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WATCH: Officials hold second news briefing with latest on Jayme Closs
A last look at 2018; highlights from final half of year
Million dollar fundraiser returns to St. Agnes
Douglas County hires new emergency director
Osakis Police Blotter Dec. 26-Jan. 1
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 15
Girls basketball: Osakis can’t catch Barnesville after early deficit
Wrestling: Osakis goes 0-3 at home duals
Boys basketball: Osakis 11-0 after outlasting Minnewaska at Target Center
Sports schedule for Saturday, Jan. 12
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Donald 'Chico' Dean Koopman
Darlene R Goodwin
Penny Rae Lopez (Movold)
Lynn Gerald Robinson
James Michael Caliandro
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Remember When, 1919: Two roosters fetch record price
Osakis Voices: Police wrap up record busy year
Letter: Making a difference in lives of children
Remember When, 1919: Farm sells for $110 an acre
Osakis Voices: Make a resolution that sticks
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
January 9, 2019
Douglas County hires new emergency director
A new emergency management director has been hired for Douglas County. Julie Anderson, who has been the deputy emergency management director...
January 9, 2019 - 10:15am
January 2, 2019
County bids farewell to recorder
Recorder Dawn Crouse was recognized for her years of service at the Dec. 18 Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting. Crouse, who began...
January 2, 2019 - 10:25am
December 26, 2018
School census third highest in 30 years
The official Osakis School District Census, ages zero through high school, was received by the School Board at its Monday, Dec. 10 regular meeting. Total number is 871, which is the third highest number in 30 years of record keeping. This includes 460 elementary students, and 411...
December 26, 2018 - 10:08am
December 19, 2018
All-day preschool draws debate
The Osakis 2019-2020 preschool program came up for discussion at the Monday, Dec. 10 regular School Board meeting, when a number of citizens attended to give input and ask questions about the district's plan for next year. The pre-school item was not on the agenda, but Board Chair...
December 19, 2018 - 9:41am
School board levy up 3.28 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 held Monday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. The levy is $1,751,014, an increase of 3.28 percent for 2019, or an increase of $55,540 from last year's...
December 19, 2018 - 9:40am
December 12, 2018
Osakis tax levy to increase 3 percent
The Osakis City Council approved a property tax levy increase of 3 percent for 2019. The levy, along with the city's overall budget, was approved at the Monday, Dec. 3, City Council meeting. The levy increased by $21,500 — from $716,000 to $737,500. And the budget, which was...
December 12, 2018 - 10:42am
Douglas County levy bumps up
Property owners in Douglas County will see their property taxes go up by about 3 percent for the 2019 tax year. Char Rosenow, Douglas County...
December 12, 2018 - 10:41am
December 5, 2018
School district receives clean audit
Osakis School District 213 received a clean audit for the year ended June 30, 2018, when Mary Reedy, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, presented the annual report to the School Board at its Wednesday, Nov. 14 meeting. The meeting was moved because of the Monday, Nov. 12 Veterans Day holiday....
December 5, 2018 - 12:07pm
School Board canvassing complete
The Osakis School Board will be seating a new member on Jan. 7, 2019, as a result of the Tuesday, Nov. 6 board election. The board canvassed the general election outcome at its Wednesday, Nov. 14 regular meeting. Incumbents Becky Hensley and Greg Faber were re-elected with 1,047 and...
December 5, 2018 - 10:09am
November 28, 2018
Full-time pre-school in Osakis?
The Osakis School Board discussed the possibility of adding full-time preschool for the 2019-2020 school year at its Wednesday, Nov. 14 regular meeting. Elementary Principal Shad Schmidt reported that the Preschool Committee had met twice and discussed the all day kindergarten option....
November 28, 2018 - 9:46am
November 21, 2018
Douglas County gets insurance dividend
The Douglas County Board received notice at a recent budget meeting that the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust will issue a $146,552 dividend back to the county. Stephanie Hadler, from the coordinator's department acts as the Douglas County's risk manager and is the liaison...
November 21, 2018 - 9:49am
November 14, 2018
Todd County SCWD asks questions about ag bag recycling
Editor's note: Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) provided the following information. SWCD has no affiliation with any plastic recycling program. However, this service is recognized as a value to citizens and environment. With recent inquiries about this issue,...
November 14, 2018 - 11:30am
Council winners comment on election
Keith "Kip" Emerson won another term as Osakis mayor on Nov. 6 and Laura Backes was voted onto the Osakis City Council along with incumbent,...
November 14, 2018 - 10:47am
Water, sewer rates may bump up
Osakis residents may see about a $6 monthly increase for their water/sewage rates beginning in January. At the Monday, Nov. 5, city council meeting, council members discussed the fee schedule for 2019, which includes increases for water and sewer. The base charge for water, which...
November 14, 2018 - 10:45am
Tax deadline nears for ag, manufactured homes
Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow reminds owners of land classified as agricultural and manufactured home that second half tax payments are due on or before Thursday, Nov. 15. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 15. If mailing your tax payment, envelopes...
November 14, 2018 - 10:38am