From the vaults of American author and television documentarian William Jackson, The Dickinson Press presents this Dakota Mysteries and Oddities story exploring North Dakota's death penalty and the
Why this unique red dust could be a crucial clue in cold case of missing Bismarck woman Shelly Julson
'Clinker' found on the engine block of Michele 'Shelly' Julson's abandoned car in 1994 may be linked to an early sighting in rural Burleigh County, North Dakota, the Dakota Spotlight true crime
He had been a 14-year-old bootlegger, but wanted a fresh start. His murder sparked the 'slayer law' in ND
In the 1920s, Engolf Snortland started running with a bad crowd, later kidnapped the wrong man, and went to prison. He moved home to North Dakota for a fresh start, only to be shot dead. In the
The only known flyer from the doomed show in Minnesota became the most expensive concert poster sold at auction. Buddy Holly and several other musicians died on their way to the show in 1959.
A missing MN man's family was kept in the dark by investigators. But they gave clues to 'Unsolved Mysteries'
Days before an 'Unsolved Mysteries' episode aired on the disappearance of Joshua Guimond, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office released 28 images discovered on his computer. Lt. Zach Sorenson said
When a neighbor found an Iowa farmer lying in a field with what looked like a bullet hole in his back, he called 911 and triggered a series of events that solved a mystery and saved a life.
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Members of the Sundance Kid’s gang failed to get away with the goods when they tried to rob the Butte County Bank in Belle Fourche, South Dakota.
In the new and perhaps final episode of Season 7 of the Dakota Spotlight investigative podcast, founder and host James Wolner looks into Schaffer, his long career at the Bismarck Police Department
Clint Hill is best known as the Secret Service agent who was protecting the first lady on the day of the assassination, but his new book, "My Travels with Mrs. Kennedy," is a look back at the
Author and archivist Jeffrey Sauve has delved into the curious and difficult case that stumped Duluth detectives for years.
The mysterious disappearance of Cheryl Miller and Pamela Jackson, and how the case was solved 43 years later
The 1971 missing persons case involving two Vermillion teens bewildered South Dakota investigators for decades.
Haskell Bohn, heir to a refrigeration fortune, lay face down on the ground as his kidnappers drove away into a dark summer night, in Minnesota, 1932, according to a police transcript exclusively