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A Look Back: Rice County Buildings on the National Register of Historic Places

Did you know that Rice County has more than 75 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places? Rice County Historical Society Executive Director Sue Garwood demonstrates how to use a website, www...

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A Look Back: Anti-Horse Thief Association, Steele County

The Steele County Historical Society’s Paul Nelson explains how the Anti-Horse Thief Association was created in Steele County in 1902. Horse thefts had been increasing, and residents needed a way to protect their stock...

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A Look Back: Township Records, Rice County

Township records can be a useful tool for people researching their genealogy. Sue Garwood shares some of the types of information found in the Rice County Historical Society’s collection, including birth and death records, road records and court proceedings...

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A Look Back: Mule Thefts, Steele County

Just how prevalent were horse and mule thefts in the early 1900s? The Steele County Historical Society’s Paul Nelson takes a look at one such theft from the Fred Ahrens farm and how the Anti-Horse Thief Association may have been involved...

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Masterpieces: The Very Best Albums From More Than 100 Classic Rock Acts

There comes a time in every serious artist's career when they make their masterpiece – the album that would define them and set their legend for future generations.

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Mick Jagger: Movie Star? Exploring the Rolling Stones Singer’s Film Career

Mick Jagger knows it’s only a movie role, but he likes it.

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A Look Back: Dale ‘Red’ Jackson, ‘Faribault’s Lindy,’ Rice County

Fun fact: A Faribault native once set a flight endurance record, spending 17 ½ days in the air. Dale “Red” Jackson, sometimes called “Faribault’s Lindy,” a reference to Charles Lindbergh, spent 17 ½ days circling the air above St...

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How to Avoid and How to Identify Frostbite

As Minnesotans, we are generally pretty prepared and deal well with low temperatures, but for the past week or so, we have been experiencing a particularly cold snap. It’s never a bad idea to refresh your memory on some tips to avoid and identify frostbite.

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A Look Back: KOBK News for January-February 1917, Steele County

Steve Groening presents the KOBK news for January-February 1917. On topic are the celebrations surrounding the return of Steele County’s Company I from Mexico, a report on the absentee rate at rural schools, and the fate of a proposed packing plant intended for Owatonna...

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A Look Back: 1910 History of Rice and Steele Counties

Sue Garwood explains the types of information found in the 1910 History of Rice and Steele Counties, a reference book in the Rice County Historical Society’s collection...

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