Rice Mayor Erik Bonde Arrested For School Bus DUIThe new mayor of a central Minnesota town was arrested for driving under the influence as he prepared to drive a school bus.
Man Killed In Rice Camper Fire ID’dAuthorities have identified a man who died last month after three campers parked at the Janski Garage in Rice caught fire.
1 Killed In Rice Camper FireAuthorities say they found one person dead Friday morning after three campers parked at the Janski Garage in Rice caught fire.
Man Arrested, Charged In Connection With Infant's DeathA 29-year-old man has been arrested for the death of a 7-month-old boy from Rice.
Police Investigating After 7-Month-Old Child Was Found Dead At Home Near RiceThe Benton County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 7-month-old boy was pronounced dead at a home in Rice.
Rice Police: Victim Says He Was Offered Ride, Knocked Out & Possibly Sexually AssaultedLaw enforcement in Benton County are investigating a report of a kidnapping and possible sexual assault earlier this week.
Couple Has Close Encounter With Wolf In Central Minn.A St. Cloud couple had a rare up-close encounter with a wolf. It happened on Sunday morning when Tyler Netter and his wife were driving through the town of Rice, near Highway 10.
Officials To Anglers: Don’t Leave Valuables In Ice HousesOfficials in Benton County are urging ice anglers not to leave valuables in fish houses after a string of apparent burglary attempts on a central Minnesota lake.
1 Killed, 1 Injured In Benton Co. Accident Involving 2 SemitrailersAuthorities say a 29-year-old central Minnesota man was hit and killed by a semitrailer while he was standing outside his own rig along a highway.
Rice Trailer Park Shooting Victim ID'dThe Benton County Sheriff's Department says they are still investigating the shooting death of a 44-year-old Rice woman. Tammra Baker was found fatally wounded at the Rockwood Estates mobile home park Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff: Woman Shot Dead At Rice Trailer ParkOne woman is dead after a shooting at a Rice mobile home park Wednesday afternoon. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says they received a report at about 1 p.m. of a woman who had been shot at Rockwood Estates at 110000 Highway 10 NW.
State Patrol: Motorcyclist Killed In Paynesville CrashA motorcyclist from Rice is dead after a crash in Stearns County early Tuesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened at about 6:48 p.m. on Highway 23 at County Road 123 in Paynesville.
Bite Of Minnesota: Forbidden Black Rice With HazelnutsDo you ever come across an ingredient that looks intriguing but you have no clue how to use it? If you're anything like me, you buy the ingredient and store it for what seems like an eternity. It happened with the plantain cups that were made into a Super Bowl appetizer a couple of months back.
Sheriff: Man, 32, Arrested For Chasing After 14-Year-Old Girls Benton County officials say sheriff's deputies arrested a 32-year-old man on Monday after he allegedly chased after two 14-year-old girls over the weekend.
Motorcyclist Collides With Deer In Benton Co.A motorcyclist was seriously injured Sunday night after colliding with a deer in Benton County. The sheriff's office says the crash was reported at about 7:25 p.m. on Little Rock Road Northeast, about one mile east of Highway 10.