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Owatonna Area Special Olympics Track Starts Soon
Spring is here, and with it comes the spring sports season, and that includes track and field for Special Olympics. Special Olympics is such a great organization, and I am privileged to know several of the athletes. Owatonna Area Special Olympics offers several chances to participate throughout…
The Hunt is On for Area Easter Egg Hunts
Some of my earliest childhood memories involve the holidays. Christmas stands out the best in most of my memories, but I always looked forward to Easter as well. I loved our families tradition of gathering together to color Easter eggs for Easter...
Happy April Fool’s Day
It is that date, the date to be aware of everything, especially when you a) have children and/or b) come from a family of practical jokers. I went looking for the history of April Fool's Day, and why we celebrate it, and I could not find any one source that shows the main reason...
Organic Crops Day In Owatonna
The University of Minnesota Extension Service will be sponsoring the 12th annual Rice and Steele County Organic Crops Day this afternoon in Owatonna. The program will be held at the Steele County Community Center on the Steele County Fairgrounds in Owatonna from 2:30-8PM...
Red Cross Issues Appeal for Blood Donations
The American Red Cross has issued an appeal for blood, especially type O negative and AB type blood.  While our weather for the most part has been somewhat peaceful, other parts of the country in March have been forced to cancel about 250 blood drives due to the weather...
Get Ready to Bowl for Kids’ Sake
It's time to pull that bowling ball out of the closet and dust it off for another fun day of bowling to help benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota. Bowl for Kids' Sake is the big fun get-together to help celebrate the fundraising efforts of individuals, families and businesses t…
Will Spring Ever Come to Southern Minnesota?
Here it is, Saturday March 25, and it feels as though we are living in a gray world. Where is the sunshine? The green grass? The smell of grilling meat wafting throughout the neighborhoods? The trees are bare, the grass isn't greening up yet, and we still need the furnace on...

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