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Townships elect leaders in Osakis area
Osakis High School Honor Roll
Free smoke alarms available
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
December 27, 2017
School levy up 3.27 percent
The maximum allowable tax levy for the Osakis School District was certified to the county auditor at the School Board's Truth in Taxation meeting...
December 27, 2017 - 9:20am
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
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
July 5, 2017
School board approves budget
The 2017-18 proposed budget was approved by Osakis School Board members at a special board meeting Monday, June 26. Superintendent Randy Bergquist...
July 5, 2017 - 9:01am
May 17, 2017
Technology big part of school expenditures
Capital Expenditures requests totaling $144,746.70 were approved by the Osakis School Board at its Monday, May 8 meeting for the coming school year. "Technology will play a huge part on what we pay for capital expenditures," Supt. Randal Bergquist told the School Board at its May...
May 17, 2017 - 8:47am
December 14, 2016
City approves levy increase
Most Osakis residents will likely see a small increase in their property taxes next year. The Osakis City Council approved an overall levy increase of 11 percent at its meeting last Monday night, Dec. 5. The 2017 levy will increase from $589,000 to $654,000, but this amount includes...
December 14, 2016 - 6:00am
December 7, 2016
County tax levy bumps up 2 percent
Property owners in Douglas County will see their property taxes go up by nearly 2 percent for the 2017 tax year. Char Rosenow, Douglas County...
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
September 21, 2016
City Council OKs 2017 balanced budget
A proposed city general fund budget for 2017, including a 3 percent tax levy increase, was discussed at the Osakis City Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 6, and after consideration the levy was set at 4 percent in order to provide a cushion for the final numbers in salary negotiations...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
Osakis sets 2017 budget work meeting
The 2017 Osakis city budget will be refined at a special meeting scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. at Osakis City Hall.
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
LETTER: Transportation and infrastructure left to deteriorate
To the editor: With a $900 million surplus and two years of promises to take care of a core government responsibility of repairing roads and bridges, the Legislature once again failed to reach agreement on a compromise plan to fund transportation. This leaves Minnesotans with deteriorating...
May 25, 2016 - 10:41am
May 18, 2016
Capital expense requests approved for coming school year
The capital expenditure requests for the 2016-17 school year at the Osakis Public Schools were approved at the Monday, May 9 meeting. Supt. Joe Broderick told the School Board the requests include everything from curriculum, books, tables and chairs, to technology.
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
County board addresses mowing costs at fairgrounds
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners moved quickly through a slate of business during Tuesday’s meeting. Following is a brief overview of a few action items.
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
Big bid accepted for downtown project
The Osakis City Council accepted a $2,394,475 bid for the downtown improvement project at its March 7 meeting.
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Cities ask legislators for more money
There is no surprise to what Greater Minnesota cities want from the next Legislature: more state money.
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
December 30, 2015
County refinances jail bonds, save nearly $1M
Good news for taxpayers: An opportunity to cut interest on a county bond could save big bucks. On December 15, Douglas County commissioners authorized the sale of $8.75 million in general obligation refunding bonds. The term “refunding” is used in bond financing, but it’s just...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am