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Check Out KRFO/Kat Kountry 105’s New Pet Weasel

Our engineer brought back footage of a pesky little weasel that's taken up residence in our transmitter building. I don't think I've seen one more than once or twice, and even then it was just a fleeting glance of one running across a road...

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A Look Back at the New Cars for ’61

I ran across this full page insert for the new cars of 1961. Odds are some of you owned one of these vehicles. There were 29 new cars unveiled in this issue...

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These 7 Animals Know How to Survive a Minnesota Winter

A winter spent in Mexico or hibernating sounds good to some people. For certain animals those means are necessary for survival.

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Hormel Displays World’s First Bacon-Fueled Motorcycle

This motorcycle was in Hormel's booth at Pork Congress. It is the world's first bacon-fueled motorcycle. It has a three-cylinder 800 cc engine that runs on 100 percent Black Label bacon biodiesel...

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KRFO Radio Pup of the Week

The KRFO Radio Pup of the Week is Blair. Blair is just shy of her second birthday and weighs about 50 pounds.She's been in foster care just under a year...

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Cute Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) family in spring
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Owatonna’s Christmas Bird Count Results

The numbers have been compiled from the 45th annual Christmas Bird Count last month. The very cold weather did play a role in the count. A total of 4,025 individual birds were counted...

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photo from Tamara Gruhot
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Minnesotans Asked to Check Log Furniture for Insects

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is asking Minnesotans who may have purchased rustic log furniture to check the furniture for insect damage...

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Check Out Owatonna’s Trinity Lutheran Circa 1944

I'm too old to get any kicks out of opening Christmas presents anymore. But old stuff, that's another story. A while back I purchased a box of old Ellendale Eagles and I was sorting through them and I found a sealed envelope...

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Using the Wrong Ice Melt Could Be Dangerous for Your Pets

Last evening as I arrived home, the freezing rain was still coming down and my entire driveway, sidewalk and steps were coated in ice. So before I went in I made sure to sprinkle some ice melt on all those surfaces, particularly where I knew we would be walking...

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Planning a Vacation? Your Minnesota Driver’s License May Not Get You on the Plane.

Got your vacation booked for some exotic locale? If you're flying there, you might want to get your passport ready, even if your destination isn't a foreign country...

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