South Dakota Woman Charged with Burning down a Bar
The owner of a bar in the northern South Dakota town of Herreid and three other people face felony arson charges in a fire that significantly damaged the business.
Road House Bar and Grill owner Lori Brandner also faces a felony insurance fraud charge for filing an insurance claim after the January 21 fire.
Brandner could face up to 20 years in prison and $40,000 in fines if convicted. Her husband, Pete Brandner, says she declined comment.
Campbell County State's Attorney Mark Kroontje reported that a bar employee also is charged in the case.
Also charged are two North Dakota residents who are not connected with the business.
Sources: The Associated Press, American News