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Stories of Steele
April 1, 2017 - On this episode Lonna talks with Todd Jennings about 70 years of history at Gopher Sport, Genesis Beascochea, a sophomore at OHS, shares her story and Edna Ringhofer tells us how the Dancing with the Steele County Stars, a fundraiser for Healthy Seniors, was started. 


May 1, 2017 - Lonna Talks with Vern Wilker a lifetime resident of Steele County and retired farmer, Bailey Keck, a 9th grader, share his interested and John Hammer tells us about the history of the up coming event called Smokin' in Steele.

June 1st, 2017 - On this month’s episode, we help Blooming Prairie Celebrate 150 years. Lemar Nelson share some history stories of Blooming Prairie, Brianna Arthaud shares how she is helping make Blooming Prairie great as a youth and Becky Noble talks about all the events coming up to celebrate this great mile stone.
July 1st, 2017 - Lonna talks with Lynn Ketelsen, owner of the Linder Farm Network, about the changes in farming over the years, Haaken Bungum shares his story since graduating from OHS and Ryan Gillespie and Autumn Van Ravenhorst talk about events coming up at the Steele County History Center.

August 1st, 2017 - Lonna talks with Janet Hedberg about her love for horses and the role she play in the Steele County Fair, Alex Beaver, Janet's grandson, talks about his role with the family horse tradition and Brad Nelson, from the White Sidewalls, shares some history of the band and invites everyone to stop by fair square to watch listen to them play.

September 1st, 2017 - On this episode Lonna talks with Darryl Hill looks back on his life, volunteering and his career, Luke Johnston an athlete from Medford High School talks about overcoming challenges and Debbie Eddy tells us about an upcoming Alzheimer’s event.

January 1st, 2017 - Lonna talks with Chuck Jamison about his many years with Young Life, Erin Peterson talks about her life change experiences at Young Life events and Craig Berg and Mary Bultler Fraser talk about their love for theatre and the up coming play they are directing at LTO called  Prelude to a Kiss. 

February 1st, 2017 - Lonna talks with Jim Killen about how painting became such a big part of his life, Braydon Kubat, a senior at OHS, tells us about his experiences in life along with his plans after high school and Mike and Tammi Ferch talk about their love for music and how they are using that passion to enhance Steele County.

March 1st, 2017 - Lonna talks with John Worke, principal of Blooming Prairie, about the new program and Old program in the school, Camden Heimeman talks about his adventures of life and Kim Schaufenbuel tells us about some events coming up at the United Way. 
October 1st, 2017 - Lonna talks with Sylvan Durbin about his 40 years with the Owatonna Arts Center, she talks with Sandy Hardee-Hagen about youth in Little Theater of Owatonna and she looks behind the scenes with event coordinator Stephanie Kibler of the Steele County History Center. 

November 1st, 2017 - Lonna talks with Mike Pierce, Veteran, and Trudy Pierce, member of The Auxiliary to the VFW about the upcoming Veterans Day programming at the OMS and around the community, she talks with OHS Senior Audrey Revier about what is happening during her senior year and where she is headed in the future, Lonna also talks with Julie Anderson about what is happening at Steele County Transitional Housing.

December 1st, 2016 - On this episode Lonna talks with Todd Cashman about his many years as a retail store operator, Elizabeth Mukurazita a Rotary exchange student from Zimbabwe talks about her experiences she has had in Owatonna and Medford, and Peng Olson and Roger Warehime talk about Owatonna Forward, a community action coming in 2017.