A judge is set to decide whether a teenager accused of plotting to bomb his school and kill his family should be tried as an adult. Seventeen-year-old John LaDue appeared in court late Monday morning.
Students are back in a southeastern Minnesota school after authorities last week foiled a teenager’s suspected plot to attack the school. Counselors were on hand Monday as students returned to the Waseca junior and senior high school building that was the target of the alleged plot. Superintendent Tom Lee says the school is “just trying to get back to normal as quickly as we can.”
It wasn’t typical for churches in Waseca to host services Friday night, but the past few days have been anything but normal.
Julia Speck would often hear her 17-year-old neighbor, John David LaDue, throwing knives and axes at a tree in the front yard.
Officials said after the series of events surrounding a Waseca teen accused of plotting to kill his family and plant bombs around area schools, a community meeting will be held Friday night to discuss enhanced security measures.
A Waseca, Minn. teenager has been charged with attempted murder, possessing explosives, and attempting to damage property after allegedly planting a number of devices at a school playground.
Officials in southern Minnesota are asking the public’s help in figuring out why three homemade explosive devices — one of which was found inside a stuffed animal — were discovered on an elementary school playground this week.
A fallen Minnesota Marine returned home Saturday to a community that honored his sacrifice. Hundreds gathered to pay their respects to Cpl. Caleb Erickson and remembered a life taken too soon.
The body of a fallen Marine from Minnesota has been returned to American soil. A special Marine team carried a flag-draped transfer case containing the remains of Lance Cpl. Caleb Erickson from a military plane when it arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware Tuesday.
The body of a fallen Marine from Minnesota is being returned to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. The U.S. Department of Defense Monday said 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Caleb Erickson died Feb. 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
A U.S. marine from Minnesota has died while serving in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Caleb Erickson died Friday when a suicide bomber hit his convoy. The 20-year-old grew up in Waseca.
Frank and Chris have had a chance to enjoy the great community of Waseca over the last couple days. Here in southern Minnesota, farming is a big deal. And just outside Waseca, you can check out the state’s agricultural interpretive center, called Farmamerica. The center opened in 1978 with the goal of preserving Minnesota’s agricultural heritage.
This year’s winter lake trip – which took Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer all over Minnesota and western Wisconsin – will wrap up in the southern Minnesota town of Waseca. The guys arrived Thursday in the town, which is about an hour-and-a-half drive southwest of the Twin Cities.
Organizers of a Waseca festival decided to try something different than a traditional beauty pageant. They came up with The Mr. Waseca Pageant. The Free Press reports the pageant at the Sleigh and Cutter festival will be like the ones females go through, including formal wear, fitness and talent competitions and onstage questions.
A 32-year-old woman, who’s incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institute in Waseca, Minn., pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $23,000 in social security benefits.