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It's Osakis Festival time!
School sets preliminary budget
In a blaze of glory
City Council talks organics
Osakis Police Blotter June 5-11
Sports schedule for Monday, June 24
Baseball: Osakis Hawks hope to show growth heading into postseason
Osakis walleye tourney: Gillman and Marelic take home top prize
Champions Tour Bass: Top two anglers find huge numbers on the Alexandria chain
Girls golf: Dirkes, Triebenbach wrap up seasons at state
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Suzanne Dean Didier
Lucy Henderson Santer (Rogers)
Virginia M. Chapman
Harland B. Hector
Eleanor Eileen Collins
Fred & Rose Julig
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Remember When, 1994: Chamber seeks funds for trail
Osakis Voices: School work doesn't end for summer
Letter: The power of wind energy
Remember When, 1919: Big demand for farms continues
Makin' Waves column: The good, the bad, the weedy
Three women open new boutique offering space for arts, crafts, much more
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Livestock registrations are due
Hoium honored by American Family
hires and promotions
on the street
May 15, 2019
Go green Friday; buy compost from St. Agnes School
Here's an opportunity to help the environment, your garden and young children all at the same time. Buy a bag of compost from students at St. Agnes this Friday, May 17. From 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., fifth- and sixth-grade students will host a Compost Sale in collaboration with Pope/Douglas...
May 15, 2019 - 10:08am
April 12, 2019
All area schools close again Friday
Alexandria Public Schools and Osakis Public Schools will be closed Friday for a second straight day, due to icy road conditions. Both districts made the announcement around 7 a.m. Friday. In Alexandria, Compass school-age child care will be open Friday. Alexandria and Osakis were...
April 12, 2019 - 7:34am
April 3, 2019
New options for early learning
Parents, would you like to get your children involved in school at a younger age? Osakis Early Childhood Family Education offers a few different...
April 3, 2019 - 10:09am
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