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The longest living ordained priest in the Diocese of Winona has passed away. Rev. Edward Mountain of Owatonna died peacefully Monday at Benedictine Living Community in Owatonna. He was 96. Mountain was ordained on June 1, 1947 in Mankato. Throughout his long career, he served at various parishes...
Blooming Prairie High School students get off the bus and enter the school on Monday, Mar. 8. For seventh- through ninth-graders, Monday was their first day back learning in-person. Sophomores through seniors will resume in-person learning four days a week next Monday.
After nearly a full year of distance or hybrid learning, Monday marked the first day back at school for in-person learning for all Blooming Prairie seventh-grader, eighth-graders and freshmen. The students will be in school every day except Wednesday, which is designated as a distance-learning day...
Blooming Prairie senior Allison Krohnberg looks for an open teammate during the final minutes of the Awesome Blossoms’ 51-33 win over the United South Central Rebels.
After three wins by seven points or less, the Blooming Prairie girls basketball team has handily beaten its past two opponents, including its 51-33 drubbing of United South Central on Friday, Feb. 26.  After trading baskets for the first few minutes of the game, the Blossoms used a small 5-0 run to...
Westfield’s Bo Zwiener controls the right shoulder of St. Clair/Mankato Loyola’s Eli Kruse while his legs are wrapped around his torso. Co-Head Coach David Lassahn said Zwiener’s win by decision was especially impressive considering Kruse was a state participant last year.
After not winning a single match throughout January, the Westfield wrestling team has turned its season around by winning seven of its first nine matches in February, including the past six after beating New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) 54-24 and St. Clair/Mankato Loyola 55-15 on...
After weeks of delays and limited supplies, the COVID 19 vaccination will finally be available for senior citizens in Steele County. Public Health Director Amy Caron said about 200 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available for people 65 and older beginning this week. Seniors are encouraged to...
New York Life agents Sue Zwiener and Rachel Blaedorn, front from left holding check, hand over a check of $24,000 to representatives of the Blooming Prairie Education Foundation.
For more than 20 years, Sue Zwiener has been involved with the Blooming Prairie Education Foundation (BPEF). And when her company came forth with a major grant to help the group, she felt “pretty tickled.” New York Life recently awarded a $24,000 Community Impact Grant to the foundation to enhance...
Steele-Waseca Drug Court graduate Steve Keller, 29, is a resident pastor at Redemption Church in Owatonna.
Steve Keller knows his life today is very different from the one he led two years ago. “I’ve gone from a drug-addicted person who was selling to support his habit to a person who is free from drug addiction,” said Keller. In July of 2019, Keller was arrested on two felony drug charges for...
Lerberg’s Foods owner Ross Sletten is offering more food products these days thanks to a new refrigeration system he recently installed in the century-old grocery store in Ellendale. The new coolers have given Lerberg’s a significant amount of extra space to display more food items.
For years Lerberg’s Foods has been able to carry only one variety of yogurt; it now offers six varieties. That’s just one example of extra food products carried by Lerberg’s Foods. The small town grocer in the heart of downtown Ellendale recently added a new refrigeration system allowing for...
Blooming Prairie’s Bobbie Bruns rises up for a left-handed jump shot during the final minutes of the Awesome Blossoms’ 38-35 win on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
The Blooming Prairie girls basketball team isn’t winning by as much as they did at the beginning of the season, but they are winning and that’s all that matters. This past week, they beat the Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights 38-35 on Tuesday, Feb. 16, and then they beat the Faribault Bethlehem Academy...
With his parents by his side, Medford’s Kael Hermanstorfer is all smiles after signing his National Letter of Intent to play college basketball at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota.
Coming from a small town in Medford, Tigers basketball star Kael Hermanstorfer knew he wanted to continue his basketball and academic career at a university in a bigger town and he had multiple options in the University of Minnesota-Duluth, St. Scholastica, which is also in Duluth, and North...

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