Blooming Prairie News

01/16/2018 01:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Land Stewardship hosting soil building workshops 

From 10 a.m. to noon, Jan. 25 at Recreation Cafe, 20 E. Main St. in Lewiston, the meeting will feature cover crop specialist T.J. Kartes from Blooming Prairie and dairy farmer Robb Miller of Lewiston. Kartes will discuss how to successfully cover crop large acreages.

01/12/2018 10:39 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Fire Leaves Hayfield Family Without Home 

Hayfield fire chief, Paul O'Brien says they were called to the home on Center Avenue South shortly before 10 a.m. A person at the scene says the mother was inside the home when it started but she was able to get out. Firefighters were able to put out the flames in a little more than two hours while the Blooming Prairie Fire Department and Hayfield ambulance stood by.

12/28/2017 04:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
SMART changes coming in 2018 

The existing preschool service in Albert Lea, Austin, and Owatonna will be expanded starting January 2 for more ride availability for families that were previously on waiting lists. As of January 29, SMART service in Blooming Prairie will be available from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, one less hour than before.

12/16/2017 01:14 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Star Wars 'kind of saved me' 

"I put the fanatical in fan. It's a lifetime passion," says Jeff Holmes, of Blooming Prairie, of his Star Wars obsession.