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Confirmed: LeAnn Rimes Coming to Owatonna

LeAnn Rimes' manager has confirmed that the award-winning country star is coming to Minnesota this summer!

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Owatonna Insurer Quitting Health Insurance Business

Owatonna, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Minnesota-based insurance company is pulling out of the health insurance business and is blaming uncertainty surrounding President Obama’s health care law.

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Friendship Wagon Train Gears up for Southern Minnesota Tour

Riders and their wagons and horses are gathering at the Steele County Fairgrounds in Owatonna, preparing for their departure on the Friendship Wagon Train on Saturday morning.

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Poison Hemlock Detected in Southeastern Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is warning residents of the dangers of poison hemlock. This weed has been detected in Southeastern Minnesota in the St...

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Chamber Sees Owl City’s New Video as Great Promotion for Owatonna

The Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism reports that Adam Young of Owatonna, and the music group Owl City, recently recorded a new video in town.

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Minnesota State Fair Job Fair On Wednesday, June 28

More than 600 positions will be available for the Minnesota State Fair, which runs Aug. 24 to September 4. And after the success of last year's first job fair they are doing it again...

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Steele County Fair to Feature 1960s Cars

Todd Hale's guest on Fair Talk, which airs Thursday mornings at 9:40AM on AM 1390, included Steve Stansbury and Les Abraham of the Steele County Free Fair Auto Museum...

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Heavy Thunderstorms Causing Problems In Southeastern Minnesota

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued earlier on Thursday morning for parts of Rice and Steele counties. No damage reports have been received so far from this storm...

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List of Summer Safety Hazards for Kids Includes Popular Toys

Even simple-looking toys can be hazardous. A consumer safety group has issued its summer safety list. Widget spinners made the list.

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Enjoy Wednesday Evening, But Keep An Eye On The Sky

The National Weather Service says that there is a slight risk of severe weather over most of southern Minnesota for Wednesday evening and a marginal risk on Thursday...

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