A sculpture that took a St. Paul man months to build is now just a pile of ice. Two kids used a golf club to level the sculpture that was in front of Gary Pruitt’s home on Gotzian Street around 4 a.m. Saturday. “I heard kind of crunching and kids voices,” Pruitt said. “When I looked out there were a couple of them whacking at it with a golf club.”
A 41-year-old Maplewood man is facing assault charges after he allegedly attacked his mother and her husband with a golf club over an argument about letting his dog out, according to charges filed in Anoka County Court. Francis Albert Campbell was charged with two counts of second-degree assault and one count of fourth-degree assault in connection with the incident, which happened in early June.
The tree-killing pest – the emerald ash borer – has done serious damage to trees at a local golf course. A new case, the first in 2012, was discovered at Fort Snelling Golf Club near the airport in Hennepin County.