Severe Weather Awareness week will be observed April 9-13. The week is designed to refresh, remind and educate everyone about the seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them. Residents should be prepared with an emergency plan and an emergency preparedness kit.

Births

James Allen Lewer was the name given to the infant son of Trevor and Jordan (Braget) Lewer. James was born on February 4, 2016 in Owatonna weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces.

Engagements

Anna Hoveland of Eagan and Matthew Flintrop of Waseca are engaged to be married on September 1, 2017.

<&firstgraph>James Michael Sikel and Ashley Breanna Judd, both of Janesville, announce their engagement.