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Osakis Police Blotter April 11-17
Veterans services officer introduced
Osakis students earn trophies for free throws
Hospital to change name
Osakis School Board OKs staff outlay requests
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 26
Track and field: Osakis teams finish top three
Baseball: Silverstreaks take opener over Milaca
Girls golf: Cards, Lakers, Silverstreaks jump into their season
Softball: Osakis cruises after eight-run first
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Julian M. Nelson
Edward J. Penner
Mona T. Abbas
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Engaged - Wadsworth and Stier
Remember When, 1918: City gets tough on litterers
Osakis Voices: Credit cards have benefits, dangers
Remember When, 1968: Ice and snow cancel activities
Osakis Voices: Volunteers are appreciated and valued
Letter: Support small country cemeteries
Herberger's closing ends an era that began in Osakis
Tip Top's latest scoop: New owners
Buffer enforcement to begin soon
Pay gap erased for some regional workers
Osakis native named shareholder of engineering firm
hires and promotions
on the street
January 17, 2018
Herrera sentencing reset
Editor's note: Information for the following story was provided by Jason Brown, publisher/editor of the Long Prairie Leader. The sentencing of...
January 17, 2018 - 9:16am
December 7, 2017
Long Prairie man guilty of murder
A Todd County jury found a Long Prairie man guilty of intentional second-degree murder of his girlfriend, Dominga Mejia Guerrero. The jury verdict...
December 7, 2017 - 10:22am
July 30, 2013
Starbuck woman charged with child's murder
July 30, 2013 - 2:19pm
August 1, 2012
Picking up the pieces after a murder
It's been nearly 15 months since his wife was murdered and Mike Fortenberry said his family is doing the best they can. Diane Fortenberry, 51,...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Osakis murder-suicide cause of deaths released
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has released the causes of death for two individuals who died in April in a murder-suicide case. Sharon Christina Love, 38, was found dead in her Alexandria home on April 19. Love's death has been ruled a homicide; a result of multiple traumatic...
July 13, 2012 - 10:02am
April 25, 2012
Relationship ends in murder-suicide
The investigation continues into a murder-suicide that happened last week in Alexandria. Sharon Christina Love, 38, was found dead last Thursday...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
UPDATE: Alexandria woman killed, Osakis man found dead Friday afternoon
April 20, 2012 - 8:53am
July 13, 2011
Brooks' next court appearance in December
The man charged with the murder of Osakis resident Diane Fortenberry will be back in court in December. On June 24, Todd County District Court set an omnibus hearing for December 5 at 1:30 p.m. for Jeffery Allen Brooks.
July 13, 2011 - 12:00am
June 8, 2011
Investigators say thumbprint, DNA, vehicle link Brooks to Osakis murder scene
According to investigators, a thumbprint on a plastic shopping bag and a vehicle description connects Jeffery Allen Brooks to a murder scene...
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
June 1, 2011
Arrest made in Osakis killing
An Alexandria man was arrested Friday in the death of Diane Fortenberry - she was killed in her rural Osakis home May 20. During a press conference...
June 1, 2011 - 12:00am
May 31, 2011
Brooks charged with second-degree murder
Jeffrey Allen Brooks, 52, of Alexandria, was charged with murder Tuesday for his alleged involvement in the death of Diane Fortenberry. Brooks...
May 31, 2011 - 2:53pm
May 25, 2011
Osakis woman killed during home burglary
An Osakis woman was killed in her rural home Friday and no arrests have been made in connection to the homicide. On Friday, May 20, after her...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am
May 22, 2011
New details on Osakis homicide
Updated 12 p.m. Sunday Todd County Sheriff Peter Mikkelson has released a detailed list of items taken from the home where Diane Fortenberry,...
May 22, 2011 - 12:05pm
May 21, 2011
UPDATE Osakis woman killed in her home Friday
Updated 6 p.m. Saturday An Osakis woman was killed Friday when she interrupted a burglary in her home, according to Todd County Sheriff Peter...
May 21, 2011 - 11:04am
October 4, 2010
Double-murder suspect in Mahnomen County described as generous and trusted
A man held on suspicion of murdering two elderly rural Mahnomen County, Minn., residents is being described as generous and trusted by others at a center for chemically dependent people where he lived. Timothy James Thorson, 53, is being held in the Benton County Jail, booked at...
October 4, 2010 - 11:45am