There are folks who were waiting for winter and it sure looks like we got it. Monitor the Owatonna Parks and Rec web site for updates.

Friday, January 25 there will be sledding at West Hills from 5-6pm. Free Admission will be offered to West Hills Tennis and fitness Center from 5-7pm

Saturday, January 26 is the Icicle Dive at Lake Kohlmier at 11am. Registration is still open at the Owatonna Parks and Rec web site. It's a fund raiser for the Miracle Field. Fat Bike Demos will be offered from 11-1pm on Saturday in Kaplan's Woods. Also on Saturday there will be sled dogs at Morehouse from 3-5pm with Rock on Ice at Morehouse from 6-8pm along with Winter Rec on the Go at Morehouse and Ice Bocce Ball at Morehouse.

Sunday, January 27 it's family ice fishing at lake Kohlmier from 2:30-4:30pm.

A student made the shot of a lifetime this weekend in Mankato. Read more here.