Monday, June 26, 2017

Community

Straight River Days 2017 was months in the planning, but all too soon. All that was left was a huge digital footprint of pictures, stories, videos and sweet memories. The festivities kicked off last Thursday night with the fourth annual Miss Medford Pageant at the Holiday Inn & Suites. There...
If days are feeling dark, The Little Theater of Owatonna (LTO) is hoping to brighten them with its musical production, Funny Girl by Isobel Lennart. The show, under the artistic direction of Linda Karnauskas, opens this weekend. The musical is a semi-biographical telling of the life of Fanny Brice...
A fire that was initially ignited a decade ago has burned slow and steady, flaring up each year in June and leaving lasting embers burning deep and hot in the hearts of those who love to be caught in this inferno. Smokin’ in Steele now has a decade of blues, barbecue and blaze under its belt. Each...
“Get on your feet” was theme for the spring dance show in Owatonna Sunday night at the Four Seasons Centre. “We were supposed to be at OHS,” said Just For Kix (JFK) director, Victoria Johnson. “It just got too big.” And Johnson and company had to secure another venue. The location was different in...
Colored powder filled the air, the hair and the lair of the Medford Tigers Saturday. The annual Medford Color Run was held on a perfect day for a race with bright blue skies and warm temperatures. “It started out as a small fundraiser for some of the needs in the PE department at Medford,” said...
The sweltering and bipolar late summer weather patterns in Minnesota took a soggy turn during the Steele County Fair last August. On that Thursday night, the skies began to quickly reveal ominous clouds and brought rains that were so torrential that it left a river of water flowing through the...
“From the heart shows us we are not alone,” said Nick Larson and as most good couples do, his wife Niki completed his sentence. “Hearing the other people’s stories and struggles and knowing we are not the only ones going through this,” she said. “And the outpouring of support from the Owatonna...
Two decades in Owatonna have provided Marcy Jo Fenske and her family with some precious memories. Along with those came some stiff challenges. None more intimidating than the most recent in which they had to come face to face with a giant who is notorious for creating funeral processions. Cancer. A...
Cancer has no mercy. It has no dignity. It has no preference as to age, race, nationality or religious persuasion. It’s deceptive, tireless, has an insatiable work ethic and it’s persistent. To defeat it, one must possess not only the heart of a lion, but also must have a pride of lions surrounding...
The Larson Family have faced great odds the past 18 months as Nick was diagnosed with kidney cancer and had to have a 12 x 12 cm tumor removed along with his kidney. Join us for the "Where's Mark" segment where we take an intimate look at their journey from the Larson living room. UPDATE: The chemo...

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