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Robin Walsh appeared before the Hubbard County board Wednesday to question timber harvesting policies that are costing loggers money. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Hubbard County's timber auction and harvest policy comes under scrutiny

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A Park Rapids logging company asked that Hubbard County change the way it's running timber sales because strict adherence to policies are hurting the company's bottom line.


"I'm out $3,000" on a recent timber sale, said Robin Walsh of Walsh Forest Products.

Under a longstanding policy, loggers must complete one sale before they can harvest another. That's to prevent any commingling of the wood.

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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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