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Rockin' and rollin' at ECFE dance
School food is a hit
It's Easter Bunny time
City gets clean audit
Osakis Police Blotter April 3-9
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 23
Baseball: Section power Foley edges Osakis
Sports schedule for Monday, April 22
Baseball: Infanger, Rost dominate on the mound in Osakis' sweep
Softball: Rout of Cardinals has Osakis moving in right direction early
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Karen A. Vangstad
Jesse J. Johnson
Lydia M. Olson
Sister Jeanette Quinn
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Osakis Voices: It's spring cleaning time
Remember When, 1919: War tank draws big crowd
Osakis Voices: 'Tis the season for home repairs
Remember When, 1919: Three brothers die from influenza
Remember When, 1969: Base pay for teachers is $6,500
Livestock registrations are due
Hoium honored by American Family
Cancer-fighting event lures them in
Buffer funds available for farmers
Flu spike restricts visitors at Alomere Health
hires and promotions
on the street
April 3, 2019
Commentary: Radon is a Minnesota health threat
By Marcia Schroeder, Registered Nurse, Horizon Public Health Radon is a colorless and odorless gas that comes from the soil. The gas can accumulate in the air we breathe. Radon gas decays into fine particles that are radioactive. When inhaled, these fine particles can damage our lungs....
April 3, 2019 - 11:30am
Letter: Immigration is reshaping rural America
To the editor: A raid in north central Nebraska put a spotlight on immigration in rural America. It targeted alleged labor exploitation by an employment agency. It swept up more than 100 community members and employees of local businesses. The raid highlighted how deeply immigration...
April 3, 2019 - 9:50am
March 27, 2019
Letter: Police stats -- devil is in the details
To the editor: In the March 20, 2019 edition of the Osakis Review, a recap of the City Council meeting mentioned statistics for the Osakis Police Department. At first glance, these statistics are impressive. I, for one, highly respect the work of our local police and law enforcement...
March 27, 2019 - 9:41am
March 6, 2019
Letter: An urgent plea to drivers: Use headlights
To the editor: This is a "shout out" to some of my fellow drivers out there: People, is it really such a bother to turn on your headlights? Seriously? I get so frustrated with drivers who fail to use their headlights when they SHOULD be on, that is, foggy/overcast/rainy/snowy weather....
March 6, 2019 - 10:25am
February 13, 2019
Letter: Restriction on biofuel hurts farmers
To the editor: The ethanol industry has great potential to improve agricultural communities in Minnesota, boosting the economy and helping our hardworking farmers provide for their families. Over the past five years, farm income has fallen by 46 percent. One thing that all Americans...
February 13, 2019 - 9:36am
January 16, 2019
Letter: Farm bill contains good, bad news
To the editor: The compromise farm bill secures several victories for conservation, beginning farmers, and rural communities, while failing to cap payments to the largest farms or secure stable long-term funding for working lands conservation. We are pleased that Congress maintained...
January 16, 2019 - 10:07am
January 2, 2019
Letter: Making a difference in lives of children
To the editor: Christmas was a joy for many children, families, and individuals thanks to the generosity of outstanding people, businesses, churches and organizations this year.
January 2, 2019 - 1:00pm
December 5, 2018
Commentary: Why my vote matters
Editor's note: The following essay, written by Logan Lipke, received first place honors in this year's Osakis VFW Voice of Democracy contest, which was open to students in grades 9 through 12. This year's theme was "Why My Vote Matters." By Logan Lipke, Osakis, MN
December 5, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 28, 2018
Letter: Honoring the American flag
Editor's note: The following essay, written by Isaiah Neal, received first place honors for the Osakis VFW Patriot's Pen essay contest. Students in sixth through eighth-grade were asked to write about the topic, "Why I Honor the American Flag."
November 28, 2018 - 9:41am
November 21, 2018
Letter: Abuse survivors are inspirational
To the editor: Every October I read with interest the coverage by this paper of local events — sponsored by Someplace Safe — to note Domestic Violence Awareness month. Of special interest are the articles about those who have managed to escape abusive situations and moved...
November 21, 2018 - 1:10pm
November 14, 2018
Letter: Foster Grandparent Program delivers benefits
To the editor: The mission of the Foster Grandparent Program is to purposefully align senior volunteers with children who have special or exceptional needs. Since 1965, Foster Grandparents have been placed in non-profit settings with children creating intergenerational bonds with...
November 14, 2018 - 3:20pm
October 24, 2018
Letter: Vote with the joy of citizenship
To the editor: We approach Election Day on Nov. 6 with a great sense of division in our country. Americans have grown reluctant to discuss policy and governance out of fear of alienating or offending neighbors and friends. For some, this translates to a sense of weariness with our...
October 24, 2018 - 2:03pm
October 17, 2018
Letter: Keep soil healthy in Todd County
Editor's note: The following information was submitted by Todd County Natural Resources Conservation Service. To the editor: Soil contains the organic matter, structure, nutrients, water, and living organisms that create healthy crops or plants. There are tools available to assist...
October 17, 2018 - 10:07am
September 26, 2018
Commentary: Together, we can keep liquor store going
By Julie Didier, manager of the Osakis Liquor Store and staff, Osakis, MN The Osakis Liquor Store employees would like to thank everyone for attending the hearing regarding the future of the Osakis Liquor Store. We are very happy that you cared enough to attend. The city council will...
September 26, 2018 - 10:15am
September 19, 2018
Commentary: Protect water; seal abandoned wells
Editor's note: The following was provided by the Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District. Well sealing is permanently closing a well that is no longer used or is deemed unsafe. State law requires abandoned wells in Minnesota to be sealed. Well sealing involves clearing debris...
September 19, 2018 - 1:10pm