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Osakis Police Blotter April 11-17
Veterans services officer introduced
Osakis students earn trophies for free throws
Hospital to change name
Osakis School Board OKs staff outlay requests
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 26
Track and field: Osakis teams finish top three
Baseball: Silverstreaks take opener over Milaca
Girls golf: Cards, Lakers, Silverstreaks jump into their season
Softball: Osakis cruises after eight-run first
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Julian M. Nelson
Edward J. Penner
Mona T. Abbas
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Engaged - Wadsworth and Stier
Remember When, 1918: City gets tough on litterers
Osakis Voices: Credit cards have benefits, dangers
Remember When, 1968: Ice and snow cancel activities
Osakis Voices: Volunteers are appreciated and valued
Letter: Support small country cemeteries
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
on the street
April 18, 2018
Letter: Support small country cemeteries
To the editor: Over the years, many small country cemeteries (ones without a church supporting it) have watched as less and less monies come in for the up keep of these cemeteries. I'm sure many of you know of country cemeteries that are being less and less maintained or some that...
April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
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
March 28, 2018
Letter: Is new City Hall a want or a need?
To the editor: I thought the issue of a new City Hall was dead and now I see that it has raised its ugly head again. Forward thinking says Mr. Snyder? How about yet another frivolous expenditure like the too narrow one-way street in our downtown area?
March 28, 2018 - 9:50am
March 14, 2018
Letter: Food program is vital for rural areas
To the editor: In the nation's rural communities, where the food that feeds the world is grown, food insecurity is endured by millions of children, seniors, and hard working Americans. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps stave off hunger in one in six rural...
March 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
March 7, 2018
Letter: Blood boiling after Slagerman case
To the editor: I must say I'm glad I am not a resident of Todd County. Last month, I attended a court date in regard to Tyler Slagerman and Lacey Kuschel. My blood is boiling. Tyler Slagerman, a grown adult who has been charged numerous times with misdemeanors, claims to have accidentally...
March 7, 2018 - 1:15pm
January 31, 2018
Letter: Trump needs to take action against opioid crisis
To the editor: Last summer, President Trump's national opioid commission recommended that he declare the opioid epidemic a "national emergency" or a "public health emergency." It was my hope that the President would choose the former, which would have allowed for the use of Federal...
January 31, 2018 - 12:30pm
January 24, 2018
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
To the editor: The average age of today's farmer is 58 years old. Over the course of the next five years (the duration of the next farm bill), nearly 100 million acres of farmland are predicted to change hands. Some retiring farmers and ranchers will pass their land and operations...
January 24, 2018 - 10:30am
January 17, 2018
Letter: Here's how to prevent birth defects
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month (250 words) Editor's note: The following information was provided by Todd County Health and Human Services in connection with National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Birth defects are common, costly, and critical. In the United States,...
January 17, 2018 - 1:30pm
January 3, 2018
Letter: Municipal electric utilities can be independent
To the editor: Municipal electric utilities can be independent When it comes to rural development, the town of Bloomfield, in southeast Iowa, is holding its own, and can act as a model for other municipal electric utilities. A 2014 study concluded Bloomfield (population 2,643) could...
January 3, 2018 - 2:02pm
November 29, 2017
Letter: AAUSBC is not an outsider
To the editor: The headline (in the Nov. 15 Osakis Review), "Outside gambling provider moves in," might lead one to believe we have been invaded by Martians or some such thing. The Alexandria Area (hint, hint; key word here is AREA!) Bowlers Association (AAUSBC) is comprised of bowlers...
November 29, 2017 - 9:58am
November 22, 2017
Commentary: Do you have diabetes? Many don't know it
By Marcia Schroeder RN, Horizon Public Health, Alexandria, MN November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a growing problem. In 2015, in Minnesota alone, 7.6 percent of adults (about 320,000) were newly diagnosed with diabetes. That number does not account for the nearly 1 in...
November 22, 2017 - 12:20pm
November 15, 2017
Letter: Action needed to address the opioid epidemic
To the editor:
November 15, 2017 - 11:35am
November 1, 2017
Letter: New alternative to crop insurance
To the editor: For many years, farmers across the country have purchased crop insurance policies as a way to manage the risk of a yield or income loss. Crop insurance has stepped into the spotlight as the highest costing federal farm program, at about $8 billion per year. Despite...
November 1, 2017 - 10:45am
Letter: Correctional facility workers deserve raise
To the editor: I'm disgusted that six Republican legislators took a 45 percent pay raise for themselves and gave massive tax breaks to big corporations and their rich friends. Now they want to take away a 2 percent cost-of-living raise from hard working state employees and blame us...
November 1, 2017 - 10:40am
Letter: Be careful seeding buffers; it could spread weed
To the editor: It was announced two weeks ago that the invasive weed, Palmer amaranth, was found on multiple sites in Todd County. All were in new CRP seedings. It's hoped that since the actual planting at these locations was done this summer, and with our cool August conditions,...
November 1, 2017 - 10:12am