October Sentencing Scheduled For Man Responsible For Landmark Implement Fire


A Hastings man will be sentenced in October for arson in connection with a fire that caused millions of dollars in damage at the John Deere dealership Landmark Implement in Hastings last summer.

31-year-old Mitchell Linder was convicted late last week on felony second-degree arson and misdemeanor criminal mischief charges. 

The maximum penalty for second-degree arson is four years in prison

He is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 26.