Mallas stabbing

“Soul collector” expected to plead guilty to assault

The Fergus Falls man who allegedly claimed to be a “soul collector” as he tried to kill former mayoral candidate Ivan “Skip” Mallas on Jan. 9 is expected to plead guilty today to a charge of first degree assault. Under a plea agreement filed on June 14, the attempted murder charge against Timothy Eugene Peterson, […]


Attempted murder charges filed in Mallas stabbing

The man who allegedly stabbed former Fergus Falls mayoral candidate Ivan “Skip” Mallas early Sunday morning was charged on Tuesday with second degree attempted murder. Timothy Eugene Peterson, 42, of Fergus Falls, was also charged with one count of second degree assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of second degree assault with a […]


Mallas stabbed multiple times

Ivan “Skip” Mallas, former Fergus Falls mayoral candidate, was stabbed multiple times during an altercation at his home on North Springen Avenue early Sunday morning. He was transported by ambulance to the hospital, where he was treated and released, police reported. According to law enforcement, Mallas called police at about 12:45 a.m. to report that […]