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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
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letters to the editor
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
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
January 8, 2014
Becoming more difficult for local food producers to stay in business
To the editor: It seems there is not an end to the relentless, unfounded assaults on agriculture in Todd County. Much of this is due to Not In My Back Yarders (NIMBYs). This is based on facts collected from NASS and other government agencies, presented at the Minnesota State Farm...
January 8, 2014 - 9:36am
December 30, 2013
Many child car seats installed incorrectly
To the editor: Traffic injuries are the leading cause of avoidable injuries and deaths among children in the United States. Safe Kids Worldwide says, “Correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent.” You should always inspect your car...
December 30, 2013 - 3:57pm
December 24, 2013
Rural people on front lines of climate change
To the editor: These past few weeks, Center for Rural Affairs staff have been busy talking to rural people about climate change. The economic health and vitality of rural communities is closely tied to industries dependent on a stable climate, like farming, ranching, forestry...
December 24, 2013 - 8:56am
December 17, 2013
Grants available for beginning farmers
To the editor: In rural and small town America, the best way to create jobs and expand economic opportunity is fostering entrepreneurship and small business. On America’s country roads that means value-added agriculture and niche marketing.
December 17, 2013 - 11:19am
November 20, 2013
Republicans warned about MNsure
To the editor: Our state’s new government-run health care system, MNsure, is experiencing many of the same problems as Obamacare: malfunctions, long waiting times, lackluster enrollment figures and more. I strongly opposed MNsure when it was being hastily created in the Legislature....
November 20, 2013 - 9:42am
MNsure continues to fail Minnesotans
To the editor: Since the opening of public enrollment under MNsure, Minnesota’s branch of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), I have received numerous phone calls and e-mails from individuals, employers and insurance agents regarding the flaws in this new system, particularly...
November 20, 2013 - 9:41am
November 13, 2013
Farm bill is also for Small Town America
To the editor: As Congress enters the final stages of moving forward a final Farm Bill, we must all remember that the Farm Bill is the vehicle by which Congress makes crucial investments in the rural economy.
November 13, 2013 - 8:47am
October 29, 2013
Get back to friendly place to do business
To the editor: The Tax Foundation, a Washington, D.C. think tank, recently released its 2014 State Business climate index.
October 29, 2013 - 9:27am
October 16, 2013
Thank you, Officer Sam Larson
To the editor: On Friday, September 20, en route to a funeral, we were driving on the east side of Lake Osakis about two miles north of Osakis when we heard the sickening thump, thump, thump of a flat tire. My husband has Alzheimer’s disease so my sister-in-law and I decided to...
October 16, 2013 - 8:50am
October 2, 2013
Plenty of ‘uns’ to add to the ‘Unsession’ list
To the editor: Gov. Mark Dayton said he wants to make 2014 an “Unsession.” That is fitting since we already have an “Unready” new state insurance program and an “Unpopular” push to unionize child care providers. And we haven’t even mentioned “Undoing” the burdensome...
October 2, 2013 - 2:31pm