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Grace McKinstry, an internationally known painter, lived in Faribault in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Her paintings can been seen at the Rice County Historical Society in Faribault, the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, and the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
Grace McKinstry, an internationally known painter, lived in Faribault in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Her paintings can been seen at the Rice County Historical Society in Faribault, the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, and the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: Grace McKinstry, Rice County

We meet Grace McKinstry, an internationally known painter, who lived in Faribault in the late 1800s and early 1900s. She had works exhibited in the Paris Salon, and her paintings can been seen at the Rice County Historical Society in Faribault, the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minnesota State Capitol in St...

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The Vietnam War exhibit at the Steele County Historical Society features a few copies of The Soldier's Handbook, as well as dog tags and other pieces of a soldier's kit. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
The Vietnam War exhibit at the Steele County Historical Society features a few copies of The Soldier's Handbook, as well as dog tags and other pieces of a soldier's kit. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: Vietnam War Exhibit Part 2, Steele County

Jerry Ganfield with the Steele County Historical Society tells us about the 13 men from Steele County who died in Vietnam during the war. The exhibit includes their military ranks and personal stories from friends, family and comrades who served with them...

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The 1876 jail register used for the James-Younger Gang. Housed at the Rice County History Museum. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
The 1876 jail register used for the James-Younger Gang. Housed at the Rice County History Museum. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: Ara Barton, Rice County

Sue Garwood, Rice County Historical Society director, introduces us to Ara Barton, the Rice County Sheriff who took custody of members of the James-Younger Gang after their raid on Northfield, Minn...

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Vietnam War-era pamphlets, patches and medals rest in a display case at the Steele County History Museum in Owatonna. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
Vietnam War-era pamphlets, patches and medals rest in a display case at the Steele County History Museum in Owatonna. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: Vietnam War Exhibit Part 1, Steele County

Jerry Ganfield with the Steele County Historical Society gives a brief overview of the museum's Vietnam War exhibit. The exhibit features profiles of the 13 Steele County men who died in Vietnam during the war, as well as uniforms, souvenirs soldiers brought back and a captured North Korean flag...

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The sign on the front of the Rice County History Museum. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
The sign on the front of the Rice County History Museum. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park

In this week's episode of A Look Back, Sue Garwood, director of the Rice County Historical Society, tells us how the Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park came into existence...

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A Look Back: Carlo Zamboni, Steele County

Jerry Ganfield, member of the Steele County Historical Society, shares some of the museum's information about Carlo Zamboni, one of Owatonna's early entrepreneurs...

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King Mill Dam fire. Photo courtesy of the Rice County Historical Society.
King Mill Dam fire. Photo courtesy of the Rice County Historical Society.
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A Look Back: Rice County Fire Collection

Sue Garwood, director of the Rice County Historical Society, shares some of the museum's information about area fires and firefighting equipment...

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A Look Back: Nickel the Buffalo, Steele County [VIDEO]

In this week’s episode of “A Look Back,” Jerry Ganfield with the Steele County Historical Society introduces us to Nickel, the museum’s buffalo...

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The sign on the front of the Rice County History Museum. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
The sign on the front of the Rice County History Museum. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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Introducing ‘A Look Back’ at Rice County History [VIDEO]

Starting today, KRFO-AM, in cooperation with the Rice and Steele county Historical Societies, will present short clips containing interesting facts from county history each week...

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