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Osakis Police Blotter Oct. 31-Nov. 6
Todd County SCWD asks questions about ag bag recycling
Council winners comment on election
Water, sewer rates may bump up
Girls basketball: Finding their roles
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 11
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 10
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
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Betty L. Sayler
Evelyn H. Boogaard
Gary J. Winter
Dolores (Bowman) Lammers
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Osakis Voices: Helping families through a loss
Letter: Foster Grandparent Program delivers benefits
Remember When, 1918: Parade celebrates end of war
Remember When, 1918: War ends! Hostilities cease
'Boot or Salute'
Todd County goat workshop offered
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
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Osakis School Board
November 14, 2018
School district approves seniority list
Osakis School District employs 66 teachers/staff this year, and the current seniority list was approved by the School Board at its Tuesday, Oct. 9 regular meeting. Fifth grade teacher Dave Dykema has served the school district for 32 years, and tops the seniority list. He began his...
November 14, 2018 - 10:35am
School board winners react to election
Chris George of Osakis was pleasantly surprised by the results of the Osakis School Board election. He was one of the top vote getters and will...
November 14, 2018 - 10:31am
November 7, 2018
Hensley, George, Faber elected to school board
Becky Hensley, Chris George and Greg Faber were the top vote-getters for the three positions on the Osakis School Board. Here are the unofficial results of Tuesday's election: Osakis School Board, three positions Fran Breiter 402 Greg Faber 804 (winner) Chris George 878 (winner) Dirk...
November 7, 2018 - 1:29am
October 17, 2018
Bonds will save school taxpayers $400,000
The Osakis School Board ratified the sale of General Obligation School Refunding Bonds at its Tuesday, Oct. 9 regular meeting, at an interest rate of 2.6 percent. This will result in a savings to district taxpayers of nearly $400,000 over the next eight years. Superintendent Randy...
October 17, 2018 - 10:10am
Meet the six school board candidates
Six candidates are vying for three positions on the Osakis School Board. To help readers get to know the candidates better, the Osakis Review...
October 17, 2018 - 10:09am
October 3, 2018
School levy set to increase 3 percent
The proposed 2018 tax levy payable 2019 was approved by the Osakis School Board at its Wednesday, Sept. 26 special meeting at 5:30 p.m. The maximum levy allowed of $1,859,178 was proposed. Superintendent Randy Bergquist informed the board that the numbers could still change before...
October 3, 2018 - 10:06am
School board approves facility upgrades
A half dozen improvements to the Osakis Public Schools facility were approved by the School Board at its Monday, Sept. 10 regular meeting, totaling $47,724. Approved were: • UTV and/or groomer for the grounds to replace the 1988 equipment at a cost of $15,000. • Converting lights...
October 3, 2018 - 9:47am
School board makes personnel changes
Minor additions to the Osakis School District personnel lineup were approved at the Monday, Sept. 10 School Board regular meeting. In addition, two contracts for services for the current year were signed. Ryan Maddock's resignation as baseball coach was accepted with thanks for his...
October 3, 2018 - 9:42am
September 26, 2018
Student test scores are awesome, says superintendent
"We did awesome!" beamed Osakis Superintendent Randy Bergquist at the Monday, Sept. 10 regular meeting of the Osakis School Board. Bergquist was reporting on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) test scores for the 2018 year. "Osakis was above the state average in reading,...
September 26, 2018 - 10:08am
Refinancing means big savings for taxpayers
A refunding of Osakis School District's outstanding bonds was approved by the School Board at its Monday, Sept. 10 meeting, following a presentation by Shelby McQuay, municipal advisor for Ehlers, Inc. The refunding process will pay off the Feb. 24, 2009 district issued General Obligation...
September 26, 2018 - 10:03am
Enrollment takes big leap
Osakis Public Schools had a big jump in enrollment numbers on opening day, according to Superintendent Randy Bergquist's report to the School Board on Monday, Sept. 10. "The first day we had 839 students enroll in school," Bergquist said. "One student left, and as of today, we have...
September 26, 2018 - 9:57am
September 19, 2018
District weighs future building needs
The Osakis School District is taking a hard look into the future needs of its facilities. During an hour and a half work session on Sept. 10,...
September 19, 2018 - 10:01am
September 12, 2018
Osakis Public Schools staff ready for new year
The Osakis School Board approved a number of hirings at its Aug. 13 meeting to fill out the staff for this year's school year. "We should be ready to go," Superintendent Randy Bergquist told the board. "Osakis is really lucky. We hired some really good individuals to start the new...
September 12, 2018 - 9:45am
September 5, 2018
The wheels on the bus go round -- a lot
A total of 222,394 miles were logged by the Osakis School District's 17 buses and vans for the year, according to the 2017-18 Transportation Report presented at the Osakis School Board's Aug. 13 meeting. Costs to operate the program totaled $527,079 for the year, which includes $256,870...
September 5, 2018 - 9:46am
August 29, 2018
School approves insurance for students
A long-standing student and athletic accident insurance program in the Osakis School District was the topic of extended discussion at the Monday, Aug. 13 School Board meeting. The policy will cost the school district $29,748 for the coming school year, and board members struggled...
August 29, 2018 - 9:51am