Byron Smith was due to appear in court Jan. 22, but the scheduled hearing has been postponed until May 6. Morrison County court administration confirmed that a continuance request had been filed and the omnibus hearing was delayed as a result.
ONAMIA - A story of strength, unity and hope coupled with self-reliance was the theme of the 29th annual State of the Band address delivered Tuesday by Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.
Tragedy seems to run a little deeper when it affects a small town.
On Thanksgiving Day Byron David Smith admittedly shot and killed teens Nicholas Brady and Haile Kifer as the pair allegedly attempted to burglarize Smith's rural Little Falls home.
Accused Little Falls shooter Byron Smith was released on bail Tuesday. Smith's conditional bail was reduced Monday in a Morrison County district court from $1 million dollars or $100,000 cash to $500,000 or $50,000 cash. Smith surrendered his passport Monday as part of the conditions of the bail pos...