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Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
World-traveling musician performing at Park Rapids Library
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
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Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Weekend Adventures: A fishing foray in the county's four trout lakes
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April 1, 2015
Commentary: Small towns, taxpayers prioritized in House road and bridge funding proposal
With the goal of providing long-term, sustainable revenue for Minnesota’s roads and bridges, House Republicans have brought forward a $7 billion funding proposal that meets our statewide needs without raising anyone’s taxes. The Road and Bridge Act of 2015 would repurpose roughly...
April 1, 2015 - 6:03pm
May 9, 2014
Negotiators agree to new type of 'Jesse checks'
Farmers, homeowners, renters and businesses would share $103 million in a second round of Minnesota tax cuts after negotiators worked out a compromise that is expected to pass the Legislature next week. Lawmakers from both parties hailed the agreement Thursday, saying that it...
May 9, 2014 - 10:44am
April 12, 2014
Tax preparers waiting for updated software for tax law changes
Minnesotans confused by the new tax law changes might want to see if their preparers get more guidance from the state. “We were told it would affect one in five (people filing),” said Carrie Robbins of H&R Block. “Then we were told one in 10.” Some of the retroactive...
April 12, 2014 - 12:59pm
September 18, 2013
Letter: Lies, lies and more lies
On Jan. 22, Governor Dayton proposed, without any detail, massive new additional business to business sales taxes, after allegedly gathering input during the past year from the business community. Who did he talk to? On Jan. 24, after uproar and many questions as what was and was...
September 18, 2013 - 12:54pm
August 21, 2013
Letter: State should repeal business taxes
In September, the governor may call a special session to address the disaster zones in Minnesota. The Governor has also indicated he would like to repeal sales tax he signed into law on labor for farm equipment repairs. I would be in favor of a repeal of that tax. However, it should...
August 21, 2013 - 1:12pm
Editorial: Some new taxes should go away
The DFL majority erred in passing several new taxes during the last session, and should take the opportunity provided by a special session to fix its mistakes. We agree with the more than 350 businesses and associations from across the state that have asked Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative...
August 21, 2013 - 1:06pm
Lower property taxes? There are no guarantees
By Don Davis and Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org The Dayton administration predicts Minnesotans’ property tax bills will fall next year. Maybe so, maybe not. Local government officials are considering what to do with property taxes, including looking at whether...
August 21, 2013 - 12:41pm
Thief River Falls man faces felony charges in extortion and tax cases
A Thief River Falls man faces felony charges of allegedly trying to use a crude threat to extort $500,000 from a former neighbor as well as an investigation of his handling of his parents’ money. Gerald Sunsdahl, 52, was charged June 7 with threatening to kill a...
August 21, 2013 - 8:34am
July 17, 2013
Wheelage tax passes in Beltrami County
If you're an average car owner, come Jan. 1 you'll owe Beltrami County an additional $10 when registering your vehicle. In a 3-1 decision Tuesday night, the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners passed a wheelage tax, requiring auto owners to pay $10 annually for their vehicles....
July 17, 2013 - 7:48am
July 10, 2013
Minnesota government notebook: Conservative group ads to attack higher taxes
By Don Davis /Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- A conservative group plans an advertising campaign to remind Minnesotans that Democrats raised...
July 10, 2013 - 9:05am
July 1, 2013
Record tax increase kicks in Monday; cigarettes skyrocket in price
By Don Davis / Capitol Bureau ST.
July 1, 2013 - 2:24pm
May 29, 2013
Due date for property tax payments extended for resorts and seasonal businesses
With the unexpected late arrival of spring, resorts and other seasonal business owners have an additional two weeks to pay their first-half property taxes. Due to legislation signed into law this session, commercial property owners who have been affected by the slow start to the...
May 29, 2013 - 10:24am
April 17, 2013
Letter: Don’t be fooled by the Hospitality Tax
First off I’d like to express my empathy for the City of Bemidji property taxpayers, especially the ones who took the opportunity to vote against the sales tax extension to slowly pay off the Events Center. I’m sure most of you remember your City Council and City Manager (City)...
April 17, 2013 - 1:27pm
January 23, 2013
UPDATED: Dayton's tax proposal: 67 Hubbard County residents impacted by higher income
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans would pay taxes on clothing worth more than $100, rich Minnesotans' income tax would increase and property taxes would...
January 23, 2013 - 2:00pm
January 4, 2013
After fiscal cliff drama, paychecks shrink as rhetoric expands
January 4, 2013 - 6:51am