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Franken talk abounds, but senator quiet
Videos and a 'sex goals' list discovered as Minn. acting teacher faces new charge
Sexual harassment cure includes electing 'women in high places'
Suspected MS-13 gang member arrested in northwest ND
Jesse Jackson says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
Verizon close to announcing digital streaming deal with NFL
11-year-old Minnesota boy bags rare spotted deer
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers rest after wild weekend
Wild score 4 goals in final 7 minutes in crazy comeback win
NWL Baseball: Six Stingers sign to return for 2018 season
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
14 movies worth seeing this holiday season - and none about Santa Claus
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
Kat Perkins urges St. Mary's students to be fearless
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Gloria Leola Schauer
Sammy W. Brazzle, Jr.
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Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
September 6, 2017
Kandiyohi County adopts preliminary tax levy
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board adopted a preliminary net property tax levy Tuesday of $32,308,783 for next year — a 1.48 percent increase over this year's levy. The board's action completes a key step in the development of the annual budget, a process that Larry...
September 6, 2017 - 2:10pm
June 16, 2017
Land developers challenge property assessments for bare lots on Willmar's east edge
WILLMAR—The fallout from the city of Willmar's failure to properly assess vacant platted lots has percolated its way up to the county...
June 16, 2017 - 6:42am
April 15, 2017
Enbridge tax dispute could hit Minnesota counties with big bill
A tax dispute between Enbridge and the Minnesota Department of Revenue could end up costing counties in the state millions of dollars. The company...
April 15, 2017 - 8:26am
September 13, 2016
Willmar school taxes to increase 13 percent in 2017
WILLMAR—School property taxes in 2017 are expected to increase 13 percent in the Willmar School District. The Willmar School Board adopted...
September 13, 2016 - 8:14am
May 16, 2016
Education advocates watch final deal-making with growing disappointment
ST. PAUL -- Educators had high hopes this would be the year the Minnesota Legislature would begin to address what many consider to be longstanding unfairness in the way public schools are funded. Yet, despite lawmakers having a $900 million budget surplus to work with, most education...
May 16, 2016 - 12:00am
December 14, 2015
Willmar School Board approves levy with 83 percent increase
WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools property taxes will be increasing 83 percent for 2016, to $7,758,282.14. The levy was approved by the Willmar School Board Monday evening after the annual Truth in Taxation hearing. No one from the public asked a question during the hearing. The...
December 14, 2015 - 11:23pm
September 15, 2015
Bond payments to increase school property taxes in Willmar
WILLMAR — Property taxes for Willmar Public Schools will go up next year, but it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. The Willmar School Board voted to adopt the maximum preliminary levy allowed by the state for 2016. That includes a $3.5 million bond payment. The school...
September 15, 2015 - 12:00am
April 5, 2014
MInnesota House goes for property tax breaks
April 5, 2014 - 2:00am
November 12, 2013
Early indicator: Property taxes are likely headed up
November 12, 2013 - 11:50pm
August 19, 2013
Lower property taxes? No guarantees
ST. PAUL — The Dayton administration predicts Minnesotans’ property tax bills will fall next year.
August 19, 2013 - 1:00am
May 15, 2008
Renville County rejects company's request to abate tax penalties
OLIVIA -- Embroiled in costly litigation over a separate tax issue, the Renville County board of commissioners were in no mood to approve a request by North Star Beef of Buffalo Lake to forgive penalties and fees it owes on taxes not paid in 2006 and 2007. At their meeting on Tuesday,...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 6, 2008
Property tax breaks for some in Minnesota would be made possible by hikes for others
ST. PAUL -- A third of Minnesota homeowners would pay lower property taxes under a bill that appeared on its way to passing the House Monday night. However, in order to pay for those property tax cuts, many other Minnesotans would pay higher income taxes. The bill also stops businesses...
May 6, 2008 - 12:00am