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Lake residents tax selves to fight invasives

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MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lakeshore residents are changing tactics in the fight against invasive aquatic species — they're taxing themselves.


Property owners have increasingly started forming lake improvement districts, which have the authority to levy property taxes. The most common reason is to help pay to fight the growing problem of invasive species.

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