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[Owatonna People's Press, May 20, 2013]   After a brief delay in spring because of the extended Minnesota winter, Steele County residents and students are taking to their gardens to plant. And some Steele County employees are joining in thanks to a grant the county received from Allina’s “ Neighborhood Health Connections ” program.
May 20, 2013
[Owatonna People's Press, September 28, 2012]   Wilson Elementary School, Owatonna, is one of 10 elementary schools in Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities chosen to participate in a novel partnership with Allina Health . Wilson Elementary School has been selected as a School Health Connection site for the 2012–13 school year, which includes a $10,000 grant to promote healthy activities.
September 28, 2012
[Owatonna People's Press, September 11, 2012]   Some Steele County employees may be spending more time in the kitchen this fall thanks to a grant the county received from the Neighborhood Health Connection program of Allina Health . The county received a $2,500 grant from Neighborhood Health Connection, which supports wellness and promotes healthy lifestyles one neighborhood at a time.
September 11, 2012
[Owatonna People's Press, August 23, 2012]   Residents of Owatonna are being encouraged to turn off their television set and go visit the city’s parks during the waning days of summer and the first days of autumn. The Owatonna Park Passport Program is a four-week long program in the month of September that is designed to get families out into the parks and hike the trails while searching for clues.
August 27, 2012
[Owatonna People's Press, March 02, 2011]   Potential stroke victims can now be seen in Owatonna, instead of having to travel to the Twin Cities. The Allina Telehealth Network will provide Owatonna Hospital with 24-hour access to metro area stroke care experts.
March 11, 2011
[Owatonna People's Pres, February 11, 2011]   It’s been well document that people who exercise live longer, on average, than those who don’t. What’s more, they also decrease their chances of developing heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, type 2 diabetes, colon and breast cancers, depression and dementia, and lower their risk of falls.
February 14, 2011
[Owatonna People's Press, December 17, 2010]   Owatonna nurses will not have a new contract before Christmas, putting a little something different on their list this year. Local nurses have been in contract negotiations with representatives from Owatonna Hospital since Aug.
December 17, 2010
[Owatonna People's Press, December 15, 2010]   The results are in. Allina Hospitals & Clinics and the Wilder Center for Communities held a community health dialogue in Owatonna on Sept.
December 15, 2010
[Owatonna People's Press, September 24, 2010]   Owatonna Clinic and Owatonna Hospital are sponsoring free educational seminars: Innovations and Advancements in Hip Replacement. The speakers are orthopedist K.
September 28, 2010
[Owatonna People's Press, September 24, 2010]   Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has honored Shanie Vaith with the 2010 Inspiration Award for her inspiring story of recovering from a car accident caused by a drunk driver in March 2009. Read the full story on
September 28, 2010