Kasper is Farm Mom & Author
Owatonna's Karen Kasper has turned her love of agriculture into a children's book series. She was recently recognized as the Midwest Farm Mom of the Year.
Summer reading suggestions
As you settle into your favorite chair in air-conditioned comfort this summer, or in front of a fan on full blast, turn off the television and grab a book while listening to KRFO in the background.
Lisa’s Logic: Where Will The Story Go
I'm reading The Black House by Stephen King and Peter Straub. It was written in 2001. It is a sequel to The Talisman, which was written in 1984. That is kind of a long time between books. It took a while for me to get into it but once I did, I am good to go...
Joe Hill interview [LISTEN]
Best-selling author Joe Hill is tomorrow's guest on the Power 96 Morning Show. The son of Stephen King, Hill has written several novels including Horns, Heart-Shaped Box, NOS4A2 and a collection of short stories titled 20th Century Ghosts...
Lisa’s Logic: Drop Everything And Read Day
That translates to D.E.A.R. Day and it is today. This is also Library Week.
Libraries seem to have all sorts of computers there, which can be used for email, job search and career resources. I signed up for my first email account at the library...
Historical Society Events
The Steele County Historical Society is hosting a couple of events this week, starting with a women's history month author event on Tuesday, March 29, at 7PM.
5 Fun Kids Books
Read Across America Day, promoted by the National Education Association, was observed on March 2. It got me thinking about the books I enjoyed reading to my kids.
New library hours
Beginning March 13, the Owatonna Public Library will have new hours of operation.
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, the library will be open from 9AM to 9PM. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, the library will be open from 9AM to 5PM. The library will be closed on Sundays...
Read around the World
The Owatonna Kiwanis Club will host their annual "Read Around the World" event on Saturday, February 6, at the Owatonna Public Library. Hours will be 10-11:30AM with celebrity readers.
The program is designed for preschool to third-graders and will feature a free book giveaway...

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