A state Health Department investigation finds an Owatonna nursing home is responsible for the death of an 84-year-old resident who was given an extra-large dose of an anxiety drug. He died the following day.
Six people in the Twin Cities have been sickened with salmonella linked to organic eggs from an Owatonna, Minn., farm that sells to Lunds, Byerlys, Kowalski's and other markets and co-ops across the metro area.
Paul Walsh and David Shaffer
, October 26, 2011
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says it's traced the contaminated eggs to the Larry Schultz Organic Farm in Owatonna, where tests confirmed the presence of salmonella. Farm owners are cooperating with the investigation and have issued a voluntary recall of the eggs.
VIDEO: CBS report on boy's shot, circumstances
Eleven-year-old Nate Smith shot a puck through a tiny hole 89 feet away. Now he and his family are waiting to hear if he'll collect a $50,000 prize or be whistled for a rules violation.
The U.S. departments of Education and Justice have reached a settlement with the Owatonna school district over alleged harassment of Somali students under which the district will give annual reports to the federal government for three years.
Darrell W. Jensen is accused of not securing pallets of cement blocks properly, resulting in one block bouncing on an Owatonna, Minn., highway, smashing through the windshield of a minivan traveling the opposite direction and striking Steven K. Batt of Waseca, Minn., in the head.
One might say 20-year-old Kyle Lafontaine couldn't be more down on his luck. He is homeless, jobless and has a defunct car to boot.
While tending to his broken down car on the side of the road in rural Waseca Monday night, a shiny glimmer in the gravel caught his eye. That glimmer came from a Purple Heart medallion that had been missing for 60 years from Charles T. Sutlief, a soldier who lost his life in battle in 1950 during the Korean War.
With the Owatonna area drying out, officials at the state’s Emergency Operations Center said the focus Saturday included Zumbro Falls and Hammond in southeastern Minnesota, and St. Clair and Madelia in south-central Minnesota. Across the border, concern shifted to the rising Wisconsin River in central Wisconsin.
Flooding caused by heavy rain that's lashed parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin forced the evacuation today of dozens of homes in the small city of Owatonna, where swollen waterways closed bridges and threatened to swamp neighborhoods.
Chris Williams and Todd Richmond
, September 24, 2010
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