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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
Fight drugs with small talk
Parents, your words can have a powerful influence on whether your child starts to drink or experiment with drugs. Your kids really do want to hear from you and they look to you for healthy guidance. That advice comes from Todd County Citizens Against Drugs — a group of friends,...
July 10, 2019 - 9:44am
January 31, 2018
Undercover agents talk about opioids
The main driver of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. is opioids, both prescription and illicit. In fact, according to the U.S. Center for Disease...
January 31, 2018 - 9:21am
January 24, 2018
Drug, domestic calls rise in Osakis
The police have been very busy in Osakis this past year. The 2017 report given by Police Chief Chad Gulbranson at the city council meeting on...
January 24, 2018 - 9:52am
December 13, 2017
Have you talked to your children about drugs, alcohol?
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Todd County Health and Human Services. As a parent, the things you say and do have a big influence on the decisions your child makes — especially when it comes to using alcohol or drugs. Research shows that kids who learn...
December 13, 2017 - 10:29am
October 11, 2017
Four Osakis residents face felony drug charges
Four Osakis residents were charged with felony crimes involving methamphetamine or other drugs after the Osakis Police Department issued search...
October 11, 2017 - 2:11pm
June 7, 2017
Suspect in drug search sentenced
A 42-year-old Frazee woman was sentenced to 56 months in prison on May 31 for possessing more than 50 grams, or 1.8 ounces, of methamphetamine...
June 7, 2017 - 9:49am
April 20, 2016
Students dare to take a stand
For 12 weeks, fifth grade students in Osakis learned about making wise decisions about drugs and alcohol. Last Friday, April 15, they were rewarded...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
COMMENTARY: The opioid epidemic: Enough is enough
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
Heroin makes headlines nationally, but meth is the problem here
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports heroin use is on the rise across the U.S. Here in Douglas County, it’s methamphetamine...
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
September 30, 2014
Powerful meds taken during pharmacy burglary
The public’s help is needed in tracking down people selling prescription medications after a Starbuck pharmacy was burglarized last week. Starbuck police responded to a burglary of Samuelson’s Drug Store on September 16 and discovered approximately 1,800 prescription pills, several...
September 30, 2014 - 1:52pm
September 15, 2014
Osakis couple face felony drug charges
An Osakis couple faces felony charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine and other drugs at their home where their 9-year-old daughter also lives. The couple, Carla Colleen Wardell, 49, and Jay Brian Wardell, 52, are separated but live in the same residence at 500 East Main...
September 15, 2014 - 10:13am
April 24, 2013
Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 27
Todd County residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose of prescription drugs this weekend. Saturday, April 27 is Prescription Drug Take Back Day. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., three collection sites will be set up for residents to quickly and safely drop off old, unused prescription...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Heroin use in Douglas County rising
Locally, there's an increase in heroin use. "We have a big problem that we see on the horizon and we need to get [information] out there as quickly as possible," Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson told the Echo Press on Tuesday.
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
Bust uncovers stolen guns, drugs in Osakis
Stolen guns and marijuana were turned up in a drug bust in Osakis on January 28. According to the West Central Narcotics Task Force, a search...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
February 5, 2013
Stolen guns, drugs recovered in Osakis bust
Stolen guns and marijuana were turned up in a drug bust in Osakis on January 28. According to the West Central Narcotics Task Force, a search warrant was issued at 11 Main Street West in Osakis where officers recovered two stolen guns, marijuana, scales, packaging supplies and $2,310...
February 5, 2013 - 10:19am