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On Nov. 13, Sandra Cheskey revisits the site where she and four friends were hanging out when the Fryer brothers began to shoot at them 40 years ago at Gitchie Manitou State Preserve near Granite, Iowa. (AP Photo/Argus Leader, Jay Pickthorn)

Violent memories of Gitchie Manitou murders

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By Steve Young

Argus Leader

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Forty years ago — on Nov. 17, 1973 — she was that girl from Gitchie Manitou.


The one who went out to the woods on the Iowa-South Dakota border east of Sioux Falls one Saturday evening with four teenage friends to sit around a campfire, smoke a few joints and play a little guitar.

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