Sunday, September 24, 2017

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Nineteen veterans received Quilts of Valor during a special ceremony as part of a Veterans Day program Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Blooming Prairie Servicemen’s Club. Pictured back row left to right:  Paul Stender, Paul Ingvaldson, Dale Anderson, Ken Trom, Marvin Camerer, Tom Walters, Charles Coughlin, Joe Wurst, John Dean Olson, Mike Nelson. Front row left to right: Ingval Hove, Ken Vermilyea, Ken Esplan, John Welch, Doug Johnson, Lerald Farrow, Marvin Stark and Alan Morton.
Longtime entertainer of U.S. military troops, comedian Bob Hope paid a visit to the Blooming Prairie Servicemen’s Club on Veterans Day evening last Wednesday, Nov. 11. Hope, also known as Doug Johnson of Bloomimg Prairie, was master of ceremonies for a special Veterans Day evening program designed...
Doug Miner answers questions about Veterans Day during a program at the Blooming Prairie Servicemen’s Club.
On Veterans Day, Blooming Prairie fourth-grade students had the opportunity to visit with a local veteran and learn more about the importance of honoring the people who have served our country.    That morning, about 65 students visited the Blooming Prairie Servicemen’s Club, where they heard from...
Wayne Hasher, a long-time volunteer at the Steele County Food Shelf, stocks shelves last Friday morning.
People experience financial troubles for many reasons. They may have lost a job, become ill or face a number of countless other obstacles. That’s where the Steele County Food Shelf comes in.  The food shelf, located at 155 Oakdale Street in Owatonna, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and...
Quilter Martha Waddell wrapped the quilt she made for veteran Earle Taylor around his shoulders at the presentation of the Quilts of Valor at VFW on Oct. 20. Waddell is one of 10,000 volunteers of the Quilts of Valor Foundation.
Three veterans were gifted handmade quilts as a token of appreciation from the Quilts of Valor Foundation.  Quilter Martha Waddell of Northfield not only worked on the quilts herself, but she was able to wrap the finished quilt around the shoulders of the three veterans at the VFW Auxiliary meeting...
Mankato based band, Navigating North, consists of Owatonna Senior High School graduate Jay Seaser, Hailey Johnson and Josiah Jorgensen. The band has been a hit in coffee shops and acoustic venues, and they recently recorded an EP.
In a total of 48 hours, Owatonna High School 2011 graduate Jay Seaser and two other band members drove to North Carolina, recorded their EP  album and drove back to their apartments in Mankato at the end of May. The EP album that they recorded was recently featured in Noisetrade’s New & Notable...
Steele County Attorney Dan McIntosh addresses the audience during Saturday’s Promoting Peace Conference in Owatonna.
The judicial system is taking domestic violence more seriously than it has in the past generation or two, according to Steele County Attorney Dan McIntosh. However, he also said that domestic violence incidents continue to slightly increase. “The perception of domestic violence is that it is just...
Darin Brown was recently named Firefighter of the Year through the National Exchange Club’s Firefighter of the Year program.
Though Darin Brown is not one to enjoy the spotlight, he was deeply honored when he found out that he was deemed Firefighter of the Year through the National Exchange Club’s Firefighter of the Year program.  A banquet is being held for Brown at 6 p.m., Oct. 8, at the Eagles Club in Owatonna.  To...
Owatonna police officer Emily Ammentorp helped Owatonna fourth-grader Sierra Rocco pick out some new items last Wednesday during the “Shop with a Cop” event in Owatonna.
Police officers of Owatonna and Blooming Prairie Police Departments had the unusual task of helping local kids pick out school clothes as part of Salvation Army’s Shop with a Cop program. Eleven police officers and 11 local kids participated in the event that took place at Wal-Mart on Sept. 23. ...
About 100 to 150 farmers gathered each day of Central Advantage’s Field Technology Days (Sept. 11 and 12), to learn about new tilling equipment and planting methods.
The Central Advantage Field Technology Days on Sept. 10 and 11 attracted farmers from all over the area to learn about new equipment, planting technologies and tillage methods.  This level of interest in environmentally sound pieces of equipment leave agronomists saying that Steele County farmers...
Ken Trom, 80, of Udolpho Township, loves to play the harmonica. He practices on his instrument almost daily and just recently has made a few public appearances. He owns seven harmonicas, his first one was purchased in 1948.
In a cavern, In a canyon, Excavating for a mine, Dwelt a miner forty-niner, And his daughter Clementine.   Chorus: Oh my darling, Oh my darling, Oh my darling Clementine, You are lost and gone forever, Dreadful sorry Clementine.   Put a harmonica in his hands and the old western folk ballad, “Oh My...

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