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St. Mary’s School Auction Goes High Tech, Raises $160K

The St. Mary's School Night of Knights auction entered the technology age this year with mobile bidding. The event raised about $160,000 for the Owatonna school.

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Young Life Cake Auction Sets Record; Big Day for Bowl for Kids Sake too

Owatonna's annual day to show support for kids was a tremendous success on Saturday. Events were held for several different groups that focus on young people.

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Dodge Center Calling All Artists

This is a call to all artists that would like to be a part of the June Bloom event in Dodge Center. Please register by Saturday, June 6.

The Dodge Center Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Arts in the Parks event on Saturday, June 20, from 10AM to 4PM

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Operation Dry Water is an extra enforcement period to deter boating under the influence. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
Operation Dry Water is an extra enforcement period to deter boating under the influence. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
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Make 2015 a Safe Boating Season

Before launching into open water, boaters are reminded to inspect their boats and boating equipment and review regulations, which can be found in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' 2015 Minnesota Boating Guide.

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American Pie performing on the KRFO stage
American Pie performing on the KRFO stage
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Steele County Fair Sets Entertainment for 2015

The slate of entertainers on the free entertainment stages at the 2015 Steele County Free Fair has been confirmed.

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What to do When a Tornado Warning is Issued

Here are some tornado safety tips from the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center:

1. If your house has a basement:  Avoid windows. Get in the basement and under some kind of sturdy protection, such as a heavy table or work bench, or cover yourself with a mattressor sleeping bag. The weather ser

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Thursday

During Severe Weather Awareness Week, Thursday brings tornadoes to our attention.

On Thursday, April 16, the state will issue two tornado drills at 1:45PM and 6:55PM. The first drill is intended for businesses and schools

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Wednesday

Severe Weather Awareness Week is designed to refresh, remind and educate about seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them. This is also a good time to practice emergency plans and build or refresh emergency preparedness kit

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Photo Courtesy of Owatonna Magnet - Margaret Sager, Ella Rasp and Jennifer Schroepfer
Photo Courtesy of Owatonna Magnet - Margaret Sager, Ella Rasp and Jennifer Schroepfer
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Three Owatonna Students Will Compete at State Speech Tournament

Three members of the Owatonna High School speech team have qualified for the state speech meet: seniors Ella Rasp and Margaret Sager and junior Jennifer Schroepfer.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tuesday

Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 13-17. Tuesday brings to attention Severe Weather, Lightning and Hail.

Thunderstorms affect relatively small areas, compared with most other storms. The typical thu

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