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City taxes, flu shot, missing Cass County woman in the news today

Good morning! In the news today, the Bemidji City Council is scheduled to meet tomorrow to discuss a new special use tax initiative. The city has previously discussed multiple ways they could use a new tax, from lessening the burden for property taxpayers for the Sanford Center, to an amateur youth sports commission, as well as help pay for infrastructure …

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Mon Oct 14 Morning Trivia

For our McDonald’s Trivia question this morning, I asked which Washington Irving 1819 short story was about a man who fell asleep in the woods for 20 years. The answer was the story of Rip Van Winkle! Irving is also the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Irving is credited as being the father of pop culture, and for …

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Blood quantum, sales tax and veterans home in local news

Good Afternoon! In local news today, the Red Lake Nation passed a resolution Tuesday that, according to their release, is the first step towards abolishing blood quantum standards, which Secretary Sam Strong described as “mathematical genocide.” All Red Lake members enrolled in 1958 are now considered full blood, or 4/4 quantum, which means the Red Lake Nation will include more …

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