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Family and friends gathered Tuesday day morning outside the Granite Falls Lutheran Church following the Kara Monson funeral. Monson, 26, and Christopher Panitzke, 28, formerly of Redwood Falls, were found shot Sept. 2 in Monson's Granite Falls home.

Law enforcement continues search as family holds Kara Monson memorial

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GRANITE FALLS – Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies gathered Tuesday morning at the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office in Granite Falls to launch another aggressive search of Minnesota River bottom lands in hopes of bringing closure to the double homicide that has shocked this community.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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