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Multiple law enforcement agencies conduct a search Thursday afternoon for person of interest Andrew Dikken at the America's Best Value Inn, a hotel located on state Highway 28 in Glenwood. Law enforcement is seeking Dikken in connection with the Monday shooting death of Kara Ann Monson, 26, in her Granite Falls home. Photo courtesy of Tim Douglass, Pope County Tribune.

Dikken chase leads to Glenwood hotel search Thursday afternoon


By Kelly Boldan and Tim Douglass

GLENWOOD — Multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a search of a Glenwood hotel Thursday afternoon after a public tip about a person matching the description of a “person of interest” in the Monday shooting death of Kara Ann Monson, 26, in her Granite Falls home.

Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, of Granite Falls, has been sought in the homicide case and is still at large.

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Kelly Boldan
Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: or the Tribune's blog at:
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