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Investigators identify man accused of shooting Minnesota officer with arrow
UPDATE: More details emerge in arrow shooting: Suspect is from Osakis/Alexandria area
Suspect shoots deputy with arrow in Sauk Centre
Driver going 130 mph with teen passenger arrested
Water-quality testing results show good news for Todd County
Cross country: Grove breaks own record to lead Osakis
Girls tennis: Silverstreaks power past Braves 6-1
Football scores from Friday, Sept. 14
Football: Backes, Osakis rout Benson, 56-8
Sports schedule for Friday, Sept. 14
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Robert "Bob" Ferris
Norma R. Larson
Norma R. Larson
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Remember When, 1918: Citizens warned about wasting gas
Osakis Voices: Todd County hires coordinator
Osakis Voices: The purpose of planning and zoning
Remember When, 2008: Enger brothers sign books
Osakis Voices: A closer look into education funding
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
Not all land zoned for livestock
hires and promotions
on the street
September 12, 2018
City proposes 3 percent levy bump
Property taxes shouldn't increase much in Osakis next year. At its Sept. 4 meeting, the Osakis City Council set its 2019 preliminary general levy at $594,500 — a 3 percent increase from this year's levy of $573,000. The levy is an overall amount and each property owner's taxes...
September 12, 2018 - 9:51am
July 3, 2018
District feels positive about budget
A projected budget for the 2018-19 school year was approved by the Osakis School Board at a 6:30 a.m. Wednesday special meeting. A budget revision...
July 3, 2018 - 10:36am
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