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District 309 taxes doubled for most Becker County residents living in the Park Rapids School District. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Sticker shock greeted District 309 taxpayers living ­­in Becker County

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Some Becker County residents in School District 309 got sticker shock when they opened their property tax statements this spring.

"When we certified the rate to Becker County we certified it incorrectly so we recertified it and they didn't catch it," said Hubbard County Auditor Pam Heeren.

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But Heeren said the county "is making up for what they should have paid last year, they're just paying it this year."

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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