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Search for missing man on Fish Hook Lake continues
Teardrop camper builders comfortable with cozy camping
Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers 41st Annual Show draws over 3,000
Architectural firm discusses building repairs with Menahga School Board
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Panthers edge Aitkin in season debut
Rasmussen, Etter sparked Midway's offense
Fisher defends Club Championship
Schroeder captures Club Championship
Grossinger repeats as triathlon champ
Beverly Ione Masog
JoAnn Elavsky Whitaker
Delbert G. Smith
Gary L. Bohall
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
Forestedge Art Fair pleases the eye and palate
Local youth get creative at Youth Music & Art Showcase
2nd Street Stage concludes Aug. 25 with ‘Circle of Heat’
‘Upper Mississippians’ performing at Aug. 25 Noon Hour Concert
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning programming resumes Sept. 6
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Commentary: Slow down and take a deep breath
Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
Editorial: Support exists here for law enforcement
Letter: Data requests are a legal right to know
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Local students spent a week at Camp RYLA
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
October 19, 2014
Opinion: Voters ‘oughta’ re-elect Otto
The job of state auditor is to make sure that $20 billion spent annually in Minnesota by 3,300 different local government bodies and taxing entities is done so properly and appropriately. “It’s all about good government, transparency and accountability,” Minnesota State Auditor...
October 19, 2014 - 1:32pm
October 16, 2014
Mills glad he got off the bench and into the 8th District race
By Mike O'Rourke / Brainerd Dispatch BAXTER - Stewart Mills has seen the opposition ads with repeated film clips of him brushing back his hair and can easily joke about them, but he doesn't think they're effective. Friends at the Brainerd Family YMCA tease him and ask why they...
October 16, 2014 - 9:00am
October 15, 2014
Letter: Ask if Hubbard County can afford four more years
To the Voters of Commissioner Districts One and Five, We would like you to consider the following facts before you vote on Nov. 4, 2014 for your Commissioner. Under the leadership and guidance of the incumbents, Commissioner Dist. 1, Kathy Grell and Commissioner Dist. 5, Cal Johannsen,...
October 15, 2014 - 2:37pm
Which millionaire will we support in November?
The Minnesota Democratic Farm Labor party (DFL) is sending information to voters stating congressional candidate Stewart Mills is a multi-millionaire who is offended when the wealthy are accused of not paying their fair share of taxes, implying that Mr. Mills, if elected, would only...
October 15, 2014 - 2:33pm
Tired of tax and spend? Vote for Green
During the last Minnesota Legislative session, taxpayers were saddled with an additional $4 billion in new spending. This total translates into a $1,500 tax to each man, woman and child in the state. These increases were all passed by the Democratic majority. Liberals decided to...
October 15, 2014 - 2:30pm
Capitol Chatter: Has governor’s race turned to Minnesota nasty?
By Don Davis FORUM NEWS SERVICE The heat at Wednesday night’s Minnesota governor candidates’ debate was obvious from the moderator’s chair and across the state. From the best seat in the house, a few feet from Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson,...
October 15, 2014 - 2:16pm
October 12, 2014
Letter: Sobieski is the right choice for rural Minnesota
David Sobieski thinks that government should be used to help people; whereas the incumbent believes the answer to every problem is lower taxes and fewer regulations. David knows the value of a comprehensive transportation plan that improves our roads and bridges so that we can ship...
October 12, 2014 - 10:49am
October 4, 2014
Candidates sound off at first LWV forum
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org Candidates for Hubbard County Commissioner Districts 1 and 3 shared their views and goals...
October 4, 2014 - 1:06pm
October 1, 2014
8th Congressional District candidates spar over job growth
By Brady Slater/ Duluth News Tribune In the race for the 8th District heats up in advance of Nov. 4 balloting, it’s beginning to look a lot like a mud fight. Republicans are parsing photographs of incumbent Democrat Rick Nolan handling rifles and condemning...
October 1, 2014 - 9:50am
September 30, 2014
Dayton, Johnson differ on campaigns, issues
By Don Davis Mark Dayton rode to Redwood Falls City Hall in an immaculate black state-owned 2011 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by a state trooper. Joining him on the early-August trip were his press secretary and other state employees for an event celebrating the city’s...
September 30, 2014 - 8:14am
September 27, 2014
League of Women Voters gearing up for election
Voting season is quickly approaching across the nation, and in Hubbard County the League of Women Voters (LWV) Park Rapids unit is looking to...
September 27, 2014 - 10:22am
September 17, 2014
Editorial: Time to get to know the candidates
With less than two months until the general election it’s time to get to know your candidates. A good way to get to know how your candidate stands on certain issues is to attend and ask questions at one of several candidate forums hosted by the League of Women Voters of Park Rapids...
September 17, 2014 - 12:58pm
August 23, 2014
Editorial: It’s uphill for Minnesota GOP in 2014
The establishment Minnesota Republican Party patted itself on the back last week when the endorsed candidate for governor won Tuesday’s primary. The self congratulations were not entirely justified, given the near-record low voter turnout and the fact that something like two-thirds...
August 23, 2014 - 2:40pm
August 20, 2014
Filings for municipal and school elections throughout the region
The filing period for municipal and school district elections closed last week, with a few new candidates throwing their hats in the ring. Those who have filed include: * In Park Rapids, incumbent Pat Mikesh has filed for mayor, along with Pam Hauber. Incumbents Paul Utke and...
August 20, 2014 - 9:41am
August 13, 2014
Smith, Frank to vie for Hubbard County Dist. 3 commission seat
Ed Smith and Floyd Frank will face each other in November for the County Commission Dist. 3 seat being vacated by commissioner Greg Larson. The two were the top vote-getters in a field of five candidates. The votes, still unofficial, are: Michele Mahowald, 10.54 percent Edward...
August 13, 2014 - 3:38pm