The Owatonna Foundation will observe Owatonna Foundation Week October 7-13. It's special this year as the Foundation is observing their 60th anniversary. The Foundation will host the Owatonna Area chamber of Commerce and Tourism's Business After Hours on Tuesday, October 9 at Master's Bar and Grille at Brooktree. The Legacy Luncheon is Wednesday. The public is invited to the wine and beer tasting on Thursday, October 11 at the Owatonna Holiday Inn and Suites starting at 6:30PM. There will also be a live auction that evening.

On Friday, October 12 T-shirts will be given away during halftime of the Husky game. Stop by the Foundation office downtown on Saturday, October 13 from 8-12PM for coffee and treat. Download the Foundation Photo Matching Contest Form. Fill it in and bring it along on Saturday for a chance to win prizes. The first 50 entries will get a Culver's meal basket.

Saturday, October 13 enjoy the Southern Minnesota Real Big Band with Kim Cosens in the Foundation Building at the Steele County fairgrounds. It runs 6:30-9PM. Tickets are on sale at the Foundation, Kottke Jewelers and Tri M Graphics.