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CBS fires Charlie Rose following allegations of unwanted sexual advances
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
Minn. seeks $5 billion for alleged 3M pollution
Racy skits involving female co-stars were typical for Franken's USO tours
Minnesota man sentenced to more than a decade in prison for Bakken housing scheme
Hovelsrud caps off career at state meet
Two power-play goals spark Northern Lakes in 4-1 win over Panthers
Tigers advance to state championship game
Panthers serve up a successful season
Tigers advance to state title game
Virginia May Fisher
Orvel J. Mitchell
Irene Rose Byer
Bernice Dorothy Lohmeier
Rodney Keith Anderson
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Fun Ta Boot Resort inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame
Operation Round Up awards $34,400 to local programs
Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Email scam affecting Arvig customers
Let the winter games begin
Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert
New choir director leading Park Rapids High School ensembles
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project: Can it be applied in Park Rapids?
Flamenco dance troupe performing twice in Park Rapids
11-year-old boy bags rare spotted doe
Park Rapids area is 'go-to destination' for deer hunters
In the deer 'blind': Area man helps his legally blind brother bad his first deer at age 62
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
Weekend Adventures: The lost art of deer camp
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support
Letter to Editor: Utke and Green support insurance companies instead of consumers
Column: Enterprise has always covered more than Park Rapids sports
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
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
April 14, 2012
Sticker shock greeted District 309 taxpayers living in Becker County
Some Becker County residents in School District 309 got sticker shock when they opened their property tax statements this spring. "When we...
April 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 17, 2012
Assessor addresses Akeley property tax rate
Akeley lakeshore property owners, arriving at recent meetings to question their "disproportionate amount of property taxes," drew the city assessor to clarify the issue at this month's meeting. "My job is to classify and value," assessor David Johnson said of a suggestion that those...
March 17, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 1, 2012
AARP Foundation tax aid program now taking reservations locally
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program is now located at the Park Rapids Area Library at 210 First Street West. Aides will be preparing tax returns on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays beginning Feb. 1 through April 14 in the large conference room in the basement of the...
February 1, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 18, 2012
Volunteers will begin tax preparations Jan. 23
The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Mahube Tax Aide Program helps area residents complete their federal, state and local tax filing obligations at no cost. The program is offered to residents who consider themselves to have low to moderate income. This year the tax season...
January 18, 2012 - 1:00pm