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The gypsy moth especially enjoys the greenery of the oak tree.
The gypsy moth especially enjoys the greenery of the oak tree.
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What’s All This Talk About Gypsy Moths in Minnesota About?

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is scheduled to begin setting out gypsy moth traps in southern Minnesota this week. Traps will be set in the northern part of the state in early June...

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2015 Heritage Days Grand Marshal Elizabeth Strofus at Mayor's Reception. Kelly Krage / Townsquare Media
2015 Heritage Days Grand Marshal Elizabeth Strofus at Mayor's Reception. Kelly Krage / Townsquare Media
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President Obama Signs WASP Bill

I am hoping Liz Strofus is smiling in heaven. After it was passed by Congress, President Barack Obama signed on Friday the bill that allows for the ashes of female pilots who served in the air forces in World War II to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery...

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Fatal Crash in Rice County

Faribault, MN (KROC-AM News - A two-car crash Friday afternoon in Rice County claimed the life of a Kenyon man.

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KRFO Names Scholar Dollar Scholarship Winners

KRFO, Kat Kountry 105 and eight local businesses have awarded the annual Scholar Dollar scholarships to four Owatonna seniors.

Lucas Arndt, Ricardo Gomez Mercado, Emma Smith and Ashley Ulman have earned the $500 scholarships...

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A portion of County Road 45 south of Owatonna is slated for closure due to repairs. townsquaremedia
A portion of County Road 45 south of Owatonna is slated for closure due to repairs. townsquaremedia
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Upcoming Steele County Road Closure

The pavement overlay project on South County Road 45 between Highway 14 and CSAH 4 is scheduled to begin Monday, June 6. The road will be closed to through traffic...

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The Owatonna Kiwanis recently awarded 8 scholarships. townsquaremedia
The Owatonna Kiwanis recently awarded 8 scholarships. townsquaremedia
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Owatonna Kiwanis Announce Scholarship Winners

The Kiwanis (Noon) Club of Owatonna has announced the winners of eight scholarships to Owatonna High school seniors.

Recipients are:

  • Anna Hagen
  • Lindsey Neubauer
  • Grace Pyatt
  • Tessa Rahrick
  • Grace Thurneau
  • Justine Roemhildt
  • Brad Fisher
  • Brandon Peters

The scholarships are awarded based on academic achievements and community volunteer service during high school, including activity in the OHS Key Club, sponsored by the Kiwanis Noon Club...

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Owatonna’s Rebel Alliance Takes their Robot to State Saturday

The Rebel Alliance will seek victory Saturday, May 21, at Mariucci Arena. There will be no light sabers or Jedi, but a student will be wearing a Wookie costume.

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Photo courtesy of Dustin Houglom
Photo courtesy of Dustin Houglom
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KRFO’s Rich Will Takes a Fishing Trip

Our very own Rich Will spent the fishing opener on Round Lake about five miles north of Winnie. His fishing party included Jason and Cole Dusek, Dave and Dusty Engbard, Travis Mueller and Dustin Houglom...

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Judge Dismisses Charges Against Waseca Man

In October 2014, Erik Felsheim of Waseca and another man were arrested after a traffic stop in Lancaster County in Nebraska. According to KSTP TV, the records say Felsheim told a sheriff's deputy that $65,000 found in their car was earmarked to buy pot that he intended to sell in Minnesota...

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Music at the Steele County Historical Society

Friday, May 20, the American Showcase at the Steele County History Center features an artist who moved from Tennessee to Minnesota and a Minnesotan group...

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