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Ag, mobile home taxes due Nov. 15

Douglas County Auditor/Treasure Char Rosenow reminds owners of land classified as agriculture and manufactured homes that second half real estate tax payments are due on or before Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15. If mailing your tax payment, envelopes must be postmarked no later than Nov. 15 to avoid penalty.

Douglas County has installed a tax payment drop box outside the building on the south side of the Courthouse in Alexandria for customer convenience. Tax payments may be dropped off there. The courthouse will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day.

Douglas County also offers a direct payment program. With this program, your tax payment will be automatically taken out of the account of your choice on the tax due date. You will receive a notification letter around two weeks prior to the tax due date.

If you have any questions or would like to receive a direct payment form, print a copy of the Direct Payment Plan at under "I Want to/Forms" and return it to the Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer's Office at 305 Eighth Ave. W., Alexandria.

For more information, call 320-762-3077.

Celeste Edenloff

Celeste Edenloff, a reporter for the Echo Press, has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from May of 1999 to February 2011, and is happy to be back and once again sharing the stories of the people in this community. Besides being a reporter, Celeste is a certified fitness instructor and enjoys teaching bootcamp classes through Snap Fitness. She also enjoys running and has participated in more than 170 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.


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