonna. Denim for Dollars is a...
A new business venture is blowing into Steele and Dodge counties. NextEra Energy Resources is proposing The NextEra Wind Project to establish a field of wind turbines in both counties.  The project would consist of 30-year contracts with local landowners, particularly farmers who are willing to...
Do you raise your eyebrows or roll your eyes or scratch your head when you hear someone say, “God told me…”?  For many of us it is not always easy to know what God wants us to do.  We all have different levels of faith and understanding.  In Hebrews 1 it says in the past God spoke to His people...
Brent Espenson who has an outstanding arrest warrant for kidnapping in Rochester has been sighted in Mower county. He may have also been involved in a shoplifting incident in Steele County. If you see this man, do not approach him, but contact the Olmstead County Sheriff’s Office at (507) 328-6800
Straight River Days 2017 was months in the planning, but all too soon. All that was left was a huge digital footprint of pictures, stories, videos and sweet memories. The festivities kicked off last Thursday night with the fourth annual Miss Medford Pageant at the Holiday Inn & Suites. There...
I believe that today in midst of great adversity due to the lateness of the hour in the history of man, God is trying to encourage us to “HOLD OUR GROUND.”  Now… Christ came, revealed Himself as King,  revealed His Kingdom – and enlisted us to the battle that would ensue as we declared a side....
DJ Stender is embarking on his Eagle Scout project. He has noticed a place of improvement at Blooming Prairie High School. For his Eagle Scout project, he has proposed the idea of implementing a cement patio on the south side of the main entrance. “It would help benefit the school by making the...
It may be a responsibility or a courtesy to send your elevator back down once you’ve reached the top. It may be a sign of maturity not to push all the buttons as you are getting off. It may be a well-deserved time for reflection if your elevator is empty. The savvy business guru is hungry for the...


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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