summer

Summer Ending?
We are only into August, and it seems like summer is coming to an end already. Schools have their supply lists out, and open houses are being planned, especially for the Owatonna schools since there are so many changes this year. I am seeing Fall decorations out at the local retailers, and I am gett…
Tips To Stay Cool And Save Some Coin While Doing It
It's going to be really hot this weekend, taxing the air conditioners, the electrical grid and probably our patience a bit if an air conditioner fails. And many utilities will be asking us to watch our usage to try to keep outages down.
Xcel Energy has some tips to help keep you cool without bre…
Lisa’s Logic: Spring Has Sprung Again
This has been a very conversational spring. I went for a small walk and someone said, "Nice spring day, it's about time." This is just a general summarization of our spring.
One week cool, then nice. Throw in one 90 degree day and cool down to make it feel like summer is over a…
Summer Events at the Owatonna and Blooming Prairie Libraries
The Owatonna and Blooming Prairie Libraries have a variety of events throughout the summer for all ages.
Beginning Monday, June 6: Blooming Prairie Summer Reading Program from 10AM to noon then Storytime meets on Tuesdays at 10:30AM. Owatonna's will start on Wednesday, June 8 from 3-6PM and Stor…