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February 16, 2019
VA official who exploited veterans in fraud scam gets 11 years
February 16, 2019 - 1:57pm
February 4, 2019
A number of buildings in downtown Willmar had graffiti painted on them this weekend. Most of the graffiti was similar to this image from a wall in the 400 block of Benson Avenue.
Records published for Feb. 4, 2019
February 4, 2019 - 5:48am
January 24, 2019
File photo. Keith Ellison answers questions from the press after he kicks off a grass-roots door-knocking event at North Commons Park in Minneapolis, Friday, Aug. 17. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota recoups $3.1 million in fraud, deceptive marketing claims
January 24, 2019 - 3:18pm
December 27, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. Courtesy photo
Fraudulent veterans phone card charity to shut down
December 27, 2018 - 7:09pm
December 7, 2018
Records published Dec. 7, 2018
December 7, 2018 - 5:59am
December 5, 2018
This photo shows Jerry Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company, Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Former Minnesota elevator manager on electronic monitoring after turning himself in; Hennessey faces federal charge of mail fraud
December 5, 2018 - 4:28pm
November 12, 2018
Jerry Hennessey (Photo courtesy of the Battle Lake Review)
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
November 12, 2018 - 7:17am
Erik Ahlgren of Fergus Falls, Minn., an attorney for Ashby (Minn.) Farmers Elevator Cooperative, asked for an expedited order to allow him to go onto former manager Jerry Hennessey’s homestead to inventory its taxidermy, equipment and other items for potential recovery in the wake of nearly $5 million in unauthorized checks. Photo taken Nov. 6, 2018, at Elbow Lake, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
November 12, 2018 - 6:12am
October 24, 2018
Records published Oct. 24
October 24, 2018 - 6:03am
October 20, 2018
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AgweekTV: Ashby, Minn., elevator fraud update
October 20, 2018 - 8:30am
October 19, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake (right) and Rep. Jeff Backer, R-Browns Valley, on Oct. 15 urged farmers to file claims against the Ashby Farmers Elevator Cooperative’s bond. Westrom said the Legislature will look at other fixes to prevent or protect farmers in future insolvencies. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Farm elevator copes with alleged swindle by manager
October 19, 2018 - 11:29am
October 13, 2018
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AgweekTV: Minnesota couple calls grain bin home
October 13, 2018 - 8:30am
October 3, 2018
Fraud scheme lands two Minnesota chiropractors in prison for years
October 3, 2018 - 9:32am
October 2, 2018
This photo shows Jerome "Jerry" Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Embattled Minnesota elevator reaches lease deal to reopen; alleged manager misspending now totals $4.9M
October 2, 2018 - 9:06pm
September 29, 2018
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AgweekTV: Ag Youth Infusion
September 29, 2018 - 8:30am