Johnson touts O'Brien tourism upswing

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Article by Mikaela Mackey

"REGIONAL—O’Brien County is not only returning to its pre-COVID economy growth, but it’s surpassing it.

When O’Brien County Economic Development Corporation executive director Kiana Johnson visited the board of supervisors on Tuesday, she said not only has the county’s state and local taxes, which are generated by visitors’ spending, increased from 2021-22, but the county topped the visitor-generated tax increase in Sioux County."

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