100 Years Ago
Jan. 29, 1920
Attention farmers! There is a contagious disease among horses commonly called influenza that is always more or less present in any locality during the winter and spring months until grass comes. This has many forms. During the past two weeks, a few outbreaks have been treated in this community. A vaccine against this disease has been perfected and used extensively for several years. Contact Drs. Jenkins & Cameron for more information.
Income tax man coming. A representative of the Internal Revenue Dept. will be visiting Osakis Feb. 3-4. E J. Lynch, United States Revenue Collector, advises the Review that arrangements have been made to have a deputy revenue collector visit Osakis on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 3-4 for the purpose of assisting taxpayers in filling out income tax returns for the year 1919.
Creamery meeting harmonious affair. Nearly 100 stockholders and patrons of the Osakis Co-Operative Creamery Co. met at the Commercial Club rooms in Osakis Tuesday afternoon for their annual meeting and to discuss problems of interest to the dairyman. The meeting was deemed to be one of the most harmonious the association has ever held.
50 Years Ago
Jan. 29, 1970
Osakis wrestlers do well. Five Osakis wrestlers placed high in the Central Gopher Conference wrestling meet, held at Holdingford last Saturday. Clifton Peterson won the championship in the 165 lb. class; Gary Anderson finished second in the 133 lb. class; Dean Waldvogel placed third in the 112 lb. class; and Dan Hagen won the championship in the 154 lb. class and John Rooney was the conference champion in the heavy-weight division. The wrestling team placed fourth overall in the tournament.
Teacher-school board negotiations set to begin. The teacher-school board negotiations are set to begin soon over new contracts for the coming year. It is expected that statewide negotiations will go better this year.
Ad: Win free groceries at Loren’s Jack & Jill! Each week we will be giving away $25.00 in groceries to 5 lucky people. Just clip this corner of our ad and bring it to our store. If your lucky number is one of the 5 numbers posted in our store, you win $5.00 in groceries. No purchase required.
25 Years Ago
Jan. 31, 1995
HazWaste program. More than 1, 000 gallons of paints , stains and varnishes were recycled through the new Pope/Douglas Household HazWaste program during the first three quarters of 1994, according to Bonita Gilbertson, environmental coordinator.
Haasser wins Todd election. Anthony Haasser was the top vote getter in the Todd County special election held on Tuesday, Jan. 24, for Todd county Commissioner District 3. Haasser polled 739 votes, compared to Gaylord Saetre’s 441 votes.
Silverstreak boys post come-from-behind win. The Silverstreak boy’s basketball team hung onto a close game here Tuesday, Jan. 24 to defeat the Upsala Cardinals 57-54 in a Prairie Conference contest. Jason Hoff led the Streaks with 24 points, hitting seven from eight inside the key and pulling down eight rebounds.
10 Years Ago
Jan. 29, 2010
State delays school aid. The Minnesota Management and Budget Department told schools this week that the state will delay $423 million of payments to them so the state can pay its bills – taking away three complete payments for Osakis School District 213. The missed payments are to be made up by the end of May, but some school leaders say they may have to take out short-term loans.
A bright future for Osakis science. Emily Wolf and her 8th grade earth science class were the first to use the new science lab at Osakis High School. Progress on the building project will become especially noticeable in the upcoming weeks.
CMH gets five stars. Community Memorial Home (CMH), a section of the Galeon complex in Osakis, received a five out of five star rating from the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The five-star quality rating system was created to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and help identify areas to ask questions.