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Dress code clarified for prom
Balancing risk versus reward, farmers weigh planting durum
Osakis Council sets hearing on TIF request
Wastewater project discussed by City Council
Building blocks of knowledge
Girls Basketball: Osakis clinches conference title
Sports schedule for Saturday, Feb. 18
Boys basketball: Osakis wins on Senior Night
Sports schedule for Friday, Feb. 17
Sports schedule for Thursday, Feb. 16
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
John "Jerry" Pekar
Carol J. Mihalchick
Senior Menus - Feb. 15, 2017
Church bulletins - Feb. 15, 2017
CMH News: Residents host retirement party for Janice Doucette
Senior Menus - Feb. 8, 2017
New Arrival: Xavier James
New Arrival: Christian James
Saltmarsh family announces new arrival
There's still time to take part in Osakis Festival parade
Make a positive ripple
Remember When - 2007: Ellises celebrate 68th wedding anniversary
Boot or Salute
Remember When - 1917: Prohibition bill passes House of Representatives
COMMENTARY: Give Minnesotans a more affordable choice for health insurance
Hoium receives AFLIC honor
Dr. Anderson joins Center for Pain Management
Lake Country Service Cooperative named top workplace
Prairie Business Magazine - July preview
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On The Street
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
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
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
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
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
October 28, 2015
Osakis Police Blotter - Oct. 14-20, 2015
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT October 14 Assist other agency with vehicle break-ins reported at Battle Point Park. Checked roads on east side, unable to locate two male suspects. Traffic stop, citation, Hwy. 27/8th Ave. E. Speeding warning, 1st Ave. E/Hwy. 27. Traffic stop warning,...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Blotter (through Oct. 6, 2015)
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT September 30 Speeding warning, 1st Ave. E/Hwy. 27 SE. Speeding warning, County Road 51/Todd County Road 2. Speeding warning, Hwy 27/Lake Road. Assist other agency, Rollie’s Sales and Service, building and perimeter all secure. Gas drive-off, Nokomis...
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
October 8, 2015
Osakis Blotter - Sept. 23-28, 2015
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT September 23 Burglary alarm, Central Avenue, canceled. Caller wants to talk to officer about possible drug activity. September 24 Assist Todd County with phone scam. Woman reported she was scammed out of $230, Queen St. She was advised to not send any...
October 8, 2015 - 3:07pm
September 30, 2015
Osakis Blotter - Sept. 16-22, 2015
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT September 16 Vehicle unlock, Nokomis St. Juvenile trouble, one released to parents, one released to uncle. September 17 Assist Todd County with female locked out of house. September 18 Warning for no headlight, 1st Ave. E/Nokomis St. Female causing...
September 30, 2015 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT September 9 City nuisance violation, 212 8th Ave. E. Suspicious activity, suspect making posts on Facebook regarding hospital, social services, legal system. Debris on road, possibly from charcoal grill, moved to side of road, Hwy. 27/170th St. Driver...
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
Review starts new police blotter feature
When the Osakis Review asked readers what they’d like to see added to the newspapers, one popular suggestion was a police blotter listing. We are happy to bring you that feature below. The blotter will be printed each week and contains highlights of calls Osakis officers respond...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
Heroin makes headlines nationally, but meth is the problem here
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports heroin use is on the rise across the U.S. Here in Douglas County, it’s methamphetamine...
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am