Saturday, June 6, 2020

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Not just once, but twice within the past 2½ years Logan Pleschourt has bounced back from a near death situation. Despite the daunting task of battling cancer, Pleschourt graduated from Medford High School Friday night. Pleschourt, who has been diagnosed two different times with Stage 4B Hodgkin’s...
Because of the coronavirus, many high schools nationwide chose to honor their graduating seniors of 2020 with a special and unique commencement. Blooming Prairie did just that for its 118th graduation in the school's history. Sunday's graduation honoring 50 graduates was a virtual one. In fact,...
Jail population in Steele County has been running about half of what it normally does since the COVID-19 crisis began in mid-March. The current number of inmates locked up at the Steele County Detention Center in Owatonna is averaging 45 to 50, down from the pre-COVID-19 average of 90, according to...
In heaven there is no beer, that’s why we drink it here. And for a long-time Owatonna musician, he has a special reason to drink a little extra beer. World-renowned concertina player Luverne Wanous is celebrating his very own beer compliments of Mineral Springs Brewery of Owatonna. MSB’s first...
Dr. Ningling Kang, head of the Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis lab at The Hormel Institute UMN, published a discovery describing how a particular protein, diaphanous homolog 1 (Diaph1), turns normal liver cells into cancer-promoting cells.   “Protein diaphanous homolog 1 (Diaph1) promotes...
The 2020 commencement of Blooming Prairie High School seniors will be a one of a kind production and one they will never forget but remember with fondness. The school's Valedictorian and two Salutatorians will address those in virtual attendance at the commencement ceremonies of Sunday, May 31....
The coronavirus pandemic isn’t stopping Elrose Milverstedt from celebrating her birthday. And mind you, this isn’t just any ordinary birthday. Milverstedt turned 107 years old on Sunday, May 24. “I’m an old burger,” she said, playing off the fact that she and her husband owned a small town cafe in...
Minnesotans will have to wait for another year to enjoy Minnesota’s “great get together.” On Friday, the Minnesota State Fair voted to cancel the 2020 fair due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is the sixth time in history that predates the U.S. Civil War in which the fair has been called off. The...
The 2019-2020 school year will be one to remember. And, especially it will be memorable for two Blooming Prairie High School seniors, who are members of the BP Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter. Kaiden Finley was this year's FFA president. He participated in many events throughout the years...
What's there to do on a Thursday night? Stay home! That's what four Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossom softball seniors did recently. Julia Worke, Marti Snider, Riauna Bishop and Maya Lembke were told to stay home and wait on this Thursday night, May 14. Quiet then turned to noise as a car caravan,...

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