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Dirt has been turned at the site of a new whiskey distillery in Osakis. Panther Distillery is on track to be the first whiskey distillery in the state.

Osakis: Site of first whiskey distillery in state

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It's official - a whiskey distillery will be built in Osakis.

On Monday, August 22, excavating and construction crews started digging in to build a 5,000 square foot facility for Panther Distillery in the city's industrial park.


"I'm really excited about it," said owner Adrian Panther. "[The project] hasn't moved as fast as I'd like, but things are beginning to really move right along."

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