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An interview with James Wolner of 'Dakota Spotlight' Part 2
In the second of this two-part series, Forum Communications journalist and fellow podcaster Tracy Briggs asks the questions you've always wanted to know, including how Wolner, a California native ended up in North Dakota.
The Lovesick Steamfitter
How a forbidden love affair between an English laborer, teenage boy helped end capital punishment in Minnesota. It's a sordid tale of obsession that ended in a gruesome way and left Minnesotans clamoring for a change in how criminals were punished.
An interview with James Wolner of 'Dakota Spotlight' Part 1
In the first of this two-part series, Forum Communications journalist and fellow podcaster Tracy Briggs asks the questions you've always wanted to know, including how Wolner, a California native ended up in North Dakota.
Wagon Wrench Murder
Was Fargo carpenter Frank Kethman joking when he called Moorhead physician Thrond Egge, a “horse doctor.” Some say “yes,” others say “no,” and the bad blood between the two men ended with one of them dead and lead to the Wagon Wrench Murder of 1909.
Hosted by Tracy Briggs.
Read the full article: https://www.inforum.com/the-vault/7141942-A-Moorhead-doctor-and-a-Fargo-carpenter-walk-into-a-bar-and-walk-into-the-Wagon-Wrench-Murder
The Great Jamestown Still Raid
In July 1932, federal agents raided a picturesque farm near Jamestown, North Dakota. The farm was owned by one of the most prominent men in town. It also houses the biggest illegal booze operation west of Chicago.
Niagara's Millionaire Murderer
One of North Dakota's wealthiest farmers was also a serial killer.
Eugene Butler was a founding father of the town of Niagara, N.D., in 1882. Shortly after his death in 1915, workmen found six skeletons under his house. Now more than 100 years after his murderous spree, authorities say you might hold the key to identifying his victims.
Full Story: https://www.inforum.com/the-vault/7073384-One-of-North-Dakotas-wealthiest-farmers-was-also-a-serial-killer