Think your taxes are high? It could be worse if you lived in...
If you think Alexandria's taxes are way too high, here's a tiny bit of comfort: It's worse in similar-sized cities around the state.
According to information from the League of Minnesota Cities, Alexandria's tax rate is the third lowest among 20 cities with populations ranging from 8,283 (Detroit Lakes) to 19,040 (Willmar). Alexandria's 2007 population is 11,481.
The only cities with lower rates were Detroit Lakes and Willmar.