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Update: Bad weather closes schools early Feb. 14
School adds day because of closings
Osakis Police Blotter Jan. 30-Feb. 5
Switching sports pays off
Fishing for the Cure is Saturday
Boys basketball: No problems for Osakis on the way to 20-0
Girls basketball: Sustained effort pays off with third win in last four for Osakis
Sports schedule for Friday, Feb. 15
Wrestling: Osakis gets win but team season ends at Minnewaska
UPDATED (2:15 p.m.): Sports schedule for Thursday, Feb. 14
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Genevieve Marion Stocker
Donald 'Chico' Dean Koopman
James "Jim" Schwich
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Remember When, 1994: Crews called to I-94 tragedy
Osakis Voices: Surveys will help guide Galeon activities
Letter: Restriction on biofuel hurts farmers
Osakis Voices: County chair has extra duties
Remember When, 1919: Osakis honors Roosevelt, brave boys
Buffer funds available for farmers
Flu spike restricts visitors at Alomere Health
Osakis farmer lands in Hall of Fame
Todd County goat workshop offered
Take a spin on the trail -- for free
hires and promotions
on the street
January 31, 2019
Update: Schools closing again Thursday
Several area school districts decided Wednesday to make it three consecutive days of school closings. With temperatures expected to sink to 32 below zero Wednesday night, and remain below zero Thursday with wind chills as low as 48 below, area schools opted to either close school...
January 31, 2019 - 7:39am
January 29, 2019
Bitter cold leads schools, college to shut down Tuesday, Wednesday
There's cold, and then there's record cold. With wind chills forecast to go as low as -55 Tuesday, and air temperatures not expected to rise...
January 29, 2019 - 6:12am
January 23, 2019
School Board reorganizes for new year
The Osakis School Board seated a new member and reorganized for the year 2019 at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the board meeting room. Chris George, who was elected to the board at the Nov. 6, 2018 election, was sworn into office. George, along with Becky Hensley...
January 23, 2019 - 10:26am
Spelling bee lasts 16 rounds
After 10 rounds in the Osakis Spelling Bee on Jan. 15, two finalists out of a starting field of 19 remained — eighth-graders Isaac Maddock...
January 23, 2019 - 5:30am
January 9, 2019
Million dollar fundraiser returns to St. Agnes
The Catholic Schools Raffle returns this winter to St. Agnes School in Osakis. The fundraiser gives residents the chance to turn a $5 ticket into a brand new car or $20,000 in cash while supporting the local Catholic school. Starting Jan. 11, students from St. Agnes will join students...
January 9, 2019 - 10:16am
January 7, 2019
Alexandria, Osakis, B-E schools close today
Several area school districts – including Alexandria, Osakis and Brandon-Evansville – have decided to close school for the day Monday due...
January 7, 2019 - 8:50am
December 26, 2018
All jazzed up; band concert offers variety
Those attending the Osakis High School Music Department's Winter Band Concert Dec.17 heard a little bit of everything. There were holiday-themed...
December 26, 2018 - 10:06am
Second-graders tour Egypt
Students in Melanie Stier's second-grade classroom know that they can find lots of triangles in Egypt because they've seen them, but not in textbooks....
December 26, 2018 - 10:03am
December 12, 2018
Students click over computers
It was hard to tell what was clicking better at Osakis Public Schools on Friday morning, Dec. 7 — the students keying in information on...
December 12, 2018 - 10:48am
October 24, 2018
New playground blessed at St. Agnes
It was hard to tell who was the most excited among the big group that gathered outside of St. Agnes School's new playground on Tuesday, Oct....
October 24, 2018 - 9:30am
October 3, 2018
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
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