Matt Brickman and Kim Johnson celebrated Independence Day in a lake-side town in the heart of Minnesota’s cabin country, Osakis. The day prior, the two enjoyed Minnesota-made whiskey, fishing for walleye and getting ice cream at the town’s go-to spot, Tip Top Dairy Bar. On Friday, Matt and Kim got to be part of the community’s Fourth of July celebrations.
It’s the first week of July, and WCCO is Goin’ To The Lake! This week, Matt Brickman and Kim Johnson headed a few hours northwest of the metro to Osakis, Minn. The town sits on Lake Osakis, and it’s in the heart of cabin country — about 10 miles east of Alexandria.
Widower Mike Fortenberry says the murder of his wife is proof that harsher punishments are needed against career criminals. Last year, Mike’s wife, Diane, a mother of two, stopped at home over lunch to leg her dog out.
Police believe a 51-year-old man killed his former girlfriend before committing suicide in western Minnesota last week.
Authorities are investigating after they found a man and woman, who seemed to know each other, both death within days of each other.
A man has been charged with murder after a woman went home to let her dog out in Osakis and was killed by an intruder in her home.
Police made an arrest in the case of a 51-year-old murdered after discovering intruders inside her home.
Authorities say a 51-year-old woman was murdered Friday after returning home from lunch and discovering intruders inside her home.
Investigators are looking into a suspicious death in Todd County. A woman was found dead Friday afternoon in a home on East Whitetail Drive, just outside Osakis.