An update to a story that we told you about earlier this month on a political candidate who says he was punched in the face. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says they have turned the case over to the County Attorney's Office for consideration of criminal charges.
A St. Cloud man was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly hit, choked and pushed his girlfriend. At about 2:00 p.m. the Benton County Sheriff's Office received a call for a domestic assault that happened in the 200 block of 190th Avenue Northeast near Princeton.
A State Patrol Helicopter and area SWAT team were called out Friday morning in Benton County, after a report of a suicidal man with a rifle. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 1:00 a.m. at a home on 85th Avenue Northeast in Gilmanton Township.