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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
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 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
July 26, 2017
Commentary: Strong farm bill is needed
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota A sugar beet grower told us about how crop insurance is working for his farm in the Red River Valley. A school board member in Canby is concerned about meeting the food needs of local families. An ethanol producer shared his plans to expand...
July 26, 2017 - 9:38am
July 19, 2017
Commentary: Galeon is community treasure
By John Rude, Eugene, OR On Saturday June 24, I returned home to Eugene, Oregon after experiencing two wonderful days in Osakis. The primary purpose was to acknowledge Dave Carlson for the exceptional leadership he has shown in leading Galeon for 29 years. Beyond that, I discovered...
July 19, 2017 - 2:49pm
March 8, 2017
COMMENTARY: Much needed Eagle's Nest work gets off the ground
By MN Rep. Paul Anderson, Starbuck, MN I saw a beautiful sight recently. We drove to Sauk Centre on Saturday, Feb. 18, to visit the Eagle's Healing Nest and attend a fundraiser going on there. As we turned off the highway and drove up the tree-lined entrance of the complex, we saw...
March 8, 2017 - 7:00am
COMMENTARY: Give Minnesotans a more affordable choice for health insurance
By Gov. Mark Dayton, Sen. Tony Lourey, Rep. Clark Johnson, St. Paul, MN Since 1859, the Sexton family has owned and operated the Irish Ridge Dairy Farm in Millville, about 25 miles northeast of Rochester. Sheri and Vince Sexton run the family dairy today. Like generations before them,...
February 8, 2017 - 8:00am
February 1, 2017
COMMENTARY: Donald Trump and the ethanol mandate
By Merrill Matthews, Dallas, Texas President-elect Donald Trump cruised to victory promising to get rid of the mandate to buy health insurance. While he's at it, how about getting rid of the mandate to buy ethanol?
February 1, 2017 - 9:00am
COMMENTARY: Our system has no guarantees
By Lee H. Hamilton, former Congressman, Bloomington, IN There are a lot of dire predictions about our representative democracy. We're just past a presidential election campaign in which candidates complained about a rigged political system. Now, commentators worry about the imminent...
February 1, 2017 - 9:00am
COMMENTARY: Can the media hold politicians accountable?
By Lee H. Hamilton, Director of the Center on Congress, Indiana University If you watched Donald Trump's recent press conference, you may have overlooked a telling and worrisome moment. A CNN reporter tried to ask the president-elect about the extent of his ties to Russian officials....
February 1, 2017 - 8:00am
January 18, 2017
COMMENTARY: Producers should utilize all available resources
By Steve Frericks, Douglas County FSA Office executive director, Alexandria, MN A new year means new opportunities for the producers and landowners here in Douglas County. As many producers lay out their plan for the upcoming year, it is imperative that producers utilize all available...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
December 28, 2016
COMMENTARY: Creating jobs and driving innovation in rural Minnesota
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of Ever Cat's biodiesel plant in Isanti. The company, started by a feed-supplement supplier for farmers, uses innovative technology to create biodiesel from waste. And every year...
December 28, 2016 - 8:00am
December 14, 2016
COMMENTARY: In the meadow we can build a straw man
By Michael Lyon, Student, Portland State University Yes, it's that time again, there's a chill in the air and snow on the ground and we'll soon be swearing in a new President. Time to celebrate the holidays!
December 14, 2016 - 8:00am
COMMENTARY: Trump's media relations will be terrible; and that's OK
By Jeffrey M. McCall, Professor of Communication, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN The media world is aghast that president-elect Donald Trump holds it in low regard and has no interest in improving the toxic relationship. Instead of bemoaning this state of affairs, however, the...
December 14, 2016 - 8:00am
November 30, 2016
COMMENTARY: How to scrap the Electoral College
By John LaForge, Co-Director of Nukewatch, a peace and environmental justice group in Wisconsin Sixteen years ago, as the 2000 presidential election recount in Florida transfixed the nation, the newly elected Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke directly to the likelihood that Al Gore...
November 30, 2016 - 9:00am
November 22, 2016
COMMENTARY: Ensuring competition benefits farmers and consumers
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota In Minnesota, we are proud of our farmers and farming communities. While most people know us as the land of 10,000 lakes, we have nearly 75,000 farms and are fifth in the nation in agricultural production. We also are home to many agricultural...
November 22, 2016 - 8:00am