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Minnesota man pleads guilty for scuffle with S.D. lawmakers

Published 01/31/2012, Associated Press

Mark Bardwell, 41, of Zimmerman, Minn., spoke little during a court hearing. He agreed with a prosecutor's statement that he had too much to drink, briefly brandished a knife and then tried to punch South Dakota House Speaker Val Rausch of Big Stone City on Nov. 4 in a Fort Pierre bar. Rausch and other lawmakers then subdued Zimmerman until police arrived and arrested him.

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