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Caterpillar Will Close Owatonna Plant, Cut 100 Jobs

Officials with Caterpillar said Thursday they are planning to close their Owatonna plant and consolidating operations within their forestry business.

11/08/2012

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If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 10/12

If you missed the Rally, we’ve got the highlights of the biggest games in high school football.

10/12/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 5, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

There are just four weeks left in the regular season for high school football. That’s right, four more chances to win a big game or four more chances to see the clock hit zero and wonder what went wrong.

09/27/2012

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Owl City’s Adam Young Chooses Owatonna Over L.A.

A popular Minnesota musician has teamed up with the woman behind the number one song in the country for what’s expected to be a big hit this summer. Owl City’s Adam Young wrote the track for his new album, which comes out in August. And, he thought Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen would be a perfect fit.

07/27/2012

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Owatonna Man Gets 25 Years For Making Child Porn

An Owatonna man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday for producing pornography with a young boy and girl whom he coerced into service.

07/25/2012

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Cord Electrocutes Owatonna Man At Minn. Boatlift

One man is dead and two other people are injured after an extension cord fell into the water from a northern Minnesota boatlift.

07/25/2012

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Owatonna Drowning Victim Identified

A man who died after drowning in Lake Kohlmier has been identified, according to the Steele County Sheriff’s Office.

07/13/2012

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Fatal Head-On Crash Closes Road Near Owatonna

The State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash Saturday morning near Owatonna between a semi and a car. According to the state patrol, the head-on crash took place on Highway 218 near mile marker 36 in Steele County.

06/02/2012

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Prep Blog: Boys Basketball Section Championship Friday

After Friday night, the field for the boys state tournaments next week will be determined and seeding will take place over the weekend. It’s the last tournament of a hectic winter season.

03/15/2012

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Justin Bieber’s Snake, Johnson, Finds New Home In MN

Justin Bieber’s “Johnson” is now in Minnesota.

03/08/2012

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1 Dead In Car-Train Crash In Southern Minnesota

One person is dead and another taken to the hospital after their car collided with a freight train in southern Minnesota.

02/24/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To Making Child Porn

A 46-year-old Owatonna man pleaded guilty Friday morning to one count of making child pornography.

01/27/2012

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Hundreds Of Owatonna Drivers Baffled By Winter Parking

In this season of so little snow, folks in one Minnesota town are wondering why the parking tickets piled up.

01/17/2012

Winona Owatonna Hockey Brawl

10 Ejected After Brawl At High School Hockey Game

Ten players were ejected from a high school hockey game in Winona Thursday night as a result of a brawl that started after a player was checked from behind.

01/06/2012

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Police: Man Injured After Being Trapped In Car

A 53-year-old Owatonna is in critical condition after his car rolled over Thursday morning and imprisoned him in an icy creek for more than six hours, authorities said.

01/06/2012

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