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The Osakis Review
Osakis Police Blotter Sept. 6-12
14-year-old Osakis boy battles leukemia
New public works head named
Osakis test scores shatter state averages
Looking for adventure on the trails
Sports schedule for Friday, Sept. 22
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Tennis: Osakis ups record to 14-1
Volleyball: Streaks win conference game against Upsala
Cross country: Osakis takes on competitive field at Pierz
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
James Larson (Jim)
Irene M. Larson
Rosalie E. Kreemer
CMH News: Residents pop popcorn over campfire
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Engaged - Wadsworth and Stier
New Arrival: Xavier James
New Arrival: Christian James
Remember When, 1967: Soldier earns Silver Star in Vietnam
Osakis Voices: Exploring the causes of teen violence
Letter: Students and teachers benefit from growing food
Osakis Voices: An inside look at Moonshine Madness
Letter: Do not cut SNAP food program
USDA announces applications available for conservation program
FSA Todd County committee nomination period now open
Livestock farms will need permits for water usage
Todd County is leading in ag water quality certified farms in Minnesota
Conservation planning: Your property, your plan
hires and promotions
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September 13, 2017
Osakis Police Blotter Aug. 30-Sept. 5
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT Wednesday, August 30 Suspicious activity. Thursday, August 31 Check welfare of person, comp stating she was on the phone with person one, he is withdrawing from narcotics and was on the phone with the clinic and the phone went dead, person stated they were...
September 13, 2017 - 10:40am
September 5, 2017
Updated: Three arrested after Alexandria teen found in Grant County
Jasmine Block, the 15-year-old Alexandria girl who disappeared nearly a month ago from her home, was found Tuesday in rural Grant County. “We...
September 5, 2017 - 8:40pm
August 24, 2017
Alert issued over business receipt scam
Businesses in the area should be on the lookout for an advertising scam. The Starbuck Police Department took several reports today, Thursday, of an individual in the area who has already attempted to scam several businesses in Pope County and other counties in Minnesota, according...
August 24, 2017 - 2:55pm
August 23, 2017
Osakis man faces stolen property, meth charges
A 27-year-old Osakis man was charged on Aug. 17 with three felonies for allegedly possessing stolen property, damaging property and possessing...
August 23, 2017 - 9:30am
August 14, 2017
Nelson man arrested in sex sting
A 60-year-old Nelson man was charged with three felony counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a juvenile after a sting by the Pope County Sheriff's Office. Dean Lee Swerman was arrested by the Pope County Sheriff's Office on Aug. 11. According to authorities, Swerman "randomly...
August 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 28, 2017
Update: 'Person of interest' in Long Prairie homicide now in custody
A "person of interest" in a Long Prairie homicide has been located and is in custody.
July 28, 2017 - 9:41am
Woman charged with felony theft
A 37-year-old Alexandria woman is accused of stealing $5,900 from her place of work, AJ's Restaurant in Osakis. Kristy Ann Heuchert was charged in Douglas County District Court on Feb. 24 with felony theft. Osakis police were notified of the alleged theft on Dec. 13, 2016 when the...
March 28, 2017 - 9:14am
September 3, 2016
UPDATE: Wetterling suspect leads authorities to remains, KSTP reports
By Mary Divine, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. JOSEPH, Minn. -- After nearly 30 years of searching, wondering, waiting and hoping, Patty and Jerry...
September 3, 2016 - 9:10am
March 23, 2016
Copper theft penalty under debate
The penalty for stealing copper from an electric substation or similar facility would be five years in prison under a bill that stalled in a Senate committee March 17. While most Judiciary Committee members indicated general support, many said the legislation’s language was too...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
Suspect sentenced for dumping body
A 21-year-old Starbuck man was sentenced to one year in jail for interfering with the body of Laura Schwendemann, who was found dead in a cornfield south of Osakis on October 26, 2015, 11 days after she was reported missing. Nickolas Ryan McArdell received the sentence from Judge...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
High court rejects Starbuck woman's appeal in murder of 4-year-old
The Minnesota Supreme Court rejected an appeal of the woman convicted in the death of 4-year-old Eric Dean three years ago. The Feb. 10 ruling...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
Police warn of IRS scam
The Alexandria Police Department has received reports of suspicious calls from someone claiming to be the IRS informing the person answering the phone that they owe money. The caller threatens them with a lawsuit if they do not receive payment. These calls are being made to random...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
Man flees vehicle arson attempt
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is investigating what appears to be a possible vehicle arson incident that happened in Nelson. According to law enforcement, at 1:29 a.m. on Tuesday, November 3, a person called dispatch to report what appeared to be an individual attempting...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
Osakis Police Blotter (Through Nov. 3, 2015)
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT October 28 Assist other agency with suspect who failed to appear in court for a dishonored check. October 29 Medical call, possible alcohol poisoning, Oak St. Citation issued for parking violation, Main St. Citation issued for parking violation, Main...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Osakis Police Blotter - October 21-27, 2015
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT October 21 Public assistance, question about retrieving property from a rental. Seat belt warning, Co. Rd. 3 Seat belt warning, 6th Ave. N/Nokomis St. Civil matter, vehicle not returned after repair. Vehicle unlocked, Pike St. Speeding warning, Co....
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am