Remember When - 1937: Ole Kleppen saves horse from abandoned wellJuly 19, 1962 Major Harold Elliott, son of Dr. and Mrs. S. Elliott of Osakis, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in Seoul, Korea.
10 years ago
July 16, 2002
The Osakis School Board decided on July 9 to hire RA Morton as a consultant for a proposed gym construction.
The streets of Osakis were filled with more than 150 cars for the 11th annual Roddin’ Round the Lakes car show Saturday.
More than five inches of rain hit Osakis early Wednesday morning, leaving residents with wet basements and many streets filled with water. Though traffic was detoured from 3rd Avenue West, many drivers still attempted to get through streets where the water came up to their doors.
25 years ago
July 15, 1987
The Osakis Lions Club constructed a volleyball court and erected a new volleyball net at the Lions Park on the south side of Osakis on Highway 127.
Clarissa and Eagle Bend schools will begin full academic and athletic pairing in the fall of 1988, and Clarissa will release those interested in attending Browerville. Based on this information, the Browerville Board voted to accept the enrollment of Clarissa students for a tuition rate of $300.
Jennifer Brissett of Valparaiso, Indiana caught a whopping 4 pound 4 ounce largemouth bass while staying with her grandparents, Claude and Kay Holliday, on Lake Osakis.
50 years ago
July 19, 1962
Major Harold Elliott, son of Dr. and Mrs. S. Elliott of Osakis, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in Seoul, Korea.
Walt Disney’s Pinocchio, in Technicolor, will be shown five days, July 20-24, Friday through Tuesday.
Senator Hubert Humphrey (D) reported that the severe sonic boom problem that has plagued Minnesota in recent months will be relieved within a few weeks.
75 years ago
July 15, 1937
The state of New York will be officially represented at the New York World’s Fair of 1939 by a $1.6 million combined marine amphitheater and exhibit building.
Ole Kleppen of the Service Garage used his tow car to lift a horse from an abandoned well at the Henry O. Anderson farm in Todd County.
A.J. Gordon has leased the new Tydol Station on Trunk Highway 52 in the east part of Osakis from E.W. Melquist, the distributer for Tydol gasoline and Veedol Oil in this territory.