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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
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
July 10, 2019
Letter: Level the field for family farmers
To the editor: Sen. Grassley (IA) and Rep. Fortenberry (NE) are standing up for family farmers in very tough times. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced they plan to release regulations this year addressing payments to family farms. These payments offer essential...
July 10, 2019 - 11:30am
June 12, 2019
Letter: The power of wind energy
To the editor: The number of Americans receiving their electricity from renewable wind energy grew rapidly in 2018, with enough installed capacity to power more than 30 million homes, according to the 2018 American Wind Energy Association Annual Market Report.
June 12, 2019 - 1:10pm
June 5, 2019
Letter: Please hang up and drive
To the editor: Another session of the Minnesota Legislature is almost over. They agreed to a budget that reflects compromise on both sides of the aisle, for which they should be applauded.
June 5, 2019 - 10:08am
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