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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
June 12, 2018
Karnes lands crappie on opener
June 12, 2018 - 4:44pm
May 10, 2018
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Around a half million anglers will venture out this weekend looking to catch the big one during the Minnesota walleye and pike fishing opene...
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
May 9, 2018
Makin' Waves column: The enchantment of the opener
This coming weekend marks the start of another fierce and fearless fishing season on Minnesota lakes for walleyes and northern pike. Well, maybe it is a cool, calm and calculated season this year with ice chunks still bobbing around in the bays. Regardless of the weather and conditions,...
May 9, 2018 - 1:45pm
February 21, 2018
Braving the elements -- for a good cause
The sun was shining, but the wind was brutal at Alexandria Industries annual "Fishing for the Cure" ice fishing event. The tournament took place...
February 21, 2018 - 9:41am
February 14, 2018
Big fish tourney on Smith Lake
Smith Lake anglers on Saturday, Feb. 17, will not only be trying to pull in walleyes, but raising money to fight cancer. Organizers say the Fishing...
February 14, 2018 - 9:31am
December 20, 2017
Makin' Waves: Christmas Eve, fishing and family
We have a few strict rules in our family that are never, ever broken. One of these is we have Christmas Eve supper at Mom's no matter how miserably cold, no matter how far we live away, or no matter anything for that matter. You be there or you face a wrath of Mom and her patented...
December 20, 2017 - 11:15am
April 13, 2016
Will low water levels hurt pike numbers?
Low water levels can be a nuisance for those with lake property when it comes to getting ready for the open-water season.
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
Thoughts turn to hunting, fishing
The Osakis General Store was part of the KXRA Home and Garden Show at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria on March 5-6. Greg Hystead...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
March 6, 2016
Sturgeon, paddlefish a centerpiece in spring fishing circles
By Brian Peterson, Northlands Outdoor Network LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn. -- So now we wait. In Minnesota, except for Canadian border waters, another...
March 6, 2016 - 9:00am
January 27, 2016
MAKIN' WAVES: Always carry two shovels when fishing
There are a few things that I learned from my grandpa about fishing that I will never forget. There are several of his tricks, tips and techniques that I still employ today. Many of the things I learned from him are strict family secrets that I don’t share with just anybody. But...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Let's Go Fishing reels in successful year
The Let’s Go Fishing program recently celebrated another successful year of providing memorable fishing trips for people of all ages. The...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Let's Go Fishing celebrates successful 2014 season
Alexandria Lakes Area Chapter of Let’s Go Fishing recently kicked off its ninth season on the lakes of Douglas County. With the start of the...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
June 17, 2015
Lions Club walleye tournament is this weekend
Ready to catch some walleyes? There's still time to enter the 35th annual Lake Osakis Lions Club Walleye Tournament this weekend, June 20-21. The application deadline is Friday, June 19. The stakes are high, with cash prizes of $8,000, $5,000 and $3,000 for the top three...
June 17, 2015 - 3:05pm
Makin' Waves - Fishin' with Dad
Not too long ago, I found myself sitting around a bonfire with a bunch of friends sharing the same fishing stories we have told each other a hundred times. The good stories. The stories that are embellished a little bit more each time they are told. Stories where you can’t quite...
June 17, 2015 - 12:00am
April 8, 2015
Makin' Waves - A good rule for going after crappies is the one-plank rule
I came to a shocking realization that ice fishing is winding down for the season. It all started a couple weeks ago when a buddy of mine and I stumbled on some nice crappies. For the past couple weeks we have been going out and catching a few here and there; enough to keep us coming...
April 8, 2015 - 12:00am