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Tourist Center and Maps - Continued

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opinion Brainerd, 56401
Brainerd Dispatch
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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

I apologize for the error in my letter on road maps for saying there was a one percent tax on car rentals dedicated to tourism advertising.

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This information was taken from the Minnesota budget website and I did not know it required additional legislation.

Somehow it seems that small dedicated “nuisance” taxes are not a good policy and the Legislature did the right thing in not passing it.

Back to the map thing: True, it is a small thing to charge a dollar for a map, but in the whole mix of things, it is the organizations that pay attention to details and the effect of “finishing touches” that achieve their goals.

A fine concert can be spoiled if the lead singer is just a few vibrations off key. Why not do the best we can?

Wouldn’t it be a good use of advertising dollars to give the maps away?

Chuck Hagberg

Crosby

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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