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Dikken pleads to pre-meditated murder, to serve life without possibility of parole

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

MONTEVIDEO — Andrew Dikken, 29, of Renville, will serve life in prison without the possibility of parole for the Sept. 2, 2013 fatal shootings of Kara Monson, 26, of Granite Falls, and Chris Panitzke, 28, of Redwood Falls.

District Judge Thomas …continue reading on wctrib.com

Primary election results produce upsets, landslides

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The primary elections had plenty of upsets, landslides and close calls. While city and school board elections were decided Tuesday, county and state races on the ballot were a possible preview to the general elections in November. Here is a roundup o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Chamberlain looks at school upgrade project

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHAMBERLAIN — Eighteen months after a public vote failed for $13.2 million in facility upgrades at the Chamberlain High School, the school district is trying again.

This time, the district will attempt to approve facility upgrades by maximizing i…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Driver airlifted after crash with train south of Granite Falls

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

GRANITE FALLS — A 46-year-old man was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center after his truck collided with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train around 2 p.m. Friday south of Granite Falls.

The Yellow Medicine County Sh…continue reading on wctrib.com

Driver airlifted after crash with train south of Granite Falls

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

GRANITE FALLS — A 46-year-old man was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center after his truck collided with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train around 2 p.m. Friday south of Granite Falls.

The Yellow Medicine County Sh…continue reading on wctrib.com

Governor signs bill allowing Kandiyohi County to appoint auditor, recorder

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

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WILLMAR –– Now it’s up to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, or possibly…continue reading on wctrib.com

Governor signs bill allowing Kandiyohi County to appoint auditor, recorder

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

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WILLMAR –– Now it’s up to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, or possibly…continue reading on wctrib.com

Make it or break it: With UAS developments, states’ laws embrace or limit drone use

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The number of states with laws regulating the use of unmanned aerial systems has the potential to nearly triple this year.
More than 100 UAS-related bills and resolutions — most carried over from 2013 — are pending in 34 states. …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

K’NEX to the max: Minnesotan creates world’s largest structure from kid’s toy

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Richard Chin / St. Paul Pioneer Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. — We last talked to Austin Granger in 2012 when the University of Minnesota undergraduate was becoming a YouTube sensation.
He had filled his St. Paul bedroom with a massive 40,000-pie…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

K’NEX to the max: Minnesotan creates world’s largest structure from kid’s toy

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Richard Chin / St. Paul Pioneer Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. — We last talked to Austin Granger in 2012 when the University of Minnesota undergraduate was becoming a YouTube sensation.
He had filled his St. Paul bedroom with a massive 40,000-pie…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com