Property Tax Refund Program

The deadline to receive your property tax refund this year is August 15th, so I want to make sure everyone in our area has the information they need to take advantage of the program. If you have a household income up to $93,480, or are a renter and have an income up to $50,430, then […]

New Laws effective Friday, August 1, 2008

Smoking in hotel/motel rooms:  It’s already against the law to smoke in a nonsmoking hotel/motel room. Now though if you’re caught, you might also have to pick up the tab to get the room back to its smoke-free condition. The new law removes the previous $100 cap. It states that if an offender does not […]

“FIRST” Grants

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is soliciting proposals from public, private, or non-profit entities engaged in workforce development, economic development, or education for a second round of FIRST (Framework for Integrated Regional Strategies) grants. Applications are due by August 27. DEED will award four FIRST grants in the amount of $50,000 […]