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New Rockford city sales tax up by 12%

The City of New Rockford collected $434,351.14 in sales tax last year, according to data obtained by auditor Andrew Presnell. That reflects an increase of nearly 12 percent, when compared to the $388,536.66 collected in 2022.

The top two uses of sales tax funds, amounting to a whopping 64 percent of the total, are infrastructure improvements and economic development. Each received $111,193.89 in s...