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Local option sales tax
July 31, 2018
Willmar Chamber hears local option sales tax pitch
WILLMAR — Invest in Willmar, the community-led organization promoting the local option sales tax on the ballot in November, presented its...
July 31, 2018 - 7:58pm
July 17, 2018
Willmar voters to decide sales tax in November
WILLMAR — The voters of Willmar will now have the opportunity to approve or reject a local option sales tax which could raise $30 million...
July 17, 2018 - 5:11am
July 4, 2018
Willmar council wants to expand sales tax projects to include community center
WILLMAR — Invest in Willmar, a citizen-led group trying to get a local option sales tax passed in the city this fall, has spoken to dozens...
July 4, 2018 - 8:42pm
June 20, 2018
Willmar City Council support grows for citizen-led sales tax
WILLMAR — Invest in Willmar, a citizen group formed to help pass a 0.5 percent local option sales tax this fall, shared their vision Monday...
June 20, 2018 - 6:28am
May 11, 2018
Willmar citizen group proposes local sales tax
WILLMAR — A group of Willmar residents has begun the early work to put a half-cent local option sales tax question on the November ballot....
May 11, 2018 - 7:47am
November 18, 2017
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
The Kandiyohi County Board will soon make an important decision on our future: How to fund maintenance and improvements of the county’s transportation infrastructure over the next five years. The time has come for Kandiyohi County to invest in its transportation future and a local...
November 18, 2017 - 8:00am
July 12, 2017
Kandiyohi County to consider sales tax for roads
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County Commissioners intend to decide next week whether the county should join other regional centers and take advantage...
July 12, 2017 - 10:11pm
November 9, 2016
Spicer voters approve local option sales tax
SPICER – Residents in Spicer voted in favor of implementing a one-half percent local option sales tax. The vote was 362 in favor and 271 against...
November 9, 2016 - 7:27am
New London voters approve local option sales tax
NEW LONDON – Residents in New London voted in favor of implementing a one-half percent local option sales tax. The vote was 447 in favor and...
November 9, 2016 - 7:22am
Willmar rejects local option sales tax; New London and Spicer say yes
WILLMAR – Residents in Willmar voted against implementing a one-half percent local option sales tax. But the nearby communities of New London...
November 9, 2016 - 6:17am
October 31, 2016
Willmar, New London, Spicer voters to decide local option sales taxes
WILLMAR — The voters of Willmar, New London and Spicer will cast ballots in favor of or against a local option sales tax. Each town has...
October 31, 2016 - 8:04am
October 29, 2016
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Vote 'yes' on local option sales tax proposals
Voters in Willmar, Spicer and New London will vote on separate 0.5 percent local option sales tax questions on Nov. 8. We recommend Willmar,...
October 29, 2016 - 6:00am
October 28, 2016
Chamber of Commerce backs sales tax before Willmar voters
WILLMAR — The board of directors of the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce voted Oct. 25 to support the local option sales tax being...
October 28, 2016 - 9:16am
September 21, 2016
Upgrading Willmar's places to play
WILLMAR—While the fate of the local option sales tax is in the hands of Willmar voters and the state legislature, Willmar city staff and...
September 21, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 5, 2016
Opinion: Willmar's local option sales tax plan has worthy projects
After several months of study and debate, the Willmar City Council has decided to place a new local option sales tax before the voters on the Nov. 8 ballot. The final proposal has a $10 million target plus finance costs for specific projects for improvements to Robbins Island, the...
August 5, 2016 - 7:54am