This week's adoptable animal is currently with the Steele County Humane Society in Owatonna. Dutton is only 6-7 months old, he is 38 pounds, and ready for a home he can call his own. How cute is this guy?
On an early fall day, it was just nice to get out, sit at a picnic table, people watch, and soak in some sunshine and hear the birds sing. What was also pleasant to hear was the absence of underground ticking noises.
You might recognize the Kings Mill Dam, Morehouse Park, the former Archer House (you can see the hole they knocked into the back of the building to put out the fire), and the backside of the Owatonna Power Plant.
The rain last night at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International airport, pushed the August rainfall total to 6.89" which puts August 2021 into the top-10 for wettest August's on record. 6.89" pushes 2017's 6.75" of rain out of the top-10.
The fair continues on today and into Sunday with still plenty to see and do. The forecast for today, has temps reaching the mid-70s with wind out of the WNW 15-20 mph. It might not be a bad idea to have a sweatshirt with you if you are heading out to enjoy the evening at the fair.
8-year-old Zoey Thorne proved she can remain calm under pressure recently. Zoey was visiting her grandparents when her grandpa had a medical emergency. She quickly called 911 and was able to direct emergency responders to his location.