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Perham hotels will charge 3 percent lodging tax starting January 2010

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Louis Hoglund

Perham will enter the modern age of tourism marketing, following the approval of a local, 3 percent lodging tax that could generate about $30,000 a year.


Te tax only affects the two motels within city jurisdiction: The Crossings and the Super 8-though several local Chamber of Commerce officials would like to find support to extend the lodging tax out to the resorts on East Otter Tail lakes.

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