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Better bus service?: County looks at expanding transit, and does good deed for Sunnyside
Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
Special council meetings set: Scheduling conflicts result in separate sessions for street project, sales tax
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America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
Noreen M. Huwe
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
January 24, 2015
North Dakota tax on cigarettes could increase if bills pass
Smokers would pay more than triple the current state tax on cigarettes in North Dakota under two bipartisan bills promoted Wednesday by anti-tobacco groups and others. North Dakota’s current excise tax of 44 cents per pack is the 46th lowest in the nation and hasn’t been raised...
January 24, 2015 - 11:00am
January 21, 2015
Mahube gears up to help file tax returns
Does the thought of filing your own state and federal tax returns, whether online or by mail, give you chills? Are you unsure of whether a 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ is the form you need? Then give the offices of Mahube-Otwa Community Action a call. The friendly, fully-certified...
January 21, 2015 - 1:00pm
Department surveying marijuana demand
The Minnesota Department of Health is rolling out an online survey to get a better idea of the potential medicinal marijuana landscape in the state. From Tuesday until Feb. 6, Minnesotans with qualifying medical conditions can answer several questions that will give medicinal marijuana...
January 21, 2015 - 12:00pm
Dayton and GOP offer tax proposals
ST. PAUL -- Both Republicans and Democratic-Farmer-Laborites rolled out proposals to cut Minnesota’s taxes Tuesday, but leaders from the two parties are targeting their tax cuts at different groups. Republican lawmakers proposed to exempt seniors’ Social Security income from...
January 21, 2015 - 8:30am
January 13, 2015
'No choice' but to raise taxes for transportation
ST. PAUL -- There is no choice but to raise taxes to improve Minnesota's transportation system, say state Senate Democrats. "I can't think...
January 13, 2015 - 8:00am
December 25, 2014
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
ST. PAUL -- Let's face it: What most Minnesotans want to know about the upcoming legislative session is whether lawmakers will raise their taxes. The...
December 25, 2014 - 9:09pm
July 16, 2014
Minnesota farmland taxes expected to rise
ST. PAUL -- Many Minnesota property owners could see some tax relief this year, but farmers can expect higher taxes for at least the next two years. "What I am hearing is it is making it much more difficult to do business as a farmer," Rep. Paul Marquart, D-Dilworth, said of agriculture...
July 16, 2014 - 10:52pm
April 9, 2014
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
Does this sound familiar? A few years back your yearly earnings were pretty low so you figured you wouldn’t owe any income tax. Thus, when April 15 rolled around the following year you didn’t bother filing a tax return, knowing you wouldn’t be penalized. Big mistake. Even...
April 9, 2014 - 2:30pm
March 24, 2014
Qualify for new tax breaks? Wait to file returns
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota revenue officials will not be ready to pay Minnesotans for newly enacted tax breaks until April 3. Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans today advised Minnesotans who may qualify for one of 10 new individual income tax breaks not to file income tax returns until...
March 24, 2014 - 2:04pm
February 28, 2014
Minnesota House panel advances $500 million tax cut bill
ST. PAUL -- House Democratic-Farmer-Labor leaders took a first big step Thursday toward rushing through a package of tax cuts that would save middle-class Minnesotans and businesses an estimated $500 million in this election year. The House Tax Committee cobbled together and passed...
February 28, 2014 - 12:30pm
February 6, 2014
Report released on MN tax provisions
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has released the 2014 Tax Expenditure Budget. The report identifies state and local tax provisions that give preferential tax treatment to certain persons, types of income, transactions, or property. Minnesota law requires the department to release...
February 6, 2014 - 5:00pm
February 4, 2014
Tax preparer ordered to pay more than $18,000 for unpaid taxes
AITKIN, Minn. -- An Aitkin tax preparer who completed thousands of tax returns for others over a 20-year period must pay more than $18,000 to the state, after admitting that he failed to file his own tax return. Todd William Sterling, 45, pleaded guilty in State District Court in...
February 4, 2014 - 8:09am
November 13, 2013
Proposed property taxes vary widely
A preliminary report shows local governments plan to increase property taxes next year. Here’s how the numbers look locally: Becker County has set a preliminary 2.5 percent increase, which would bring in $471,300 in new revenue. The county has not yet finished its budget process...
November 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
October 31, 2013
Interest rate on upaid taxes remains level
Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans announced that in 2014, taxpayers will pay a 3 percent interest rate on delinquent state tax payments. This rate has remained the same since 2010. The department calculates interest from the date the tax is due until it is...
October 31, 2013 - 1:30pm
October 16, 2013
Hubbard County considers temporary sales tax to help fund road projects
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – Hubbard County is positioning itself to take advantage of a 2013 law passed by the Minnesota Legislature allowing political subdivisions to enact a temporary general sales tax. The theory is that a tax during the second and third quarters of the year would...
October 16, 2013 - 8:12am