Granite Falls Advocate Tribune

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Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 10:51 AM

This week, the nation commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leading black members of Congress chose to remember Dr. King at an event hosted by the Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson, Missouri.The church is just blocks from where protesters gathered after the grand jury declined to indict the police office responsible for 18-year-old Michael Brown’s death.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 9:56 AM

The Lac qui Parle County Court has denied both of attorney Michael Hughes’ motions to dismiss the charges of child endangerment filed against Angela Brown, 38, of Madison.Brown obtained medical cannabis oil in Colo. last...

Updated Jan 20, 2015 at 3:13 PM

A recent court order will require the man responsible for the Granite Falls double homicide in 2013 has been ordered to pay restitution to families of the victims in the amount of $67,480.Andrew Dikken, 29, pleaded guilty...

Updated Jan 15, 2015 at 2:41 PM

A roaring blaze, fueled by stored bails of straw and hay, engulfed a rural Clarkfield barn approximately two miles west of the city limits just off Highway 67 in the twilight hours of Sunday morning.

Updated Jan 12, 2015 at 3:37 PM

In their first meeting of the new year, the Yellow Medicine County Board tackled annual house-keeping measures ranging from the election of a new chair and vice chair to the setting of gopher bounties.

Updated Jan 7, 2015 at 2:41 PM

The police.Wow. When was the last time those two simple words had the ability to conjure up such a wide spectrum of thoughts and reactions that span the entire emotional spectrum, from appreciation and adulation, to suspicion,...

Updated Dec 29, 2014 at 5:08 PM

A local man has been charged with two counts of third degree drug sales.

Updated Dec 29, 2014 at 5:04 PM

A Hanley Falls man has been charged with felony second degree assault with a dangerous weapon for allegedly stabbing a Clarkfield man on Tuesday, December 16 in retaliation to comments perceived as disrespectful.

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 2:07 PM

The last 12 months may well mark the beginning of the end for the death penalty in America.

Updated Dec 4, 2014 at 1:39 PM

Derek Hexum, 19, of Balaton, pleaded guilty to a crime in connection to the July 18 shooting of Daniel Scheff, this time in Lyon County.

Updated Nov 28, 2014 at 10:16 AM

If you have ever had an interaction with recently retired Granite Falls Police Chief Russ Blue, chances are good that you've become acquainted with his characteristic laugh

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