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BP’s Prince Charming makes it big

His acting career began with a role as Prince Charming in the Blooming Prairie High School musical, Cinderella.

New mayor takes over in BP

The city of Blooming Prairie welcomed in a new mayor for the first time in 15 years on Jan.


It's been 16 months since the Blooming Prairie Boys & Girls Club split from the regional organization and be

New aim at distracted driving

Being a former first grade teacher herself for many years, Rep.

Record donation for BP Cancer

With the help of sizable donations from the Blooming Prairie Cancer Group and from the Geneva Cancer Group, the Fifth

Steele Fair snags Country star Chris Kroeze

Excitement is building for this year’s Steele County Fair as fair officials announce yet another major headliner comi

Tigers smash Blossoms girls


Riess a no show in court

Accused killer Lois Riess of Blooming Prairie was a no show once again at her court appearance in a Florida courtroom

State Patrol wraps up Harberts crash

The Minnesota State Patrol has completed its investigation into the fatal car wreck that killed a beloved school teac

Krueger named county board chair

In their first meeting of the new year, the Steele County Board of Commissioners reorganized by choosing new leadersh

Whitey Hagen steals show again in fight for cancer

Even though he says it's not about him, but because of the valiant efforts of many fighting for a cancer cure, W

First baby in BP

Owen David Kormann hit the scales at 9 pounds and 3 ounces.

Pair of transplants hailed in BP

They are not natives of the small, progressive southeastern Minnesota community of Blooming Prairie, but they say it

BP Legion announces 2 scholarship winners

Blooming Prairie's American Legion Post 52 and Auxiliary have once again donated two $500 scholarships to two co

A New Year’s dip

On a freezing cold New Year’s Day, three divers submerged under the ice at Kaplan’s Quarry outside of Owatonna, and o

New Year’s Day fire burns house to ground in BP

A man facing several medical problems is now staring at another challenge—finding a new place to live.

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