Granite Falls

Man Arrested For Interfering With Firefighters In Granite FallsCharles Adam Howell, 27, was arrested for disorderly conduct and interfering with firefighters. He's also being charged for property damage, after a witness saw him puncture a nearby vehicle's tire, according to police.
Police: Man Arrested In Granite Falls Charged With MurderOfficials in southwestern Minnesota say a 53-year-old man faces murder charges after a woman died Monday from injuries suffered in a suspected domestic assault.
Granite Falls Woman Killed In Home; Suspect In CustodyA 65-year-old Granite Falls woman died March 16 from severe head trauma. A 53-year-old man is in custody, suspected of killing her.
Man Gets Life In Prison For Granite Falls Double MurderA 29-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to murdering his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend last September. Andrew Joseph Dikken pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Good Question – Reply All: Sleeping Dogs, Fall Towns & Cold RecordsRiley, the Heine family's English setter, can sleep anywhere, anytime. So, that had Karen from Edina wanting to know: Why do dogs sleep so much? According to Dr. Travis with Uptown Veterinarians, dogs have natural circadian rhythms, like humans. He says some dogs sleep far more than others, and are influenced by their owners' schedules.
1 Dead In Head-On Crash In OliviaA St. Paul man is dead after a head-on crash in Olivia on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The fatal accident occurred at 1 p.m. on Highway 212 near Highway 71 in Renville County. A 1999 Volkswagen Passat, driven by 55-year-old Bu Shwe, collided with a 2011 Dodge Ram, driven by Michael Traxler, age 31. Shwe was killed in the crash. Traxler, of Long Prairie, was unharmed, as was his passenger, 18-year-old Hope Nue of Granite Falls.
Walking Theater To Showcase Granite Falls Main St.Actors and musicians will present a walking theater production in downtown Granite Falls on Friday night. The production will highlight the history of Granite Falls' Main Street and the western Minnesota town's "Saturday Nights" of the 1940s and `50s.
Man Makes 1st Appearance In Granite Falls Fatal ShootingAfter being on the run for 15 days, Andrew Dikken made his first appearance in court a couple of hours ago.
Man Charged In Granite Falls Double MurderThe man arrested in connection with the double murder in Granite Falls, Minn. has now been charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the case.
Police: Granite Falls Double Homicide Suspect ArrestedPolice have arrested the suspect in the Granite Falls double homicide. Andrew Joseph Dikken was taken into custody at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Renville County Sheriff's Office in Olivia, Minn., according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Dikken was being sought in the Sept. 2 shooting deaths of Kara Ann Monson, 26, of Granite Falls, and Christopher Allen Panitzke, 28, of Redwood Falls.
Police Issue Warrant For Suspect In Granite Falls Double HomicideAn arrest warrant has been issued for the former boyfriend of a Granite Falls woman who was fatally shot along with another man.
2nd Person Dies In Granite Falls ShootingA second person has died in a Granite Falls, Minn. shooting, according to the victim's family.