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Youth e-cigarette use up 50 percent since 2014
Help available for those struggling with mental illness
Ready for a rodeo?
Osakis students excel at leadership conference
Todd County Dairy Association holds coronation
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
Track and field: Osakis sends many on to section meet
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
Osakis’ Eldred named to Ms. Minnesota watch list
Sports schedule for Thursday, May 24
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Elaine A. Nack
Kim Edward Kemp
Roland "Rolly" Joarnt
Elaine A. Nack
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Engaged - Wadsworth and Stier
Osakis Voices: Students seek ideas with survey
Letter: Meet the new wildlife biologist
Remember When, 1918: State creates Child Welfare Board
Osakis Voices: Students get early jump on college
Remember When, 1993: Gas prices surge to $1.163 per gallon
Herberger's closing ends an era that began in Osakis
Tip Top's latest scoop: New owners
Buffer enforcement to begin soon
Pay gap erased for some regional workers
Osakis native named shareholder of engineering firm
hires and promotions
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osakis city council
May 23, 2018
Audit: City healthy but oversight needed
Audit Manager Michael Bosl presented the 2017 audit findings at the May 7 Osakis City Council meeting. The good news is that Bosl reported "really stable activity within the general fund" and suggested that the city was "really financially healthy." The funds in the general fund...
May 23, 2018 - 9:29am
May 16, 2018
Wages too low?
City of Osakis department leaders agreed at the May 7 city council meeting that low wages have been a problem in Osakis for some time. "I'm extremely short of help," Julie Didier, manager of the municipal liquor store, said. "Nobody wants to work anymore. I'll say it, millenials...
May 16, 2018 - 9:29am
April 11, 2018
Police calls on the rise
The city council held a brisk meeting on April 2 in the snowy, windy late spring conditions. Here are some highlights from the discussion. Police...
April 11, 2018 - 10:14am
March 28, 2018
Council topics: unmarked cars, clock, decorations
From unmarked police cars to downtown Christmas lights, the Osakis City Council discussed a wide range of topics at its March 12 meeting. Here's...
March 28, 2018 - 9:25am
March 21, 2018
Time to expand?
Osakis City Council members have been discussing the need for a new City Hall space for nearly a year. The current City Hall building functions...
March 21, 2018 - 9:49am
February 14, 2018
Council axes snow removal ordinance
A controversial snow removal ordinance was abolished by the Osakis City Council at its Monday, Feb. 5 meeting. As it has for the past few meetings,...
February 14, 2018 - 9:46am
January 24, 2018
Council wraps up odds and ends
In the city council meeting on Jan. 8, the council discussed matters from garbage to liquor to that old historic-looking clock. To open the meeting, the council approved bills totalling $512,415.24. The liquor store reported having a less than satisfactory year with a $13,908.36 profit...
January 24, 2018 - 11:45am
Drug, domestic calls rise in Osakis
The police have been very busy in Osakis this past year. The 2017 report given by Police Chief Chad Gulbranson at the city council meeting on...
January 24, 2018 - 9:52am
January 17, 2018
Residents question sidewalk ordinance
Tempers flared and accusations flew at the Jan. 8 Osakis City Council meeting over the one topic we're all dealing with and wish we could avoid: Snow. The sidewalk ordinance delegating snow removal responsibilities to homeowners and residents has been a topic of conversation at city...
January 17, 2018 - 9:14am
December 27, 2017
A new option for leftovers?
A new recycling option for food waste may soon be available for Osakis residents. With the Green Bag Organix Curbside Program, residents could put their food waste and food-soiled paper into 13-gallon compostable bags and place it in the same carts they use for their general trash....
December 27, 2017 - 9:10am
December 20, 2017
City levy increases 9.4 percent
The Osakis City Council approved a property tax levy increase of 9.4 percent for 2018. Before taking the unanimous action at its Dec. 12 meeting, the council held a Truth in Taxation hearing but no one from the public spoke. The levy was set at $716,000 — a $62,000 increase...
December 20, 2017 - 9:28am
December 4, 2017
City council meeting postponed
Because of winter storm warnings, the Monday, Dec. 4 meeting of the Osakis City Council has been postponed. The meeting is rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.
December 4, 2017 - 2:51pm
November 22, 2017
Does anyone have the time?
As deadlines woosh past in the various Osakis renovation and revitalization projects, one issue remains unsolved. Where will the clock go? The...
November 22, 2017 - 11:29am
November 15, 2017
Outside gambling provider moves in
Bowling has been a big part of the Long family for a long time. In 2016, their love for bowling brought Cathleen Long and her brothers, Ron and Steve, to Osakis, where they bought Lakeview Lanes from long-time owners Doug and Carol Oelfke. Over the past year, the Longs have undergone...
November 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Ice in the forecast?
At the end of the Osakis City Council meeting on Nov. 6, the council opened the floor to discussion. After some jovial comments about first snow already under our belts, council member Randy Anderson brought up an idea that he said has floated around city council meetings for six...
November 15, 2017 - 9:54am