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Update: Interstate 94 reopen
Interstate temporarily closed between Alex and Osakis
District weighs future building needs
Osakis Police Blotter Sept. 5-11
Todd County flu clinics scheduled
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
Football: Osakis pulls off 27-20 homecoming win
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 20
Volleyball: Osakis makes quick work of Upsala
Tennis: Osakis coasts to a 12th win
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Robert "Bob" Ferris
Norma R. Larson
Norma R. Larson
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Commentary: Protect water; seal abandoned wells
Remember When, 1918: Clothes collected for war victims
Osakis Voices: A time to express gratitude
Remember When, 1918: Citizens warned about wasting gas
Osakis Voices: Todd County hires coordinator
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
September 12, 2018
High marks for Osakis students
The Osakis School District received overall high marks on a new Minnesota Department of Education "report card" on all public schools that was...
September 12, 2018 - 9:55am
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
Osakis Voices: A closer look into education funding
Educational financing in Minnesota is very complicated. Every December, the Minnesota House of Representatives Fiscal Analysis Department publicizes an 82 page document titled "Financing Education In Minnesota." This large document breaks the following topics into specific categories...
August 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 22, 2018
School Board approves $600 referendum
A new board-approved referendum authority was passed by the Osakis School Board at its Monday, Aug.13 regular meeting. The school district has no current voter-approved referendum authority, and operated under a $300 per pupil board-approved referendum during fiscal year 2017-18....
August 22, 2018 - 9:52am
July 25, 2018
School board OKs long-term maintenance plan
A 10-year long-term facilities maintenance plan and revenue projection was approved by the Osakis School Board at its Monday, July 9 regular meeting. The plan is a state requirement and must be submitted by July 31. Superintendent Randy Bergquist told the board the projection remained...
July 25, 2018 - 9:52am
July 11, 2018
Osakis Voices: School stays busy in summer
I am often asked, as the school year ends, what I will do with all the time off in the summer.
July 11, 2018 - 11:30am
Expect changes in school food
Big changes in the Food Service offered by the Osakis Public Schools are coming following the acceptance of a contract between the Osakis School Board and A'viands based out of Roseville for the 2018-19 school year. The board approved the contract at the 6:30 a.m. special meeting...
July 11, 2018 - 9:39am
July 3, 2018
District feels positive about budget
A projected budget for the 2018-19 school year was approved by the Osakis School Board at a 6:30 a.m. Wednesday special meeting. A budget revision...
July 3, 2018 - 10:36am
May 30, 2018
No kidding, they kissed a goat
When the Osakis High School principal found out he was the winner of a student-led contest, he thought there had to be a mistake. "I joked with...
May 30, 2018 - 11:41am
May 16, 2018
Osakis Voices: Students get early jump on college
Osakis High School students are given the opportunity to start their college careers early because we offer College in the High School (CIHS) classes. Altogether, students can earn up to 60 college credits while still in high school without ever leaving OHS. They earn these credits...
May 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
April 18, 2018
Letter: School seeks input on facilities
To the editor: As you may be aware, the Osakis Public School District recently started an assessment process to determine how well our current facilities meet the needs of our students, staff, and community. This process will include gathering input from our stakeholders, examining...
April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
March 28, 2018
Osakis Voices: What does our mental health team do?
Every school district has a mental health team that works with students and Osakis Public School is no different. We have three individuals who do a wonderful job of helping students in various capacities deal with whatever situation may come up. Please remember schools employ more...
March 28, 2018 - 11:11am
February 7, 2018
Sportsmanship involves everyone
As educators, we understand the importance for students to not only focus on academics but also participate in extracurricular activities. As a parent and school administrator, I encourage kids to try different activities, whether it be sports, music, speech, theatre or whatever...
February 7, 2018 - 2:19pm
January 3, 2018
Agreement reached with teachers
Teacher salaries for the Osakis School District have been settled for the next two years, 2017-18 and 2018-19, at an increase of 3.39 percent for the first year, and 2.02 percent for the second year. The 2016-17 salaries and benefits amount to $4,097,221. Total salaries and benefits...
January 3, 2018 - 9:35am