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Rockin' and rollin' at ECFE dance
School food is a hit
It's Easter Bunny time
City gets clean audit
Osakis Police Blotter April 3-9
Baseball: Infanger, Rost dominate on the mound in Osakis' sweep
Softball: Rout of Cardinals has Osakis moving in right direction early
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 18
Softball: Osakis drops its first league game to Browerville-EV
Track and Field: Osakis boys, girls take second at Park Rapids
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Karen A. Vangstad
Jesse J. Johnson
Lydia M. Olson
Sister Jeanette Quinn
Arthur J. Haug
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Osakis Voices: It's spring cleaning time
Remember When, 1919: War tank draws big crowd
Osakis Voices: 'Tis the season for home repairs
Remember When, 1919: Three brothers die from influenza
Remember When, 1969: Base pay for teachers is $6,500
Livestock registrations are due
Hoium honored by American Family
Cancer-fighting event lures them in
Buffer funds available for farmers
Flu spike restricts visitors at Alomere Health
hires and promotions
on the street
April 10, 2019
Jews for Jesus event is canceled
A presentation by Liz Goldstein of Jews for Jesus that was scheduled for Thursday, April 11 at First Presbyterian Church in Osakis has been canceled because of bad weather, along with the Friendship Table meal that evening.
April 10, 2019 - 10:24am
February 27, 2019
'Snow day' decisions not easy
Calling off school because of adverse weather is not something school officials take lightly. Area superintendents say it is always a difficult...
February 27, 2019 - 10:12am
February 14, 2019
Update: Bad weather closes schools early Feb. 14
Bad weather is once again closing schools early today, Thursday, Feb. 14. Here are the schools affected (as of 11:30 a.m.): Osakis closing at 12:30 p.m. (basketball game with Melrose is off); Alexandria closing two hours early (no afternoon early childhood program and decisions about...
February 14, 2019 - 11:34am
February 13, 2019
School adds day because of closings
Osakis schools will make up a weather day on Monday, March 4, following School Board action at a special meeting held Tuesday, Feb. 5. The board voted not to hold school on Friday, Feb. 15, and approved a weather makeup day on Monday, March 4. Osakis schools have been hard hit —...
February 13, 2019 - 9:45am
February 8, 2019
School closings/delays for Friday, Feb. 8
Schools closed/delayed on Friday, Feb. 8 due to the weather: Alexandria - closed Minnewaska - closed Osakis - closed Brandon-Evansville - delayed...
February 8, 2019 - 8:01am
February 7, 2019
No travel advised in Todd County
The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel in most Central Minnesota counties due to low visibility, slippery roads and a large number of crashes. The advisory includes Stearns, Todd, Morrison, Wright, Benton, Sherburne, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Crow...
February 7, 2019 - 12:43pm
March 5, 2018
UPDATE: Schools close Monday
Schools in the Douglas County area are closed today, Monday, March 5, because of an expected winter storm.
March 5, 2018 - 7:08am
July 15, 2013
MPCA: High temperatures can bring harmful algal blooms
When the summer sun shines and temperatures climb, conditions are ripe for Minnesota lakes to produce harmful algal blooms. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is reminding people that some types of algae can harm pets, livestock and even humans. Algae, microscopic aquatic...
July 15, 2013 - 8:43am
June 26, 2013
Weather increases importance of delaying mowing
Delayed mowing of roadsides will be more important than usual this year as the cool, wet weather impacts bird nesting, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). More than 40 bird species, including pheasants, use roadsides for nesting from April to August. "The...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
Storm topples trees, cuts power, flips boats, docks in Osakis
A series of severe thunderstorms rolled through the Osakis area overnight June 20 and during the early morning of June 21 and left behind a wind-blown...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Sports teams struggle to stay positive
With another possible snowstorm hovering on the horizon this week, the outlook for the spring sports season becomes even bleaker. So what do the coaches and athletes do to keep sharp while waiting for the weather to shape up? "We have been doing a lot more competitive drills and...
April 17, 2013 - 6:53am
March 15, 2013
UPDATE: 9:15 a.m.: Slick start to Friday: Icy roads, I-94 open, local schools closed
March 15, 2013 - 9:54am
March 8, 2013
More winter weather this weekend
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Warning for the Osakis area. Meteorologists report this wave of weather will roll through tonight (Friday) through Saturday night and include freezing rain, sleet and snow. Sleet and freezing rain are expected to fall tonight...
March 8, 2013 - 12:25pm
February 18, 2013
Blizzard Warning issued for Osakis area
Strong winds have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Blizzard Warning for the Osakis area. The warning runs through midnight tonight. According...
February 18, 2013 - 11:38am
February 11, 2013
UPDATE at 1 p.m.: I94 re-opened
After a winter storm blasted the region Sunday the clean-out is still underway in the area. Osakis schools are closed today. Interstate 94 was closed from Alexandria to Moorhead for 20 hours. At 1 p.m. today (Monday, February 11), the interstate was re-opened. Driving conditions...
February 11, 2013 - 8:18am