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Obama torches Trump at his final correspondents’ dinner
Data: May 1, 2016
Local experts say Prince almost surely planned for his estate — but we may never know how
Mind the (income) gap: What’s behind widening economic disparities among Minnesota minorities?
Tracing leaves of the family tree: Gropel to talk genealogy how-tos Thursday
Amateur baseball: Lamberton tops Heron Lake in 12 innings
College softball: Tough breaks follow Minnesota West softball team
College softball: Lady Jays lose twice to A-R
Prep baseball: Runs and hits are scarce as Pipestone edges Windom
Prep golf: Paulsen leads H-BC golfers
Column: Using technology to boost student engagement
Column: If Trump were a woman
Column: The solution for Minnesota's two biggest challenges
Letter: Railroad safety is a bonding bill priority
Letter: Clarifying the Establishment Clause
Quist C. Stephen
Burdella G. De Jager
Harriet J. Buttrick
Kenneth L. Anderson
Detective work: Dave Hoffman recognized as one of the ‘Faces of Hope’ by Crisis Center
Column: Think we've had rain? Remember this stormy weather?
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Religion briefs: April 28
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
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Balk 80th birthday
Thueson 90th birthday
Zylstra 95th birthday
Thorn 65th anniversary
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April 17, 2016
‘Pink tax’ nicks women’s finances: Women’s products, services often cost more than men’s
FARGO — When she’s shopping for period-relief products, Alicia Kellebrew buys generic-brand Excedrin Migraine instead of Midol. “It’s...
April 17, 2016 - 8:40pm
April 5, 2016
Former U.S. tax judge in Minnesota charged with cheating on her tax returns
ST. PAUL — A retired U.S. tax judge and her husband have been charged in Minnesota with cheating the government of $400,000 in taxes in a scheme that treated personal spending such as jewelry, pilates classes and overseas vacations as business expenses, prosecutors said Monday....
April 5, 2016 - 7:38pm
April 4, 2016
World figures deny wrongdoing as ‘Panama Papers’ reveal offshore wealth
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) — Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful Monday after...
April 4, 2016 - 3:28pm
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
What are the chances of a tax cut now? With smaller surplus, lawmakers have fewer dollars to give back
ST. PAUL — Don’t plan on spending money from a big cut in state taxes just yet, Minnesotans. When state finance officials announced last week that Minnesota’s projected budget surplus had shrunk by one-fourth — from $1.2 billion to $900 million — it meant not only that Gov....
March 2, 2016 - 8:38pm
February 25, 2016
Dayton, Daudt argue over business tax report
ST. PAUL — A heated exchange between Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt on Thursday may have yielded a preview of what to expect...
February 25, 2016 - 8:22pm
February 8, 2016
For sugar tax supporters, 2016 may be the sweet spot
LONDON — 2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consider levies on sweetened food and drinks to battle obesity and...
February 8, 2016 - 3:47pm
December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015 - 9:15pm
U.S. tax, spending deal meets resistance
WASHINGTON — A deal to avoid a U.S. government shutdown met resistance Wednesday from both conservative Republicans concerned about spending...
December 16, 2015 - 8:43pm
December 6, 2015
End-of-year moves may save you money
FARGO — The holidays are a busy time and plates get pretty full, literally and figuratively. So, just to pile on, here are a few more things you might consider getting done before the first of the year. On the bright side, taking time to make certain moves could mean more dollars...
December 6, 2015 - 4:28pm
November 29, 2015
Tax cut consensus is building at state Capitol — what kind, how much, who gets one and how big all still issues
ST. PAUL — With a large chunk of extra cash sitting in the state treasury, Minnesota legislative leaders say they want to cut taxes in 2016, an appealing option to politicians in an election year. On Thursday, state finance officials will make an early prediction about how much...
November 29, 2015 - 7:47pm
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 5, 2015
IRS scam attempted in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — A group of would-be scammers is calling Worthington taxpayers, claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The automated call informs victims that they owe money to the IRS and are threatened with a lawsuit by the federal government. To avoid a lawsuit, victims...
August 5, 2015 - 9:27pm
August 4, 2015
Former owner of tax-forfeited parcel asks for another chance
WORTHINGTON — A Rushmore man who continues to live in a house after it was forfeited for failure to pay property taxes appeared before Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday morning asking for another chance. Greg Hanks submitted an application letter to the board, saying health...
August 4, 2015 - 8:35pm
Tax bill passes, sets up negotiations
ST. PAUL — The Democrat-controlled Minnesota Senate voted Monday for tax cuts a fraction of the size that Republicans in the House want, sending negotiators into what could be a contentious final two weeks of the legislative session. The Senate tax bill and a House agriculture...
May 4, 2015 - 7:49pm