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Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Osakis Police Blotter Oct. 31-Nov. 6
Todd County SCWD asks questions about ag bag recycling
Council winners comment on election
Water, sewer rates may bump up
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 11
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 10
Sports schedule for Friday, Nov. 9
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Betty L. Sayler
Evelyn H. Boogaard
Gary J. Winter
Dolores (Bowman) Lammers
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Osakis Voices: Helping families through a loss
Letter: Foster Grandparent Program delivers benefits
Remember When, 1918: Parade celebrates end of war
Remember When, 1918: War ends! Hostilities cease
'Boot or Salute'
Todd County goat workshop offered
Take a spin on the trail -- for free
Forum Communications names vice president of newspaper operations
State looking into dicamba damage
Two conservation options for landowners
hires and promotions
on the street
November 14, 2018
Letter: Foster Grandparent Program delivers benefits
To the editor: The mission of the Foster Grandparent Program is to purposefully align senior volunteers with children who have special or exceptional needs. Since 1965, Foster Grandparents have been placed in non-profit settings with children creating intergenerational bonds with...
November 14, 2018 - 3:20pm
October 24, 2018
Letter: Vote with the joy of citizenship
To the editor: We approach Election Day on Nov. 6 with a great sense of division in our country. Americans have grown reluctant to discuss policy and governance out of fear of alienating or offending neighbors and friends. For some, this translates to a sense of weariness with our...
October 24, 2018 - 2:03pm
October 17, 2018
Letter: Keep soil healthy in Todd County
Editor's note: The following information was submitted by Todd County Natural Resources Conservation Service. To the editor: Soil contains the organic matter, structure, nutrients, water, and living organisms that create healthy crops or plants. There are tools available to assist...
October 17, 2018 - 10:07am
September 26, 2018
Commentary: Together, we can keep liquor store going
By Julie Didier, manager of the Osakis Liquor Store and staff, Osakis, MN The Osakis Liquor Store employees would like to thank everyone for attending the hearing regarding the future of the Osakis Liquor Store. We are very happy that you cared enough to attend. The city council will...
September 26, 2018 - 10:15am
September 19, 2018
Commentary: Protect water; seal abandoned wells
Editor's note: The following was provided by the Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District. Well sealing is permanently closing a well that is no longer used or is deemed unsafe. State law requires abandoned wells in Minnesota to be sealed. Well sealing involves clearing debris...
September 19, 2018 - 1:10pm
August 22, 2018
Commentary: The life (and death) of American farmers
Recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that suicide rates among American farmers are higher than any other occupational group, and five times higher than that of the population as a whole. One is tempted to argue that this reflects the decline...
August 22, 2018 - 3:20pm
August 15, 2018
Letter: No one survives Alzheimer's -- let's change that
To the editor: I am 39. I am happy, because my family is healthy. I am excited to see my mom and dad retire. They will be fulfilling their dream of traveling and enjoying the relaxed life. I am sure there are several baby boomers anticipating the same dreams for their retirement....
August 15, 2018 - 2:15pm
August 1, 2018
Commentary: Owning a septic tank is a lot like owning a car
Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Todd County Planning and Zoning Department. If you happen to live in a town or city with a municipal sewer system, the treatment of what goes down your sink or toilet probably isn't a great concern to you. If your toilets...
August 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Letter: Program helps students boost reading skills
To the editor: While students are enjoying their summer break, I'm thinking ahead to when they return to school. I love to give my students the one-on-one support they need. Fortunately, schools in Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Garfield, Miltona, Carlos, Kensington, and Parkers...
August 1, 2018 - 12:15pm
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