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Steele County Historical Society
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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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Ultimate Classic Rock
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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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Photo: K Krage/ Townsquare Media
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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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The Best Movies of 2016 (According to Erin Whitney)

How you define the “best” of something varies from one person to the next. The “best” movies can be the ones crafted with the most artistry, the ones that feel particularly culturally significant, the ones you can’t shake hours, days, or months after seeing them. Or perhaps the best films are the ones you simply love the most and are eager returning to again and again.

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Asylum Records / Hulton Archive, Getty Images / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
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The History of Country-Rock: From ’70s Laurel Canyon to ’80s Heartland

In the '70s, country-rock exploded thanks to the Eagles, Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt and many more.

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A Look Back: November-December 1916 KOBK News, Steele County

Steve Groening brings the KOBK news for November and December 1916. In discussion: Louis H. Sullivan presents building proposals for a new high school, Owatonna votes Republican in elections, $20,000 in bonds for a new bridge on Bridge Street passes, Steele County National Guard soldiers are allowed to vote absentee, 10 acres set aside from the county farm for the Steele County Fairgrounds, and Christmas at the State School...

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