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Osakis Police Blotter May 2-8
Winners named in Sink Big Bob Raffle
Wages too low?
Stolen property suspect fails to appear at sentencing
Hitting the high notes
Track and field: Lakers third, Osakis ninth at state true team
Sports schedule for Saturday, May 19
Softball: Osakis falls to Foley ahead of playoffs
Track and field: Osakis continues its dominance of the Prairie Conference
Sports schedule for Thursday, May 17
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Elaine A. Nack
Kim Edward Kemp
Roland "Rolly" Joarnt
Elaine A. Nack
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Engaged - Wadsworth and Stier
Osakis Voices: Students get early jump on college
Remember When, 1993: Gas prices surge to $1.163 per gallon
Letter: Should we be wary of another dust bowl?
Letter: Like it or not, everyone is biased
Makin' Waves column: The enchantment of the opener
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
government and politics
May 16, 2018
Wages too low?
City of Osakis department leaders agreed at the May 7 city council meeting that low wages have been a problem in Osakis for some time. "I'm extremely short of help," Julie Didier, manager of the municipal liquor store, said. "Nobody wants to work anymore. I'll say it, millenials...
May 16, 2018 - 9:29am
April 25, 2018
Veterans services officer introduced
Once a combat engineer in the U.S. Army, Jacob Turner now serves as Douglas County's new veterans services officer. As a U.S. Army specialist,...
April 25, 2018 - 11:50am
April 11, 2018
Hering makes pitch for District 9A representative
For Alex Hering of Pillager, the vice-chair of the Cass County DFL, a keyword is "care" — health care, elderly care, home care and daycare,...
April 11, 2018 - 3:05pm
New veterans services officer hired
Anyone who walks into the Douglas County Veterans Services Office will be greeted by two new faces. Jacob Turner has been hired as the new veterans services officer and Rhonda Fuchs was hired as the assistant veterans services officer. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved...
April 11, 2018 - 11:20am
Police calls on the rise
The city council held a brisk meeting on April 2 in the snowy, windy late spring conditions. Here are some highlights from the discussion. Police...
April 11, 2018 - 10:14am
April 4, 2018
Franson apologizes for social media posts
State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, issued an apology on March 28 for a series of Facebook posts the previous weekend that appeared to compare...
April 4, 2018 - 10:11am
March 28, 2018
Douglas County Board gets feedlot report
Mark Koep, Douglas County feedlot officer, recently provided his annual report to the Douglas County commissioners, which they approved without much discussion. The only question came from Commissioner Jerry Rapp and didn't necessarily have to do with the report. "Did you see that...
March 28, 2018 - 9:55am
Council topics: unmarked cars, clock, decorations
From unmarked police cars to downtown Christmas lights, the Osakis City Council discussed a wide range of topics at its March 12 meeting. Here's...
March 28, 2018 - 9:25am
March 21, 2018
Time to expand?
Osakis City Council members have been discussing the need for a new City Hall space for nearly a year. The current City Hall building functions...
March 21, 2018 - 9:49am
March 15, 2018
Townships elect leaders in Osakis area
Township residents elected leaders and took care of business at elections and annual meetings on Tuesday, March 13. Here are the results for townships in the Osakis area: Belle River Township: Andy Miller was voted in as supervisor and voters approved combining the clerk and treasurer...
March 15, 2018 - 4:40pm
March 14, 2018
New rules enacted for vacation rentals
Stricter rules are now in place for private vacation home rentals. On Tuesday, March 6, Douglas County commissioners unanimously approved amendments...
March 14, 2018 - 9:58am
March 7, 2018
Todd County DFL convention is March 11
The 2018 Todd County DFL Convention will be held on Sunday, March 11 at the Hewitt Community Center, 512 Wisconsin Street, Hewitt. A full meal will be available starting at 12:30 p.m., prepared and served by the Hewitt Lions Club at a cost of $12. The convention meeting will began...
March 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
March 5, 2018
Osakis City Council canceled
Tonight's Osakis City Council meeting (March 5) is canceled because of the snowy, icy weather. It is rescheduled for Monday, March 12 at the same place, City Hall, and time, 7 p.m.
March 5, 2018 - 2:55pm
March 2, 2018
State loans Osakis $1.1 million for water upgrades
Help is on the way to improve water and sewer systems in Osakis. The city received $1.13 million in loans from the Minnesota Public Facility Authority, which announced the funding last week. Osakis was approved for a $653,961 loan from Clean Water Revolving Fund for sanitary sewer...
March 2, 2018 - 12:34pm
February 28, 2018
School board committees named for 2018
Committee appointments for the Osakis School Board for the 2018 year were approved at the Monday, Feb . 12 regular School Board meeting. Becky Hensley continues as board chairperson; Michael Collins becomes vice chair; Genny LeBrun continues as clerk; and Greg Faber continues as treasurer....
February 28, 2018 - 1:40pm