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Knitting with memories: Every shawl holds a story for Gesling
GOP amplifies moves to increase punishment for highway protests
Minnesota roundup: Man charged in connection with fatal meth overdose of his 'buddy'; jogger struck by car, killed in St. Paul
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
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Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
Girls' Basketball: Woodbury hands East Ridge a blow to SEC hopes
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
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Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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January 30, 2017
Viewpoint: Ease growing tax burden this session
When our state has a large budget, it's time to look for ways to provide tax relief for hardworking Minnesotans. It's been years since we've...
January 30, 2017 - 8:00am
January 17, 2017
Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota House Taxes Committee chairman is tired of dealing with Wisconsin about income taxes. So Chairman Greg Davids, R-Preston,...
January 17, 2017 - 3:06pm
January 6, 2017
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
ST. PAUL—A tweaked 2016 tax proposal that never made it into law is back. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said on Thursday, Jan. 5, that his...
January 6, 2017 - 9:02am
January 4, 2017
U.S. Republicans start first day of Trump-era Congress on wrong foot
WASHINGTON — The Republican-led U.S. Congress had a rough start to its first session of the Donald Trump era on Tuesday, Jan. 3, when a...
January 4, 2017 - 9:30am
January 3, 2017
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
ST. PAUL — 2017 dawned on the Minnesota Capitol with bright sun Sunday, Jan. 1, illuminating the newly renovated building. But the sparkle...
January 3, 2017 - 9:27am
September 29, 2016
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
ST. PAUL—A conservative group says Minnesota's taxes are the 46th most competitive in the country. The Tax Foundation reported on Wednesday, Sept. 28, that when considering corporate, individual income, sales, property and unemployment insurance taxes, Minnesota finished near...
September 29, 2016 - 10:08am
February 8, 2010
Tax increase attempt, or not?
ST. PAUL -- Whether Democratic Minnesota senators favor passing a tax increase this year is an unanswered question. Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller of Minneapolis said on Friday said he agreed with those who say a tax increase will not succeed in light of Republican Gov....
February 8, 2010 - 8:39am
December 14, 2009
Minnesota, Wisconsin end tax talks
A $40 million disagreement means people who live in Minnesota or Wisconsin and work in the other state will need to file income tax returns in both. "A final nail in the issue," is how Minnesota Revenue Commissioner Ward Einess described the situation. The commissioner and Wisconsin...
December 14, 2009 - 10:45am
December 10, 2009
Mixed reactions on local budgets
Mix one part plummeting revenue, a dash of declining state aid plus a property tax levy bump -- what do you get?
December 10, 2009 - 8:02am
Lower property values even out District 833 levy increase
The District 833 School Board, at the Dec. 3 meeting, approved a $53,805,194 levy for taxes payable next year. The levy is $207,000 higher than this year, representing a .4 percent increase. Most residents will see their school taxes go down, according to district Finance Director...
December 10, 2009 - 7:58am
December 9, 2009
Citizens to county: Cut taxes, spending
Residents gave Washington County commissioners more than an earful at a budget hearing, telling them that government should cut spending and...
December 9, 2009 - 4:29pm
October 15, 2009
Senators send tax letter to governors
Lawmakers from Minnesota and Wisconsin asked the states' governors Thursday to "immediately resume negotiations" on a potentially doomed income tax reciprocity agreement. In a joint letter to Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Wisconsin Gov.
October 15, 2009 - 12:29pm
October 8, 2009
Lawmakers search for way to restore tax reciprocity
Apart from inconvenience for workers who will have to file in two states, the end of the income tax reciprocity agreement between Minnesota and Wisconsin may have greater implications, say some lawmakers. "There's a state border there, but we really operate as a region," said Wisconsin...
October 8, 2009 - 9:04am
October 6, 2009
Property taxes due soon
Washington County officials remind property owners that the second half of their property tax payments are due soon, and there are penalties for not paying on or before the deadlines. Property tax statements will note payment dates and amounts. The second installment for taxes...
October 6, 2009 - 1:58pm
October 1, 2009
Lawmakers want to reinstate tax pact
Lawmakers from both sides of the Minnesota-Wisconsin border will discuss ways to reinstate a decades-old income tax reciprocity agreement severed by Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. Legislators say they hear from constituents concerned about how Pawlenty's decision earlier this month...
October 1, 2009 - 8:10am