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A Look Back

Each week, we post a new video discussing Rice and Steele county history, presented by the Rice and Steele County Historical Societies. Join us each Sunday as we take A Look Back and learn how Rice and Steele counties have evolved.

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A Look Back: Hand-Squared Logs in Log Cabin, Rice County

Check out the ceilings in the log cabin on the Rice County Historical Society grounds. The logs have been squared by hand with tools such as a broad ax and an adze...

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Steele County Historical Society
Steele County Historical Society
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A Look Back: DeLorean DMC-12, Steele County

Now on display at the Steele County Historical Society: a DeLorean DMC-12. While it doesn’t have a flux capacitor like the car made famous by the “Back to the Future” movies, and so cannot time travel, it does feature the classic stainless steel panels, gullwing doors and engine in the trunk...

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A Look Back: Minnesota License Plates, Rice County

Sue Garwood reminds us to look up for this display of Minnesota license plates. Donated by the Schreyer family, the earliest plate is from 1908 and is made of leather...

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A Look Back: Medford’s Riverside Cemetery, Steele County

Riverside Cemetery in Medford, one of the oldest cemeteries in Steele County, is the final resting place for many Civil War soldiers, including a cousin of Robert E...

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A Look Back: Washing Machines, Rice County

If you walk through the Rice County Historical Society’s Harvest and Heritage Halls, you may notice a display on household items, including six washing machines...

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Steele County Historical Society
Steele County Historical Society
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A Look Back: Hartwig Garage, Steele County

The Steele County Historical Society’s Dan Moeckly tells us about Henry “Hank” Hartwig, who owned some of Owatonna’s first auto dealerships, and this automotive mechanic’s service coat...

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A Look Back: Walking Plows, Rice County

Loren Dahle of Morristown explains the different uses and unique features of the walking plows in the Rice County Historical Society’s collection...

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Steele County Historical Society
Steele County Historical Society
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A Look Back: Dr. John McIntyre, Steele County

Longtime Owatonna doctor John McIntyre had a tumultuous early life and served on the front lines in Europe during World War I. After the war ended in 1918, he stayed in France, continuing his studies until he was discharged from the Army in 1919...

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A Look Back: Plains Indian Ledger Art, Rice County

Sue Garwood shares a rare Plains Indian art ledger that is part of the Rice County Historical Society’s collection. Because of its fragile nature, this piece is not displayed and few people have seen it before...

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Steele County Historical Society
Steele County Historical Society
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A Look Back: KOBK News May-June 1917, Steele County

Steve Groening recounts some of the top 1917 news from May and June. Included are National Guard war recruitment efforts and area support, a lawsuit against a man selling margarine, and Red Cross contributions in Steele, Waseca and Dodge counties rise rapidly...

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