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April 1, 2018 -   Lonna talks with Patricia Osborne with Farmers Feed and Pet Supply, she talks with Michelle Redman, Executive Director for Big Brother Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota and finally she talks with Patrick Gavin about the upcoming Owatonna Bike Blessing. 


May 1, 2018 - Lonna talks to Jerry Ganfield about the history of Pillsbury Academy and why it was build in Owatonna, she talks with Vonda White, the new owner of Camp Pillsbury about how she came to own Camp Pillsbury and what Camp Pillsbury all has to offer and finally she talks with Jill Hoggard of Jill Hoggard Dance Studio and their upcoming Dance Showcase in May.

June 1st, 2018 - Lonna talks with Al Smith about his passion for pencil art, James Lundgren about what is happening at the Steele County Historical Society and finally she talks with Kim Cosens about the history of the Harry Wenger Marching Band Festival. 
July 1st , 2018 - This month Lonna talks to Dan Moeckly from the Steele County Historical Society about their current exhibit “Toys and Play 1970’s to Today, she talks with Emma Christianson, Blooming Prairie 2018 Graduate, and finally she talks with Nancy Vaillancourt and Becky Noble talks about the Blooming Prairie Fourth of July Events. 

August 1st, 2018 - Lonna talks with Jonny Bird about his history with music and what is next for him, she talks with Liam Miller, OHS Senior about the Rotary Leadership Camp opportunity, and finally she talk with Scott Kozelka, General Manager of the Steele County Free Fair, about the historical fair records located in the bathroom ceiling in the Beer Garden. 

September 1st, 2018- This month Lonna talks with Harlan Manke owner of Manke’s Outdoor Equipment & Appliances, she talks with Jessica Pieper, OHS Senior about an opportunity afforded to her by Steele Waseca Cooperative to travel to Washington D.C. and finally she talks with Judge Karen Duncan about the upcoming Promoting Peace Conference. 

January 1st, 2018 - Lonna talks with Tom Peterson, CEO and Founder of Climate by Design International, Inc., about the history of CDI, she talks with Emma Zinsli, OHS Junior about her faith journey, her experiences with concert band and cheerleading, and finally she talks with Maureen Schlobohm, Executive Director of the Steele County Clothesline about their upcoming annual fundraiser “Come Fly with Me”. 

February 1st, 2018 - Lonna talks with John Gross, Medford Historian, about the history of the Piper house, she talks with Lindsay Thompson about her role as the new director of Young Life and finally she talks with Kari Lindsay about the Blessing Bag she is putting together that helps people going through cancer treatments.

March 1st, 2018 -  Lonna talks with Hollie Kahnke of Foam Craft Packaging about the history of their company, she talks with Jalisa Matthews, OHS Jr. about achieving the Gold Award in Girl Scouts, and finally she talks with Karen Spielman about the upcoming Night of Knights Auction. 
October 1st, 2018 - Lonna talks with Mike Jensen shares about the history of CulturFest, she talks with Iringo Bocskay, a Rotary Youth Exchange Student from Romania, and finally she talks with Dick Baumer with the Veterans Roundtable Group. 

November 1st, 2018 - Lonna talks with Linda Escobedo owner of The Kitchen about the history of the restaurant, she talks with Morgan Masche, OHS Senior about the many things she is involved with, and finally she talks with Sandy Jirele with 4H Shop with Santa about the upcoming event. 

December 1st, 2018- Lonna talks with Barry and Erin Gillespie with ERA Gillespie Real Estate about the 70-year history of their local family business, Anisha Zak the Workforce Entry Coordinator talks about the efforts to bring work opportunities to area youth who may not have a post-secondary education plans, and finally she talks with Richard Epp (Santa Clause) about how he got started portraying this legendary character.