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Local Tanks For Thanks Winner

Congratulations to Cynthia Welle-Erwin of Owatonna for being nominated and winning in the Tanks for Thanks program and receiving a gift card redeemable at Cenex.

Welle-Erwin is a teacher and provides books to families in need

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Polka Dot Images, Thinkstock
Polka Dot Images, Thinkstock
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Faribault Police Department Sponsors Bike Rodeo Thursday, June 4

The Faribault Police Department is putting on their sixth annual Bike Rodeo on Thursday, June 4, at Alexander North Park from 6-8PM. Meet at the Blue Shelter (#4). Kids can get their bikes checked over, go through an obstacle course, view a presentation and go on a bike ride

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Youth will participate in a scavenger hunt June 4. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
Youth will participate in a scavenger hunt June 4. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
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Steele County Historical Society Events for Youth

The Steele County Historical Society will present its monthly children's programming on June 4 at 9AM and 6:30PM. All area children are invited.

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June Bloom in Dodge Center is June 20
June Bloom in Dodge Center is June 20
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Calling All Artists for June Bloom

The Dodge Center Chamber of Commerce invites all artists to show off their works during their June Bloom. The event will be Saturday, June 20, from 10AM to 4PM in North Park in Dodge Center.

The event is open to all art and craft forms

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Jerry Groskreutz as student at U of M
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Happy 60th Birthday Jerry Groskreutz

I have had the great pleasure of working with Farm Director Jerry Groskreutz since December 2006. We have done parades, live broadcasts from the Rice County Fair, traveled to some FFA conventions and more

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Remembering Veterans on Memorial Day

In Owatonna, the American Legion and VFW parade begins at 9:30AM on School Street going south on Elm Avenue to the Four Seasons Center on the Steele County Fairgrounds by 10:30AM for the Memorial Day Program, which will air live on AM1390 KRFO

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Blooming Prairie Ambulance Open House is Tuesday. tsm
Blooming Prairie Ambulance Open House is Tuesday. tsm
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Blooming Prairie Ambulance to Host Open House

The Blooming Prairie Ambulance will have an open house Tuesday, May 19, from 4-7PM. There will be tours of the new building on the south end of town on Highway 218. There will also be food and prizes

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Williams Arena hosted the 2014 state robotics competition. OHS will make its third appearance at state May 16. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
Williams Arena hosted the 2014 state robotics competition. OHS will make its third appearance at state May 16. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
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Owatonna Robotics Ready for State Competition [INTERVIEW]

For the third straight season, Owatonna High School's robotics team competes at the state meet Saturday, May 16, at Williams Arena. The team is putting the final touches on its robot this week.

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Among those pictured are Steele-Waseca Board President Don Kolb(center right) and board director Duane Edwardson, the first solar panel subscriber. Picture courtesy of Steele-Waseca.
Among those pictured are Steele-Waseca Board President Don Kolb(center right) and board director Duane Edwardson, the first solar panel subscriber. Picture courtesy of Steele-Waseca.
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Steele-Waseca Solar Garden Ribbon Cutting

Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric held a ribbon cutting on May 13 as they dedicated their 250-panel community solar garden.

Steele-Waseca member-owners may subscribe to a portion of the solar garden and receive renewable energy credits on their account

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The Owatonna Educators Awards and Recognition Banquet at Monterey Ballroom in Owatonna. Lisa Marie/Townsquare Media
The Owatonna Educators Awards and Recognition Banquet at Monterey Ballroom in Owatonna. Lisa Marie/Townsquare Media
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Lori Holm is Owatonna Teacher of the Year

The Owatonna Educators Awards and Recognition Banquet was held at the Monterey Ballroom on the evening of Wednesday, May 13. Washington Elementary's Lori Holm was named Teacher of the Year. Information below is from the evening's program

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