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Townships elect leaders in Osakis area
Osakis High School Honor Roll
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Osakis Police Blotter Feb. 28-March 6
New rules enacted for vacation rentals
Osakis archery: A place to grow
Boys basketball: Perham ends Osakis’ 22-win season in the 8AA semis
Boys basketball: Osakis still going after fending off Warroad
Boys basketball: Osakis impresses in playoff opener
State final: Zieske's run ends in second (multiple photos)
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Rose Anne Wogan
Lois Shirleen (Beckstrom) Hanson
Senior Menus March 14-21
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Letter: Food program is vital for rural areas
Remember When, 1968: Fire destroys Osakis cafe
Osakis Voices: Time for spring cleaning
Letter: Blood boiling after Slagerman case
Osakis Voices: Try this strategy for tax returns
Farm meeting to hit lots of topics
Fees set for home rentals
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Deadline to report fall-seeded crops is Nov. 15
Duluth-based Allete thrives as it renews focus on all things energy
hires and promotions
on the street
government and politics
January 10, 2018
County board reorganizes for 2018
A new year means a new board chair for the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. After a motion was made by Commissioner Jerry Rapp and a second...
January 10, 2018 - 9:43am
January 3, 2018
Agreement reached with teachers
Teacher salaries for the Osakis School District have been settled for the next two years, 2017-18 and 2018-19, at an increase of 3.39 percent for the first year, and 2.02 percent for the second year. The 2016-17 salaries and benefits amount to $4,097,221. Total salaries and benefits...
January 3, 2018 - 9:35am
December 20, 2017
City levy increases 9.4 percent
The Osakis City Council approved a property tax levy increase of 9.4 percent for 2018. Before taking the unanimous action at its Dec. 12 meeting, the council held a Truth in Taxation hearing but no one from the public spoke. The levy was set at $716,000 — a $62,000 increase...
December 20, 2017 - 9:28am
December 13, 2017
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
ST. PAUL — Mrs. Smith is going to Washington. Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will replace U.S. Sen. Al Franken once he resigns after eight sexual...
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
County cuts proposed levy in half
When Douglas County set its preliminary levy in September, property owners would have seen a 4 percent increase in their property taxes. However,...
December 13, 2017 - 10:01am
December 6, 2017
County fair has small shortfall, big impact
The Douglas County Agricultural Association invested heavily into the fair this year, making improvements and bringing in new attractions like...
December 6, 2017 - 3:30pm
December 4, 2017
City council meeting postponed
Because of winter storm warnings, the Monday, Dec. 4 meeting of the Osakis City Council has been postponed. The meeting is rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.
December 4, 2017 - 2:51pm
November 29, 2017
When is building permit needed?
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Todd County Planning and Zoning. Todd County land use permits are required outside city limits for buildings and structures greater than 32 square feet in size.
November 29, 2017 - 1:30pm
Snow removal contract awarded for Osakis Public Schools
Snow removal bids were received by the Osakis School Board at its Monday, Nov. 13 meeting, and a contract was awarded for the current season. Schultz Sand and Gravel had the low bid $900 per snow event of more than two inches. The agreement calls for the plowing to be completed by...
November 29, 2017 - 10:45am
November 22, 2017
Farm Service Agency elections begin
County committee elections for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency are under way in Douglas County. The 2017 election in Douglas County will be conducted for the representative in Local Administrative Area 3. The area consists of the following townships: Holmes...
November 22, 2017 - 12:40pm
Schools make headway as 'best workforce'
The World's Best Workforce Report for the 2016-17 school year was presented to the Osakis School Board at its Monday, Nov. 13 regular meeting by Principals Shad Schmidt and Tim Roggenbuck. The report is a state-mandated program that requires school districts to develop a comprehensive,...
November 22, 2017 - 11:32am
Does anyone have the time?
As deadlines woosh past in the various Osakis renovation and revitalization projects, one issue remains unsolved. Where will the clock go? The...
November 22, 2017 - 11:29am
November 15, 2017
Outside gambling provider moves in
Bowling has been a big part of the Long family for a long time. In 2016, their love for bowling brought Cathleen Long and her brothers, Ron and Steve, to Osakis, where they bought Lakeview Lanes from long-time owners Doug and Carol Oelfke. Over the past year, the Longs have undergone...
November 15, 2017 - 11:00am
November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 8, 2017
Council gets reports from city departments
Osakis department heads presented their monthly reports to the City Council at its regular Monday, Oct. 2 meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Liquor store Manager Julie Didier reported that on-sales profit for September was $5,236. Off-sale revenue for September was $24,074. Total profit...
November 8, 2017 - 11:53am