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Alexandria police recover stolen items
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
UPDATE: Four injured in crash near Evansville
Man found dead inside burned Motley home
Swimming and diving: Cards knock off Tech in CLC
Girls basketball: Chargers win defensive battle with Hawley
Wrestling: Alex takes third at Parker Prairie
Sports schedule for Monday, Jan. 16
Lower walleye limits, license fees among changes being considered in MN
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Packing a punch line
Persistence pays off
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Christian illusionist featured during Faith at Work Lunch
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
Noy Veronica Wagner
Arlene Lissete Ohland
Lynn M. Hanson
Edward J. Morrison
LETTER: Electoral College votes for us
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
LETTER: Pray for Trump
EDITORIAL: How to make 2017 a financial success
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
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On The Street
$3 million apartment project gets tax break
A $3 million project to build a three-story, 18-unit apartment building in south Alexandria will receive a tax break. At its meeting Monday night,...
November 16, 2016 - 6:00am
September 26, 2016
Developer seeks tax break for $3 million apartment project
The developers of a $3 million, 18-unit apartment building in south Alexandria are pursuing a tax break from the city. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council scheduled a public hearing to consider the tax increment financing request from Lakewood Terrace, LLC. It...
September 26, 2016 - 11:35pm
May 6, 2016
LETTER: School district should reconsider abatement request for project
To the editor: As an Alexandria resident and a retired building and zoning official, I would like to express some thoughts about the tax increment financing that is being considered for the new Holiday Inn project. If you have a source of income, naturally you do not want to lose...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
February 11, 2013
Report examines tax increment financing in Minnesota
State Auditor Rebecca Otto has released the Tax Increment Financing Legislative Report. This 17th annual legislative report was compiled from information received from the 426 development authorities currently authorized to exercise tax increment financing (TIF) powers in Minnesota....
February 11, 2013 - 11:45am
November 15, 2012
Low-income housing plan in Alexandria gets tax break
A project to build a 24-unit townhome development for low to moderate income families will receive a tax break from the city of Alexandria. At...
November 15, 2012 - 3:00pm
June 1, 2012
COUNCIL UPDATE: Big plans for The Wharf, housing near new school
Two big developments are seeking a little tax help from the city of Alexandria.
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
September 16, 2011
1298059 Public Hearing - Modification of Development Program
Public Hearing Publish September 16, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF ALEXANDRIA COUNTY OF DOUGLAS STATE OF MINNESOTA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council shall meet on Monday, September 26, 2011, commencing at approximately 7:15 o'clock p.m. at City Hall, 704 Broadway,...
September 16, 2011 - 12:00am
August 12, 2011
1294043 Public Notice - City of Alexandria TIF Disclosure
Public Notice Publish August 12, 2011 2010 ANNUAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENT CITY OF ALEXANDRIA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT #1 District Number and Name: 7. Sunrise Apartments Current net tax capacity: $0 Original tax capacity: $0 Captured tax capacity: $0 Principal/Interest due in...
August 12, 2011 - 12:00am
August 3, 2011
1293060 Public Notice - Douglas County TIF Disclosure
Public Notice Publish August 3, 2011 2010 ANNUAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENT Name of TIF Authority: Douglas County HRA Name of Municipality: Douglas County The following information represents the annual disclosure of tax increment districts for the year ended December 31, 2010. ...
August 3, 2011 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
Tax break for townhome development goes down the tubes
There were supposed to be luxury tri-level townhomes built by Walgreen's at 10th Avenue and Fillmore Street. It never happened. That's why the Alexandria City Council voted on November 22 to remove the tax break the development would have received through tax increment financing...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
Luxury apartment units removed from TIF contract
When plans for a new Walgreen's in Alexandria were approved three years ago, the developers had something else in mind as well - 11 luxury, tri-level townhouses behind the store at 10th Avenue and Fillmore Street. Walgreen's was built but nothing became of the townhouses. Because...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
1122150 Disclosure Statement - City of Alexandria TIF
Disclosure Statement Publish August 13, 2010 2009 ANNUAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENT CITY OF ALEXANDRIA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT #1 District Number and Name: 7. Sunrise Apartments Current net tax capacity: $0 Original tax capacity: $0 Captured tax capacity: $0 Principal/Interest...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
1123251 Disclosure Statement - Douglas County HRA TIF
Disclosure Statement Publish July 30, 2010 2009 ANNUAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENT Name of TIF Authority: Douglas County HRA Name of Municipality: Douglas County The following information represents the annual disclosure of tax increment districts for the year ended December 31, 2009. ...
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
February 13, 2010
Auditor's report examines tax increment financing
State Auditor Rebecca Otto released the 2008 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Legislative Report this week. Tax increment financing is a tool created by the Minnesota Legislature to promote economic development, redevelopment, and housing development in areas where it would not otherwise...
February 13, 2010 - 8:02am
February 11, 2009
Alexandria gets tougher on TIF
It will soon be tougher for developers to get tax breaks for rental housing projects in Alexandria. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved changes to the city's tax increment financing (TIF) policy for housing developments. The new policy sets clearer...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am