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Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
Wrestlers open season with victory at Fosston
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls split two road games
Laker gymnasts dominate at Perham
Detroit Lakes is all in on Adam Thielen
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Diana Lynn Aker
Lorna M. Schons
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Holiday Train rolls into Detroit Lakes Dec. 12
Buy a Christmas tree, help a kid: Young Life fundraiser is popular in Detroit Lakes
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
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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
October 11, 2013
Tax revenues mixed early in state fiscal year
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota sales and personal income tax receipts were up in the first three months of the state fiscal year as state revenues came in just short of projections. Minnesota Management and Budget on Thursday reported that overall state tax collections were down $2 million,...
October 11, 2013 - 10:54am