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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
June 19, 2019
Osakis Voices: School work doesn't end for summer
I am often asked, as the school year ends, what I will do with all the time off in the summer. Some people do not realize that a number of school staff employees work at the school year-round.
June 19, 2019 - 9:53am
May 29, 2019
Osakis Voices Money tip: Pay Yourself First
How do you feel about your finances? Do you feel like they're robust enough to handle an emergency, or are they running tighter than a fiddle string? More often than not, that answer leans a bit more to the tight side of the spectrum, and if you're answering that question that way,...
May 29, 2019 - 1:10pm
May 22, 2019
Osakis Voices: Galeon is revamping activities
Since spring has finally sprung, and with it comes new beginnings and new challenges, which is exactly what we look forward to here at Galeon. If you remember back in February, I wrote an article about 2019 being the year of improving the benefits to our residents. We were planning...
May 22, 2019 - 1:10pm
May 15, 2019
Osakis Voices: Why did my valuation go up?
When is enough, enough when it comes to taxes? Back in the first part of April, Todd County sent out what I call the blue sheets or property valuation notices for 2019, payable in 2020. Within a few days of these being mailed, my phone started ringing. Now, I was not only getting...
May 15, 2019 - 1:10pm
May 8, 2019
Osakis Voices: It's true: The bank is selling
For 116 years, the First National Bank of Osakis has been locally-owned and managed by the Evenson/Olson family. With the community and our customers in the forefront of my mind, I want to publicly explain the news that you may have heard elsewhere: The First National Bank (FNB)...
May 8, 2019 - 10:48am
May 1, 2019
Osakis Voices: Mental health impacts learning
What does our Mental Health Team do?
May 1, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 17, 2019
Osakis Voices: It's spring cleaning time
Spring is right around the corner and it is that time of year to start thinking about spring cleaning our homes, garages, and properties.
April 17, 2019 - 1:10pm
April 10, 2019
Osakis Voices: 'Tis the season for home repairs
Spring will bring many beautiful and wonderful things with it to us Minnesotans (assuming you're one that doesn't suffer from allergies). Outside of the obvious warmer weather, lakes opening up and trees getting buds, people are starting to get outside, yards are being tended to,...
April 10, 2019 - 1:10pm
March 27, 2019
Osakis Voices: Cost of ponds keeps rising
Well, I believe we have had an old-fashioned winter this year. Lots of cold and snow and school closings. Last Wednesday was the first day of spring and I see some of our birds are coming back, so spring is close.
March 27, 2019 - 11:30am
March 20, 2019
Osakis Voices: A primer on economic development
Recently, I was appointed to join the Osakis Economic Development Agency as the Osakis City Council representative. Economic development is something I am passionate about; my graduate school degree is in the subject, and I am fortunate enough to spend the bulk of my time working...
March 20, 2019 - 9:50am
March 13, 2019
Osakis Voices: Education funding is complex
Surprise: According to Dictionary.com, the word surprise means the following: "to strike or occur to with a sudden feeling of wonder or astonishment, as through unexpectedness; come upon or discover suddenly and unexpectedly; to elicit or bring out suddenly and without warning."
March 13, 2019 - 10:06am
February 27, 2019
Osakis Voices: Pointers for driving in snow
Welcome to Winter Driving 101. Hopefully by the time this article makes it to print, all the bad winter weather will be done with. But in case that doesn't happen here are a few pointers for vehicle operators that may make it a bit safer.
February 27, 2019 - 12:15pm
February 20, 2019
Osakis Voices: Advice for buying a new vehicle
There are a lot of positive and important benchmarks we're hitting today with the U.S. economy, including, but not limited to, very low unemployment rates, employers adding jobs, increasing incomes and growing outputs. These factors certainly benefit us all, but we also all need to...
February 20, 2019 - 10:35am
February 13, 2019
Osakis Voices: Surveys will help guide Galeon activities
Happy New Year! Here are some fun facts about New Year's resolutions that I found: • Only 45 percent of Americans make a New Year's resolution...
February 13, 2019 - 12:30pm
February 6, 2019
Osakis Voices: County chair has extra duties
I have had the honor of being the Todd County Board chair three times. In Todd County, the commissioners are on a rotation to serve as chair. Being the chair brings on a lot of extra responsibilities and duties. You have more committee assignments and you are in Long Prairie a lot...
February 6, 2019 - 11:30am