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The Shell Prairie Fairgrounds rents out the building in the background to an insurance company and a marine company to earn operating revenue. Now those renters have been presented with hefty tax bills. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Fairgrounds renters get high tax bills

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When Charlie Kellner got his tax bill for 2008, his blood pressure skyrocketed.

Included was an additional $5,200 for his winter storage.


The operator of Charlie's Boats & Marine has been storing his clients' boats at the Shell Prairie Fairgrounds for the past several years. He got a tax bill for the past two years of use.

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