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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
on the street
Osakis School Board
High school principal set to retire
After more than 20 years in the Osakis School District, Tim Roggenbuck, high school principal, is retiring. His retirement was made official...
March 20, 2019 - 9:55am
February 27, 2019
New pre-school options offered
The Osakis School District will offer a pre-school program starting with the 2019-2020 school year, following approval of the details at the Monday, Feb. 11 regular School Board meeting. Elementary Principal Shad Schmidt presented the plan to the board, including days offered, tuition,...
February 27, 2019 - 10:14am
February 20, 2019
School gets $300,000 surprise
The Osakis School Board amended its current year budget at the Monday, Feb. 11 regular meeting, putting $300,000 in additional revenue to good use for the district. District Bookkeeper Theresa Moore told the School Board the original budget was based on an estimated enrollment of...
February 20, 2019 - 5:35am
February 19, 2019
Osakis School Board hires new secretary
Three new employees were hired by the Osakis School Board at its Monday, Feb. 11 regular meeting. Tonia Hagedon was hired as the elementary secretary at a salary of $18.25 per hour. She has been a receptionist at the Glenwood State Bank. She holds a bachelor of science degree in elementary...
February 19, 2019 - 6:56pm
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
January 23, 2019
Osakis Voices: School safety is number one priority
At our recent school board meeting on Jan. 14, our annual reorganizational meeting was held. This meeting takes place in early January for all Minnesota public school boards. The first order of business was the election of school board officers for 2019. Becky Hensley — board...
January 23, 2019 - 1:00pm
School Board reorganizes for new year
The Osakis School Board seated a new member and reorganized for the year 2019 at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the board meeting room. Chris George, who was elected to the board at the Nov. 6, 2018 election, was sworn into office. George, along with Becky Hensley...
January 23, 2019 - 10:26am
January 16, 2019
Klimek receives education award
Monica Klimek received a Special Recognition Award from the Osakis School Board last month for her outstanding service to education.
January 16, 2019 - 10:20am
December 26, 2018
School census third highest in 30 years
The official Osakis School District Census, ages zero through high school, was received by the School Board at its Monday, Dec. 10 regular meeting. Total number is 871, which is the third highest number in 30 years of record keeping. This includes 460 elementary students, and 411...
December 26, 2018 - 10:08am
December 19, 2018
All-day preschool draws debate
The Osakis 2019-2020 preschool program came up for discussion at the Monday, Dec. 10 regular School Board meeting, when a number of citizens attended to give input and ask questions about the district's plan for next year. The pre-school item was not on the agenda, but Board Chair...
December 19, 2018 - 9:41am
School board levy up 3.28 percent
The maximum allowable tax levy for the Osakis School District was certified to the county auditor at the School Board's Truth in Taxation meeting held Monday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. The levy is $1,751,014, an increase of 3.28 percent for 2019, or an increase of $55,540 from last year's...
December 19, 2018 - 9:40am
December 5, 2018
School district receives clean audit
Osakis School District 213 received a clean audit for the year ended June 30, 2018, when Mary Reedy, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, presented the annual report to the School Board at its Wednesday, Nov. 14 meeting. The meeting was moved because of the Monday, Nov. 12 Veterans Day holiday....
December 5, 2018 - 12:07pm
School Board canvassing complete
The Osakis School Board will be seating a new member on Jan. 7, 2019, as a result of the Tuesday, Nov. 6 board election. The board canvassed the general election outcome at its Wednesday, Nov. 14 regular meeting. Incumbents Becky Hensley and Greg Faber were re-elected with 1,047 and...
December 5, 2018 - 10:09am
November 28, 2018
Full-time pre-school in Osakis?
The Osakis School Board discussed the possibility of adding full-time preschool for the 2019-2020 school year at its Wednesday, Nov. 14 regular meeting. Elementary Principal Shad Schmidt reported that the Preschool Committee had met twice and discussed the all day kindergarten option....
November 28, 2018 - 9:46am
November 14, 2018
School district approves seniority list
Osakis School District employs 66 teachers/staff this year, and the current seniority list was approved by the School Board at its Tuesday, Oct. 9 regular meeting. Fifth grade teacher Dave Dykema has served the school district for 32 years, and tops the seniority list. He began his...
November 14, 2018 - 10:35am