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It's Osakis Festival time!
School sets preliminary budget
In a blaze of glory
City Council talks organics
Osakis Police Blotter June 5-11
Sports schedule for Monday, June 24
Baseball: Osakis Hawks hope to show growth heading into postseason
Osakis walleye tourney: Gillman and Marelic take home top prize
Champions Tour Bass: Top two anglers find huge numbers on the Alexandria chain
Girls golf: Dirkes, Triebenbach wrap up seasons at state
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Suzanne Dean Didier
Lucy Henderson Santer (Rogers)
Virginia M. Chapman
Harland B. Hector
Eleanor Eileen Collins
Fred & Rose Julig
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Remember When, 1994: Chamber seeks funds for trail
Osakis Voices: School work doesn't end for summer
Letter: The power of wind energy
Remember When, 1919: Big demand for farms continues
Makin' Waves column: The good, the bad, the weedy
Three women open new boutique offering space for arts, crafts, much more
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Livestock registrations are due
Hoium honored by American Family
hires and promotions
on the street
June 12, 2019
New help for those with memory loss
A newly-formed Memory Loss Resource Center at the Douglas County Library will be expanding, thanks to a grant the library recently received. Library Director Dawn Dailey shared the information with commissioners at the June 4 Douglas County board meeting. Dailey applied for a Library...
June 12, 2019 - 9:50am
April 24, 2019
Best snowmobiling in 20 years, says DATA
This area saw some of the best snowmobiling it's seen in the last 20 years. This is what Jeff Linn told the Douglas County commissioners at their regular meeting on April 16. Lind, trail administrator for the Douglas Area Trails Association, said this past winter the trails were officially...
April 24, 2019 - 10:49am
April 17, 2019
City gets clean audit
Osakis City Council members received good news last week. They received a "clean and unmodified" audit. Michael Bosl, an audit manager with BerganKDV, presented the information at the April 8 city council meeting. A clean and unmodified review is the highest review that can be given...
April 17, 2019 - 9:59am
April 10, 2019
Veterans applaud county's decision
Roughly five years ago, the Douglas County Veterans Service Office was moved under the umbrella of the Social Services Office. This meant that...
April 10, 2019 - 10:41am
March 27, 2019
County fights lake invaders
The fight against aquatic invasive species continues in Douglas County on a number of fronts, Land and Resource Management representatives told...
March 27, 2019 - 10:20am
March 20, 2019
Goodwin hired as liquor store manager
The Osakis City Council has officially hired Maureen "Reenie" Goodwin as the Osakis Liquor Store manager. Four applicants were interviewed at a special meeting on Feb. 14 — Goodwin, Jeff Strizl, Nichole Devita and Randall Ralph. After two more special meetings — Feb. 25...
March 20, 2019 - 9:54am
January 16, 2019
County board begins new slate
It's a new year for the Douglas County Board as the two newly-elected commissioners were sworn in at the board's annual organizational meeting...
January 16, 2019 - 10:25am
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 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
November 14, 2018
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
October 31, 2018
County gets good news about audit
Douglas County commissioners received good news from the CliftonLarsonAllen auditing firm at their Oct. 16 meeting. The board received an unmodified or "clean" opinion based on the financial statements, which is the highest assurance they can receive. Doug Host, a representative with...
October 31, 2018 - 9:53am
August 29, 2018
Raises approved for county officials
Salaries were set for all four elected county officials and county commissioners, with increases approved for the Douglas County attorney, sheriff...
August 29, 2018 - 9:50am
April 11, 2018
New veterans services officer hired
Anyone who walks into the Douglas County Veterans Services Office will be greeted by two new faces. Jacob Turner has been hired as the new veterans services officer and Rhonda Fuchs was hired as the assistant veterans services officer. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved...
April 11, 2018 - 11:20am