Sunday, August 20, 2017

Steele County Times

Blooming Prairie soon-to-be juniors Cameron Kubista (top) and Kory Rafdal (bottom) look to get their way through and past defenders of Providence Catholic High School in Illinois as part of the “Shootout in the Dells” event Thursday and Friday at various sites in Baraboo, Wis.
Every summer, tourists flock to the tiny south central Wisconsin town of Wisconsin Dells to hangout in one of their abundant water parks. But for members of the Blooming Prairie boys’ basketball team, their intention for visiting the “waterpark capital of the world” was to spend some time on the...
Jennifer Libby, the President of the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce, has resigned from her three-year post upon acceptance of a new position, according to a press release received on Monday.    The chamber board of directors will be forming a search committee in the near future to replace Libby...
UPDATE:   The Steele County Sheriff has identified the victim of an apparent murder as Richard William Jurgensen, 22, of Medford. Sheriff Lon Thiele said Tuesday afternoon the cause is an apparent homicide, but provided no further details as to how Jurgensen died. An autopsy was completed Monday in...
This all terrain vehicle went out of control and struck a tree on Worlein Funeral Home property in Blooming Prairie at about 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. One man was killed and another injured in the crash.
A 32-year-old Austin, MN man was killed and another man injured late Wednesday afternoon when an ATV (all terrain vehicle) they occupied went out of control and struck a tree near the Worlein Funeral Home on SE 3rd St. in Blooming Prairie.   The man was identified as Nathan McFarland and said to be...
The dedication of the Veterans Memorial in Medford, MN on June 17, 2016 at the Straight River Days. A beautiful day to gather…to celebrate this beautiful memorial…to recall our country’s service men and women…especially those who have served from our Medford area … always with the goal to protect...
Yesterday was the annual Harry Wenger Band Festival in Owatonna. This DVD highlight is presented to you compliments of the Steele County Times. Congrats to all the band members who participated!
Blooming Prairie junior golfer Taylor Christianson made her third trip to the MSHSL State Golf Tournament last week at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker.
Blooming Prairie’s Taylor Christianson is no stranger to competing at the Minnesota State High School League Girls’ State Golf Tournament. The junior had qualified in two previous years and she had her best state rounds in the 2016 edition last Tuesday and Wednesday at Pebble Creek Golf Club in...
Ashlin Havumaki being crowned 1st runner up in the Little Miss division.
I  Isabel Brady was crowned Miss Medford 2016 at the third annual pageant held on Thursday June 16, at the high school auditorium, kicking off the Straight River Days Festivities.  “It feels really good,” Isabel said. “I’m very happy and surprised!” Isabel is the daughter of Byron and Laura Brady,...
Jacob Joseph Fuller, 41
A pitchfork wielding man who police say came after them during an incident in Owatonna faces felony assault charges. Jacob Joseph Fuller, 41, of Owatonna, has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, along with a gross misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree assault and a...
Barn fire
A hay fire quickly escalated into a full barn fire at a rural Owatonna farm on 18th avenue today sometime after 1:30 a.m.   Owner of the farm, Loren Krause, said he had passed by the hay barn shortly before the fire started, and saw nothing. Krause confirmed that time to be around "a quarter to one...


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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