The mayor of Ellendale is accused of stealing hundreds of dollars from a veterans memorial fund. Roger Swearingen, 66, was charged with one count of gross misdemeanor theft and two counts of misdemeanor theft.
The mayor of a southern Minnesota town is accused of stealing from a veterans memorial fund. Ellendale Mayor Roger Swearingen is charged in Steele County with one gross misdemeanor and two misdemeanor counts of theft.
Interstate 35 has reopened after being closed after several semis jackknifed and multiple vehicles crashed Thursday afternoon. According to MnDOT, the crashes occurred on I-35 south of Highway 30 near Ellendale, Minn. Travel conditions are still poor in the area due to icy roads, reduced visibility and drifting.
Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it’s time to get ready for a flurry of additional holiday meals leading up through New Years.