murder attempt

Dalton murder case goes to grand jury

James Francis Howard, 47, the man accused of attacking his mother with a machete at the Dalton home the two shared on April 23, will face a grand jury for his first degree murder charge. His mother, Barbara Howard, 68, died in May from her injuries. Judge Mark Hansen ordered on Wednesday that Howard would […]


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 […]