Benton County

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Sheriff: Trend of teens breaking into buildings, sharing photos online

An incident over the weekend spurred the sheriff to issue a release.

Police: Mayor was drunk in driver's seat of school bus

The Mayor of Rice, Minnesota was in a bus outside an elementary school.

Charges: Man knocked election candidate out after middle class jibe

GOP House candidate Shane Mekeland suffered a suspected concussion.

Assault of GOP candidate now being reviewed for possible charges

Shane Mekeland says he was punched while debating politics at a bar.

Police want to hear from women who dated suspect in baby's death

The Benton County Sheriff's Office issued an appeal on Friday.

Election candidate allegedly punched during bar chat about politics

The Republican is running for the Minnesota House.