November 28th - Sandee talks with Missy Ahrens about a group called We All Play Owatonna, they are dedicated to creating an Inclusive Playground and Miracle League Field to be located at Manthey Park, she talks with Maureen Schlobohm of the Steele County Clothesline about the “Hole in the Wall” in their facility and finally Gaylene Steckleberg from LTO talks about the upcoming Christmas Show Snapshots: Memories, Moments and Music.
December 5th - Sandee talks with Mike Schwertfeger from Arrow Ace Hardware about their expansion, Linda Seljeseth shares about the seasons Red Kettle Campaign and finally Darryl Hill talks about the upcoming Christmas Bird Count.
December 12th - Sandee talks with Dave Kofoed with the Owatonna Billiards Association about what events they have coming up, she talks with Jen Nicholson about the Life Balance and Wellness Expo coming up in January at Trinity Lutheran Church and Scott Limberg with Limberg Productions talks about the new livestream offering on OwatonnaLive.com.
December 19th - Sandee talks with John Meixner from The Little Professor Bookstore about the history of the bookstore, she talks with Tim Truelson with Owatonna Parks and Recreation about what is coming up for Winter season programming, and Christian Berg, Financial Crimes Investigator with the Owatonna Police Department shares about identity theft and fraud during the holidays and how to protect yourself.
December 26th - Sandee talks with Thea Farrington about what is happening at Perfect Day Cakes and the Re-opening of Central Park Coffee, she talks with Sylvan Durbin about the benefits of membership at the Owatonna Arts Center and what is coming up for programming over the winter months and finally she talks with Lois Nelson some exciting things happening in Medford.
January 2nd - andee talks with Gretchen Zinzil, Medical Director of the Steele County Free Clinic, she talks with Anisha Zak from Steele County Works about the new partnership with high school students and businesses within the county to help students discover what opportunities are available following high school and finally Todd Randall filmmaker talks about his latest project with Winterstate Entertainment.
January 9 – Sandee talks with Wes McMains from the Music Boosters of Owatonna, about their mission and upcoming fundraising concert, Kathy Lindekugel of Steele County Humane Society talks about the importance of caring for animals during the cold winter months and what the current needs of the Humane Society are, and finally she talks with Michaelene Karlen, Miss South Central about the Miss America 2018 program and what her platform is based on.
January 16th - Sandee talks with Owatonna Mayor Tom Kuntz about what is happening in Owatonna in 2018, Eric Anderson with Owatonna Park and Recreation about upcoming programming, and finally Jim Gunderson with the Owatonna Human Rights Commission talks about the mission statement for the commission and some of the events that they organize around the community.
January 23rd - Sandee talks with Pam Roberts of the Owatonna Police Department about the upcoming Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics, Jen Jorgenson with SEMCAC shares about the upcoming Project Community Connect Event where people who are homeless, at risk for homelessness or living in poverty can receive services, and finally she talks with Laura Ihrke, Steele County Auditor, about the election process and where people can volunteer in the election process.
January 30th - Sandee talks with Minnesota Senator Carla Nelson, GOP Candidate for U.S. Congress about her upcoming run, Nancy Ness, Executive Director for the Steele County Foodshelf, shares about the USDA Guidelines for food shelf stability and the annual registration process, and finally she talks with Roger Warehime, a steward with the Steele Tap Cooperative, a brew pub starting up in Owatonna.
February 6th - Laura Brady with Spherion talks about the job/hiring market in Owatonna and how Spherion can serve both employers and employees, James Lundgren, the new Executive Director for the Steele County History Center talks about how he landed in Owatonna and what is to come at the SCHS, and finally she talks with Dan Feehan, DFL Candidate for Congressional District 1.
February 13th - -Sandee talks with Pam Bishop with the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation about the Medford Community Growth Initiative, David Dow shares about the upcoming Hometown Sampler fundraiser for the Steele County Foodshelf and finally Sandee talks with Missy Koch with the U of MN Extension Center about what’s is coming up with Steele County 4H including their upcoming fundraiser to support 4H programming.