Monday, June 25, 2018

Steele County Times

The Red Hatters from Blooming Prairie were part of the crowd at the 77th Annual Red Oak Grove Lutheran Church Strawberry Social on Tuesday, June  12 at the church located seven miles southeast of Blooming Prairie. Shown here are Red Hatters Dorothy Johnson, Phyllis Peterson and Barb Blome.
Strawberries have really sweet personalities. One of those sweet strawberries was Lacey Haberman, 8, who came in a strawberry costume to participate in the 77th annual Red Oak Grove Lutheran Church Strawberry Social on Tuesday, June 12. Red Oak is located seven miles southeast of Blooming Prairie....
Blooming Prairie High School senior Riley Millam discusses his creation of a special application for conjugation of Spanish verbs with members of the Arkema Citizens Advisory Panel.
WOW! That reaction was echoed by members of the Arkema Citizens Advisory Panel (CAP) at a regular monthly meeting held at the Blooming Prairie City Center on June 13. The WOW factor was provided by Blooming Prairie High School senior Riley Millam, who was the featured speaker at the regular meeting...
The Owatonna Marching Band wrapped up the Wenger Band Festival Saturday afternoon by marching through the downtown streets. Twelve bands from all over the state performed in the festival. The grand champion and people’s choice awards went to the 728 Cadets, who also earned top in Class AAA.
It may have seemed a little out of character at a high school band parade to have a man playing polkas on his concertina, but what else would one expect from a musician who’s been delighting audiences around the area for nearly seven decades. Luverne Wanous of Owatonna kicked off the Harry Wenger...
Blooming Prairie High School eighth grader Remington Peterson, 14, drove this Allis Chalmers WD45 to school last Friday. He chats with some fellow FFA members and with FFA advisor Bill Rinkenberger.
It's a time to be safe with lots of tractors in the farm fields and moving on main roadways. That's a message that some young Blooming Prairie Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter members were promoting as they drove their farm tractors to Blooming Prairie High School on Friday, May 25. "It's...
Investigators with the Steele County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol reconstruct the crash scene Friday afternoon in which two vehicles collided at SE 64th Avenue and SE 38th Street on the east side of Steele County just down the road from Aurora Lutheran Church. Two small children were seriously injured in the crash and airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester where they are recovering.
  “Team Oeltjenbruns” is asking for prayers after two small children were severely injured in a motor vehicle crash in rural Steele County Friday afternoon. Jillian Dahl Proft identified the victims of the crash through Facebook as Jessica Oeltjenbruns and her two children, ages 3 and 1. She wrote...
When not putting miles on his 2003 Ford 150 truck, Dr. Jeff Schwert, a Blooming Prairie dentist, takes care of his patients. Here, he prepares to treat a long-time patient, Richard Pollock of Hayfield. (Staff photo by Howard Lestrud)
Dr. Jeffrey Schwert of the Blooming Prairie Dental Center at 132 2nd Ave. NE, has a faithful friend. That friend is Big Red or Rusty Tomato, whichever name you may wish to choose. Big Red or Rusty Tomato is also known as a 2003 Ford 150 truck that Dr. Schwert bought in the fall of 2002. He has been...
Owatonna Police have made an arrest in a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon at US Bank in downtown Owatonna. Matthew Dahl, 33, of Faribault was taken into custody less than two hours after the alleged robbery. Police arrested him at the Steele County Fairgrounds Park on 18thStreet Southeast without...
Owatonna Police have made an arrest in a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon at US Bank in downtown Owatonna. Matthew Dahl, 33, of Faribault was taken into custody less than two hours after the alleged robbery. Police arrested him at the Steele County Fairgrounds Park on 18thStreet Southeast without...
Owatonna Police are on the scene of a bank robbery at US Bank on Broadway in Owatonna. According to scanner reports, no weapon was seen, but the lone robber implied a weapon through a note.   The Times will have more on this breaking story as it becomes available.
“Team Oeltjenbruns” is asking for prayers after two small children were severely injured in a motor vehicle crash in rural Steele County Friday afternoon. Jillian Dahl Proft identified the victims of the crash through a Facebook posting as Jessica Oeltjenburns and her two children, ages 3 and 1....

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