Thursday, June 29, 2017

Steele County Times

Cancer has no mercy. It has no dignity. It has no preference as to age, race, nationality or religious persuasion. It’s deceptive, tireless, has an insatiable work ethic and it’s persistent. To defeat it, one must possess not only the heart of a lion, but also must have a pride of lions surrounding...
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...
Owatonna third baseman Brady Schuster (11) prepares to throw to first base as Abe Havelka (3) runs to cover third base during the Huskies' 6-4 loss to Albert Lea Tuesday at Darrts Park in Big Nine Conference action. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Generating momentum after a recording wins over Rochester John Marshall and Eden Prairie, the Owatonna High School baseball team was looking to make it three in a row against Albert Lea. The Huskies managed to fight back to make it a two-run ballgame after trailing 5-0. They just simply ran out of...
Owatonna's Josh Nelson celebrates with Walker Nelson after a goal in the Huskies' 20-10 Big Nine Confernce win over Rochester Mayo Friday at OHS Stadium. Both players combined for seven goals in the win. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
 Facing a 3-1 deficit just minutes into the first quarter, the Owatonna boys lacrosse team was looking for the spark that could ignite the comeback. Junior Tyler Wencl didn’t just provide the spark. He was the surge. Scoring seven goals, Wencl (6-2, 5-1 Big Nine) led the Huskies to a 20-10 regular...
Owatonna's Kodey Kiel (8) connects with the ball for a single in the Huskies'14-2 loss to Austin Thursday at Darrts Park. Kiel went 1-for-3 in the loss.
Just a day removed from being the victim of a no-hitter, the Owatonna baseball team was looking to regroup and get back to on track against Austin Thursday. The Packers, winners of their last two, were looking to make it three in a row. Austin didn’t just win, they dominated. Nursing a 6-0 lead,...
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...


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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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Kasson, MN 55944


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