Steve Groening recounts the May-June 1916 news highlights: A fire at the Public Service Operating Company power plant, new owners for the Hotel Owatonna, a ban on carnivals, improvements to local parks, record graduation from Owatonna High School and an update on the status of Owatonna’s National Guard units.

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