Vandals Kill Thousands of Bees, Cause Almost $1,000 in Damage to Ankeny Beekeeping Operation
ANKENY, Iowa -- An Ankeny beekeeper wants to press charges after one of his hives was vandalized not once, but twice. Jake Knutson counts on money from his beekeeping to keep his organic farm, Grateful Acres, running. Now, he'll be taking a big loss now as he pays to repair the damage done to his hives. They had been tipped over and exposed to the elements, killing tens of thousands of his bees in the process.