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To What Extent Can You ‘Stand Your Ground’ in Minnesota?
Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson was asked about that from a listener Wednesday morning during his scheduled visit on Rochester's Good Morning with Rich Peterson and Kim David.
The caller specifically wanted to know how far can you go, legally, when an intruder comes in your home...
A Look Back: Hartwig Garage, Steele County
The Steele County Historical Society’s Dan Moeckly tells us about Henry “Hank” Hartwig, who owned some of Owatonna’s first auto dealerships, and this automotive mechanic’s service coat. Hartwig, a lifelong Steele County resi…
A Look Back: Walking Plows, Rice County
Loren Dahle of Morristown explains the different uses and unique features of the walking plows in the Rice County Historical Society’s collection. Some are breaking plows, used for breaking up the sod and others are more general purpose. They all would have been pulled by oxen or hor…
A Look Back: Dr. John McIntyre, Steele County
Longtime Owatonna doctor John McIntyre had a tumultuous early life and served on the front lines in Europe during World War I. After the war ended in 1918, he stayed in France, continuing his studies until he was discharged from the Army in 1919...
A Look Back: Plains Indian Ledger Art, Rice County
Sue Garwood shares a rare Plains Indian art ledger that is part of the Rice County Historical Society’s collection. Because of its fragile nature, this piece is not displayed and few people have seen it before.
New episodes featuring Rice and Steele county history are posted to the KR…

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