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Privatization has been a costly failure
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March 7, 2013
26 charges in Perham horse neglect case
Tom Hintgen / OTTER TAIL FOCUS - Bruce and Allison Breun of Frazee appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on Monday to face 26 separate charges related to the abuse and neglect of 11 horses rescued from a farm north of Perham in November. The two individuals will each be assigned...
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March 7, 2013 - 8:06am
February 27, 2013
Two horses dead in neglect case near Vergas
Two horses are dead, and two others reportedly near death, in an animal neglect case on a farm seven miles southwest of Vergas. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department received a call about the animals Sunday morning. As many as 10 horses at the site need rescuing, though that...
February 27, 2013 - 8:41am
February 26, 2013
Possible horse neglect investigated near Vergas
Authorities are investigating a case of possible horse neglect in western Minnesota. The Otter Tail County sheriff's office was called Sunday about two dead horses and two others near death in rural Vergas. A neighbor gave 10 horses food and water. The 10 horses did not have hay. The...
February 26, 2013 - 7:39am
February 5, 2013
Response to ND horse neglect case comes from across the country
People from around the country are reacting to the discovery last week of 99 dead horses and more than 150 others starving and ailing while in the custody of a western North Dakota landowner. A 6-year-old girl in New York scrapped her plans to buy a dolphin and an elephant, sending...
February 5, 2013 - 7:24am
January 26, 2013
Mahtowa man faces charge in Fond du Lac school bus incident
A school bus driver from Mahtowa was charged Friday with child endangerment after a 3-year-old boy was left alone on his bus for three hours with temperatures hovering around zero. Thomas Mitchell Soderholm, 53, is accused of endangering Ty Stiffarm on Jan.
January 26, 2013 - 12:15pm
November 14, 2012
11 neglected horses rescued near Perham
Authorities in Otter Tail county executed a large animal rescue mission just north of Perham on Friday. Deputies got the search warrant that day, and ended up taking 11 neglected horses off the farmstead, some in better shape than others. Authorities say the caretaker ignored previous...
November 14, 2012 - 7:47am
September 25, 2012
Wisconsin couple charged with neglect in child's drowning
Thomas Jay Williams, 42, and Jenna Elizabeth Danish, 33, of Danbury, Wis., had a habit of allowing their 3-year-old daughter, Reena, to wander away -- as she did, twice, on the day she drowned, according to a criminal complaint filed against them in Burnett County Circuit Court. Reena's...
September 25, 2012 - 7:14am
June 13, 2012
Bagley woman, shopping for swimsuits, charged after children found in car during 88-degree weather
BEMIDJI - A Bagley woman has been charged with child endangerment after she allegedly left her four young children unattended in a hot car for nearly 30 minutes Saturday as she shopped for swimsuits inside Target. Bianca Jean Hazelrigg, 21, has been charged with gross misdemeanor...
June 13, 2012 - 7:29am
May 25, 2011
Granite Falls caregiver enters guilty plea in case centering on her patient's amputations
GRANITE FALLS -- A personal care attendant has pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor charges of theft of medical costs and failure to report a health condition. Casandra Kay Sannerud, 26, entered the pleas Monday in district court in Granite Falls.
May 25, 2011 - 8:02am
December 4, 2010
Willmar nursing home cited after resident chokes to death
WILLMAR -- Bethesda Heritage Center has been cited for neglect in the death of a resident who choked after eating raw cucumbers. The Minnesota Department of Health released the report on its investigation earlier this week. State investigators found the Willmar nursing home was...
December 4, 2010 - 11:19am