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Owatonna Police will visit registered block parties during the August 4 Night to Unite. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
Owatonna Police will visit registered block parties during the August 4 Night to Unite. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
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Four Jailed, One in Hospital after Steele County Stabbing Friday

One adult male and three juvenile males are in custody after a stabbing in Steele County early Friday. The injured man suffered apparent non-life threatening injuries.

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Special Olympics athletes participate in a number of athletic and social events year round. Submitted photo
Special Olympics athletes participate in a number of athletic and social events year round. Submitted photo
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Special Olympics Softball Tournament in Faribault July 12

The Area Special Olympics softball tournament in Sunday July 12 at Alexander Park in Faribault. Volunteers are still needed.

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Ride For Hope is July 18

The seventh annual Ride For Hope will take place July 18. Registration begins at 8AM at the Owatonna Eagles. The ride starts at 10AM. Fees are $20 for motorcycles or $25 for doubles. Cars are $20 for singles and $5 per passenger

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Rainy Days and Mondays

Some heavy rains came through most of southern Minnesota overnight. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 1PM for a good portion of southern Minnesota. Here's a look at the rain gauge reports called in by listeners:

Deerfield Township: 1 inch

Wells (Jerry's farm): 1 inch

Goodhue: 1 inch

Northwest of Faribault: 2 inches

Roberds Lake Road: 2

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Extra Patrols On The Roads for Fourth of July Holiday

The July 4th holiday is the third-deadliest holiday on the Minnesota roads. The State Patrol will have extra troopers out in an effort to help keep everyone safe. Be sure that you are not drinking and driving or speeding, and make sure that you are wearing your seat belt

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MN Prairie will no longer forward phone calls effective June 30.
MN Prairie will no longer forward phone calls effective June 30.
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New Human Services Phone Numbers

Effective June 30, phone calls to the old phone numbers of the Human Services offices in Dodge, Steele and Waseca counties will no longer be forwarded.

This past January, the Human Service offices of Dodge, Steele and Waseca counties merged to form the Minnesota Prairie County Alliance, and calls to the old numbers were forwarded for six months

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Steele County Historical Society Seeks New Executive Director

If you enjoy history, and have a desire to guide the future of an extensive collection of local artifacts, the Steele County Historical Society has a position for you.

After 13 years leading the society, executive director Laura Resler has left

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Tips to Reduce Potential Flood Damage

Flooding is the most common natural disaster. Flooding occurs along rivers, streams and creeks, basically anywhere from a significant rainfall that could cause water in basements. Mike Johnson, Emergency Management Director from Steele County Emergency Management, sent a press release on tips to prepare for and reduce potential flood damage

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Early Monday Storm Results And Pictures

There was severe weather that rolled through the area early Monday morning. I woke up to cracks of thunder and some wind. I did hear a little hail, but it was not very big.

I went to the National Weather Service's website, weather

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Father's Day 2015
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Father’s Day 2015 in Stanton

If you're looking for a fun-filled Father's Day activity, then try the Cannon Falls Lions Club's fly-in, drive-in and walk-in breakfast at Stanton Airfield.

Stanton United Methodist Worship Service is at 10AM with live music from 2 Copper Coins

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