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The Osakis Review
High school senior trains with first responders
Hoffarth begins new principal duties
Go green Friday; buy compost from St. Agnes School
Osakis Police Blotter May 1-7
Osakis athletic trainer vies for national award
Track and field: Osakis moves up to eighth in first state true team experience
Softball: Osakis seeded 10th, will open playoffs at Sauk Centre
Baseball: Osakis drops nailbiter to 15-1 Pierz
Golf: Osakis boys, girls wrap up CMC play on Thursday
Baseball: Osakis wraps up Prairie title with win over 11-5 Royals
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Charles 'Chuck' Ward
Kathryn (Didier) Ofstad
Mary M. Olson
Eleanor Eileen Collins
Fred & Rose Julig
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Osakis Voices: Why did my valuation go up?
Remember When, 1919: Underground rail near Osakis?
Remember When, 1969: City to register bicycles
Osakis Voices: It's true: The bank is selling
Letter: Put whole milk back in our schools
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
October 17, 2018
Applications accepted for Master Gardeners
Do you like gardening? How about working and communicating with other gardeners? Check out the Todd County Master Gardeners Program. It's seeking...
October 17, 2018 - 10:00am
February 28, 2016
Gardeners have a special way of talking
By Don Kinzler, Forum News Service How are you at deciphering a foreign language? Last spring my wife, Mary, suggested we pinch the flat of bedding...
February 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
February 19, 2014
Growing Green with Robin Trott, U of M Extension Educator: Good garden reads
I am an avid reader, and so it was with great sadness that I read about Sir Terry Pratchett, one of Britain’s most prolific and popular authors, and his battle with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. A result of this disease is that Pratchett can no longer read, which is totally...
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
Sibells' corn crops reach new heights
In a year when there is concern about the corn crop, the Sibells, who live seven miles north of Osakis, are not worrying as much. Reuben Sibell,...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Master gardeners scholarship for adult learners offered
The University of Minnesota Master Gardeners of Douglas County is currently accepting applications from adult learners for a $500 scholarship. The application deadline is August 15. The scholarship recipient will be announced August 31. To request an application, contact the University...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Growing Green - Interested in becoming a master gardener?
Do you have a love for spending long hours planting and tending to your backyard garden? Do you have a knack for teaching and enjoy learning and sharing your knowledge with others? If gardening is your passion, and you would like to be part of a team that contributes to keeping...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
Growing Green: Getting rid of common buckthorn
This beautiful fall weekend found me outside, working in my garden and marveling at the view from my hilltop. The maple leaves are brilliant orange and red, and the birches and aspen are golden yellow. Most of the native trees and shrubs found in woodlots, fencerows, windbreaks and...
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Growing Green: Overwhelmed by winter squash?
A cool summer in Minnesota, and much of the Midwest, could result in fewer pumpkins for sale this fall. Canned pumpkin and fresh pumpkins are already in short supply at many grocery retailers in our area. Bad news for those of us who carve jack-o-lanterns and yearn for fresh pumpkin...
September 29, 2010 - 3:27pm
September 9, 2010
Growing Green: Becoming a Master Gardener
Do you say "rudbeckia" instead of "black eyed Susan", or "echinacea" instead of "purple cone flower"? Do you know the best methods for ridding a garden of Colorado potato beetles or how to best protect your prize winning tomatoes from blight?
September 9, 2010 - 12:08pm
August 31, 2010
Growing Green: Harvesting fall fruits
Late summer harvest is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow for most home gardeners. This season's early warm up has made many fruits ripen early: apples, choke cherries, plums and many other fruit crops are ready to be picked. My garden is full of large watermelon almost at...
August 31, 2010 - 9:32am
August 10, 2010
Growing Green: Weird Growths on Trees? You've Got Galls!
If I've been out of the office for any length of time, I come back to encounter a desk full of gnarly leaves covered with all sorts of misshapen lumps and bumps in a variety of colors and textures. The notes left with these samples range from the curious to the panicky: What is this...
August 10, 2010 - 9:26am
August 7, 2010
Growing Green: Healthy tomatoes in your garden
After a slow start, and curly leaves, my tomatoes have finally hit their stride. Tall and bushy, and loaded with green fruit, I can't wait to see that red blush and bite into my first Early Girl of the season. My evening garden walk includes close inspection for any early signs of...
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Recycling, gardening go hand in hand
Blooming blossoms, fragrant flowers and luscious landscaping - these elements of summer abounded at the "Flower Pots and Garden Stops" tour,...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 13, 2010
Growing Green: Horticulture Night at WCROC
Get ready to ROC! July 29 is the annual Horticulture Night at the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris. These gardens were established in 1920 on the current Morris campus, and were moved to their current location in 1973. Today, the gardens have grown to include plantings...
July 13, 2010 - 12:59pm
July 12, 2010
Growing Green: Proper use of garden insecticides
The warm, humid days of summer have finally arrived, and with them come a variety of insects that threaten our gardens. Colorado potato beetles, aphids, leaf hoppers, cucumber beetles and numerous others are very active this time of year, and many home owners choose to use insecticides...
July 12, 2010 - 11:36am