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Man with local ties injured in explosion
Three deaths on White Earth reservation; BCA called in
Law Enforcement Blotter: March 15-17
Most North Dakotans, Minnesotans who qualify for heating assistance don't seek it
Missing woman found safe
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
Track and field: Olson takes first at state indoor championship
Hockey: Blizzard upset top-seed Lumberjacks in first round
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: SCSU, UMD, MSU advance
Hockey: Blizzard take game two in OT
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
Minnesota moose holding their own
Working art: Garfield man recognized as Carver of the Year
All permanent shelters must be off northern Minnesota lakes by Monday
Local outdoor groups offer emergency pheasant feeding
Donna Mae Kasel
Ruth J. Carlisle
Paul Leo Hansen
Letter to the Editor: Stop abuse and violence - now
Letter to the Editor: Parents: Teach your children well
Commentary: Phone apps are not discriminatory
A Guest Editorial: State should bump up aid to cities
Be like my big sis - fight cancer
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Alexandria VA hires coordinator
NDSU lobbies for new $78 million ag research center
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March 13, 2019
County starts budget talks
Although the Douglas County budget for next year isn't set for several months, its commissioners and auditor/treasurer Char Rosenow have already begun taking a look at what it's going to look like. At a special budget meeting last Thursday, March 7, Rosenow asked the commissioners...
March 13, 2019 - 7:46am
December 5, 2018
Douglas County approves 3 percent property tax hike
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 auditor/treasurer, provided detailed information about the county's $51.6 million budget and $27.2 million levy Thursday, Nov. 29, during its...
December 5, 2018 - 11:26am
November 7, 2018
Farm and manufactured home taxes due
Char Rosenow, Douglas County auditor/treasurer, issued a reminder this week that the second half of property taxes for agricultural land and manufactured homes is due on or before Thursday, Nov. 15. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 on that day. If mailed, envelopes must be...
November 7, 2018 - 12:13pm
September 21, 2018
County sets preliminary levy
Douglas County commissioners approved a preliminary tax levy at Tuesday's regular board meeting. The levy was tentatively set at $27,240,300, which is a 2.99 percent increase from 2018. In 2017 the county levy was originally set at $27 million, a 3.96 percent increase, before officially...
September 21, 2018 - 6:03am
Raises approved for elected officials: No change in commissioner salaries, per diems
Salaries were set for all four elected county officials and county commissioners, with increases approved for the Douglas County attorney, sheriff...
August 21, 2018 - 4:39pm
August 12, 2018
Mobile home taxes 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 12, 2018 - 11:10am
February 22, 2018
County upgrading to electronic voting system
When Douglas County voters head to the polls this fall, they shouldn't have to wait as long in line to check-in and register. Pen and paper is...
February 22, 2018 - 12:33pm
February 1, 2018
Rush to pay and save on taxes
Douglas County property owners appear hopeful that a new tax law regarding prepaying property taxes will benefit them when paying their 2017 taxes. At the end of last year, the Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer office received $3.7 million in prepaid taxes, a huge jump compared to...
February 1, 2018 - 6:45am
Douglas County approves 1.8 percent property tax increase
When Douglas County set its preliminary levy in September, property owners would have seen a 4 percent increase in their property taxes. However,...
December 1, 2017 - 2:54pm
October 19, 2017
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Douglas County is considering a new device that could limit the amount of time spent in line during an election. County Auditor/Treasurer Char...
October 19, 2017 - 8:53am
May 8, 2017
First half tax payments are due soon
Property owners are being reminded that their first half real estate tax payments are due soon. Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow sent out the reminder, stating that payments are due on or before Monday, May 15. Payments can be made in person until 4:30 p.m. Monday, May...
May 8, 2017 - 6:05am
December 7, 2016
County increases tax levy by nearly 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 auditor/treasurer, provided detailed information about the county's $49 million budget and $25.9 million dollar levy Thursday, Dec. 1, during...
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
November 18, 2016
Election costs Douglas County 158 hours of OT
Douglas County employees worked an estimated 158 hours of overtime in connection with the Nov. 8 election, with temporary staff adding an estimated 251 election-related hours . Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow provided an update on last week's election at Tuesday's Douglas County Board...
November 18, 2016 - 7:00am
October 6, 2016
County commissioner calls employee 'disrespectful' but board disagrees
An allegation against a Douglas County employee that he was disrespectful to the county board was dropped Tuesday after a hearing. Douglas County...
October 6, 2016 - 11:00am
September 30, 2016
Douglas County financial website is not free
If you want to know how much Douglas County is spending, what its budget is or historical data in regards to the tax levy, there's now an easy...
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am