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December 5, 2014
Stevens County levy will increase slightly for 2015
MORRIS, Minn. -- The Stevens County Board of Commissioner is poised to approve an approximately 4.98 percent tax increase for 2015. County Coordinator Rebecca Young presented the county’s proposed budget on Tuesday evening. The proposed budget includes about $13.7 million...
news / government
December 5, 2014 - 5:24pm
June 19, 2009
Minnesota land tops out at $4,500 an acre
After spending months on the sidelines, investors are starting to return to the nation's agriculture land as a home for their investment dollars, according to an employee-owned agricultural real estate management company. Investors have long played a role in the land-buying market,...
news / agriculture / farm
June 19, 2009 - 9:51am
Appeal likely on valuation of Appleton prison
BENSON -- A $20 million difference of opinion in the market value of a privately owned prison in Appleton could end up in court. The Swift County assessor set the 2009 value of the property at $42.9 million. A representative of the Corrections Corporation of America told the Swift...
June 19, 2009 - 9:49am
June 15, 2009
Fairgrounds renters get high tax bills
When Charlie Kellner got his tax bill for 2008, his blood pressure skyrocketed. Included was an additional $5,200 for his winter storage. The...
June 15, 2009 - 5:31am
April 26, 2009
Biggest controversy? Minnesota taxes
ST. PAUL - What to do about taxes is the most controversial of many controversial money issues in the Minnesota Legislature. Among the hottest...
April 26, 2009 - 6:47pm
April 24, 2009
Senate OKs $2.2 billion income tax increase
ST. PAUL - Senators opted to raise nearly every Minnesotan's income tax as a way to help fill a massive budget state budget deficit. The bill that passed 35-31 Friday night would increase the percentage paid in all three existing Minnesota income tax brackets and add a fourth tier...
April 24, 2009 - 11:02pm
April 21, 2009
Senate plan would raise all income taxes
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate will consider raising all state income taxes, with married couples earning more than $250,000 annually being taxed at a new, higher 9.25 percent rate. Higher income taxes are the key to the Democratic-Farmer-Laborite controlled Senate plan that raises...
April 21, 2009 - 9:27am
Higher taxes on rich part of House plan
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Minnesota House Democrats propose increasing taxes on rich Minnesotans, smokers, drinkers,...
April 21, 2009 - 9:04am
April 20, 2009
Higher taxes on rich part of House plan
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans earning more than $300,000 a year would pay a higher income tax and the Job Opportunity Building Zones program would be...
April 20, 2009 - 11:56am
April 15, 2009
Mahnomen County will not appeal federal ruling
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Mahnomen County will not appeal a federal court ruling affirming the Shooting Star Casino's placement into trust status, which exempts the facility owned by the White Earth Band of Chippewa from state property taxes. The decision came after a 3-2 vote by the Mahnomen...
April 15, 2009 - 12:11pm
March 31, 2009
Property tax plan earns mixed response
ST. PAUL - Cities can accept a large property tax reform bill, counties don't know what to think about it and non-profit organizations love it. And its chief author is optimistic that he can convince Gov. Tim Pawlenty to accept at least part of the measure. The bill written by Rep....
March 31, 2009 - 11:05pm
March 23, 2009
Property tax chairman: Let counties raise sales, not property, tax
ST. PAUL - Minnesota counties should be able to raise the sales tax instead of property taxes to make up for state aid cuts, the two state House...
March 23, 2009 - 11:50pm
March 12, 2009
Cabin owners seek tax break
March 12, 2009 - 8:30am