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A wild time on the lake
Fight drugs with small talk
New activities director named
Osakis Police Blotter June 26-July 2
Don't forget about the bees
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
Raymond 'Bud' Gabler
Suzanne Dean Didier
Eleanor Eileen Collins
Fred & Rose Julig
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
Remember When, 1969: Vandals blow up bridge
Osakis Voices: New machine helps those who fall
Letter: Level the field for family farmers
Osakis Voices: Please follow evaluation process
Remember When, 1969: Bids open for community center
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
July 3, 2019
Osakis Voices: Please follow evaluation process
Well, the Todd County Board of Appeal and Equalization met on June 17 at 6 p.m., with 13 residents on the agenda and others in attendance. Many complained that it is hard for them to attend their local Appeal and Equalization meetings because they are usually in the morning or early...
July 3, 2019 - 1:30pm
June 5, 2019
Legislators mostly pleased with session
Republican legislators representing the Osakis area were mostly satisfied with the outcome of the legislative session, which wrapped up May 25....
June 5, 2019 - 10:14am
May 15, 2019
Osakis Voices: Why did my valuation go up?
When is enough, enough when it comes to taxes? Back in the first part of April, Todd County sent out what I call the blue sheets or property valuation notices for 2019, payable in 2020. Within a few days of these being mailed, my phone started ringing. Now, I was not only getting...
May 15, 2019 - 1:10pm
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
August 29, 2018
Mobile home tax due soon
Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow issues a reminder to owners of a mobile home that first half tax payments are due on or before Friday, Aug. 31. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 31. If mailing your tax payment, envelopes must be postmarked no later...
August 29, 2018 - 9:55am
March 7, 2018
Osakis Voices: Try this strategy for tax returns
Happy tax season to everyone! Well, most everyone. I know there are folks that need to pay in on their taxes, but did you know that of all the tax filings that are submitted, roughly 83 percent of them result in a refund to the taxpayer?
March 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
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
October 4, 2017
School levy increase at 3 percent
At a special board meeting Wednesday, Sept. 27, Osakis School Board members approved the maximum tax levy of $1,695,474. Superintendent Randy...
October 4, 2017 - 9:25am
September 27, 2017
County levy just under 4 percent, for now
A preview of Douglas County's tax levy shows there will be an increase for 2018. However, how much of an increase remains to be see. The preliminary levy was approved at the Sept. 19 regular County Board meeting. The levy was set at $27 million, which is a 3.96 percent increase from...
September 27, 2017 - 9:26am
December 21, 2016
School levy drops slightly
Here's a bit of good news for Osakis taxpayers: There will be a slight decrease in next year's levy for the Osakis School District. The 1.28 percent decrease was approved at the annual Truth in Taxation meeting that took place Monday, Dec. 12 after the regular school board meeting....
December 21, 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
October 12, 2016
Osakis 2017 school levy is down slightly
The maximum tax levy of $1,642,122.88 was approved by the Osakis School Board at a special meeting held Monday, Sept. 26 at 4:45 p.m. in the board meeting room. This is a slightly smaller levy than last year, which was at $1,663,192.12. The 2016 Payable 2017 preliminary levy is down...
October 12, 2016 - 1:00am
August 17, 2016
Mobile home taxes due soon
Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer Char Rosenow has issued a reminder to mobile home owners that first-half tax payments are due on or before Wednesday, Aug. 31. To avoid a penalty, envelopes must be postmarked by Aug. 31. Payments may also be made in person until 4:30 p.m. on Aug....
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
Property taxes due soon
Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer Char Rosenow has issued a reminder to property owners that first half real estate tax payments are due on or before Monday, May 16. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 16. If mailing your tax payment, envelopes must be postmarked...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
OSAKIS VOICES: Save your tax dollars
When you’re driving along and see all the littering on our roads and ditches, it is very difficult to believe. Not only is it “unsightly,” but there are times when things that have been discarded can cause damage to mowers and other pieces of equipment that are used to maintain...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am