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Teenage girl injured in head-on car accident

A 17-year-old girl was seriously injured last Friday morning in Forest Lake, MN, when her car crashed into a pickup truck. The accident occurred at 7:45 a.m. on Minnesota 97. The teenage girl was helping a passenger in her vehicle look for something in the backseat, when she swerved into a lane of oncoming traffic and […] Read more

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Cheese company cited for ammonia hazard at manufacturing plant

Davisco Foods International in Jerome, Idaho was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Association for releasing anhydrous ammonia in its manufacturing plant. The plant, which produces cheese that sells in Minnesota and North Dakota, was ordered to pay a $110,000 fine for the release of the toxic substance. The company was cited for […] Read more

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Woman sues Kmart for injuries in slip and fall accident

A woman from Louisiana recently filed a lawsuit against Kmart after she slipped and fell while shopping at the store in September 2010. In the lawsuit, the woman claims that she slipped on a water spill that was located between two checkout counters. She claims that the spill was in full view of the store’s […] Read more

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OSHA cites Tyson Foods plant for eight violations

The Nebraska plant of Tyson Foods, Inc., was recently issued eight safety violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA inspected the manufacturing plant on Monday, after the plant was found to have a high employee injury and illness rate. It was found that the plant was in violation of eight critical safety regulations, including failure […] Read more

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Fire destroys Minnesota business warehouse

A fire occurred on Saturday at 12:40 p.m. that destroyed a wire warehouse in Hugo. The warehouse belonged to the wire business, Glamos Wire Products. Calls were made to the Centennial fire department by concerned citizens after they saw black smoke coming from the building. Firefighters from the Hugo department had been in the same […] Read more

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Construction Worker Killed at Water Treatment Plant

A construction worker in New York died on Monday while working at a water treatment plant near Rochester. Early Monday morning, the man and four co-workers were working in a tunnel that was one hundred feet under the ground. The man was operating a boring machine, when he reportedly fell off the machine and was run […] Read more

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Stuntman Sues for Injuries on “Green Lantern” Set

John Franco, a stuntman who worked on the film “Green Lantern” is now suing Warner Bros Studios for injuries he sustained while filming the movie in the summer of 2010. Franco filed the lawsuit last Wednesday at the Los Angeles Superior Court. Although the lawsuit does not specifically mention the accident that caused Franco to be injured, it does […] Read more

Car Accidents

Man Killed in Accident Caused by Wet Pavement

A 26-year-old man from Duluth died in a car accident that occurred last week on highway 61. The man was driving his Dodge Stratus down the highway at around 10 a.m. when he hit a patch of wet pavement. His car then slid off the road and into an embankment. The man was pinned inside […] Read more

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Minnesota company announces recall of turkey burgers

A Minnesota company, Jennie-O Turkey Store, has recalled nearly 55,000 pounds of frozen turkey burgers for possible Salmonella contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the recall and stated that the product should be cooked at 165 degrees Fahrenheit in order to prevent the bacteria from causing an illness in consumers. The recalled products had […] Read more