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Local option sales tax

May 11, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Robbins Island Park would be one of several places that would benefit from a sales tax proposed by Willmar residents. The money would go toward projects at the park, the Civic Center and other places around the city, plus stormwater and other infrastructure projects.
Willmar citizen group proposes local sales tax
May 11, 2018 - 7:47am
November 18, 2017
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
November 18, 2017 - 8:00am
July 12, 2017
Gary Miller / Tribune file photo 

Kandiyohi County Commissioners next week will consider the possibility of a local option sales tax to help with significant transportation funding needs. A $6 million rehabilitation of County Road 4, shown here in 2010, is one of the projects in the five-year plan.
Kandiyohi County to consider sales tax for roads
July 12, 2017 - 10:11pm
November 9, 2016
Spicer voters approve local option sales tax
November 9, 2016 - 7:27am
New London voters approve local option sales tax
November 9, 2016 - 7:22am
Willmar rejects local option sales tax; New London and Spicer say yes
November 9, 2016 - 6:17am
October 31, 2016
Barista Rayn Nachreiner accepts payment from a customer Tuesday at Lu Lu Beans in Willmar. If Willmar voters support of the local option sales tax on Nov. 8 -- and the Legislature later approves, a half-percent tax will be added on to all taxable purchases. 

Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Willmar, New London, Spicer voters to decide local option sales taxes
October 31, 2016 - 8:04am
October 29, 2016
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Vote 'yes' on local option sales tax proposals
October 29, 2016 - 6:00am
October 28, 2016
Chamber of Commerce backs sales tax before Willmar voters
October 28, 2016 - 9:16am
September 21, 2016
Briana Sanchez / TribuneOliver Duininck, 11, uses the ice rink at the Civic Center during open ice hours to practice for the hockey season. The ice arena is one of the places that would benefit from the sales tax passing.
Upgrading Willmar's places to play
September 21, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 5, 2016
Opinion: Willmar's local option sales tax plan has worthy projects
August 5, 2016 - 7:54am
July 20, 2016
Willmar sales tax resolution amended, but not yet approved
July 20, 2016 - 11:50pm
June 23, 2016
Spicer residents will vote this fall on whether a local option sales tax will be implemented in their town. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Spicer voters to decide on sales tax
June 23, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Willmar City Council moves forward with sales tax
June 15, 2016 - 12:07am
June 8, 2016
Spicer gets lukewarm response to tax proposal
June 8, 2016 - 11:57pm