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WATCH: Officials hold second news briefing with latest on Jayme Closs
A last look at 2018; highlights from final half of year
Million dollar fundraiser returns to St. Agnes
Douglas County hires new emergency director
Osakis Police Blotter Dec. 26-Jan. 1
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 15
Girls basketball: Osakis can’t catch Barnesville after early deficit
Wrestling: Osakis goes 0-3 at home duals
Boys basketball: Osakis 11-0 after outlasting Minnewaska at Target Center
Sports schedule for Saturday, Jan. 12
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Donald 'Chico' Dean Koopman
Darlene R Goodwin
Penny Rae Lopez (Movold)
Lynn Gerald Robinson
James Michael Caliandro
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Remember When, 1919: Two roosters fetch record price
Osakis Voices: Police wrap up record busy year
Letter: Making a difference in lives of children
Remember When, 1919: Farm sells for $110 an acre
Osakis Voices: Make a resolution that sticks
Todd County goat workshop offered
Take a spin on the trail -- for free
Forum Communications names vice president of newspaper operations
State looking into dicamba damage
Two conservation options for landowners
hires and promotions
on the street
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
September 12, 2018
High marks for Osakis students
The Osakis School District received overall high marks on a new Minnesota Department of Education "report card" on all public schools that was...
September 12, 2018 - 9:55am
August 29, 2018
School approves insurance for students
A long-standing student and athletic accident insurance program in the Osakis School District was the topic of extended discussion at the Monday, Aug. 13 School Board meeting. The policy will cost the school district $29,748 for the coming school year, and board members struggled...
August 29, 2018 - 9:51am
August 8, 2018
A passion for their topic; two students earn national awards
Two Osakis High School students brought home awards from the Family Career and Community Leaders of America national leadership conference that...
August 8, 2018 - 11:10am
July 11, 2018
Expect changes in school food
Big changes in the Food Service offered by the Osakis Public Schools are coming following the acceptance of a contract between the Osakis School Board and A'viands based out of Roseville for the 2018-19 school year. The board approved the contract at the 6:30 a.m. special meeting...
July 11, 2018 - 9:39am