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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
February 4, 2014
Man dies in grain bin accident
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. - A Yellow Medicine County man died Monday after apparently being accidentally buried in a grain bin. The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Richard Rosetter, 77. The sheriff’s office was notified at 4:40 p.m. Monday that Rosetter...
February 4, 2014 - 9:00pm
October 30, 2013
Prosecutor won't hear plea in Granite Falls, Minn., double killing
GRANITE FALLS — Prosecutors refused to hear Andrew Joseph Dikken’s offer to plead guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Kara Monson, 26, of Granite Falls, and Christopher Panitzke, 28, of Redwood Falls. Prosecutor Robert Plesha with the Minnesota Attorney...
October 30, 2013 - 5:30pm
October 18, 2013
Double-homicide suspect offers to plead guilty in Minnesota
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. -- The man charged in a double homicide last month is offering to plead guilty to both counts of second-degree murder, according to a motion filed Wednesday in District Court. Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, of Renville, is charged in the shooting deaths of Kara...
October 18, 2013 - 9:30am
October 3, 2013
Granite Falls double-homicide suspect's DNA to be collected
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. - Prosecutors have been granted the opportunity to collect DNA from Andrew Dikken, the Granite Falls man accused of shooting and killing two people last month. During a hearing Thursday in Yellow Medicine County District Court, District Judge Dwayne Knutsen...
October 3, 2013 - 9:25pm
September 19, 2013
Bail set at $3 million in Granite Falls double homicide
GRANITE FALLS -- Unconditional bail was set at $3 million this morning for double homicide suspect Andrew Dikken. Yellow Medicine County Attorney Keith Helgeson spoke of Dikken's "cold and calculated actions " in the shooting deaths of Kara Monson and Chris Panitzke and said that...
September 19, 2013 - 11:22am
September 12, 2013
Sealed warrant seeks Dikken's arrest in double homicide
GRANITE FALLS — An arrest warrant has been issued for Andrew Dikken, 28, suspect in the fatal shootings of Kara Monson, 26, of Granite Falls, and Chris Panitzke, 28, of Redwood Falls, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement. Both were...
September 12, 2013 - 9:14am
September 9, 2013
Second victim dies in Granite Falls, Minn., shooting; Dikken still at large
WILLMAR -- A second victim has died following a shooting at a Granite Falls home early on the morning of Labor Day. KARE 11 TV reported Sunday that Christopher Panitzke, 28, of Redwood Falls, died at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, where he was hospitalized with...
September 9, 2013 - 8:58am
September 6, 2013
Granite Falls homicide update: Law enforcement still looking for Dikken, following leads
GRANITE FALLS — The search for Andrew Joseph Dikken continued today as law enforcement officials continue to follow leads to find the “person of interest” they seek in a Granite Falls homicide and attempted homicide. There hasn’t been a change in the search, according...
September 6, 2013 - 4:20pm
September 4, 2013
Authorities find vehicle of man sought in connection with Granite Falls killing
BELVIEW, Minn. — Investigators have located a vehicle believed to be driven by Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, of Granite Falls, the person of interest in a Monday shooting death Granite Falls. According to the State Department of Public Safety, the 1996 GMC Sierra pickup was found...
September 4, 2013 - 1:52pm
Woman identified in Granite Falls, Minn., killing
GRANITE FALLS — Authorities investigating the Monday morning shooting death of a 26-year-old Granite Falls woman are still trying to locate...
September 4, 2013 - 8:47am
September 3, 2013
Authorities searching for man after woman dead in Granite Falls, Minn.
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Law enforcement authorities in Yellow Medicine County are searching for a man they say is connected to a Monday morning homicide in Granite Falls in west central Minnesota. Authorities say Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, should not be approached as he may be...
September 3, 2013 - 11:20am
December 28, 2009
Wheelchair-bound paraplegic to serve prison term for assault on township supervisor
GRANITE FALLS -- A paraplegic convicted of assault when he pulled a pistol and pointed it at a township supervisor will serve a minimum of 14 months in prison. Allen Chancey Olson, 56, of Canby, must begin serving the sentence immediately, according to a sentencing order issued...
December 28, 2009 - 1:41pm
August 4, 2009
Couple who owe more than $43K in taxes sentenced in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- A husband and wife accused of not paying income taxes on compensation totaling $571,379 from 2002 through 2007 were sentenced July 30. Robert James Cunningham, 43, of Wood Lake, pleaded guilty in district court in Granite Falls to a misdemeanor count of failing to...
August 4, 2009 - 11:56am