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Morris Sun Tribune
U of M president: We need more money than Dayton provides
Morris Police officers committed to community
Man killed in farm accident on Monday
Tiger Cub Beat - Morris Area Elementary School 030814
Looking Back 030814
Ostby, Smith wrestle at state
Cougars swept by Scots
Cougar PR's ruled at Ole Open
Cold snap costs Cougars
Cougars claw their way to UMAC Championship
Linda Schmidgall Yackley
Donna Mae Gades
John Brunkhorst: Transportation funding in critical need
Down on the Farm: We're all phonies
Letter: Make our youngest citizens a priority in greater Minnesota
Letter: Vaccines will be offered as part of preparedness program
Sen. Torrey Westrom: Capitol filled with buzz at beginning of session
Open Houses 030814
Jaina Beth Felton
Bailee McCall Mohs
Landon Joel Hoiland
Area Student Accomplishments 030114
Program seeks to improve honeybee health
Farm Bill: Initial assessment on commodity programs
June 30, 2009
Conservationists say tax equals green Minnesota
June 30, 2009 - 10:49am
April 21, 2009
Commentary -- Tax bills fair response to shortfall
By Dane Smith The Senate and House tax bills (S.F. 2074 and H.F. 2323) represent a fair and reasonable response to Minnesota's historic state revenue shortfall. The bills recognize that our state's quality-of-life and business success have been built on a foundation of wise public...
April 21, 2009 - 4:30pm
April 17, 2009
Rileys indicted on tax charges
Two Morris men have been indicted in federal court on charges of filing false tax returns, conspiracy and attempting to defraud the Internal Revenue Service. Joseph Edward Riley, 62, Morris, was charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud the IRS and two counts of filing a false...
April 17, 2009 - 6:35pm
March 31, 2009
BRIEFLY: Plan raises sales tax, not property tax
ST. PAUL - Counties would get new taxing authority, local levy limits disappear and some charitable organizations would be relieved of paying property taxes under a Democratic tax plan unveiled Monday. To make up for anticipated state aid reductions, the proposal allows counties...
March 31, 2009 - 10:23am
March 30, 2009
Green Acres headed for final vote
ST. PAUL - A balance between development and preserving farmland is due for a decision. Full House and Senate votes may come as early as Monday on a "Green Acres" provision that would allow land to remain in farms by keeping property taxes lower than if the land were used to residential...
March 30, 2009 - 8:48am
Smokers face a massive hit; tobacco tax to jump 62 cents on Wednesday
WASHINGTON -- However they satisfy nicotine cravings, tobacco users are facing a big hit as the single largest federal tobacco tax increase ever takes effect Wednesday. Tobacco companies and public health advocates are trying to turn the situation to their advantage.
March 30, 2009 - 8:45am
March 3, 2009
CPAs offer free tax prep for deployed soldiers, families
Deployed military personnel and their spouses are receiving free tax preparation by certified public accountants. This service is offered in cooperation with the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota National Guard Family Programs. Deployed military...
March 3, 2009 - 4:29pm
January 17, 2009
City Council approves lodging tax to aid Chamber promotion efforts
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Morris hotels and motels will pay a lodging tax, the proceeds of which will be used to promote tourism. The City Council on Tuesday approved a 3 percent tax on the gross receipts of hotels and motels.
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Long-term care tax break proposed
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans would be more likely to save for long-term care needs if those savings carried a tax advantage, two lawmakers say. Reps. Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, and Laura Brod, R-New Prague, are introducing legislation that gives long-term care savings accounts a state...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
City residents can expect tax decrease
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Morris residents can expect a tax decrease in their city's 2009 budget. The Morris City Council voted Tuesday to approve a $1.1 million tax levy, which represents a 5.5 percent decrease from 2007. The council also approved a preliminary 2009 operating...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
February 23, 2008
Pawlenty vetos major transportation bill
ST. PAUL - Gov.
February 23, 2008 - 12:00am
February 9, 2008
Democrats ready to move ahead on transportation, with or without governor
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature's upcoming battle over transportation spending could lack a key element of most Capitol funding decisions: negotiations with the governor. After more than three years of failing to reach a deal on transportation...
February 9, 2008 - 12:00am