Jan’s Health Studio

One of my favorite movies is Clue the movie based on a board game and has a group of six dinner guests trying to find a murderer based on very random clues presented after dinner by the butler. After we uncover more and more murders in a locked mansion, we are finally told how itContinue reading “Jan’s Health Studio”

Clara Bates

This story is close to home, approximately 15 miles from my house is the county line and near this line is the setting for today’s case. June 30, 1952 a bartender, 76-year-old Clara “Cad” Bates was murdered. An unusual noise that sounded like a woman and child weeping lured 34-year-old Edward Kanieski to Cad’s Bar.Continue reading “Clara Bates”

Wisconsin – Swinging Bridge

When I hear anything described as ‘swinging’ Austin Powers comes to mind. However, this unique bridge in River Falls, WI actually swings. River Falls is about 12 miles from the Minnesota border and has a population of 15,638 people. One area of the city is the beautiful Glen Park. Glen Park has been a favoriteContinue reading “Wisconsin – Swinging Bridge”

Baby Theresa

April 29, 2009, a garbage bag was found in the woods near the town of Theresa in Wisconsin. Inside this garbage bag was the body of a newborn baby girl. She was deceased. The autopsy found that “Baby Theresa” was a full-term infant, weighing 8 pounds and 20.5 inches in length. There was no traumaContinue reading “Baby Theresa”

The Real Michael Myers

Michael Myers is the fictional killer in the Halloween movie franchise who started killing when he was six years old, on Halloween. When Michael returns home on Halloween, he wants to pick up where he left off. But that is just in the movies, right? For a 9-year-old little girl, in 1973 she met herContinue reading “The Real Michael Myers”

Bart and Krista

Welcome to Wisconsin, today the dairy state brings you a unique case that involves a son, his parents, decapitation, and curious investigators. This case is actually being appealed at this time, and if there are any updates later, I will try to keep you all updated as well. Let’s head to the capital and learnContinue reading “Bart and Krista”


Welcome back to Wisconsin, this case is twisted, complex, and involves murder, new identities, multiple marriage, stalking, and all sorts of crazy. I am going to try to keep it as easy to follow as possible, but if you want a great telling of this story, please listen to the podcast, Small Town Murder, EpisodeContinue reading “Peter/Jovan”

Wisconsin – Chai Vang

In Wisconsin we have a large population of people from Laos, who are of the Hmong heritage. I have gone to school with, worked with, interacted with many people who are Hmong and I have always found the people to be nice, respectful, and friendly. So, when this case occurred it was a shock. IContinue reading “Wisconsin – Chai Vang”