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Officials: Diversion Authority close to agreement with DNR before contact was cut
Students in the News, June 25
Sanford Oncology Pacesetters raise funds for Relay
Neilson Place honors veterans
From passion to profession: Minnesota DIYer brings workshops 'up north'
Red Lake fishing trip offers mixed bag of fish from shore on the Red Lake River
Brad Dokken: Fishing a game of expectations
Good fishing is just part of the package in this Quetico adventure
Ailing Sano out for second day
Jets draft Samberg in second round
Priscilla Jane Miller
Mabel B. Dahl
Sharon Roberta Villier
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Roberta Jean Wind
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's your favorite quote?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
Walk this way!: Watermark rebrands First Friday Art Walk program
PATT RALL COLUMN: Rain or shine, the shows go on
Art briefs -- Sunday, June 25
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
GUEST EDITORIAL: Newspapers still top choice for news
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
April 15, 2017
Enbridge tax dispute could hit Minnesota counties with big bill
A tax dispute between Enbridge and the Minnesota Department of Revenue could end up costing counties in the state millions of dollars. The company...
April 15, 2017 - 8:26am
May 12, 2015
First-half property taxes due Friday
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County is reminding property owners that the first-half property tax is due Friday, according to a release from JoDee Treat, Beltrami County auditor/treasurer. To accommodate taxpayers who wish to pay in person, the Real Estate and Tax Service’s Counter will...
May 12, 2015 - 9:55am
April 30, 2015
Hospitality tax focus of Sanford Center open forum
BEMIDJI—More than 40 people showed up for a public forum Wednesday at the Sanford Center organized by city and center officials. The...
April 30, 2015 - 11:50am
March 12, 2015
Danny Tyree: Should nonprofit organizations in the U.S. be taxed?
Nationwide, people involved with museums, archives, nature preserves, homeless shelters, battered women shelters and similar endeavors are nervous. Currently, all states exempt nonprofit organizations from property tax, either through laws or through the state constitution; but that...
March 12, 2015 - 11:59pm
September 24, 2014
MN2020 celebrates property tax breaks in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji's property taxes went down 17 percent for the average homeowner from 2013 to 2014, according to a new report from a progressive Minnesota think tank. Minnesota 2020 stopped in Bemidji on Wednesday on a statewide tour presenting sweeping research findings on how...
September 24, 2014 - 11:22pm
September 20, 2014
Center keeps taking away more of our property taxes
Recently the Bemidji City Council voted to increase property tax support of the Sanford Center. I shared my opinion of this action with my council representative. She replied with information I found useful and disgusting. According to her, the Sanford Center now harvests 15.5 percent...
September 20, 2014 - 2:04am
March 15, 2014
Paul Marquart: Property taxes going down for many Minnesotans
When Minnesotans last saw property tax stability, Daunte Culpepper led the Vikings, Kelly Clarkson became the first “American Idol” and “Spider Man” topped the box office charts. The year was 2002. Fast forward to 2014. We have just learned some good news. Property taxes...
March 15, 2014 - 11:51pm
February 28, 2014
Property taxes cuts miss prediction
ST. PAUL — Minnesota property taxes did not fall as much as the Dayton administration said they would. A one-page report appeared without notice on the state Revenue Department website late Friday afternoon indicated property taxes fell $8 million in 2014, far short of the $121...
February 28, 2014 - 11:21pm
November 23, 2013
Taxes time for Minnesota cities, counties: While Bemidji, Beltrami County buck the trend, other communities worry about higher taxes, state aid
ST. PAUL — The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up. By mid-December, city, county and other local officials decide how much property tax they will collect. Those decisions...
November 23, 2013 - 10:52pm
November 22, 2013
Letter: We as citizens need to be heard at the ballot box
Well folks, it seems that our elected officials are at it again. I just received my proposed 2014 property tax statement today. Being a curious sort of person, I wanted to see if what I had read in the paper today about my taxes not going up was true. I quickly opened my statement,went...
November 22, 2013 - 12:22am
August 17, 2013
Lower property taxes? No guarantees
ST. PAUL — The Dayton administration predicts Minnesotans’ property tax bills will fall next year. Maybe so, maybe not. Local government officials are considering what to do with property taxes, including looking at whether they need to increase spending, and taxes,...
August 17, 2013 - 1:38am
May 21, 2013
Bemidji to receive more LGA next year
BEMIDJI —City councilors agree that having more Local Government Aid dollars flow from the state to Bemidji is a good thing. But how it...
May 21, 2013 - 6:00pm
October 16, 2012
Rep. Paul Marquart, House Minority Lead, Property Tax Division
Property taxes are due on Oct. 15 – and if you’re like most people in greater Minnesota, it meant another property tax increase. This tax hike should weigh heavily on the minds of rural voters this year. That’s because a big reason for your tax hike is that Republican legislators,...
October 16, 2012 - 12:49am
September 23, 2012
Tax exempt property in Bemidji causes budgeting issues
BEMIDJI – Bemidji is often referred to as a regional center. The Sanford Medical Center, Bemidji State University and the various county and federal agencies downtown act as large employers and contribute to the city’s sense of being a cultural and political focal point...
September 23, 2012 - 1:37am