Saturday, November 18, 2017

Community

There were plenty of things for the next generation of Blossoms to do between the parade and a variety of kids activities.
  The midpoint of the summer has come and gone and thoughts have turned to final summer vacation plans, fall sports preparations and a new school year. Since we are celebrating our 150th birthday all year long, the Steele County Times is also looking ahead at our final thoughts on looking back. The...
“Cancer never sleeps,” said Relay for Life of Steele County tri-chair and event MC, Joel Born.   The battle continues to rage and an infamous opponent is still prevalent, but the warriors of this crusade to eradicate cancer march on. Around football fields, through city streets, in an out of...
People have moved farther and farther away from the farm. In fact, Farm Bureau cited that the average American is three generations removed from living on a farm. Farm families are only about 2 percent of the country’s population.  With the growing disconnect from the farm, comes a general lack of...
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...
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...
If days are feeling dark, The Little Theater of Owatonna (LTO) is hoping to brighten them with its musical production, Funny Girl by Isobel Lennart. The show, under the artistic direction of Linda Karnauskas, opens this weekend. The musical is a semi-biographical telling of the life of Fanny Brice...
A fire that was initially ignited a decade ago has burned slow and steady, flaring up each year in June and leaving lasting embers burning deep and hot in the hearts of those who love to be caught in this inferno. Smokin’ in Steele now has a decade of blues, barbecue and blaze under its belt. Each...
“Get on your feet” was theme for the spring dance show in Owatonna Sunday night at the Four Seasons Centre. “We were supposed to be at OHS,” said Just For Kix (JFK) director, Victoria Johnson. “It just got too big.” And Johnson and company had to secure another venue. The location was different in...
Colored powder filled the air, the hair and the lair of the Medford Tigers Saturday. The annual Medford Color Run was held on a perfect day for a race with bright blue skies and warm temperatures. “It started out as a small fundraiser for some of the needs in the PE department at Medford,” said...
The sweltering and bipolar late summer weather patterns in Minnesota took a soggy turn during the Steele County Fair last August. On that Thursday night, the skies began to quickly reveal ominous clouds and brought rains that were so torrential that it left a river of water flowing through the...

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