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Getting revved up
New bowling alley seeks liquor license
Salaries for school leaders approved
Osakis FFA to attend national convention
School lunch report shows profit; prices increase
Baseball: Osakis Legion finding its groove after running past PRBA
Imdieke earns Diamond King Award for discipline
Morken: Laying out a setup on a buck bed
Baseball: Osakis survives late-inning scare to beat Morris
Baseball: Hawks keep rolling with win over Millers
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Charles "Chuck" Redetzke
Raymond 'Bud' Gabler
Suzanne Dean Didier
Eleanor Eileen Collins
Fred & Rose Julig
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Remember When, 1919: Fallen soldier's diary is found
Osakis Voices: Investing in your community
Remember When, 1969: Vandals blow up bridge
Osakis Voices: New machine helps those who fall
Letter: Level the field for family farmers
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
School sets preliminary budget
A very preliminary budget for next year was approved by the Osakis School Board at its Monday, June 10 regular meeting. The anticipated revenue of $10,398,015, does not include the 2 percent increase in state aids approved by the Minnesota Legislature in its 2019 session. Local taxes...
June 19, 2019 - 10:02am
February 20, 2019
School gets $300,000 surprise
The Osakis School Board amended its current year budget at the Monday, Feb. 11 regular meeting, putting $300,000 in additional revenue to good use for the district. District Bookkeeper Theresa Moore told the School Board the original budget was based on an estimated enrollment of...
February 20, 2019 - 5:35am
December 12, 2018
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
October 3, 2018
School levy set to increase 3 percent
The proposed 2018 tax levy payable 2019 was approved by the Osakis School Board at its Wednesday, Sept. 26 special meeting at 5:30 p.m. The maximum levy allowed of $1,859,178 was proposed. Superintendent Randy Bergquist informed the board that the numbers could still change before...
October 3, 2018 - 10:06am
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