Sunday, June 20, 2021
With speed and determination, Blossoms junior Xavier Rennie, right, punches his way to the state track and field meet after capturing the section championship title last week in Dodge Center. Rennie lost to Triton’s Owen Petersohn by 0.42 seconds in the preliminary round, but came back to beat him by 0.09 seconds in the finals to claim the title.
Steele County will have a strong presence at this week’s state track and field meet as six local athletes, including three Huskies, two Blossoms and one Tiger, qu
The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner, senior pastor at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie,  leads the Bible lesson about being a good friend, based on 1 John 15:12. The group did some of the VBS activities outside in the shade, despite the high temperatures last week.
For the past six months or so, Melissa Stoen planned, replanned, scrapped those plans and replanned again – “it was a rollercoaster,” she said – but the end resul
On June 1, Brian Seykora of rural Owatonna sold the surviving cows from the April 8 fire that destroyed his dairy barn. Twenty-eight cows, including the ones shown in this photo, were sold to Premier Livestock in Wisconsin.
Two months following a devastating barn fire that disrupted one of the top dairy herds in the state, the owner has sold the surviving cows.
Keeping the cows comfortable in extreme heat is a priority for dairy producers like Scott Balzer of Medford. Balzer has a fogging system in the barn that automatically kicks in at a certain temperature to allow the cows to beat the heat.
If the cows on the Balzer Dairy Farm outside of Medford appear to be in a fog, it’s all by design in an effort to keep them comfortable in extreme heat.
Blooming Prairie’s three state qualifiers, from left to right, are: Maggie Bruns, Jessica Ressler and Halle Strunk.
The Blooming Prairie’s girls and boys golf teams each finished in the top three at the section tournament on Tuesday, June 1, but it was the trio of Jessica Ressl
Area Realtors are teaming up to raise funds for Transitional Housing of Steele County and Owatonna Parks & Recreation. On Thursday, realtors handed out information at Re/Max Venture in downtown Owatonna. Some of them included, from left: Justin Ohnstad, Michelle Jandt, Charlotte McCabe and Ryan Gillespie.
Realtors from the Owatonna area are focused on more than just selling houses this month. They are also teaming up to raise money for a couple of local causes.
With speed and determination, Blossoms junior Xavier Rennie, right, punches his way to the state track and field meet after capturing the section championship title last week in Dodge Center. Rennie lost to Triton’s Owen Petersohn by 0.42 seconds in the preliminary round, but came back to beat him by 0.09 seconds in the finals to claim the title.
The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner, senior pastor at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie,  leads the Bible lesson about being a good friend, based on 1 John 15:12. The group did some of the VBS activities outside in the shade, despite the high temperatures last week.
On June 1, Brian Seykora of rural Owatonna sold the surviving cows from the April 8 fire that destroyed his dairy barn. Twenty-eight cows, including the ones shown in this photo, were sold to Premier Livestock in Wisconsin.
Keeping the cows comfortable in extreme heat is a priority for dairy producers like Scott Balzer of Medford. Balzer has a fogging system in the barn that automatically kicks in at a certain temperature to allow the cows to beat the heat.
Blooming Prairie’s three state qualifiers, from left to right, are: Maggie Bruns, Jessica Ressler and Halle Strunk.
Area Realtors are teaming up to raise funds for Transitional Housing of Steele County and Owatonna Parks & Recreation. On Thursday, realtors handed out information at Re/Max Venture in downtown Owatonna. Some of them included, from left: Justin Ohnstad, Michelle Jandt, Charlotte McCabe and Ryan Gillespie.
With speed and determination, Blossoms junior Xavier Rennie, right, punches his way to the state track and field meet after capturing the section championship title last week in Dodge Center. Rennie lost to Triton’s Owen Petersohn by 0.42 seconds in the preliminary round, but came back to beat him by 0.09 seconds in the finals to claim the title.
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 5:45pm
Steele County will have a strong presence at this week’s state track and field meet as six local athletes, including three Huskies, two Blossoms and one Tiger, qualified at last week’s section championships. For Owatonna, Jack Titchenal...
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 5:43pm
With the popular Breakfast on the Farm canceled, the Steele County American Dairy Association has come up with a different alternative to promote dairy. The group will host Dairy Days at the Steele County Fairgrounds this weekend. Jon...
The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner, senior pastor at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie,  leads the Bible lesson about being a good friend, based on 1 John 15:12. The group did some of the VBS activities outside in the shade, despite the high temperatures last week.
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 5:42pm
For the past six months or so, Melissa Stoen planned, replanned, scrapped those plans and replanned again – “it was a rollercoaster,” she said – but the end result was better than anyone expected. It’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) season,...
On June 1, Brian Seykora of rural Owatonna sold the surviving cows from the April 8 fire that destroyed his dairy barn. Twenty-eight cows, including the ones shown in this photo, were sold to Premier Livestock in Wisconsin.
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 5:40pm
Two months following a devastating barn fire that disrupted one of the top dairy herds in the state, the owner has sold the surviving cows. Brian Seykora of rural Owatonna sold the remaining 28 cows from the fire to Premier Livestock in...

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