Have you sliced into a plump, juicy Bushel Boy tomato lately? Every single Bushel Boy tomato is grown right here in Owatonna!
Three popular bands have their roots in Owatonna: Cloud Cult, Har Mar Superstar, and Owl City (Adam Young). Owl City’s debut album, Ocean Eyes, includes the six-time platinum single “Fireflies”.
Viracon Inc., an Owatonna company, fabricated 800,000 square feet of glass for the windows of World Trade Center Tower One, also known as the Freedom Tower in New York City.
Cybex International, Inc., an Owatonna manufacturer of premium exercise equipment, was named Fitness Equipment Partner to the hit TV show The Biggest Loser in 2011.
The movie Angus (1995) was primarily filmed at the Owatonna High School. The film stars James Van Der Beek and Charlie Talbert in their first film roles.
Manufacturing high-quality class rings for high school and college students, Jostens, Inc., an Owatonna company, has produced specially commissioned rings for the World Series, Super Bowl, NBA Championship, and the NHL Stanley Cup.
The popular game, Sequence, was invented by Owatonna native Doug Reuter in the 1970s.