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Turning food scraps into cash
Get ready for the rodeo
Osakis Lions walleye tournament makes changes
Baseball: Osakis prepares for section tournament
Track and field: Osakis breaks four school records at subsections
Golf: Osakis girls get in final regular-season meet at Albany
Baseball: Osakis drops pitchers’ duel at Royalton in finale
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
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Charles 'Chuck' Ward
Kathryn (Didier) Ofstad
Mary M. Olson
Eleanor Eileen Collins
Fred & Rose Julig
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Letter: Ag census shows more renewables on farms
Osakis Voices: Galeon is revamping activities
Remember When, 1994: Klukken is Teacher of the Year
Osakis Voices: Why did my valuation go up?
Remember When, 1919: Underground rail near Osakis?
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Livestock registrations are due
Hoium honored by American Family
Cancer-fighting event lures them in
hires and promotions
on the street
May 22, 2019
Letter: Ag census shows more renewables on farms
To the editor: Farmers are increasingly adopting renewable energy on their farms. According to the U.S. Census of Agriculture, released on April 11, 2019, solar and geothermal energy systems on farms have increased significantly since the last Census in 2012. In 2017, there were 133,176...
May 22, 2019 - 1:30pm
May 1, 2019
Letter: Put whole milk back in our schools
To the editor: We are counting on consumers to help us get whole milk back in our schools. Getting whole milk back in our schools cannot be considered a political issue. We must get whole milk back in our schools for our children's' sake. It's important that their bodies and their...
May 1, 2019 - 1:45pm
April 24, 2019
Letter: Abuse of ag trade aid costs taxpayers
To the editor: In 2018, President Trump pledged $12 billion to provide direct aid to corn, cotton, dairy, hog, sorghum, soybean and wheat producers. Through the Market Facilitation Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has administered this aid to provide short-term relief...
April 24, 2019 - 10:59am
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