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Seniors ready for new challenges
WATCH: Jake Patterson sentencing for Closs kidnapping, murders
Osakis Elementary has full May schedule
Turning food scraps into cash
Get ready for the rodeo
Osakis Lions walleye tournament makes changes
Baseball: Osakis prepares for section tournament
Track and field: Osakis breaks four school records at subsections
Golf: Osakis girls get in final regular-season meet at Albany
Baseball: Osakis drops pitchers’ duel at Royalton in finale
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Charles 'Chuck' Ward
Kathryn (Didier) Ofstad
Mary M. Olson
Eleanor Eileen Collins
Fred & Rose Julig
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Letter: Ag census shows more renewables on farms
Osakis Voices: Galeon is revamping activities
Remember When, 1994: Klukken is Teacher of the Year
Osakis Voices: Why did my valuation go up?
Remember When, 1919: Underground rail near Osakis?
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Livestock registrations are due
Hoium honored by American Family
Cancer-fighting event lures them in
hires and promotions
on the street
Osakis Police Blotter Oct. 11-17
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT Wednesday, October 11 Suspicious activity, person one on camera at person two's storage unit. Fraud, believed to be scam. Friday, October 13 Criminal damage to property, basement window broken. Suspicious activity, kids playing with gas meter. Saturday, October...
October 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
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 12, 2017
Osakis Police Blotter June 28-July 3
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT Wednesday, June 28 Public assist, comp came to the lobby to speak to someone about a possible domestic. City nuisance violation, warned person one to get her three dogs licensed within 24 hours or she'd be cited. Child custody matter, Thursday, June 29 Public...
July 12, 2017 - 9:24am
May 1, 2017
Corral Saloon and Eatery burglarized, investigation ongoing
An undisclosed amount of cash and property were taken from the Corral Saloon and Eatery in Nelson in the early morning hours of Monday, May 1. According to a media release, at 4:07 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received notice of an alarm at the Corral. Deputies determined...
May 1, 2017 - 11:53am
February 10, 2017
Updated with ID: Driver found sleeping on I-94, then leads 100 mph chase
A driver found sleeping in his vehicle on Interstate 94 Friday morning led officers on a chase that topped 100 mph through Douglas and Pope...
February 10, 2017 - 3:43pm
February 1, 2017
Long Prairie man sentenced for manslaughter
A Long Prairie man who was convicted of first degree manslaughter for fatally striking his ex-wife with a shoe hammer was sentenced to 12 and...
February 1, 2017 - 12:22pm
December 7, 2016
Osakis Police Blotter
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT Wednesday, Nov. 23 Public assist, gas drive off. Thursday, Nov. 24 Child custody matter, wife/husband are currently separating and husband left with 1-year-old son, met with all parties, child is safe, husband will return home shortly with child. Friday,...
December 7, 2016 - 8:00am
December 5, 2016
Osakis man accused of attempted stabbing at Alexandria bar
An Osakis man was arrested late Saturday after police say he attempted to stab another man at Fat Daddy's Bar. Jeremy John Opperud, 30, was...
December 5, 2016 - 8:24am
November 7, 2016
Updated: Arson suspect flees in squad car (w/video)
A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove off at speeds topping...
November 7, 2016 - 5:33pm
September 21, 2016
Osakis woman in mall at time of attack
An Osakis woman was included in the hundreds of people on lockdown after a man attacked and stabbed people inside Crossroads Center mall in St....
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
September 20, 2016
Trapped in terror: Douglas County families affected by mall attack
While hundreds of people were on lockdown after a man attacked and stabbed people inside a St. Cloud mall Saturday, some area residents waited...
September 20, 2016 - 10:44am
September 18, 2016
Islamic State says Minnesota mall stabbing carried out by 'soldier'
A man who wounded up to nine people in a knife attack at a mall in central Minnesota before he was shot dead by an off-duty police officer is...
September 18, 2016 - 2:31pm
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
December 30, 2015
Osakis Police Department Blotter - through Dec. 22, 2015
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT* December 16 Nine parking violations issued on Nokomis Street, 3rd Avenue, Queen Street, 4th Avenue and Main St. for “snowbirds” – those who didn’t move their vehicles from the street to allow plows to clear snow. Driver cited for driving with revoked...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
Osakis Police Blotter - through Nov. 17, 2015
OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT November 4 Permit to purchase handgun. Assist other agency with felony warrant, fifth degree controlled substance crime; suspect moved to Wisconsin. November 5 Jump-started vehicle for motorist, 8th Ave. E/Nestor St. Domestic, pictures taken of both...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am