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WILLMAR - The second victim in a shooting last week in Granite Falls apparently has died. KARE 11 TV reported Sunday afternoon that Christopher Panitzke, 28, of Redwood Falls died...
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 multiple gunshot wounds. Panitzke's family wrote on his CaringBridge site that his condition had deteriorated over the past 24 hours and he died at about 2:15 p.m. Sunday.
WILLMAR — Three local residents, as well as two Canadian lifeguards, will be honored Monday evening with Life Safety Certificates from the Willmar Ambulance Service for their efforts in saving the lives of two Willmar residents. Daniel Ruter and Robert Rodriguez, both of Willmar, were enjoying the beach at Robbins Island on July 18 when they learned a child was missing and under water. They immediately jumped into Foot Lake to help search for 11-year-old Hafsa Omar and found her unresponsive in about seven feet of water.
WILLMAR -- Ambulance, fire and law enforcement crews responded just after 4 p.m. this afternoon to a near drowning in a pool in New London. A news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Sgt. Dave Nester says the 2-year-old child was transported from the scene in the 19000 block of County Road 9 Northeast by helicopter and taken to a hospital in the Twin Cities. The condition of the child is unknown, the release states. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by New London Ambulance, the New London Fire Department and Willmar Ambulance Service.
This is the records summary for Sept. 7. Vehicle engulfed in flames near Litchfield … Archive Material - Subscription required to continue reading Log in or activate your account if...
GLENWOOD — A tip to law enforcement led to a search of a Glenwood hotel Thursday afternoon, but authorities did not find the "person of interest" they have been seeking in a Granite Falls homicide and attempted homicide. The search for Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, of Granite Falls, began Monday after the shooting death of Kara Ann Monson, 26, in her Granite Falls home. Dikken has not been called a suspect, but authorities have warned the public not to approach him as he may be armed and dangerous.
WILLMAR — The U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday shows that the driest portion of Minnesota is in the central portion of the state, including Kandiyohi County. The northern two-thirds of Kandiyohi County, along with portions of Swift, Stearns, Benton, Sherburne and Wright counties and all of Meeker County are now considered in a severe drought.
This is the records summary for Sept 6. Fire at abandoned trailer home under investigation HAWICK — A fire in an abandoned, unoccupied trailer home is under investigation by the...
A Facebook group has been created to share photos and descriptions of Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, of Granite Falls. … Archive Material - Subscription required to continue reading Log in...
SACRED HEART — Squad cars from multiple law enforcement agencies were parked Wednesday afternoon on a narrow scenic byway south of Sacred Heart as armed officers wearing bulletproof vests rode all-terrain vehicles through the tall grass and dense woods along the rolling Minnesota River valley. Overhead a State Patrol helicopter swept back and forth. They were searching for Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, from Granite Falls.