75 Percent Of Waseca Homes, Businesses Have Flood DamageThe realization of damage from last week's storms is quickly growing in southern Minnesota.
Heavy Rains Hamper Minnesota Farmers' HarvestingHeavy rains forced farmers inside last week, and there were only three suitable days for fieldwork because the ground is so wet.
Bail Set For Minnesota Teen Accused In Waseca Attack PlotA judge has set bail for a Minnesota 18-year-old accused of planning to kill his family and attack his high school. Judge Larry Collins on Monday ordered John LaDue held on bail of $750,000 without conditions or $500,000 with conditions.
Teen Accused Of Planning School Attack Certified As AdultA Waseca teenager accused of planning to kill his family and attack his high school will stand trial as an adult on explosives charges, a judge ruled Friday, citing the seriousness of the allegations. Waseca County District Judge Robert Birnbaum also ordered that John LaDue be immediately transferred from a juvenile center to the county jail pending his first adult court appearance.
3 Juveniles Arrested For 7 Burglaries In 1 NightThree Waseca County juveniles were arrested Wednesday for burglarizing five businesses, a community center and a school over the course of one long and mischievous evening.
Appeals Court Affirms Tossed Counts In Waseca School PlotThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court decision to dismiss the most serious counts against a teen accused of plotting to kill his family and carry out an attack at Waseca Junior and Senior High School.
2 Teens Plea Guilty In Waseca Bombing PlotTwo teenagers who are accused of assisting, possibly unknowingly, a Waseca teenager in his plot to kill his family and set off explosives at his school have pleaded guilty. John LaDue was arrested last April after authorities said they found bomb-making materials in a storage locker in Waseca.
Court Asked To Consider Murder Attempt Charge In School PlotProsecutors are asking a state appeals court to reinstate attempted murder charges against a teenager accused of plotting a school attack in southern Minnesota. The appeals court holds a hearing Wednesday in the Waseca County case.
Fatal Crash After Semi Fails To Stop At SignPolice say a semi truck failed to stop at a stop sign in Waseca County, leading to a fatal crash on Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 30 and Highway 83 at about 2:30 p.m.
Semi Hits Car in Waseca County, Killing 1At least one person is dead after a car and a semi collided Monday night in Waseca County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
H.S. Football Player Dies While Duck HuntingOne person is dead after a boating accident early Saturday morning in Elysian, Minn. According to Waseca County Sheriff’s deputies, five teenagers were duck hunting on Lake Elysian when the boat they were on capsized around 6 a.m. Saturday morning. The boat was approximately 200 yards from shore.
Authorities: Janesville Man, 19, Dies In Grain Bin Accident A 19-year-old man died Tuesday in Waseca County after being trapped in a grain bin, authorities said.