Everyone has an idea for a business, but few actually go for it. Not this guy. Marc Keiser from Oakdale and a graduate of the University of St. Thomas took his senior year business plan and launched it. Eight years later, Marco V has become an international company of cigars, port-like wine and coffee.
An influential Minnesota House Democrat is proposing a substantial increase in the state’s cigarette tax.
Two Republican state senators say that so-called “little cigars” should be taxed at the higher rate applied to cigarettes in Minnesota.