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Osakis Police Blotter June 27-July 3
Expect changes in school food
VRBO tops city council discussions
House explosion sends one to hospital
Man dies in Todd County crash
Legion baseball: Osakis to enter playoffs on six-game winning streak
Sports schedule for Sunday, July 15
Silverstreaks Golf Classic set for Aug. 11
Legion baseball: Osakis makes Hancock pay in 11-1 win
Osakis' DeWenter earns award in accountability
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Marjorie E. "Marge" Rooney
Guy S. Hohenhaus
Osakis mom overcomes pain, finishes marathon
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Engaged - Wadsworth and Stier
Osakis Voices: School stays busy in summer
Remember When, 1993: 49'er football star judges chili
'Boot or Salute' July 11
Remember When, 1968: Haaven runs for state representative
Makin' Waves column: Bait is a matter of perspective
Deadline for farm benefits is Sunday
Put waste in its place
Six area farms honored for milk quality
New faces at the Osakis VFW
Herberger's closing ends an era that began in Osakis
hires and promotions
on the street
June 27, 2018
Letter: Small part of farm bill has huge impact
To the editor: Anyone familiar with rural communities knows that locally-owned businesses are the jewels that make them vibrant. However, in many rural communities, entrepreneurs can struggle to establish new businesses. Often, needed resources and training in business planning are...
June 27, 2018 - 12:43pm
Letter: Do what you love -- volunteer
To the editor: Volunteer! Sit on a committee? Help at a church, hospital, or school event? Volunteer to drive? Mow lawns? Find a way. Motivations for volunteering are numerous, personal, unique; e.g. helping others, feeling needed, being productive, less isolated. Be involved in something...
June 27, 2018 - 11:45am
Letter: A bold goal to reduce suicide
To the editor: Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in this country. It touches millions of lives — people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds — but the research is clear: Suicide is preventable, and the more people who stand up for suicide prevention and mental...
June 27, 2018 - 9:41am
June 13, 2018
Letter: Car Care Program seeks your help
To the editor: The Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) is a faith-based nonprofit that helps county residents with transportation problems. The Douglas County Car Care Program supported the Osakis community by providing 12 donated cars and repairing 18 vehicles in the past five...
June 13, 2018 - 10:15am
May 30, 2018
Commentary: Support a free and open Internet
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota
May 30, 2018 - 1:10pm
May 23, 2018
Letter: Meet the new wildlife biologist
To the editor: Hi, I'm Luke Thoma, the Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist for Todd County, taking over from Sabin Adams. I am located in the USDA Farm Service Center office in Long Prairie with the NRCS. Growing up on a hobby farm just west of Little Falls, I enjoyed spending time outdoors...
May 23, 2018 - 10:35am
May 16, 2018
Letter: Should we be wary of another dust bowl?
To the editor: In recent past, the Great Plains has experienced extreme weather conditions. Most recently, we witnessed very high winds combined with dry conditions, resulting in dust clouds reminiscent of the 1930s.
May 16, 2018 - 11:25am
May 9, 2018
Letter: Like it or not, everyone is biased
To the editor: Are we biased? The short answer is yes — everyone is, like it or not. Our brains categorize people based on what we've learned from our family, community, television, social media and other sources. Our brains, in part, function like a filing cabinet where we...
May 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2018
Commentary: Take a stand against cable networks
By Joel Smith, Video Operations Manager, arvig.net Arvig television customers have seen an increase to their monthly bill, starting with the March 2018 statement. The increase varies between $3 and $8 per month, depending on the customer's service area and plan. I know this is frustrating,...
May 2, 2018 - 10:00am
April 18, 2018
Letter: Support small country cemeteries
To the editor: Over the years, many small country cemeteries (ones without a church supporting it) have watched as less and less monies come in for the up keep of these cemeteries. I'm sure many of you know of country cemeteries that are being less and less maintained or some that...
April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
Letter: School seeks input on facilities
To the editor: As you may be aware, the Osakis Public School District recently started an assessment process to determine how well our current facilities meet the needs of our students, staff, and community. This process will include gathering input from our stakeholders, examining...
April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
March 28, 2018
Letter: Is new City Hall a want or a need?
To the editor: I thought the issue of a new City Hall was dead and now I see that it has raised its ugly head again. Forward thinking says Mr. Snyder? How about yet another frivolous expenditure like the too narrow one-way street in our downtown area?
March 28, 2018 - 9:50am
March 14, 2018
Letter: Food program is vital for rural areas
To the editor: In the nation's rural communities, where the food that feeds the world is grown, food insecurity is endured by millions of children, seniors, and hard working Americans. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps stave off hunger in one in six rural...
March 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
March 7, 2018
Letter: Blood boiling after Slagerman case
To the editor: I must say I'm glad I am not a resident of Todd County. Last month, I attended a court date in regard to Tyler Slagerman and Lacey Kuschel. My blood is boiling. Tyler Slagerman, a grown adult who has been charged numerous times with misdemeanors, claims to have accidentally...
March 7, 2018 - 1:15pm
January 31, 2018
Letter: Trump needs to take action against opioid crisis
To the editor: Last summer, President Trump's national opioid commission recommended that he declare the opioid epidemic a "national emergency" or a "public health emergency." It was my hope that the President would choose the former, which would have allowed for the use of Federal...
January 31, 2018 - 12:30pm