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Music Monday June 19, 2017: William Clark Green
It’s Music Monday! Each and ever week, I share something with you that I am currently listening to and think you might also enjoy. Sometimes it might be an old tried and true favorite, other times, something I have just discovered, and occasionally, it might be a listener suggestion.…
A Look Back: Washing Machines, Rice County
If you walk through the Rice County Historical Society’s Harvest and Heritage Halls, you may notice a display on household items, including six washing machines. They range from a scrub board and tub to hand-powered washing machines to an early electric machine to a gasoline-powered …
Music Monday June 12, 2017: Stolen Rhodes
It’s Music Monday! Each week I share something I am listening to and think that you might also enjoy. It could be a tried and true favorite that you haven’t heard in forever, it could be a new release by an artist or band you already know, or it could be something I h…
A Look Back: Hartwig Garage, Steele County
The Steele County Historical Society’s Dan Moeckly tells us about Henry “Hank” Hartwig, who owned some of Owatonna’s first auto dealerships, and this automotive mechanic’s service coat. Hartwig, a lifelong Steele County resi…
A Look Back: Walking Plows, Rice County
Loren Dahle of Morristown explains the different uses and unique features of the walking plows in the Rice County Historical Society’s collection. Some are breaking plows, used for breaking up the sod and others are more general purpose. They all would have been pulled by oxen or hor…
A Look Back: Dr. John McIntyre, Steele County
Longtime Owatonna doctor John McIntyre had a tumultuous early life and served on the front lines in Europe during World War I. After the war ended in 1918, he stayed in France, continuing his studies until he was discharged from the Army in 1919...
A Look Back: Plains Indian Ledger Art, Rice County
Sue Garwood shares a rare Plains Indian art ledger that is part of the Rice County Historical Society’s collection. Because of its fragile nature, this piece is not displayed and few people have seen it before.
New episodes featuring Rice and Steele county history are posted to the KD…
A Look Back: KOBK News May-June 1917, Steele County
Steve Groening recounts some of the top 1917 news from May and June. Included are National Guard war recruitment efforts and area support, a lawsuit against a man selling margarine, and Red Cross contributions in Steele, Waseca and Dodge counties rise rapidly...
A Look Back: Sand Art, Rice County
This bottle of sand art was created by Andrew Clemens of Dubuque, Iowa, for Faribault’s Lyman Tuttle, who owned Tuttle Meat Market. Clemens created these masterpieces one grain of sand at a time.
New episodes featuring Rice and Steele county history are posted to the KDHL YouTube chan…
Music Monday May 1, 2017: Alison Krauss
It’s Music Monday! Each week I share something I am listening to and think that you might also enjoy. It could be a tried and true favorite that you haven’t heard in forever, it could be a new release by an artist or band you already know, or it could be something I h…

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