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Multiple Cities Fight Long Prairie Salvage Yard Fire

Firefighters from several departments responded to a fire at a salvage yard in Long Prairie, Minn. Friday morning, according to city officials. The city says workers at Hwy 27 Auto Salvage were cutting off a fuel tank from a vehicle when it ignited at about 10:50 a.m.

08/15/2014

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Goin’ To The Lake: Matt & Kim Visit Osakis (Day 2) 

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.

07/04/2014

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Goin’ To The Lake: Matt & Kim Visit Osakis (Day 1)

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.

07/03/2014

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Osakis Murderer Sentenced; Widower Calls For Punishment Reform

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.

06/12/2012

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Police: Man Killed Ex, Self In Western Minnesota

Police believe a 51-year-old man killed his former girlfriend before committing suicide in western Minnesota last week.

04/24/2012

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Police: Woman Killed, Man Found Dead In Alexandria

Authorities are investigating after they found a man and woman, who seemed to know each other, both death within days of each other.

04/20/2012

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Man Charged With Murder In Osakis Woman’s Death

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.

05/31/2011

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Arrest In Osakis Woman’s Death

Police made an arrest in the case of a 51-year-old murdered after discovering intruders inside her home.

05/27/2011

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Osakis Woman Killed After Coming Home To Intruders

Authorities say a 51-year-old woman was murdered Friday after returning home from lunch and discovering intruders inside her home.

05/21/2011

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Woman Found Dead In Osakis 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.

05/20/2011

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