Minnesota man faces charges after knife fight with South Dakota lawmakers

Authorities say Mark Bardwell, of Zimmerman, pulled a knife on South Dakota's House GOP leader David Lust and tried to punch House Speaker Val Rausch at a bar inside a motel in Fort Pierre, SD over the weekend.
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Authorities say Mark Bardwell, of Zimmerman, pulled a knife on South Dakota's House GOP leader David Lust and tried to punch House Speaker Val Rausch at a bar inside a motel in Fort Pierre, SD over the weekend.

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