Steve Groening presents the KOBK news for July-August 1916. Topics include a new bridge over the Straight River, the Jefferson Highway and its new logo, Owatonna’s Company I has a permanent camp on the Mexican border, selling bonds to build a new high school, and the Minnesota Women’s Christian Temperance Union convention.

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