AP: Wisconsin chief who allegedly signed tea party leader up for gay dating sites to be charged

Monroe County District Attorney Kevin Croninger told The Associated Press he plans to charge Town of Campbell Police Chief Tim Kelemen with misdemeanor unlawful use of a computerized communication system Thursday afternoon.

AP: Wisconsin boys, 9 and 4, take another car ride alone

Investigators say the boys wanted to go to a park. They ended up in the ditch about six miles away. Neither child was injured.

Saint Paul Pioneer Press: Coon Rapids house with hundreds of snakes passes inspection

An inspection of his house uncovered some 360 snakes, 60 lizards, more than 200 rats and tubs of cockroaches.

Trash hauler cited for illegal dumping in Red Wing

A trash hauler was fined Monday night by the Red Wing City Council for dumping "almost two tons of wet, putrescible waste" on a customer's driveway in apparent retaliation for an unpaid bill.

AP: Minnesota man returns to jail after resuming illegal flea market on Brainerd yard

Ross hadn't cleaned his yard by a February deadline and initially spent 45 days in jail. He set up a large tent with items in his yard after his release.

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Woman running Saint Paul nonprofits charged with stealing $450K-plus for herself, family

In late 2012, the state Office of the Legislative Auditor said it “found evidence that the Institute’s executive director used a significant amount of grant money for personal expenses and fabricated documents to conceal the nature of those expenses.”

AP: Wisconsin mother, son accused of selling coupon books for veterans, not donating to charity

The complaint claims the Michauds never donated proceeds to any local veteran group. Instead, The Journal Sentinel reported, the money was deposited into personal bank accounts and used to pay off gambling debts and child support.

Saint Paul Pioneer Press: Inver Grove Heights man trafficked fake sports jerseys, charges say

An Inver Grove Heights man sold counterfeit sports jerseys to a Roseville retail store and at the 2010 NFL Super Bowl in Miami, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down this month.