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Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
80K in Nazi memorabilia, guns stolen from rural Barnesville home; couple arrested
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Troopers from SD, Minnesota plan Interstate 90 Memorial Day weekend crackdown
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using rather unconventional piece of bait
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
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
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House wants to cut taxes $103 million more than the state already has this year, with half of the relief coming in property taxes. A bill representatives passed 125-0 Friday adds to $443 million in tax cuts already approved. The new bill is “heavily...
April 5, 2014 - 2:00am
November 12, 2013
Early indicator: Property taxes are likely headed up
ST. PAUL — A preliminary report shows local governments plan to increase property taxes next year. Tuesday’s Minnesota Revenue Department report indicates cities expect to raise taxes 2.1 percent, counties 1.5 percent, townships 2.1 percent, schools 2.6 percent and other taxing...
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