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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...
news / local
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...
opinion / letters
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...
opinion / commentary
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...
opinion / letters
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 affects their budget and the services they provide has yet to be seen. The state Legislature adjourned late Monday after approving $80...
news / local
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,...
opinion / letters
October 16, 2012 - 12:49am