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High school senior trains with first responders
Hoffarth begins new principal duties
Go green Friday; buy compost from St. Agnes School
Osakis Police Blotter May 1-7
Osakis athletic trainer vies for national award
Track and field: Osakis moves up to eighth in first state true team experience
Softball: Osakis seeded 10th, will open playoffs at Sauk Centre
Baseball: Osakis drops nailbiter to 15-1 Pierz
Golf: Osakis boys, girls wrap up CMC play on Thursday
Baseball: Osakis wraps up Prairie title with win over 11-5 Royals
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Charles 'Chuck' Ward
Kathryn (Didier) Ofstad
Mary M. Olson
Eleanor Eileen Collins
Fred & Rose Julig
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Osakis Voices: Why did my valuation go up?
Remember When, 1919: Underground rail near Osakis?
Remember When, 1969: City to register bicycles
Osakis Voices: It's true: The bank is selling
Letter: Put whole milk back in our schools
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Livestock registrations are due
Hoium honored by American Family
Cancer-fighting event lures them in
hires and promotions
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April 3, 2019
Help available for those with snow-damaged buildings
Help is available locally and statewide for those who own homes, barns, sheds and other buildings that were damaged by the recent heavy snow and rainfall. The Douglas County Land and Resource Management Office is available to help building owners determine if they need a permit to...
April 3, 2019 - 10:01am
March 6, 2019
Police poke fun at winter
There are two ways to react to the brutal winter of 2019 — cuss at it, or grin and bear it. The Osakis Police Department chose the latter by having a little fun on its Facebook page with all the cold and the snow, which has dumped more than 60 inches of snow in the Osakis area...
March 6, 2019 - 10:29am
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 23, 2018
Update: Several schools are two hours late
The heavy snowfall overnight is causing schools in the area to be running late this morning, Friday. In the Douglas County area, the following...
February 23, 2018 - 8:56am
January 17, 2018
Residents question sidewalk ordinance
Tempers flared and accusations flew at the Jan. 8 Osakis City Council meeting over the one topic we're all dealing with and wish we could avoid: Snow. The sidewalk ordinance delegating snow removal responsibilities to homeowners and residents has been a topic of conversation at city...
January 17, 2018 - 9:14am
January 10, 2018
Live updates: Winter weather hits Minnesota
Stay up to date on the latest developments as winter weather moves into our area. Tweet your photos, videos and weather updates to include on...
January 10, 2018 - 4:49pm
December 4, 2017
City council meeting postponed
Because of winter storm warnings, the Monday, Dec. 4 meeting of the Osakis City Council has been postponed. The meeting is rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.
December 4, 2017 - 2:51pm
June 6, 2013
MnDOT; Finally, books closed on the statewide 2012-13 winter season
The 2012-13 winter season was a memorable one--particularly because of its stark contrast from the previous mild season. "This winter started out quiet. Maintenance crews capitalized on their summer work late into the fall," said Steve Lund, MnDOT state maintenance engineer. "But...
June 6, 2013 - 7:58am
April 11, 2013
UPDATE 7:30 A.M.: Winter storm closes school in Osakis
Yet another winter storm has closed or delayed schools in the Douglas County area today, Thursday. As of 7:30 a.m., the folllowing schools in the area are closed: Osakis, Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Parkers Prairie, Minnewaska and West Central Area.
April 11, 2013 - 7:04am
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
March 6, 2013
Osakis ice golf tournament a cool, fun success
The ninth annual Ice Golf Tournament and Osakis Fire Department fundraiser was a fun winter afternoon for dozens of participants on Saturday....
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
Hazardous driving conditions on I94 Friday morning
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reporting 'hazardous' road conditions on Interstate 94 from Osakis east to the St. Joseph area. Roads in and around Sauk Centre are also labeled as 'hazardous' on the state's www.511mn.org website. Heavy snow is reportedly falling in...
February 22, 2013 - 9:26am
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 13, 2013
Winter storm blew through over the weekend
A wallop of winter weather blew through west central Minnesota on Sunday. Unofficially, snow totals ranged from 14 inches in Millerville in western Douglas County to 6.5 inches in Long Prairie in Todd County. The heavy, wet snow piled up throughout the day on Sunday and when the...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
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