Sheriff's Trial

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Howard County Sheriff Troy Kaiser is standing trial this week on a charge of making terrorist threats.

(Monday, a jury was selected to decide the case.

Kaiser is accused of threatening another man at a March 2003 dance at Grand Island's Fonner Park.

Grand Island police have said the incident involved alcohol and a woman.

If convicted, he could face up to five years in prison, a ten-thousand dollar fine and lose his law enforcement certification.

An attempt last fall to gather enough signatures to hold a recall election for Kaiser failed.