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Fergus Falls seeks campus tax breaks


ST. PAUL - Fergus Falls officials say tax cuts could be the answer to what to do with the sprawling and nearly empty Regional Treatment Center campus.

Mayor Russell Anderson and other city leaders appeared in front of the Minnesota Senate Taxes Committee Tuesday asking that people who live on the campus or open businesses there would not have to pay individual income taxes, corporate franchise taxes or property taxes for 15 years.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.