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This is a rough sketch of how Laporte would be transformed if a multi-governmental agency partnership can be harnessed. The development plans envision a stopoff or starting destination point for Paul Bunyan Trail users, locals and visitors passing through town. (Conceptual drawing)

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A trailhead park with gazebos and a picnic area is a wonderful idea for Laporte, but just not in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


That was the consensus of the Hubbard County board Wednesday when Laporte Mayor Craig Mackey and Hubbard County Regional Economic Development Director David Collins asked the board to move the project forward from a conceptual drawing.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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