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Friday, May 17

8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. St. Agnes fifth- and sixth-graders will host a Compost Sale in collaboration with Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management. The "plate to garden" initiative will take place in the lot north of St. Agnes, adjacent to County Road 82. Bags of compost will be sold for $3 each. Proceeds will benefit the Aurzada-Tenhoff Playground.

Wednesday, May 22

5:30 to 7 p.m. (or until the food is gone.) First Presbyterian Church of Osakis, 101 West Oak St., invites everyone to the Friendship Table Meal, featuring a fish fry with baked beans, potato salad and dessert. All are welcome to attend. Free-will donations will be accepted.

Thursday, May 23

11:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Bookmobile stops — 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Carol Radjl daycare in Nelson; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at St. Agnes School; 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. at Community Memorial Home; 2:45 to 4 p.m. at Ed Pollard Community Center.

Friday, May 24

7 p.m. Graduation program at the Osakis High School gym.

Saturday, May 25

7:30 p.m. Concert by Jennifer Klukken in the Osakis High School Auditorium.

Monday, May 27

10:45 a.m. Osakis annual Memorial Day service at the Armed Forces Memorial. Main address speaker and clergy will be Pastor John Hopper of Salem-Sauk Valley Lutheran churches. Gordon Men's Choir will perform. In the event of inclement weather, the service will take place at the Osakis High School.

Sunday, June 2

Noon to 4 p.m. Osakis Bike Rodeo at the Osakis Elementary School parking lot and in the elementary gym.

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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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