Remember When - 2002: Angler catches record-breaking bullheadAugust 12, 1937 Excitement occasioned over the disappearance of the 7-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chapman prevailed over most of Orange Township last Saturday night.
10 years ago
August 13, 2002
Dick Ellingsworth caught a state record-breaking bullhead – weighing 3 pounds, 10.5 ounces – in Lake Osakis.
BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading independent bank research firm, announced it has awarded its top five-star Superior Rating to The First National Bank of Osakis.
The Osakis High School Class of 1952 celebrated its 50-year class reunion in July. Thirty-eight people attended.
Tom Gjerstad of Osakis blazed a trail to his favorite spot, Victory Lane, in the UCAR Feature last Saturday night at the I-94 Raceway in Sauk Centre.
25 years ago
August 12, 1987
Jerry Hanson has assumed his duties of new elementary principal at Osakis Public School.
Osakis Lutheran Church is celebrating the recently installed Rodgers Organ.
The Osakis City Council awarded the issuance of $450,000 in short term bonds to First Bank of Minneapolis at a rate of 4.0 percent to fund the completion of the water and sewer project.
50 years ago
August 16, 1962
Three young Osakis people are dead and the mother of two of the victims remains in an Alexandria hospital as a result of a violent two-car accident at about 9:40 a.m. last Thursday.
Two Osakis Boy Scouts, Jim Gillis and Jim Sargent, were inducted into the Order of the Arrow as ordeal members.
Tomorrow will be a big day in Osakis when local business and professional people again sponsor “Osakis Trike Day.”
75 years ago
August 12, 1937
Excitement occasioned over the disappearance of the 7-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chapman prevailed over most of Orange Township last Saturday night.
The Rev. N.C. Besken, the converted Russian Jewish Rabbi will speak at the Free Methodist Church in Alexandria on Sunday. He will dress in the robes of a Jewish Rabbi and tell the story of his life.
Climaxing a realistic air battle, Captain Bob Ward, famous Hollywood daredevil ace, will catapult his flaming plane to earth in a spin as the feature attraction of the Thrill Day program at the Minnesota State Fair.