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Game and Fish Pays $621,000 in Property Taxes

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently paid more than $621,000 in taxes to counties in which the department owns or leases land. The 2017 in-lieu-of-tax payments are the same as property taxes paid by private landowners.

 

The Game and Fish Department manages more than 200,000 acres for wildlife habitat and public hunting in 51 counties. The department does not own or manage any land in Traill or Renville counties.

 

Following is a list of counties and the tax payments they received.

 

County Tax Due County Tax Due County Tax Due
Adams 182.33 Grand Forks 14,129.07 Pierce 2,815.44
Barnes 5,644.02 Grant 1,131.83 Ramsey 15,390.45
Benson 4,596.45 Griggs 82.08 Ransom 1,495.39
Billings 300.78 Hettinger 4,718.98 Richland 18,136.88
Bottineau 5,218.40 Kidder 10,315.27 Rolette 38,642.11
Bowman 2,097.65 LaMoure 9,812.72 Sargent 17,627.17
Burke 1,200.12 Logan 336.07 Sheridan 62,021.67
Burleigh 27,957.99 McHenry 1,609.79 Sioux 232.35
Cass 7,054.45 McIntosh 9,466.17 Slope 1,585.08
Cavalier 28,619.90 McKenzie 33,447.76 Stark 5,383.98
Dickey 12,964.84 McLean 94,341.96 Steele 8,245.29
Divide 1,873.65 Mercer 17,137.90 Stutsman 4,563.95
Dunn 5,892.05 Morton 19,720.35 Towner 2,267.82
Eddy 5,749.63 Mountrail 7,736.86 Walsh 10,871.86
Emmons 3,802.69 Nelson 5,560.39 Ward 115.79
Foster 978.75 Oliver 2,919.94 Wells 61,796.96
Golden Valley 146.55 Pembina 17,862.28 Williams 5,243.55