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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
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Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Richard P. Molstre
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
October 2, 2013
Suppression of evidence in vehicular homicide case sought
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - The attorney for an 18-year-old Alexandria man charged with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide has filed motions to suppress evidence. The attorney, John Leunig, told the court that Jacob John Dale was not advised of his Miranda rights when he was questioned...
October 2, 2013 - 8:41am
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
August 2, 2013
Three Willmar teens arrested in killing of 79-year-old woman
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A 2012 Willmar High School graduate, a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year boy, all from Willmar, are in custody and awaiting formal charges in the fatal stabbing of 79-year-old Lila Warwick, who was found dead in her home Monday evening. According to the Kandiyohi...
August 2, 2013 - 1:04pm
July 26, 2013
Death of Itasca County woman ruled a homicide
Itasca County authorities say the death of a woman found in her Deer River home on Wednesday has been ruled a homicide. Sonya Ann Smith, 43, died “as a result of multiple traumatic injuries due to assault,” the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office reported Friday. Officials said...
July 26, 2013 - 3:06pm
June 25, 2013
Moorhead police offer $1,000 reward for info on slaying of 87-year-old
MOORHEAD – Police here are offering a $1,000 reward for information in the killing of an 87-year-old Moorhead man. Police are looking specifically for information that would lead to the arrest of the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Henry “Hank”...
June 25, 2013 - 4:10pm
June 21, 2013
Police: Moorhead man died from ‘homicidal violence’
MOORHEAD – Moorhead police this afternoon officially released the identity of a man who was found dead in his home Wednesday night as Henry Andrew Volochenko, 87. A written statement released by Deputy Chief Shannon Monroe stated that the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office...
June 21, 2013 - 2:04pm
June 20, 2013
Moorhead police investigate homicide
MOORHEAD – Moorhead police are investigating a homicide after being called to 1209 Main Ave. around 9:25 p.m. Wednesday. Officers were called to that address for a medical assist. When they got there, officers found the body of an adult male. Police say it is early in the...
June 20, 2013 - 8:42am
March 18, 2010
Barnesville man arrested in 1992 Connecticut cold case
Police arrested a 49-year-old Barnesville, Minn., man Wednesday on an arrest warrant tied to a cold-case 1992 Connecticut homicide, seven months after the longtime suspect gave a court-ordered DNA sample to investigators for testing. Donald Gregory Krauth told The Forum in August...
March 18, 2010 - 9:20am
March 3, 2010
Feds promise aid as police renew plea for public's help in finding "person of interest" from double homicide in Moorhead
MOORHEAD - Police are renewing their request for the public's help in finding Tracy Alan Zornes, who is considered a "person of interest" in...
March 3, 2010 - 8:09pm