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Owatonna Police will visit registered block parties during the August 4 Night to Unite. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
Owatonna Police will visit registered block parties during the August 4 Night to Unite. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
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Four Jailed, One in Hospital after Steele County Stabbing Friday

One adult male and three juvenile males are in custody after a stabbing in Steele County early Friday. The injured man suffered apparent non-life threatening injuries.

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Three Arrested in Waseca Area Robberies

On Wednesday July 8, the Waseca County Sheriff’s Office received calls from Crystal Valley Coop - Waldorf, Waldorf Ag & Grain, the Waldorf Community Center, Jessica’s Small Town Styles, the Waldorf Liquor Store, Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Intermediate School and Traynor Trucking they had been burglarized during the overnight hours of July 7 - July 8, 2015. 

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Special Olympics athletes participate in a number of athletic and social events year round. Submitted photo
Special Olympics athletes participate in a number of athletic and social events year round. Submitted photo
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Special Olympics Softball Tournament in Faribault July 12

The Area Special Olympics softball tournament in Sunday July 12 at Alexander Park in Faribault. Volunteers are still needed.

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Steele County Free Clinic Fundraisers

This month there will be a total of four Brat Stand Fundraisers for The Free Clinic of Steele County. The fundraisers will be to support and purchase supplies for the clinic. Supplies would include but not limited to such items as temperature equipment and diabetic monitors

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Owatonna police make a presentation to a block party in 2014. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
Owatonna police make a presentation to a block party in 2014. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
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Neighborhood Block Parties to Highlight Night to Unite August 4

The annual Night to Unite event to strengthen neighborhood bonds and communication with the Owatonna Police Department is Tuesday August 4.

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Lori Running of ADD. Town Square Media.
Lori Running of ADD. Town Square Media.
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Christmas Trees Are Now On Sale

Lori Running of Advocates for Developmental Disabilities announces that letters are going out this week to past supporters of the Festival of Trees.

Orders for decorated Christmas Trees are now being taken at (507)-451-9769

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A big crowd packed the Grandstand at the Steele County Fair for the Battle of the Bands, which was held in the grandstand for the first time in 2014. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
A big crowd packed the Grandstand at the Steele County Fair for the Battle of the Bands, which was held in the grandstand for the first time in 2014. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
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Battle of the Bands to begin Grandstand Show on August 19 at Steele County Fair

The annual Battle of the Bands will open the evening grandstand entertainment on August 19 at the Steele County Fair in Owatonna. That will be followed by Drop Tailgate and Lost Highway.

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Ride For Hope is July 18

The seventh annual Ride For Hope will take place July 18. Registration begins at 8AM at the Owatonna Eagles. The ride starts at 10AM. Fees are $20 for motorcycles or $25 for doubles. Cars are $20 for singles and $5 per passenger

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Rainy Days and Mondays

Some heavy rains came through most of southern Minnesota overnight. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 1PM for a good portion of southern Minnesota. Here's a look at the rain gauge reports called in by listeners:

Deerfield Township: 1 inch

Wells (Jerry's farm): 1 inch

Goodhue: 1 inch

Northwest of Faribault: 2 inches

Roberds Lake Road: 2

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Extra Patrols On The Roads for Fourth of July Holiday

The July 4th holiday is the third-deadliest holiday on the Minnesota roads. The State Patrol will have extra troopers out in an effort to help keep everyone safe. Be sure that you are not drinking and driving or speeding, and make sure that you are wearing your seat belt

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