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Don Kenna walks to the lake house he shares with wife Rita, where the two have lived for about 11 years. Increases in property taxes on lake homes in Minnesota have grown drastically over the last decade, leaving some families wondering if they can keep up with the payments. Photo by Kile Brewer/Grand Forks Herald

Lakeside property tax bills declining, land values still rising

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Terry and Eileen Cook had plans to retire in a cabin they owned on Union Lake in Polk County in Minnesota.

After purchasing the lot in 1990, the couple built a $129,000 cabin on it four years later.


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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter with a focus on northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @brandijewett
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