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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, 2016 - Lonna talks with Barb DuReus, a member of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the civil War.  She talks with Leif Michaelson, a 6th grader, about his interest in the Civil War and WWII and then she talks with John Havelka about this years fireworks display sponsored by the Morning Rotary Club of Owatonna.
July 1st, 2016 - Lonna talks with Joanne Peterson and Tom Bonacci about the history of the Homestead Hospice House, she talks with Polly Shives about a unique way of inspiring students to learn and she also talks with Jim Gleason about the history of the Steele County Free Fair.

August 1st, 2016 - Lonna talks with Dale Gandrud and Don Renolds about the history of Gandy in Owatonna, She talks with Jackie Warhime about her year she spent Paraguay and she also talks with Mary Cox about the Master Garden program in Steele County.

September 1st, 2016 - Lonna talks with Gar Olson, a local Chef and Artist, Kayla Klinkenberg, a young lady that has put together some fundraisers to help the community, and Mary Overlee Olson talks about the AAUW Taste of Steele event coming up in September.  

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, 2016 - Lonna talks with Linda Christianson about her life as a survivor of Polio, Ashton Jensen talks about a unique contest he help with for the Owatonna Foundations and Kristi Larson talks about an interesting promotion to get people shopping in Owatonna this fall.

November 1st, 2016 - Lonna talks with Julie Anderson about the Transitional Housing program, Thomas Borgerding talks about his experiences in high school and now college and Kim Purscell talks about events happening at the Steele County History center this fall.  

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.