Judge Rules Maranatha Leader Must Return Property To Fmr. MembersA Houston County judge has ruled a religious leader must give back two properties to a couple that left his group with nothing. The court fight between Karl and Suzanne Solum and Tom Tollefsrud has played out for years in Spring Grove.
Family Member Describes Heartbreak Over MN Religious GroupA religious leader in southern Minnesota will go back on trial next week, as a couple fights for the life savings they left behind once they left his group. Beyond the courtroom, the back and forth is also playing out in a small town newspaper.
Lawsuit Exposes Southern Minnesota Religious Group A lawsuit has exposed deep-seated secrets surrounding a religious group in southern Minnesota. For 35 years, Suzanne and Karl Solum were members of a Christian ministry called Maranatha in Spring Grove, Minn. They pooled all their money with everyone else in the group but when they left six years ago, they wanted their share and sued.