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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Now Accepting Applications

Fire Fighter Openings

Applications will be accepted beginning October 5, 2019.  The Application Deadline is 4:30 pm. on November 20, 2019.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Citizen's Police Academy

Citizen Academy News Flash 2019

Citizen’s Police Academy 

Monday evenings 6:00 to 8:00 pm 

October 28 — December 16  

The Citizen’s Police Academy was created in order to provide participants with enough information so that they are ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019 A Guide program flyer

Genealogist and author Rick Crume will present " A Guide" at Owatonna Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on October 21. Rick is a contributing editor for Family Tree Magazine, and specializes in online research, genealogy software, and Bri...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Movies at the Library

Hocus Pocus Poster


Join us for "Hocus Pocus." Three hundred years have passed since the Sanderson sisters were executed for practicing dark witchcraft. Returning to life thanks to a combination of a spell spoken before their demise...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Tale Time!

Tale Time sep to dec 2019

Preschool storytime for ages 0-6 with parents and caregivers.

Posted on: September 12, 2019

Family Storytime

Family Storytime sep oct 19

6:30 p.m. on Thursdays in OPL Children's Services

Posted on: September 21, 2019

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night Sep Oct Nov

Join your friends from OPL Children's Services and ECFE for Family Fun Nights, 6:30 p.m. on:

September 26 - Spinning Spiders

October 24 - Pumpkin Party

November 21 - Chick, Chick, Chickens


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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Trick or Treat Trail

Trick or Treat Trail 2019 - Newsflash

6th Annual Trick or Treat Trail

Saturday, October 26th – 2:00 – 4:00pm at Steele County Fairgrounds

Ghosts and Goblins of all ages grab your trick or treat bags and head to the Steele County Fair Grounds for our 6th Annual Trick or Treat...

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Park and Rec
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Project Reward Quick $50

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City of Owatonna Project Reward Quick $50

A program to reduce vandalism and graffiti to public property in the City of Owatonna.

Problem: Every year, vandalism and graffiti to public property costs Owatonna residents several thousands of dollars.

Solution: R...

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Park and Rec
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Youth Fall/Winter Registration

Fall Winter School Flyer-2019 - News Flash

Registration begins September 19th for Youth Basketball.


  1. Online (beginning at 6:00am)
  2. In person at the Park & Rec Office - 7:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday
  3. Over the phone: 507-444-4321

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Fall Brochure

Fall Brochure 2019-2

Browse through our fall brochure for current and upcoming activities and events.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019


Owatonna, Minn. – 26th Street (County Highway 34) from State Avenue to Cedar Avenue will be closed Tuesday, October 15. The Union Pacific Railroad will be replacing rail at the railroad crossing. A detour will be posted using Cedar Avenue, North...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Leaf Sweeping of Street Gutters


Issued By: Kyle Skov, Director of Public Works & City Engineer

Subject: Leaf Sweeping of Street Gutters

The City of Owatonna would like to remind residents the raking of leaves onto the street, from other than the boulevard, is not permissib...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 4, 2019


Rose Street, Oak Ave Rd Construction

Owatonna, Minn. – Construction on Rose Street will close the south leg of the intersection of Rose Street at Cedar Avenue starting Monday, October 7. Only westbound traffic continuing through the intersection or turning north and southbound traf...

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