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Thursday, June 14

7 p.m. Osakis VFW flag retirement service on the east side of the VFW Club. The public is encouraged to attend.

Saturday, June 16

7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Osakis Lions Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament. Fishing begins at 7 a.m. Cost for two-person team is $325. Register by 5 p.m. on June 15. Call 320-859-4781 for more information.

8:30 a.m. Galeon Senior Living Father's Day 5K. Optional squats and push-ups to take place after the second mile. Proceeds will go to new flooring and a whirlpool for the nursing home. For more information and registration forms, go to

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. First-ever Rib Cook-Off at Knight's Pub and Grub. Blind golf cart racing, bean bags, darts, DJ, live band and more.

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Toys for Tots Motorcycle Run and Classic Car Run. Register at Bear Trap in Sauk Centre. The event ends at the Osakis VFW Post with a meal, raffle, silent auction and more.

Monday, June 18

10:45 a.m. to noon. Traveling Tree House at Park Osagi.

Thursday, June 21

1 to 2 p.m. Bookmobile at Community Memorial Home.

2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Bookmobile at Pollard Community Center.

Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24

50th annual Osakis Festival. See front page story for details of events and activities.

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Al Edenloff

Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  

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