Monday, July 13, 2020

Steele County Times

Cindy LaBathe of Cindy’s Tailoring in Owatonna puts in extra time assembling all of the straps for the shield project that has benefited all of Steele County.
Over the past two months, several people have been working quietly behind the scenes to create the shields for healthcare workers and first responders in Steele County. One of them is Cindy LaBathe, who owns Cindy’s Tailoring in Owatonna. In between her regular work, LaBathe assembles all of the...
A popular Blooming Prairie 4th of July event is the open house at the BP Fire Department. Firefighters take out their antique truck and give rides to kids and adults.
There will be no public Fourth of July celebration in Blooming Prairie this summer. BP's Fourth of July committee and the executive board of the Blooming Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce voted unanimously last week to cancel the 2020 summer celebration because of the threat of the coronavirus. The...
An update on how COVID-19 has impacted Steele County.
Steele County is seeing a rise in positive COVID-19 cases as the total count is now at 41 positive cases.  This is up 10 cases from yesterday.    Those affected are asked to isolate themselves for 2 weeks and until symptoms subside for 10 days, with no fever for 3 days.  The age range of cases are...
One of the largest Fourth of July celebrations in southeastern Minnesota has been canceled.
Blooming Prairie has decided to cancel its Fourth of July celebration for this summer. On Wednesday night, the Fourth of July committee as well as the Chamber’s Executive committee decided to forgo the city’s annual Fourth Festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of both committees...
Awesome Blossoms senior athletes thought they had "something special" as they were set to embark on the 2020 spring sports season. That something special, burning inside the senior athletes from the baseball, softball and track teams will never be unleashed as the season was cancelled by the...
The message was brief but hurtful. The Minnesota State High School League made this announcement on April 23, 2020: “Minnesota State High School League spring athletics and fine arts have been cancelled for the remainder of their seasons." The announcement continued: "With this cancellation, all...
Corn planting in the southeastern counties of Steele, Dodge, Rice, Freeborn and Mower is far ahead of the pace of last year, farmers and University of Minnesota Extension officials report. With ideal planting conditions, farmers were able to nearly complete corn planting by early this week. They...
“It's hard to believe, and I never thought I would get to this age," says Eleanor Harms, currently a resident of the Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Harms, who has lived most of her life in Blooming Prairie, will turn 100 on May 28. "I have my phone," Harms responds when asked how...
After low numbers for several weeks, COVID-19 cases in Steele County jumped sharply over the past week. Public Health Director Amy Caron reported 10 new cases in Steele County over the past week, bringing to total of 24 confirmed cases since the outbreak began in mid-March. For the first time in...
Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) in strategic partnership with Youth 1st, Federated Insurance, Pearson, Cashwise, Bennerotte & Associates, Jaguar Communications, The Retrofit Companies, U.S. Bank, Profinium, Pizza Ranch, Heartland Chevy Dealers, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Institute for...

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Steele County Times

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P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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Kasson, MN 55944

 

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