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Kittson County

County levy increases due to higher costs and property valuations

By Anna Jauhola Three people from the public attended the Kittson County truth in taxation meeting Thursday, Dec. 8, held during the regular commissioner’s meeting. The commission presented the proposed 2023 budget and reasons for the levy increase. The proposed budget is set at $15,420,417. The county is set to bring in $5,644,309 in revenue,…

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2022 Election Results

Unofficial election results are in for Minnesota and Kittson County. These results and more can be found on the Minnesota Secretary of State website as well. Election results are not official until they are canvassed, which takes place within a week of the election.  KITTSON COUNTY seats County commissioners up for election were District 3…

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Kittson Healthcare confirms first positive COVID-19 case

By Anna Jauhola Kittson County documented its first case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, on Thursday, April 16. Rumors of a second case circulated over the weekend, but as of Monday, that was false. Cindy Urbaniak, county public health director, said Monday morning there are no more positive cases in the…

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County erring on the side of safety

Commission sets instructions for employees during COVID-19 By Anna Jauhola The Kittson County Board of Commissioners is erring on the side of safety and made a strong decision Tuesday, March 17 to keep two county employees at home, with pay. This was the main decision of the board’s initial discussions regarding pandemic planning.  The two employees…

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Commission votes to switch auditing firms

By Anna Jauhola The commission voted to switch auditing firms and hire BradyMartz for the next three years, pending confirmation the county can break its contract with Hoffman, Philipp & Knutson, PLLC. The county had troubles with its 2015 audit after the state auditor’s office found discrepancies. In her last visit to the board, Colleen…

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Wind chills, temps dangerously low through Thursday

  Take caution as the area endures dangerously low wind chills and temperatures through this week! (Enterprise Photo by Anna Jauhola)By Enterprise Staff Over the next several days, people in Kittson County and the surrounding areas are advised to take great caution if they are planning to be outside. The National Weather Service in Grand…

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