Times adopts new obituary rate structure

A new rate structure for obituaries will go into effect starting with next week’s Feb. 21 edition.

Obituaries will cost $80 for the first 200 words. Each additional word will cost 50 cents. For example, a 250-word obituary will cost $105 and a 300-word obituary will cost $130. A picture can be added to any obituary for an additional $20.

The revised rates represent a reduction from the current ones.

Death notices, run to the newspaper’s standard form, will continue to cost $30. It will continue to cost an additional $30 to run a picture with a death notice.

Funeral homes can submit obituaries and death notices to the Forest Lake Times by e-mailing [email protected] Individuals can do likewise or use the online form at www.forestlaketimes.com.