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West Central Minnesota counties split on implementing new wheelage tax


WILLMAR - About half of the region's counties will implement a $10 tax on vehicles next year as a way to raise revenue for transportation needs.

During the last few weeks, county commissioners from Kandiyohi, Swift, Renville and Lac qui Parle counties voted to approve the new tax.

Commissioners from Meeker, Chippewa and Yellow Medicine counties voted against it.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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