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November 12, 2018
Jerry Hennessey (Photo courtesy of the Battle Lake Review)
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
November 12, 2018 - 7:17am
Erik Ahlgren of Fergus Falls, Minn., an attorney for Ashby (Minn.) Farmers Elevator Cooperative, asked for an expedited order to allow him to go onto former manager Jerry Hennessey’s homestead to inventory its taxidermy, equipment and other items for potential recovery in the wake of nearly $5 million in unauthorized checks. Photo taken Nov. 6, 2018, at Elbow Lake, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
November 12, 2018 - 6:12am
November 5, 2018
Mathew “Matt” Brandenburger, director of operations for Wheaton-Dumont Cooperative Elevator, discusses new procedures at an elevator in Ashby, Minn., with Kim Goeden, who worked as bookkeeper in the previous company and has been hired by the new company. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Rebuilding trust: Wheaton co-op takes over Ashby elevator after embezzlement
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
Kathy Evavold, 59, is angry about rumors that her husband, Lee, 64, a Battle Lake, Minn., farmer and former member of the Ashby Farmers Elevator Cooperative, may have killed himself in July 2018 because he may have known about his friend, Jerry Hennessey’s embezzlement of $5 million. His problem was depression, she says. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Suicide widow angry with rumors: Says husband didn’t know about Ashby Co-op embezzlement
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
October 25, 2018
This photo shows Jerry Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company, Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Minnesota ag co-op’s suit seeks $9.8M from former manager, wife
October 25, 2018 - 6:06pm
October 2, 2018
This photo shows Jerome "Jerry" Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Embattled Minnesota elevator reaches lease deal to reopen; alleged manager misspending now totals $4.9M
October 2, 2018 - 9:06pm
September 19, 2018
Jerry Hennessey (Photo courtesy of the Battle Lake Review)
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
September 19, 2018 - 9:00pm
September 17, 2018
Grant County Sheriff Troy Langlie in Elbow Lake, met with the Ashby (Minn.) Farmers Cooperative Elevator board on Sept. 14 and has assigned a deputy to investigate whether general manager Jerome “Jerry” Hennessey stole more than $2 million to support his safari hunting lifestyle.(Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service)
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
September 17, 2018 - 8:47pm