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Update: Interstate 94 reopen
Interstate temporarily closed between Alex and Osakis
District weighs future building needs
Osakis Police Blotter Sept. 5-11
Todd County flu clinics scheduled
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
Football: Osakis pulls off 27-20 homecoming win
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 20
Volleyball: Osakis makes quick work of Upsala
Tennis: Osakis coasts to a 12th win
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Robert "Bob" Ferris
Norma R. Larson
Norma R. Larson
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Commentary: Protect water; seal abandoned wells
Remember When, 1918: Clothes collected for war victims
Osakis Voices: A time to express gratitude
Remember When, 1918: Citizens warned about wasting gas
Osakis Voices: Todd County hires coordinator
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
Not all land zoned for livestock
hires and promotions
on the street
August 1, 2018
State looking into dicamba damage
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is again gathering information on plant damage that may have been caused by the use of the herbicide dicamba. The department asks anyone with damage in the 2018 growing season to complete a survey or register a formal complaint. The survey will...
August 1, 2018 - 9:59am
July 9, 2018
Deadline for farm benefits is Sunday
A key deadline is approaching for farmers who need to file timely and accurate reports to avoid losing Farm Service Agency benefits, the local director said. "In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Douglas County FSA...
July 9, 2018 - 3:24pm
May 2, 2018
Osakis couple honored for leadership
Levi and Darla Dunn of Osakis were recently named Agassiz Ambassadors for the Red River Valley Emerging Leadership Program at an awards banquet....
May 2, 2018 - 9:35am
February 7, 2018
Dairy farmers are hurting
There wasn't really a last straw that made Billy Euerle walk away from his Garfield dairy farm last year. Things had been bad for several years...
February 7, 2018 - 2:06pm
August 16, 2017
Letter: Advice for transferring your farm
To the editor: Are you one of the many farmers without an identified farm successor? Purdue University says that's around 75 percent, and about half expect nonfamily members to take over. A gradual shift of responsibilities and ownership, plus an extended mentoring period, can help...
August 16, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 8, 2017
LETTER: Opportunity may lie in creativity
To the editor: This is a time of tremendous opportunity in farming and ranching for beginners graduating from college or looking to start a venture of their own. Alternative crops and high value markets offer profit potential and lower risk for new farmers. If land ownership is the...
March 8, 2017 - 8:00am
February 20, 2017
Balancing risk versus reward, farmers weigh planting durum
PLAZA, N.D. — Durum always has been a big part of Keith Deutsch's life. Besides raising the crop, the 60-year-old Plaza, farmer promoted...
February 20, 2017 - 10:00am
December 7, 2016
DNR updates buffer map
Osakis area farmers should take note: The Department of Natural Resources has released the first of two planned updates to Minnesota's buffer map that was first released in July. The map shows public waters and public ditches requiring permanent vegetative buffers or alternative water...
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
September 28, 2016
New option for unstable banks helps farmers, lake
Things can get a little scary at times along ditches and streams when farmers' crops are too close to the banks. Unstable banks can be a safety...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Barn talk: The brown and white of handling manure in Todd County
Editor’s note: The following was submitted by Todd County Soil, Water and Conservation District.
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 13, 2016
New technology addresses chemical spray drift
By Jonathan Knutson, Agweek Staff Writer Chemical spray drift is a growing concern for farmers and society in general. But new tools can help...
February 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
April 15, 2015
Feedlot meeting draws big attendance
Todd County experienced its biggest turnout in years – 105 attendees – at its annual feedlot meeting held at the Clarissa Ballroom on March...
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
Letter - Resolving conflict between industrial farming and clean water
To the editor: Policy makers are currently debating the establishment of a 50-foot buffer zone on land abutting waterways. The buffer would be planted with perennial plants with deep roots, like grasses or alfalfa. The buffer can be mowed, hayed and even pastured. Without buffers,...
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 14, 2010
Grand Forks rancher in court for letting cattle roam free
A Northwood, N.D., rancher is again facing charges of letting his cattle run loose. Lloyd Thorsgard, 76, is set to make an initial court appearance Monday at the Grand Forks County Courthouse. The three misdemeanor charges against him stem from incidents on Oct. 10, 17 and 18, according...
November 14, 2010 - 12:00am
November 8, 2010
Man runs over, kills black bear with combine while harvesting corn in SE Minnesota
When Tom Wightman felt a bump while harvesting corn Saturday afternoon, he knew he had hit something big. He just didn't expect to find what he did: a 320-pound black bear. "That's the first time that's happened.
November 8, 2010 - 2:27pm