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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
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
July 11, 2018
Osakis Voices: School stays busy in summer
I am often asked, as the school year ends, what I will do with all the time off in the summer.
July 11, 2018 - 11:30am
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
July 3, 2018
District feels positive about budget
A projected budget for the 2018-19 school year was approved by the Osakis School Board at a 6:30 a.m. Wednesday special meeting. A budget revision...
July 3, 2018 - 10:36am
May 30, 2018
No kidding, they kissed a goat
When the Osakis High School principal found out he was the winner of a student-led contest, he thought there had to be a mistake. "I joked with...
May 30, 2018 - 11:41am
May 16, 2018
Osakis Voices: Students get early jump on college
Osakis High School students are given the opportunity to start their college careers early because we offer College in the High School (CIHS) classes. Altogether, students can earn up to 60 college credits while still in high school without ever leaving OHS. They earn these credits...
May 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
April 18, 2018
Letter: School seeks input on facilities
To the editor: As you may be aware, the Osakis Public School District recently started an assessment process to determine how well our current facilities meet the needs of our students, staff, and community. This process will include gathering input from our stakeholders, examining...
April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm