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Fathers dance with daughters
School gets $300,000 surprise
Osakis speller finishes fourth at state
Osakis School Board hires new secretary
Osakis Police Blotter Feb. 6-12
Boys basketball: Osakis wins a thriller in closing seconds to stay unbeaten
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 19
Boys basketball: No problems for Osakis on the way to 20-0
Girls basketball: Sustained effort pays off with third win in last four for Osakis
Sports schedule for Friday, Feb. 15
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Michael "Mike" Rooney
Genevieve Marion Stocker
Donald 'Chico' Dean Koopman
James "Jim" Schwich
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Remember When, 1994: Crews called to I-94 tragedy
Osakis Voices: Surveys will help guide Galeon activities
Letter: Restriction on biofuel hurts farmers
Osakis Voices: County chair has extra duties
Remember When, 1919: Osakis honors Roosevelt, brave boys
Buffer funds available for farmers
Flu spike restricts visitors at Alomere Health
Osakis farmer lands in Hall of Fame
Todd County goat workshop offered
Take a spin on the trail -- for free
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August 29, 2018
School approves insurance for students
A long-standing student and athletic accident insurance program in the Osakis School District was the topic of extended discussion at the Monday, Aug. 13 School Board meeting. The policy will cost the school district $29,748 for the coming school year, and board members struggled...
August 29, 2018 - 9:51am
June 20, 2018
School awards insurance contracts
Contracts for property insurance and worker's compensation insurance for the 2018-19 were accepted by the Osakis School Board at its Monday, June 11 regular meeting. Two sealed bids were received for each insurance coverage, and the School Board accepted the low bids. The property...
June 20, 2018 - 8:15am
November 9, 2016
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
By Allison O'Toole, St. Paul, MN There's no use sugar-coating it. The 5 percent of Minnesotans who buy insurance on their own, rather than getting it through employers or public programs, are in a difficult position. Minnesota's insurance companies are dramatically increasing their...
November 9, 2016 - 8:00am
October 5, 2016
COMMENTARY: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota There's a cost that comes with the 450 percent increase in the price of EpiPens. Parents worry that they won't be able to afford their child's medication. They drive to pharmacies miles away from their homes just to get the best deal on EpiPens....
October 5, 2016 - 1:00am
March 23, 2016
LETTER: Beyond the insurance coverage gap
To the editor: The Affordable Care Act was signed into law six years ago this month. The uninsured rate is now 11.9 percent, the lowest ever recorded. Approximately 17 million more Americans have health insurance today than before the law was passed. Hospitals across the nation have...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
COMMENTARY: Let's see where people stand on MNsure now
By State Rep. Mark Anderson, R-Lake Shore, District 9A The first order of business when the 2016 Legislative session begins March 8 should be a vote on whether to continue Minnesota’s government-run Obamacare website, MNsure. More than three years into development, MNsure remains...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Douglas County gets insurance award
Douglas County has won an award for how it manages insurance claims. During the 2015 Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT) annual membership meeting on Dec. 7, Board Chair Scott Sanders announced that Douglas County was the 2015 recipient of MCIT’s award for Outstanding...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 24, 2015
New Minnesota car insurance laws begin Jan. 1
If you're all revved up to buy or sell a car, or even just renewing the license tabs on old reliable, be ready to have your insurance information handy. Starting Jan. 1, Minnesotans who are registering, renewing license tabs or transferring ownership of motor vehicles and motorcycles...
December 24, 2015 - 1:00pm
July 15, 2015
UCare to host informational meetings
UCare, an independent, nonprofit health plan, will hold two informational meetings on Wednesday, July 29 at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The first meeting at 5 p.m. will explain the Medicare system so that attendees can make informed health care decisions. The second meeting at...
July 15, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Free MNsure meeting offered at county library
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota will present a free information session on MNsure on Friday, June 26 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street, Alexandria. Participants will learn about health insurance options, value...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 25, 2014
New health plan saves county $150,000
Douglas County employees enrolled in the county’s health insurance will have a new provider in 2015. The county will switch from Blue Cross Blue Shield to HealthPartners health plan. County commissioners approved the switch Monday during a special meeting. It’s a move that...
November 25, 2014 - 12:00am