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The Osakis Review
Getting revved up
New bowling alley seeks liquor license
Salaries for school leaders approved
Osakis FFA to attend national convention
School lunch report shows profit; prices increase
Baseball: Osakis Legion finding its groove after running past PRBA
Imdieke earns Diamond King Award for discipline
Morken: Laying out a setup on a buck bed
Baseball: Osakis survives late-inning scare to beat Morris
Baseball: Hawks keep rolling with win over Millers
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Charles "Chuck" Redetzke
Raymond 'Bud' Gabler
Suzanne Dean Didier
Eleanor Eileen Collins
Fred & Rose Julig
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Remember When, 1919: Fallen soldier's diary is found
Osakis Voices: Investing in your community
Remember When, 1969: Vandals blow up bridge
Osakis Voices: New machine helps those who fall
Letter: Level the field for family farmers
Three women open new boutique offering space for arts, crafts, much more
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Livestock registrations are due
Hoium honored by American Family
hires and promotions
on the street
May 30, 2018
Editorial: Paid letter policy takes effect
The political campaign season is underway! Filings for public offices at the federal, state and local levels opened Tuesday, May 22 and will stay open through Tuesday, June 5. (The filing period for cities and school districts that do not have primaries is from July 31 to Aug. 14.)...
May 30, 2018 - 1:15pm
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
August 23, 2017
'Boot or Salute'
Salute: Barbara Tilbury gives a salute to the Osakis Area Chamber of Commerce for putting on Movies Under the Stars. She went to the Aug. 17 movie, Boss Baby. "Good crowd, good weather and good movie," she said in an email to the Review. "Looking forward to Thursday night. Hope to...
August 23, 2017 - 9:50am
August 16, 2017
Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
We hope the blank front page of today's newspaper caught your eye. More importantly, we hope it prompted readers to imagine, for just a few minutes, what it would be like if there wasn't a local newspaper: No front-page stories or photos. No city council, school board or any kind...
August 16, 2017 - 11:30am
May 24, 2017
'Boot or Salute'
A message for all graduates
May 24, 2017 - 11:30am
February 22, 2017
EDITORIAL: Should prom-goers submit photos?
We're not sure what to make of the Osakis School Board's discussion to have girls submit a photo of themselves wearing the dress they plan to wear to prom. (See the front page story in today's issue for details.) The photos would be submitted for approval to the prom's co-advisor....
February 22, 2017 - 7:00am
October 26, 2016
FORUM EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. declines to endorse the Republican candidate for president of the United States. It does not follow, however, that the endorsement goes to the Democratic candidate. This year, we suggest none of the above is...
October 26, 2016 - 12:00am
October 19, 2016
Boot or Salute
October 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
Boot and Salute
STEALING AT THE FAIR Boot: The Douglas County Fair was a bustling, fun event filled with many family friendly activities. But, as is the case at other large-scale events, there always seems to be an isolated few who exhibit selfish behavior. Even with an attendant watching over the...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
'Boot or Salute'
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
April 8, 2015
Send 'Boot' or 'Salute' to Osakis Review
The Osakis Review is excited to bring back “Boot or Salute” – a way for readers to share their thoughts on any topic that catches their interest in a good or bad way. Did you experience a random act of kindness or were impressed with a local business that went above and beyond?...
April 8, 2015 - 12:00am
January 28, 2015
Osakis Review Editorial: Wait for facts in bullying incident
When a news story breaks, people, understandably, want answers. They want black-and-white facts so they’ll know exactly what happened. Unfortunately, not everything is so clear-cut, at least initially. That’s the case with an alleged bullying incident at Osakis High School on...
January 28, 2015 - 12:00am
February 5, 2014
Osakis Review Editorial: Douglas County is considering bad idea
The Douglas County Board was scheduled to consider a resolution yesterday that should keenly interest readers.
February 5, 2014 - 12:00am
October 22, 2013
Editorial: Candy flavored e-cigs forging new pathway to addiction, disease
By Ross P. Lanzafame, American Lung Association national board chair and Harold Wimmer, American Lung Association national president and CEO E-cigarette use among middle school children has doubled in just one year. Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
October 22, 2013 - 3:05pm
June 13, 2012
Editorial - Healthy foods are affordable
It's time to shatter the myth that's stopping some people from eating healthier. Healthy foods are not as expensive as people think. The United States Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Kevin Concannon released a column about the affordability of fresh fruits and vegetables...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am