Skip to main content
The Osakis Review
Three fire departments battle field fire
Waterfowl is way of life for Osakis hunter
Bonds will save school taxpayers $400,000
Meet the six school board candidates
Osakis Police Blotter Oct. 3-9
Volleyball: Silverstreaks go 1-3 at Sartell Tourney
Football: Imdieke leads Osakis rally over Montevideo
Area football scores from Wednesday
Volleyball: Class AA’s Paynesville snaps Osakis’ winning streak
Sports schedule for Wednesday, Oct. 17
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Norma "Jean" (Robinson) Hall
Robert "Bob" Ferris
Norma R. Larson
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Makin' Waves column: Memories of duck hunts
Remember When, 1918: Spanish flu kills three soldiers
Letter: Keep soil healthy in Todd County
Osakis Voices: Let's work together to stop vandalism
Remember When, 1993: Esala hired as principal
Take a spin on the trail -- for free
Forum Communications names vice president of newspaper operations
State looking into dicamba damage
Two conservation options for landowners
Not all land zoned for livestock
hires and promotions
on the street
Osakis liquor store
September 12, 2018
City proposes 3 percent levy bump
Property taxes shouldn't increase much in Osakis next year. At its Sept. 4 meeting, the Osakis City Council set its 2019 preliminary general levy at $594,500 — a 3 percent increase from this year's levy of $573,000. The levy is an overall amount and each property owner's taxes...
September 12, 2018 - 9:51am
September 5, 2018
Residents debate fate of liquor store
A state-required public hearing to discuss the fate of the city-owned Osakis Liquor Store drew many questions about its profitability but most...
September 5, 2018 - 9:48am
August 15, 2018
Public invited to talk about liquor store
The Osakis city council met on Monday, Aug. 6, for its monthly meeting, and it was smooth sailing for much of the night. There will be a public forum regarding the Osakis Municipal Liquor Store on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. at the Ed Pollard Community Center, located at 20 Nokomis...
August 15, 2018 - 10:34am
July 12, 2017
A busy Sunday for liquor sales
Business was hopping at the Osakis Liquor Store on Sunday, July 2 — the first time off-sale liquor has been allowed in the state on a Sunday, thanks to a new law enacted by the Minnesota Legislature. The change allows liquor stores to be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays....
July 12, 2017 - 9:30am
April 19, 2017
City revises liquor store policy
After auditors found 41 discrepancies in the cash balancing procedures for overages and shortages at the Osakis Liquor Store, the Osakis City Council approved a revised cash balance policy at its last meeting. According to Angela Jacobson, Osakis City Clerk/Treasurer, the council...
April 19, 2017 - 6:45am
July 9, 2014
Drive to help troops begins in Osakis
Here’s an easy way to help the troops overseas. The Osakis Liquor Store is participating in the first-ever Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association’s “Support Our Troops” drive in partnership with Anheuser-Busch. The drive started July 1 and will continue through July...
July 9, 2014 - 8:55am
September 17, 2010
Liquor store seeks upgrades
Free wi-fi and volleyball courts at the muni were tossed around the Osakis City Council meeting September 7. The wi-fi angle was suggested by council member Randy Anderson after Osakis Municipal Liquor Store Manager Julie Blair requested Internet service at the liquor store, simply...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Osakis City Council: Clean-up day, new firefighters, garbage rates go up
Osakis city clean-up day is set for Saturday, May 22 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Osakis Liquor Store parking lot. This service is offered to Osakis city residents through the garbage contract with West Central Sanitation. The Osakis City Council discussed clean-up day at the April...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Osakis liquor ranked 24th
Municipal liquor operations may be a struggling business, yet Osakis ranked in the top 10 percent of Minnesota's city-run establishments for profitability in 2008. Statewide, Osakis was listed 24th for net profit as a percent of sales at 10.8 percent. State Auditor Rebecca Otto...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2009
City gets thumbs up from audit
With many questions about future funding for Minnesota cities undecided, Osakis is breathing easy for a moment thanks to a positive audit report. Financially, the city's sitting pretty good, according to Michael Bosl, who presented the annual audit report March 2. Overall receipts...
March 17, 2009 - 12:00am