A reminder of the changes made by SMART Transit starting on Wednesday, January 2. The Unlimited 1 month Route Pass price increases from $30 to $35 and the pass for seniors and students goes from $25 to $30.

Hours will be expanded for Demand Response service. Currently buses operate 6am to 6pm. Starting January 2 hours will be expanded for weekday service from 5am to 7pm.

There will be a new Owatonna work route offered starting on Wednesday. This new deviated route will provide service with set stops serving the Industrial Park area, as well as Riverland Community College Monday through Friday. Hours will be 5-9am, 2-7pm and 9pm till midnight.

Other changes effective Wednesday, January 2 include the discontinuing of dedicated service with the city of Blooming Prairie from 10:30-1:30pm. Serve to and fro Blooming Prairie and Owatonna will still be available twice per day at around 6:30am and 2:30pm.

OHS hockey, basketball and wrestling seasons are in full force. Download the free KRFO AP and follow the Huskies wherever you go this winter sports season.