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State to provide funds to counties for election equipment
Changing lives on the water
Local real estate market going strong
Mantrap Valley hosts first conservation connection event
Herbicide treatment to help reforestation efforts in Park Rapids Forestry Administrative Area
Winning NPC title highlighted season for Park Rapids boys golf team
Park Rapids Legion ousted from District 6 tournament
Late-season surge sends Esox to Region 14C tournament
Six Park Rapids wrestlers compete in Greco-Roman National Championships
Hawley blanks Park Rapids 18U softball team in title game
Terry R. Chalich
Kenneth Arvid Lohse
Kenneth Francis Lamey
Richard G. "Dick" Hyde
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
'First City Poetry Reads' series takes flight July 29
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
2nd Street Stage features Chicago musicians
Respected folk singer appearing in children's show
Chalk contest will add to Crazy Days fun
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Johnson, Eischens win bass classic
The dark side of catch and release angling practices
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Moses: Ten more Commandments
Letter to the editor: Park Rapids a pollinator friendly city
Editorial: Local guy wants civil, respectful political discussion
Letter to the editor: Editorial about Line 3 is misleading
Letter to the editor: Warning to pet owners in Osage area
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
August 21, 2013
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 email@example.com 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
January 17, 2012
Rural Minnesota gets short end of stick -- property tax hikes hit much softer in metro area
Property taxes outside of the Twin Cities are rising faster than for those in the state's largest metropolitan area. Taxes to be paid this year are up an average 3.1 percent in the Twin Cities, a Minnesota House report shows, but for others the increase is 8.7 percent. Increases...
January 17, 2012 - 7:33am