MABEL: Steam Engine Days mark 55th year

The 56th annual Hesper-Mabel Steam Engine Days will be Sept. 5-7 at the Steam Engine Grounds in Mabel.

This is the oldest steam-engine show in the state. In addition to old steam engines working, it includes sporting events, a craft show, a skid loader derby, an antique show, a parade, food, dances and an Old West show.

For more information, call Mabel City Hall at (507) 493-5299 or go to

DODGE COUNTY: Sheriff’s office to get laser radar


The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office will be awarded a laser radar from the Department of Public Safety for participating in a seat-belt mobilization effort in May.

The event will take place at 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Dodge County Annex in Meeting Room A.

WINONA: Healthy Kids Club for ages 6-11

The kickoff for the Healthy Kids Club will be from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 27 at Winona Middle School.

The program for children ages 6 through 11 is part of a program of Winona Health. The event is free, but children must be accompanied by adults.

To learn more about other Winona Health programs for the next two months, go to

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