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Osage artist shares talent with local kids
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
County board split on supporting roundabout
Storm damage assessment presented to county board
Minnesota's largest rodeo ready to buck in Park Rapids
Vaudrin competes in javelin, sprints for Dragons
Pre-registration open for Firecracker 5K race
Sebeka shuts out Legion
Hanson named Female Athlete of Year at Concordia-St. Paul
Park Rapids 18U softball team shuts down Waubun
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
Paul Albert Grams
James Merril Steinke
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Commentary: Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Port: Who's the source of a hateful political climate?
Commentary: The new fellowship
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
February 22, 2014
Combined BOA/PC considers garage that’s been in litigation with county
By Sarah Smith email@example.com The newly combined Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission will have a short agenda at its first official meeting Monday night – but it will be a barn-burner. David and Karen Hagert of Emerado, N.D., are asking that the county...
February 22, 2014 - 11:45am
March 23, 2013
More kids in need of a new home
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Hubbard County social workers have dedicated their lives to fixing shattered families. But as child out-of-home placements rise along with the corresponding costs, a hue and cry is going out. Why? In 2012, it cost $991,000 to place...
March 23, 2013 - 2:54pm
March 13, 2013
Snow storms are costing the county
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Hubbard County is on track to spend $200,000 more than last year on snowplowing expenses. ...
March 13, 2013 - 10:00am
February 23, 2013
BOA clamps down on homeowners, then relents and grants all variances
Two different property owners questioned the rationale behind Hubbard County's Shoreland Ordinances Wednesday as they requested variances. Both...
February 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 9, 2013
County approves $5.6 million renovation
The Hubbard County Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to proceed on a $5.665 million courthouse renovation. The board reasoned at a public...
February 9, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 6, 2013
Hubbard board approves $5.6 million courthouse renovation
The Hubbard County board voted unanimously Tuesday night to proceed on a $5.665 million court-house renovation. The board reasoned at a public...
February 6, 2013 - 9:35am
February 2, 2013
No charging decision yet for Gordon
There is still no resolution to the investigation of former Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension finished its investigation in late November and turned it over to the Stearns County Attorney's Office for consideration of charges. But that...
February 2, 2013 - 10:56am
January 26, 2013
County's legal counsel uphold planning appointments
Hubbard County Attorney Don Dearstyne and the county's outside counsel have rejected a COLA challenge to planning and zoning appointments made in late 2012. The appointments were to the Hubbard County Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission. The lakeshore activists contend...
January 26, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 19, 2013
Hubbard County Auditor receives state recognition
Hubbard County Auditor/Treasurer Pam Heeren was surprised to receive a statewide award Wednesday evening and even more surprised at her impromptu...
January 19, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 16, 2013
Transfer station to get 'mall cop'
It won't be Paul Blart on a Segway, but the Henrietta Mall will soon have a trash patrol. Frequent complaints about the Hubbard County's transfer...
January 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 12, 2013
County board gives 2 percent pay raises to all employees
A public hearing is set for Feb. 5 on a five-year Capital Improvement Plan that includes a $5.565 million renovation project for the Hubbard County Courthouse and office building. The hearing will be held at 7 p.m. in the boardroom, in the lower level of the county office building. A...
January 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
COLA seeks to invalidate late year appointments to Planning Commission
Members of COLA are questioning the legality of appointments made to the Planning Commission, contending they violated two county ordinances. The...
January 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 10, 2013
DL officials question Ulteig Engineering's business practices
What started out as a possible cost-saving effort for Detroit Lakes has turned into more of a battle, with some city officials questioning an engineering firm's business practices. Several months ago when City Engineer Jon Pratt resigned his post at Ulteig Engineers and started a...
January 10, 2013 - 7:29am
January 9, 2013
Timber auctions now held quarterly in Hubbard County
Hubbard County's new aggressive forest policy kicked off Monday with equally aggressive bidding by area loggers. One of the 21 tracts auctioned...
January 9, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 5, 2013
New Social Services offices have a few quirks
Hubbard County Social Services receptionists are bundling up for work these days. A glitch in the new office's heating and cooling system has...
January 5, 2013 - 1:00pm