Saturday, August 17, 2019

Community

This display belongs to Randy Lea, a self proclaimed Twin hobbyist. He is also an Awesome Blossom.
The bases are loaded, and Randy Lea is coming up to bat. "There it goes, a home run." These are sounds that appeal to Randy Lea, a Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossom who loves baseball and has put together quite a collection of Minnesota Twins and other Major League Baseball artifacts. The 66-year-...
Woodcarving Superintendent Stephanie Kolbe stands by a display of her game birds, songbirds and dolls.
One group of exhibitors at the Steele County Free Fair is not interested in winning ribbons. They are the woodcarvers who bring their works to the fair simply to display them to the public. The Woodcarving Department first appeared at the fair 35 years ago, and Stephanie Kolbe, the department...
When Tiffany Krueger moved to Iowa with her family several years ago, she was set to stay there for good. But then some life-altering changes took place with one of their best friend’s businesses back in Minnesota and they decided to move back. Her husband, Justin, joined Geneva Lumber in January 2018 shortly after one of the owners suddenly died. “I didn’t think we would move back,” Krueger said. “I never pictured it.” In July, Krueger took over the full time position of clerk/treasurer with the City of El
When Tiffany Krueger moved to Iowa with her family several years ago, she was set to stay there for good. But then some life-altering changes took place with one of their best friend’s businesses back in Minnesota and they decided to move back. Her husband, Justin, joined Geneva Lumber in January...
Marilyn Heinz, left and Vivian Ulrich helped wrap gifts on a recent Monday morning to benefit the needy at the Marie Sandvik Center of Minneapolis.
Christmas is a time of giving and receiving. It's only August but that giving and receiving spirit has been kindled by the women of First Lutheran Church of Blooming Prairie. Some busy First Lutheran church women and some other volunteers met at the church on a recent Monday morning to wrap shoe...
Third District Judge Joseph A. Bueltel presents a Community Partner award to two members of the Owatonna Community Education team who helps Steele Waseca Drug Court participants earn their GED. Shown with Judge Bueltel are award recipients Angela Donlon and Kimberly Reyant. Judge Carol Hanks and Nicole Grams, Drug Court coordinator are also pictured.
It takes a lot of partners to make the programs work, said Assistant Third District Chief Judge Joseph A. Bueltel when addressing the products of the Steele Waseca Drug Court. Judge Bueltel represents the Steele County side and Judge Carol Hanks works with the Waseca County part of the program....
Henry Sundine became a police officer at Blooming Prairie Night Out on Tuesday night, July 30. He is the son of Shawn and Marcy Sundine of Blooming Prairie.
It was a doubleheader of sorts at the Blooming Prairie Police Department's National Night Out on Tuesday, July 30 at Central Park in Blooming Prairie. The BP Police Department with area businesses sponsored the third annual Blooming Prairie Night Out on Tuesday, July 30. The weather conditions...
Don and Martha Pauley, owners of the oldest car at Gus’ Car Show. The couple are the third owners of a 1910 Sears and Roebuck Buggy.
On a warm Saturday morning, around 150 cars lined the back lot of the History Center, including convertibles, custom jobs, classics, Model Ts, and automobiles from every decade in history. The event, in its fifth year, helps to raise money for the Steele County Historical Society, specifically for...
As we close in on September, Blooming Prairie is getting ready to paint the town pink once again, a symbol of a "Fight for a Cure" for cancer. The Blooming Prairie Cancer Group is a very active community organization of volunteers eagerly working to find a cure for cancer. This year marks the 19th...
Twelve years ago the son of Hay- field Math Teacher and Activities Director Chris Pack was born with Down Syndrome. Ever since then, his family has been looking for ways to help raise money that support special needs programs. For a couple of years, they did the Buddy Walk in St. Paul to help sup-...
Due to the rain storm during the original date, the Steele County Historical Society has moved the fifth annual Gus’ Station Car Show to Saturday, Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Steele County History Center in Owatonna. Classic cars of all ages, new and old, domes- tics and imports will be on...

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