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Board approves 12 percent increase in 2015 property tax levy; rise in market values decreases state equalization Rush City Schools Superintendent Vern Koepp has announced his retirement. Koepp went public with the news at the start of the Dec. 18 School Board meeting. The board accepted his intent t...Read More
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By a 4-2 vote Dec. 11, the NBAPS School Board set next school year’s property tax levy. It is a 12 percent increase over this year’s levy, Director of Personnel and Finance Randi Johnson said at the meeting. “The total levy increases 12 percent, but it doesn’t necessarily translate to that l...Read More
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The Stacy council unanimously approved a property tax levy increase for next year. For 2015, the levy is $442,444 an increase over 2014 of $393,356, and the largest increase in several years. Total general revenue is projected at $544,532, an increase over 2014’s $484,747. Council costs, personnel...Read More
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A fire truck from the Depression era, one in which Rush City residents were accustomed to viewing at parades and other events, has been sold. The Rush City Council on Nov. 24 reviewed several bids for the Fire Department’s 1937 Chevrolet open top mount pumper before accepting James Kirvida’s off...Read More
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The following actions and discussion points were addressed at the Nov. 12 Stacy City Council meeting. Annexation review  Lent Township has sent word to Stacy asking for a review of the annexation agreement deal struck between Lent and Stacy seven years ago. The city and township had come to agreeme...Read More
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The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office has stepped up efforts to provide an innovative way to keep residents up-to-date on illegal activity and crime in their community. Sheriff Rick Duncan announced the launch of Regional Analysis and Information Sharing, RAIDS Online, with a demonstration during a ...Read More
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