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City sales tax up for fifth year in a row

Every penny counts. That’s certainly true for the City of New Rockford, which collected $388,536.66 in sales tax revenue last year, 3 percent more than in 2021.

According to information obtained from Auditor Becki Schumacher, the total sales tax revenue has increased each of the last five years, after dipping down a bit from 2015 to 2017.

Currently, one-half of 1 percent is used to pay off USDA de...