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The Osakis Review
Osakis Police Blotter Oct. 31-Nov. 6
Todd County SCWD asks questions about ag bag recycling
Council winners comment on election
Water, sewer rates may bump up
Tax deadline nears for ag, manufactured homes
A big buck with grandpa
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 11
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 10
Sports schedule for Friday, Nov. 9
Cross country: Van Kempen wins 6A Coach of the Year honors
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Evelyn H. Boogaard
Gary J. Winter
Dolores (Bowman) Lammers
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Osakis Voices: Helping families through a loss
Letter: Foster Grandparent Program delivers benefits
Remember When, 1918: Parade celebrates end of war
Remember When, 1918: War ends! Hostilities cease
'Boot or Salute'
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
May 16, 2018
Letter: Should we be wary of another dust bowl?
To the editor: In recent past, the Great Plains has experienced extreme weather conditions. Most recently, we witnessed very high winds combined with dry conditions, resulting in dust clouds reminiscent of the 1930s.
May 16, 2018 - 11:25am
May 9, 2018
Letter: Like it or not, everyone is biased
To the editor: Are we biased? The short answer is yes — everyone is, like it or not. Our brains categorize people based on what we've learned from our family, community, television, social media and other sources. Our brains, in part, function like a filing cabinet where we...
May 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2018
Commentary: Take a stand against cable networks
By Joel Smith, Video Operations Manager, arvig.net Arvig television customers have seen an increase to their monthly bill, starting with the March 2018 statement. The increase varies between $3 and $8 per month, depending on the customer's service area and plan. I know this is frustrating,...
May 2, 2018 - 10:00am
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