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Update: Bad weather closes schools early Feb. 14
School adds day because of closings
Osakis Police Blotter Jan. 30-Feb. 5
Switching sports pays off
Fishing for the Cure is Saturday
Boys basketball: No problems for Osakis on the way to 20-0
Girls basketball: Sustained effort pays off with third win in last four for Osakis
Sports schedule for Friday, Feb. 15
Wrestling: Osakis gets win but team season ends at Minnewaska
UPDATED (2:15 p.m.): Sports schedule for Thursday, Feb. 14
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Genevieve Marion Stocker
Donald 'Chico' Dean Koopman
James "Jim" Schwich
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Remember When, 1994: Crews called to I-94 tragedy
Osakis Voices: Surveys will help guide Galeon activities
Letter: Restriction on biofuel hurts farmers
Osakis Voices: County chair has extra duties
Remember When, 1919: Osakis honors Roosevelt, brave boys
Buffer funds available for farmers
Flu spike restricts visitors at Alomere Health
Osakis farmer lands in Hall of Fame
Todd County goat workshop offered
Take a spin on the trail -- for free
hires and promotions
on the street
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
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