It takes many, many hands to keep Toys for Tots going, last year there were over 350 volunteers assisting with the shopping, sorting, and distribution of toys for the 5,825 toys that were distributed to the 1,226 children in Steele County.
His first job at the Steele County Fair was taking tickets at a dance revue when he was 12 years old. That was 81 years ago. Dick Reinhardt was recognized for his many years of service during Sunday night's awards program.
The news of the latest tragedy, a mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday, leaves some of us feeling a bit helpless. While there are things you can do to safeguard yourself in most situations, these senseless acts occur without warning or a chance to react in some cases.
Volunteer naturalists and the Steele County Astronomical Society are presenting Exploring Our Solar System at Rice Lake State Park on Rose Street in Owatonna this weekend. First meet at the picnic shelter at the park and volunteer naturalist Gene Kispert will present a slideshow of the solar system, …