The Minnesota Board of Dentistry found stunning missteps by some of the 10 dentists disciplined in 2010, but most were penalized for more conventional faults: Inadequate care, poor quality X-rays and spotty clinical notes.
Updated: January 08, 2011, - 10:52 PM
Forty-one businesses paid their employees back wages in 2010 after the state said they violated pay and overtime laws, according to the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.
Updated: January 04, 2011, - 10:29 AM
The rule-breakers mishandled hazardous waste, allowed runoff to pollute waterways, and sent too much mercury and particulates into the air.
Updated: January 02, 2011, - 08:24 AM
The Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners took disciplinary action against 11 of the roughly 2,800 licensed chiropractors this year. Another chiropractor agreed to cease practice until allegations against him have been resolved.
Updated: December 18, 2010, - 11:07 PM
Fraud and financial misdeeds were major themes of real estate license revocations in the first half of 2010.
Updated: December 14, 2010, - 11:24 AM
One three-year-old restaurant had so many health code violations that the city shut it down. Another restaurateur was sent to buy sanitizer. At many establishments, inspectors issued citations for cold food that was too hot and hot food that was too cold.
Updated: December 14, 2010, - 10:44 AM
A toddler suffered a dislocated elbow while in day care. Crying infants were forcibly hushed. Children left with unauthorized visitors or simply wandered away.
Updated: November 22, 2010, - 06:11 PM
Two nurses submitted fake applications in order to get their licenses. Two others were caught with child porn. Another was accused of giving alcohol to a patient being treated for chemical dependency.
Updated: November 15, 2010, - 10:00 AM
A dump truck operator and an auto parts store were the biggest tax delinquents whose permits to collect sales tax were revoked in this year's second and third quarters. These businesses and others collected sales tax from customers but didn't pass it along to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
Updated: November 08, 2010, - 01:44 PM