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Kittson Central sets tax levy at 4.03% increase over ’22

By Margie Holmgren Kittson Central School Board approved the property tax levy at $1,357,129.39 at its Wednesday, Dec. 21 meeting. This amount is 4.03 percent higher than last year’s levy at an increase of $52,526.64. “Despite the fact that our levy went up a bit I think most homeowners have seen a pretty significant decrease…

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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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Lancaster Council sets final levy, COLA increases

By Anna Jauhola The Lancaster City Council approved its 2023 budget and cost of living increases for employees during its final meeting of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 14. In November, the council discussed three options for the 2023 payroll rates – 2 percent plus one step, 3 percent plus one step or 4 to…

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