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Ruby's Pantry to 'pop up' in Laporte
Father, son drown while kayaking on Hart Lake in Hubbard County
County board closing vehicle access to 'disgraceful' gravel pit
10 killed in Texas high school shooting were mostly students; police say suspect confessed
Nevis playground installation is imminent
Home runs lift Snurdbirds past Crookston, Wolf Lake
Kirlin, Jasmer run in Fargo Marathon
BHV, WDC defeat Braves in PRC play
Panthers sitting at .500 after splitting four games
Tigers walk to 13-1 win over Mustangs
Pamela Jean Evenson
Corwin Arthur Myers
Lawrence "Larry" Delbert Dierks
Darlene Mable Shearer
Ronald Kenyon Edwards
Despite late start, farmers optimistic about getting crops in for the season
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Place a Business Announcement
Three Park Rapids students win awards at national PTA contest
Nemeth Art Center launches new art, live music events
Movie Review: Third 'Avengers' is a stunningly well-made feature
Community band's spring concert is May 13
Sculpture entry deadline extended
Whopping walleye catch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Bird Wise: Catch a wave and you're sitting on top of the world
North Country Trail Column: Adopt a hiking trail on National Trails Day
Conservation officers' weekly report
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
Letter to Editor: Looking for Osage descendants
Letter to Editor: Animals need better legal safeguards
Letter to Editor: Lizakowski's rebuttal to allegations
Commentary: Oil, water and the judges
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Hubbard County board
April 11, 2018
Hubbard County adopts animal control ordinance, revises three others
The Hubbard County Board adopted amendments to three county ordinances and approved a new animal control ordinance at their April 3 meeting. Commissioners questioned a provision in the shoreland management ordinance which prohibits home-based businesses to have employees. A new portion...
April 11, 2018 - 7:00am
April 7, 2018
Long-standing sign may come down: Hubbard County Board probes right-of-way issue
Hubbard County officials are investigating a complaint regarding Vacationaire Resort's sign — and fear a potential domino effect. The...
April 7, 2018 - 3:30pm
March 28, 2018
MnDOT tells county to correct its sign ordinance
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) notified the Hubbard County Environmental Services Office (ESO) that the county's sign ordinance...
March 28, 2018 - 6:00am
March 24, 2018
County commissioners grant easement to Enbridge
The Hubbard County Board approved a right-of-way and perpetual easement to Enbridge Energy this week. "Enbridge is proposing to install Line...
March 24, 2018 - 9:00am
March 10, 2018
2018 Election: County purchases e-poll books
Hubbard County applied for and received a Minnesota Voting Equipment Election Grant. The award totals $70,604. The 2017 state Legislature authorized...
March 10, 2018 - 12:00pm
County approves ordinance amendment despite objections
The Hubbard County Board held consecutive public hearings Tuesday for two proposed county ordinances: a new buffer ordinance and an amendment to watercraft speeds on First, Second and Third Crow Wing lakes. Two lakeshore owners took issue with the county, citing a lack of public...
March 10, 2018 - 10:00am
February 24, 2018
County board discusses off-sale liquor license
Hubbard County Chief Deputy Auditor Sandy Rittgers clarified the county's involvement in the liquor license application for S & H Retail Inc., with a trade name of Red River Liquor Co. & Event Center. Rittgers spoke to county commissioners during their Feb. 20 meeting.
February 24, 2018 - 11:00am
February 14, 2018
County highway, bridge projects scheduled for 2018
The Hubbard County Board has approved a slate of highway projects for 2018. They also reviewed the annual bridge inspection report during their Feb. 6 meeting. By state and federal law, the county is required to evaluate the structural integrity of all bridges with a 10-foot span...
February 14, 2018 - 11:00am
December 30, 2017
County extends recycling center contract with DAC
The Hubbard County Board approved a six-month contract extension with the Hubbard County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) for recycling services at their Dec. 19 meeting while other options are vetted. Solid Waste Administrator Jed Nordin reminded the board that they had discussed...
December 30, 2017 - 11:00am
December 27, 2017
County disagrees with proposed septic tank pumping rule
The Hubbard County Board voiced its opposition to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's proposed amendment to state septic system rules. The MPCA may require a septic tank to be pumped empty before an official inspection to determine the tank's integrity. The tank would be inspected...
December 27, 2017 - 11:00am
December 23, 2017
County sheriff purchases drone for aerial surveillance
The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office will soon have a high-tech, remote-controlled tool for crime-fighting and rescue missions. Sheriff Cory...
December 23, 2017 - 10:00am
December 13, 2017
County board approves 2.9 percent increase in tax levy
The Hubbard County Board set the 2018 final levy at $14,300,000 — a 2.9 percent increase from 2017. The levy was approved after three rounds of voting. In September, county commissioners approved a preliminary payable 2018 levy of $14,450,000, which was a 4.8 percent increase...
December 13, 2017 - 10:30am
October 21, 2017
County discusses possibility of nursing care for local veterans
During the Oct. 17 county board meeting, County Commissioner Ed Smith inquired about skilled nursing for veterans at the Heritage campus. Heritage Administrator Kurt Hansen said Heritage could contract with the Veterans Administration to provide 24-hour-a-day care.
October 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
County board rescinds sale to HRA
Hubbard County Commissioners evidently got an earful after agreeing to sell 11 tax-forfeited lots in Hocking's Acres to the Hubbard County Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) for $1 each earlier this month. HRA planned to develop 11 homes for low- to moderate-income families over...
October 21, 2017 - 10:00am
October 11, 2017
County sells Hocking's Acres to HRA for housing development
After some debate, the Hubbard County Board agreed to sell 11 tax-forfeited lots in Hocking's Acres to the Hubbard County Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) for $1 each. Commissioners discussed HRA's proposal at last week's meeting. Originally, the lots were going to be included...
October 11, 2017 - 11:00am