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Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: James-Younger Gang, Part 1, Rice County

Sue Garwood, director of the Rice County Historical Society, introduces us to the members of the James-Younger Gang, who attempted to rob Northfield’s First National Bank in 1876...

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Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: Dress Codes, Steele County

Joanne Giga discusses the Steele County Historical Society’s “Coming of Age: 1968” exhibit, specifically the section on school dress codes, including a look at the Owatonna High School handbook, which details what is not appropriate for students to wear to class...

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Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: One-Room School Collection, Rice County

Sue Garwood, director of the Rice County Historical Society, shows off some of the pieces included in the society’s one-room school collection...

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Barry Adams tells us of W.W. Day’s captivity in the South’s notorious Andersonville Prison during the Civil War. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
Barry Adams tells us of W.W. Day’s captivity in the South’s notorious Andersonville Prison during the Civil War. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: W.W. Day, Civil War Soldier, Steele County

Barry Adams with the Steele County Historical Society takes us to Lemond Cemetery southwest of Owatonna, where Civil War solider William Worthy Day is buried...

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The city of Faribault purchased a LaFrance fire truck after St. Mary's Hall burned in 1924. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
The city of Faribault purchased a LaFrance fire truck after St. Mary's Hall burned in 1924. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: 1924 LaFrance Fire Truck, Rice County

Sue Garwood, director of the Rice County Historical Society, shows off the 1924 LaFrance fire truck, purchased by the city of Faribault after St...

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Andy Lerberg of Ellendale shares the history of his family’s 1929 Ford pickup truck. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
Andy Lerberg of Ellendale shares the history of his family’s 1929 Ford pickup truck. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: Lerberg Pickup, Steele County

Andy Lerberg of Ellendale shares the history of his family’s 1929 Ford pickup many in the area may recognize from parades. It formerly was used to deliver groceries to residents and businesses...

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The one-room schoolhouse on the Rice County Historical Society grounds. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
The one-room schoolhouse on the Rice County Historical Society grounds. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: One-Room Schoolhouse, Rice County

Sue Garwood, director of the Rice County Historical Society, gives a tour of the one-room schoolhouse on the Historical Society grounds. The school retains some of its original features, including the stove, kerosene lamp and blackboard...

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George Sawyer of Medford was killed in action during the Civil War. Photo courtesy the Steele County Historical Society
George Sawyer of Medford was killed in action during the Civil War. Photo courtesy the Steele County Historical Society
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A Look Back: Civil War Soldier George Sawyer, Steele County

Barry Adams with the Steele County Historical Society takes us to Riverside Cemetery in Medford, where Civil War solider George Sawyer is buried...

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Shucking and grinding corn are just two of the activities kids can try out at the Rice County Fair. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
Shucking and grinding corn are just two of the activities kids can try out at the Rice County Fair. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: Rice County Fair Activities, Rice County

Sue Garwood, director of the Rice County Historical Society, gives an overview of the various historical activities children can experience during the Rice County Fair, including mowing the lawn, washing clothes and shucking and grinding corn...

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A brick rests inside a wooden brick mold. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
A brick rests inside a wooden brick mold. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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A Look Back: Bricks, Steel County

Larry Richie describes the methods and advancements in making brick from Steele County's yellow and gray clay, as well as how it was used to build up downtown Blooming Prairie and Owatonna...

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