Finding Minnesota: Owatonna's Old Train DepotLong before there was light rail, buses or subways, trains pioneered the concept of mass transit. The railroad system was vital to the development of the United States -- and one man in Owatonna does not want us to forget its place in history.
Amateur Owatonna MMA Fighter Arrested On Assault ChargesAn Owatonna amateur MMA fighter is facing charges after hitting the mother of his child several times Sunday morning, according to Dakota County officials.
Owatonna Man Facing Charges For Meth PossessionAn Owatonna man faces more drug charges. The Owatonna People's Press reported Friday that police filed first-degree drug charges against 50-year-old Robert James Schirmer on Thursday.
Charges: Man Pulls 15 Grams Of Meth Out Of Underwear During Jail Strip SearchAn Owatonna man surprised officers at the Rice County Jail Wednesday morning during a strip search. The Rice County Attorney's Office says Faribault police officers were called to a Days Inn just after 3 a.m. Employees notified police that a smoke alarm in one of the rooms had been triggered several times.
Senate Official Building Still Controversial As It Nears CompletionThe controversial new Minnesota Senate Office Building at the State Capitol is nearing completion. Republicans made the $90 million project an example of wasteful spending in the 2014 campaign.
Sheriff: Owatonna Man Killed In Steele Co. CrashA 30-year-old Owatonna man died in a crash Monday morning in Steele County. Jason Jeffrey Ost was killed when his vehicle -- traveling northbound on County Road 45 -- collided with a car traveling eastbound on 58th Street at about 7:45 a.m., according to the Steele County Sheriff's Office.
Faribault Football Team Shaken By Car CrashThe Faribault High School football team is shaken by a crash involving four players.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Nachos In MinnesotaYour nachos are only as good as the tortilla chips you build them with. That is the secret to the Best Nachos in Minnesota, which can be found at Grace's Tex-Mex in Owatonna.
Sheriff: 4 In Custody After Owatonna StabbingOne adult and three juveniles are in custody after an Owatonna man was stabbed multiple times early Friday morning. The Steele County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to a rural Owatonna home on a report of a stabbing just after 3 a.m.
A National Record Or Not? Eden Prairie Coach's Wins In QuestionThere isn't a high school wrestling coach in the country that can claim as many career wins as Eden Prairie coach Scot Davis. His 1,046 victories would make him the all-time national record-holder. But he's not in the national high school record book.
State Takes Over Nursing Homes In Faribault, OwatonnaState authorities have taken over management of nursing homes in Faribault (FAIR'-boh) and Owatonna after their owners ran into financial troubles.
State Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash In OwatonnaAt least one person was killed Saturday afternoon in a car crash in Owatonna. The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 1:42 p.m. on Interstate 35 north of Hoffman Street.