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Breuker 90th birthday
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March 2, 2016
Local businesses hope for tax relief this year
WORTHINGTON — Tax relief may come to businesses across Minnesota in the upcoming legislative session. The session starts March 8, and Minnesota congressional leaders are split on what to do with the state’s $900 million surplus. The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce hopes legislation...
March 2, 2016 - 8:41pm
December 22, 2015
County sets 2016 budget: Commissioner pay increase draws discussion
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners worked through a long list of end-of-the-year business during a two-hour meeting Tuesday morning, including setting the 2016 final budget and levy. Neither the budget nor the levy changed since commissioners hosted a public meeting earlier...
December 22, 2015 - 8:52pm
December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015 - 9:15pm
December 15, 2015
School board approves levy 4-2
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington District 518 Board of Education met Tuesday evening in regular session to certify the district’s 2015 levy of $5,212,320.13 for taxpayers in the district. The measure was met with discussion and a bit of opposition from two board members. A change...
December 15, 2015 - 9:45pm
December 1, 2015
County presents 2016 budget, levy
WORTHINGTON — After nearly six months of budget negotiations, Nobles County commissioners are prepared to present a 2016 budget of more than $34.3 million when they vote in just three weeks. The budget represents a 27.7 percent increase over the 2015 actual budget — due in large...
December 1, 2015 - 9:27pm
November 4, 2015
Luverne, Mountain Lake also pass school referendums
LUVERNE — After all the results were tabulated, four of the five area schools seeking voter approval for new operating referendums won at the ballot box. Luverne School District 2184 voters passed a 10-year, $0 increase operating levy of $763 per pupil by a wide margin, with...
November 4, 2015 - 9:04pm
View bleak for course: Council aims toward defunding Prairie View Golf Links
WORTHINGTON — After a city council special work session Wednesday evening, council discussion pointed toward directing staff to defund Prairie View Golf Course. No motions were made, but city administrator Steve Robinson said a decision on the fate of Prairie View will appear...
November 4, 2015 - 8:58pm
October 28, 2015
Council hopes to tighten up 2016 levy budget
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington city council met in an early morning work session Wednesday to further discuss the 2016 levy budget. City Administrator Steve Robinson asked council members where they’d like to see the levy set. “If you could give us a target levy increase,...
October 28, 2015 - 9:32pm
September 22, 2015
7.86 percent: Nobles County sets not-to-exceed levy
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County’s not-to-exceed levy was set at 7.86 percent during the board of commissioners meeting Tuesday with the caveat that the budget committee will continue to work with department officials to reduce the overall levy before the end of the year. Counties...
September 22, 2015 - 7:52pm
September 2, 2015
Council continues levy budget talks
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met Wednesday morning for a second special workshop to discuss the 2016 tax levy budget. City Administrator Steve Robinson said at last week’s meeting the the levy was at $3,616,870, a 10.87 percent increase from last year’s budget....
September 2, 2015 - 8:39pm
August 23, 2015
‘Key to the future’: Pipestone Area Schools seek referendum to keep programs alive
PIPESTONE — Pipestone Area Schools (PAS) have an upcoming referendum Nov. 3 for a new tax levy. The levy would increase the district’s current levy by $822,477.29 for a total amount of $2,234,743.20 in revenue for the operations fund, which is used to pay for teachers, buses,...
August 23, 2015 - 9:10pm
August 22, 2015
Sibley-Ocheyedan asking for voter-approved levy
SIBLEY, Iowa — Voters in the Sibley-Ocheyedan School District will be asked to head to the polls from noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 8 to vote on a Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL). The district currently does not have a voted PPEL in place. Superintendent Bill Boer explained what...
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August 22, 2015 - 8:26am