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Bowman County Commissioner Bill Bowman speaks during Tuesday's budget hearing at the Bowman County Courthouse.

Bowman Co. seeks 12 percent tax hike: With millions in reserve, residents question increase

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BOWMAN -- A proposal to raise taxes by 12 percent for the 2013 fiscal year has some Bowman County residents wondering if such a hike is warranted.


That was the consensus before the Bowman County Commissioners Tuesday night during a public hearing for next year's budget at the county courthouse in Bowman.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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