The Owatonna Hospital Auxiliary has announced the recipients of its Donald Sanford Nursing Scholarships. They are designed for those who are pursuing a career in nursing and entering their first year or more of school.

Congratulations to:

Caitlin Anderson. Winona State

Michelle Benson. Augustana

Elena Bueltel. University of Minnesota

Timon Higgins. University of Iowa

Brandon Le Blanc. Western Governor's University

Courtney Lynch. Saint Ambrose

Carter McCauley. University of Minnesota Medical School-Duluth

Logan Ringhofer. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Margaret Schlicker. Valparaiso

Britt Schultz. Augsburg

Ahnna Stelter. University of Wisconsin0LaCrosse

Emily Wanous. Augustana

Lori Wencl. Capella

In all 13 area students were awarded scholarships totaling $14,4000.

For those who live or travel in northern Owatonna, construction has begun on the building of a roundabout. There will be road closures and detours. Read more here.