Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Steele County Times

The State Patrol has identified the victim of Friday’s fatal crash near Claremont as 8-year-old Emerson Harberts of Dodge Center. Emerson was a passenger in the vehicle driven by her mother, Rachel Marie Harberts, 43. Rachel’s 12-year-old son, Jaxon, was also in the vehicle. Both Rachel and Jaxon...
An 8-year-old girl was killed in a 2-vehicle crash by Claremont Friday morning. The State Patrol has not released the girl’s name. However, the driver of the vehicle has been identified as Rachel Marie Harberts, 43, of Dodge Center. She is a teacher at Blooming Prairie Elementary School. The patrol...
A crash on U.S. Highway 14 near Claremont has taken the life of one person and critically injured two others Friday morning. Sgt. Troy Christianson of the State Patrol confirmed one person died and two were airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. He said the patrol is still working on...
The unique item was donated in memory of Grandma Dick. It is displayed by Pam Folkens and Cheri Krejci of the Blooming Prairie Cancer Group. It will be auctioned on Sept. 7-8 under the Big Tent.
The small community of Blooming Prairie has turned a shade of pink and that color will be further accented as the fight against cancer continues. The 18th Annual Blooming Prairie Cancer Auctions are scheduled for Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8 under the Big Tent, outside the Cue Company in ...
The Freeborn County Sheriff is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery by Clarks Grove. Sheriff Kurt Freitag said a 911 call was received at 9:32 p.m. on Sept. 3 reporting an armed robbery at the Gopher Stop located on the edge of Clarks Grove. Sheriff’s deputies...
Here's a closeup of the special flag unveiled in memory of longtime  Blooming Prairie Cancer Group promoter Philip Milton. "No one fights alone" is the message on the flag. Milton died of cancer on July 15, 2018.
 There was something different about painting Blooming Prairie pink with 250 flags this year.  The something different on Sunday afternoon was the absence of Philip Milton, a member of the Blooming Prairie Cancer Group for many years. Milton died of cancer on July 15. Milton was always there, even...
"Oooh, this is hard work!" Peyton Peterson of Blooming Prairie helped out his dad, Jake, a BP fireman, shuck some sweet corn for the annual brat and sweet corn feed on Saturday, Aug. 25.
Records are meant to be broken. That's what happened Saturday, Aug. 25 at the 11th Annual Blooming Prairie Fire Department Brat and Sweet Corn Feed held at the fire hall when 650 enjoyed some delicious food. Firefighter Mike Hoffman manned a donations table and encouraged visitors to place freewill...
Milo Dahlin of Ellendale is operating Schem’s Kettle Corn at area festivals and community celebrations. He most recently sold kettle corn by the Village of Yesteryear through the Steele County Historical Society during the Steele County Free Fair in Owatonna. Dahlin is a former sheriff’s deputy.
After 25 years of protecting and serving people through law enforcement, a former sheriff’s deputy is popping and serving up something a little different these days. Milo Dahlin of Ellendale began operating Schem’s Kettle Corn this summer at various festivals and events around the area, including...
Carl and Denise Wieman of Owatonna organized this year’s annual MS River Road Run. Motorcyclists left Leo’s South in Lakeville Saturday morning and traveled 280 miles across southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. The Wiemans say they ride for one reason—to help those with MS.
With a passion to help others, Carl and Denise Wieman of Owatonna are on a crusade to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. The Wiemans have found a unique way of combining their love for motorcycling as well as helping raise money for MS research. They are one of the organizers for the 33rdannual MS...
Blooming Prairie fourth-grade teachers Haley Haseiet and Kaylenna Miller examine at crayfish during the Arkema Science Teacher Program at the Arkema Plant in Blooming Prairie on Aug. 7.
With the start of the school year right around the corner, six area teachers are off to head start after participating in the Arkema Science Teacher Program in Blooming Prairie. Each summer, Arkema shared time, resources and expertise in order to spark students curiosity and generate enthusiasm for...

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