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Montevideo Man To Be Sentenced On Weapons Charges

Acting on a perceived threat to blow up a west-central Minnesota police station, dozens of FBI agents and other law enforcement officers converged on a Montevideo trailer park last year and arrested a man who belonged to a tiny local militia. Authorities found a cache of weapons in the May 3 search — including Molotov cocktails, suspected pipe bombs and firearms — and the FBI said at the time that it had thwarted a terror attack in its planning stages.

04/26/2014

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Defense: Public Misinformed In Alleged Terror Case

A detention hearing has been postponed for a man accused in what the FBI is calling a thwarted terror plot in western Minnesota.

05/08/2013

Jerry and Merrie Thomsen's 9/11 “Remember, Reflect, Renew” float appeared in the 2011 Tournament of Roses parade. (credit: CBSLosAngeles.com)

Obama: ‘Lone Wolf’ Terror Attack Biggest Concern

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that a “lone wolf” terror attack in the U.S. is more likely than a major coordinated effort like the Sept. 11 attacks nearly a decade ago.

08/17/2011