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.
Police: 2 Rice County Inmates Escaped Jail, Stole 2 VehiclesPolice say two Rice County inmates are back in custody after escaping from jail and then stealing and crashing two vehicles.
Patrol: Fatal Crash On Icy Highway 218At least one person died Tuesday morning in southern Minnesota after a car lost control on an icy highway and drove into the path of an on-coming SUV.
Texas Cops Arrest Suspect In Minnesota Bank RobberyLess than 24 hours after a man robbed a bank in Minnesota's Steele County, police arrested a suspect in Texas after a 40-mile car chase.
Hundreds Remember Owatonna Student Who Died Of Flu-Like SymptomsHundreds of people in Owatonna came out to Morehead Park on Sunday to remember Shannon Zwanziger, a 17-year-old who died on Tuesday after having the flu.
Owatonna H.S. Flu Outbreak: 1 Student Dies Of Flu-Like SymptomsA Minnesota high school is feeling the full effects of the flu season, including the death of one of their classmates. According to her family, 17-year-old Shannon Zwanziger had been suffering from flu-like symptoms for about a week and had also been battling a severe sore throat. Her parents took her to a hospital as she was unable to eat or drink anything.
Man Charged With Possessing Nearly $500k Of MethProsecutors have charged an East Bethel man with possessing nearly $500,000 worth of methamphetamine. The Owatonna People's Press reports a state trooper arrested 24-year-old Edgar Cisneros Jr. with 10 pounds of the drug in his vehicle during a traffic stop Wednesday on Interstate 35 in Steele County.