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Seniors ready for new challenges
WATCH: Jake Patterson sentencing for Closs kidnapping, murders
Osakis Elementary has full May schedule
Turning food scraps into cash
Get ready for the rodeo
Osakis Lions walleye tournament makes changes
Baseball: Osakis prepares for section tournament
Track and field: Osakis breaks four school records at subsections
Golf: Osakis girls get in final regular-season meet at Albany
Baseball: Osakis drops pitchers’ duel at Royalton in finale
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
Letter: Ag census shows more renewables on farms
Osakis Voices: Galeon is revamping activities
Remember When, 1994: Klukken is Teacher of the Year
Osakis Voices: Why did my valuation go up?
Remember When, 1919: Underground rail near Osakis?
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
May 1, 2019
Osakis Voices: Mental health impacts learning
What does our Mental Health Team do?
May 1, 2019 - 1:30pm
Hoffarth hired as high school principal
Osakis High School will have a new principal next fall — Brad Hoffarth, activities director and science teacher at the school. The Osakis School Board approved the hiring on a 6-0 vote at a special meeting Friday, April 26. "I'm pleased with the decision and I think he'll do...
May 1, 2019 - 10:13am
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
'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
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
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 5, 2018
Osakis Voices: Helping your child to be independent
During the time of year when we think about doing things for others, I wanted to reflect on that same concept we sometimes struggle with as parents. From the time our children are born, we are programmed to take care of them and meet their every need. As they grow up and are able...
December 5, 2018 - 11:30am
October 24, 2018
Osakis Voices: How do schools respond to bad weather?
With the changing of the seasons, Osakis School District will more than likely have some weather related announcements that may affect the school day and/or evening activities. From time to time, schools will have to make a decision about late starts, early outs, and/or closings....
October 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
October 17, 2018
Bonds will save school taxpayers $400,000
The Osakis School Board ratified the sale of General Obligation School Refunding Bonds at its Tuesday, Oct. 9 regular meeting, at an interest rate of 2.6 percent. This will result in a savings to district taxpayers of nearly $400,000 over the next eight years. Superintendent Randy...
October 17, 2018 - 10:10am
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
Osakis Public Schools staff ready for new year
The Osakis School Board approved a number of hirings at its Aug. 13 meeting to fill out the staff for this year's school year. "We should be ready to go," Superintendent Randy Bergquist told the board. "Osakis is really lucky. We hired some really good individuals to start the new...
September 12, 2018 - 9:45am
September 5, 2018
The wheels on the bus go round -- a lot
A total of 222,394 miles were logged by the Osakis School District's 17 buses and vans for the year, according to the 2017-18 Transportation Report presented at the Osakis School Board's Aug. 13 meeting. Costs to operate the program totaled $527,079 for the year, which includes $256,870...
September 5, 2018 - 9:46am
August 29, 2018
Osakis Voices: A closer look into education funding
Educational financing in Minnesota is very complicated. Every December, the Minnesota House of Representatives Fiscal Analysis Department publicizes an 82 page document titled "Financing Education In Minnesota." This large document breaks the following topics into specific categories...
August 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 22, 2018
School Board approves $600 referendum
A new board-approved referendum authority was passed by the Osakis School Board at its Monday, Aug.13 regular meeting. The school district has no current voter-approved referendum authority, and operated under a $300 per pupil board-approved referendum during fiscal year 2017-18....
August 22, 2018 - 9:52am
July 25, 2018
School board OKs long-term maintenance plan
A 10-year long-term facilities maintenance plan and revenue projection was approved by the Osakis School Board at its Monday, July 9 regular meeting. The plan is a state requirement and must be submitted by July 31. Superintendent Randy Bergquist told the board the projection remained...
July 25, 2018 - 9:52am