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The Osakis Review
School reviews food service budget
Osakis Police Blotter July 4-10
The great and powerful Oz; float wins contest
Student dress code updated
City gets grant for traffic safety
Legion baseball: Osakis postseason tourney postponed
Legion baseball: Osakis plays Sauk Centre in playoff opener
Legion baseball: Osakis to enter playoffs on six-game winning streak
Sports schedule for Sunday, July 15
Silverstreaks Golf Classic set for Aug. 11
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Marjorie E. "Marge" Rooney
Guy S. Hohenhaus
Osakis mom overcomes pain, finishes marathon
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Engaged - Wadsworth and Stier
Osakis Voices: Vacation rental properties -- pros and cons
Remember When, 1918: Townspeople help with harvest
Osakis Voices: School stays busy in summer
Remember When, 1993: 49'er football star judges chili
'Boot or Salute' July 11
Farm agency accepting nominations
Deadline for farm benefits is Sunday
Put waste in its place
Six area farms honored for milk quality
New faces at the Osakis VFW
hires and promotions
on the street
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
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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
October 25, 2017
Letter: Let's show veterans our appreciation
To the editor: Let's show veterans our appreciation for their service and sacrifice in protecting us and our freedom! Cards, letters, pictures will be sent to current military serving our country and veterans living in VA Homes and hospitals in Minnesota. There are currently 725...
October 25, 2017 - 10:11am
October 18, 2017
Commentary: Stop fraud against seniors
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota After Peggy Hiestand-Harri's mom retired, she planned to spend her time like a lot of Minnesotans do — with her kids and grandkids. And also like a lot of Minnesotans in their golden years, she got by on a fixed income.
October 18, 2017 - 10:15am
October 11, 2017
Commentary: The truth about influenza and vaccines
By Marcia Schroeder RN, Horizon Public Health Influenza is NOT ... a cold, or the run-of-the-mill vomiting or diarrheal illness that people often refer to as the "stomach flu." Influenza IS ... an upper respiratory infection. It is a virus. It is contagious, spread by coughing, sneezing...
October 11, 2017 - 11:30am
October 4, 2017
Letter: Farm bill would help farmers, soil, water
To the editor: Do you care about soil health, clean water, and farmers' ability to make a living and steward their land? Time to tune in. Congress has started work on the next farm bill, and now is when they need to hear from you: the voters. The next farm bill offers a major opportunity...
October 4, 2017 - 10:30am
September 20, 2017
Letter: Students and teachers benefit from growing food
To the editor: In the last 20 years, small schools facing budget cuts often removed elective classes. This left skills like cooking and growing fruits and vegetables unlearned. Center for Rural Affairs' Greenhouse to Cafeteria program has been a solution for schools that have faced...
September 20, 2017 - 11:18am
September 13, 2017
Letter: Do not cut SNAP food program
To the editor: Disaster can strike anywhere. Hurricane Harvey has shown us that we are all vulnerable to circumstances beyond our control, and safety net programs like SNAP (formerly food stamps) can help families through a crisis.
September 13, 2017 - 10:20am