Welcome to the Owatonna, MN Branch of AAUW!

                                fall 2016

Judge Karen Duncan

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 7:00 PM

(Refreshments, socializing, and paying dues will start at 6:30)

Owatonna Public Library, Gainey Room

Judge Karen Duncan is a graduate of Carleton College and the University of Minnesota Law School.  Over her 29-year legal career, Judge Duncan has been a prosecutor, worked in child protection, served as defensive counsel, and was chief public defender in southern Minnesota.  She became a district judge on MArch1, 2013.  Judge Duncan will talk to us about the family violence early intervention program as well as the recovery special court sessions in Steele County.  She will field questions about the judiciary and being a woman in a male-dominated area.

We will also:

  • celebrate the past year,
  • elect new officers,
  • approve the 2017-18 budget,
  • check the member contact info for next year’s book,
  • and pay dues ($68) for the next year (deadline is June 30).


Happy 20th Anniversary Year to our Evening Book Group!

Here are our vendors for the 2016 Taste event.  Be sure to thank them for their support!

    • Central Park Coffee
    • Costa’s
    • El Tequila Mexican Restaurant
    • Fareway Foods
    • HyVee Deli
    • Mizuki Fusion
    • Owatonna Eagle’s
    • Owatonna Elk’s
    • Spare Time Entertainment
    • Steve’s Meat Market
    • The Bakery
    • Torey’s


 Click here to read the Current Presidents’ Letter:


Sandi Tobin and Trudy Severson
2016-2017 Co-Presidents