Blooming Prairie News


07/20/2018 01:39 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Dodge County Free Fair in Kasson 

Bethany Bauer, 17, left, of Hayfield, and Logan Louks, 10, of Kasson, rest against Bauer's brown swiss, Marlys, during the Dodge County Free Fair on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Kasson. Army National Guard veteran Jaclyn Schlichter, of Blooming Prairie, looks for her friends, Manny Hornedo and George Caulry, in the Remembering Our Fallen exhibit during the Dodge County Free Fair on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Kasson.


07/14/2018 12:38 AM  ~~~Source~~~
William "Bill" Jerome Underwood 

William "Bill" Jerome Underwood, 88, of Oakland, FL, formerly of Blooming Prairie, died on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was born March 14, 1930, to Edgar and Myrtle Underwood in Flint, MI.


07/11/2018 10:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Riess has next court date Wednesday, but she won't be there 

The Minnesota woman facing the death penalty in Florida where she is accused of killing a look-alike woman and making off with her identity will be allowed to skip her Wednesday court appearance. Lois Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie, has a case management conference hearing Wednesday morning in Lee County Court in Fort Myers where she is being held without bond in connection with the death of Pamela Hutchinson.


07/02/2018 05:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Florida will seek to execute Blooming Prairie woman in Fort Myers murder 

Florida wants to execute a Minnesota woman charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Fort Myers woman she met in a restaurant in April. Lois Riess is accused of killing Pamela Hutchinson in early April.


06/26/2018 09:55 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sheriff: Pending murder charges against Riess in Dodge County await results from Fla. crime lab 

This image was taken from a video released April 19 during a March 23 visit by Lois Riess to an Iowa convenience store before she left for Florida, law enforcement officials say.