Benjamin Staavas was sentenced to one year in prison for animal mistreatment, but with time served he is scheduled for release next week. Staavas is accused of cutting the throat of his German Shepherd, Star, and leaving the animal for dead. Star survived and has since been placed in a new home.
Boy who fell from rocks in Taylors Falls is in medically-induced coma
Jacari Foote fell at Interstate State Park on Friday.