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County sees 8 percent levy increase

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State funding cutbacks, exploding health insurance costs, the cost of running an election in a year that a new president will be chosen ... all of these played a role in the figure set for the preliminary 2007, payable 2008 Becker County property tax levy.


At Tuesday's county board meeting, the commissioners voted to set a total preliminary levy of $16,506,780 -- an 8.34 percent increase over the previous year's total.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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