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County board approves DNR's land acquisition
91-year-old harvests buck during muzzleloader season
Local Korean War vets embark on Honor Flight
Habitat for Humanity asks for volunteers
Northwoods Cooks: Mom's best Christmas goodies
Panthers take second at Fergus Falls meet
Menahga girls run past Bertha-Hewitt
Fast start keys MB's win over Panthers
EGF hangs on to defeat Panthers
Nevis boys defeat Blackduck, Fosston
Betty Rose (Corliss) Dyck
Patricia "Pat" Kay Anderson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Lillian Evelyn Ryther
Basic Business Cents: How do you 'manufacture' good workers?
Vorhes wins legal services Advocacy Award
Coborn named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer
Bemidji Burger Kings close after salmonella outbreak sickens at least 27
Trump-pardoned turkey raised in Douglas County
'Magical Medora Christmas' tour coming to Park Rapids
PRAHS drama club is performing 'a magical, musical fable'
Crookston siblings vying for HGTV home renovation show
Standing ovations for first woman with Down syndrome to compete in Miss Minnesota USA
Dreamcatcher lesson celebrates Native American heritage
New northern pike fishing regulations in spring 2018
About Fishing: Venture onto early ice at your own risk
New law expands license requirement to wheelhouse shelters
Early ice is not safe; wear life jackets on cold water
Whitefish and cisco sport netting to open on Straight Lake
Check It Out: Park Rapids Library connecting people with resources, creating community through diversity
Letter to Editor: Remember Pearl Harbor
Letter to Editor: Sen. Franken should resign
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Hubbard County Government
March 21, 2015
Veterans Service officer, assistant attorney hired
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com A first-ever Hubbard County flag - replete with a loon and cattails - will soon be waving over the courthouse lawn. At the request of the county’s health care insurance provider, PrimeWest, a graphic design artist was contracted...
March 21, 2015 - 1:28pm
County considers sales tax to fund road projects
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org The hearing to address Hubbard County’s proposed transit sales tax drew about 10 residents,...
March 21, 2015 - 1:12pm
Hubbard County filling vacancies, adding to staff
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Hubbard County’s “lean and mean” strategy is catching up with it. Losing several supervisors and some key people kept board members on their toes Tuesday, filling vacancies and adding staff to make up for years of deficits. Not...
June 21, 2014 - 11:10am
February 26, 2014
BOA refuses second request for nonconforming garage
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org In a hearing carefully orchestrated to give all sides a say in the matter, Hubbard County’s...
February 26, 2014 - 1:31pm
December 21, 2013
Hubbard levy drops slightly; building maintenance supervisor to retire
By Sarah Smith email@example.com Hubbard County set its final general levy at $12.2 million Tuesday, shaving $200,000 off its preliminary estimate. That’s still more than the 2013 levy of $11.85 million, but the county is in good financial shape.
December 21, 2013 - 4:42pm
November 9, 2013
County board chair: Sales tax getting mixed reviews
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Heavy traffic on a Hubbard County roadway may push county commissioners to implement a sales tax, even though residents seem skeptical. County Road 81 is the designated poster child for a law passed in 2013, allowing counties to...
November 9, 2013 - 12:31pm
Tale of the tires: Could waste fees now go up?
By Sarah Smith email@example.com Hubbard County commissioners are weighing a change in solid waste fees after a multi-million...
November 9, 2013 - 12:23pm
Hubbard County’s deputies, jail are busy
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org At a time when jail bookings have reached an all-time high, Hubbard County is searching for a new jail administrator. And due to a commensurate increase in crime, the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Department wishes to hire a second...
November 9, 2013 - 12:11pm
October 19, 2013
Annual audit shows irregularities in federal program
By Sarah Smith email@example.com Hubbard County’s annual audits, usually squeaky clean, had a blemish for the year 2012. Outside auditor Colleen Hoffman of Thief River Falls, found irregularities in reporting of federal funds in Social Services’ Medical Assistance...
October 19, 2013 - 12:43pm
September 18, 2013
HC BOA enacts one more hurdle to variance process
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Board of Adjustment members erected an additional hurdle to variance requests Monday when homeowners want permission to encroach on shoreline setback. In the past, conditions members attach to such requests to mitigate runoff have...
September 18, 2013 - 12:45pm
August 24, 2013
County readies bid packages for next construction phase
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Hubbard County will start preparing bid packages for the second phase of its courthouse renovation project, but this time bids will be in two pieces. Cities and counties will be exempt from paying sales tax after Jan. 1, 2014. “It’s...
August 24, 2013 - 11:27am
July 20, 2013
County raises reach $98,000; meeting agenda gets chaotic, long Tuesday
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org In a somewhat surreptitious move, the Hubbard County Board of Commissioners gave two department heads a $48,000 raise Tuesday afternoon. That comes on the heels of a $50,000 hike the board voted in a move to fill the duties of retired...
July 20, 2013 - 12:04pm
July 17, 2013
BOA worries about future impact of its lake decisions
By Sarah Smith email@example.com Hubbard County’s Board of Adjustment worried Monday about the future ramifications of the...
July 17, 2013 - 11:11am
June 22, 2013
County debates geothermal heating, cooling systems
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Regulation and green technology are at loggerheads as Hubbard County determines whether it should oversee geothermal heating and cooling systems, especially those that drain into area lakes. A public hearing is set for July 16 at...
June 22, 2013 - 1:25pm
June 12, 2013
Atlas to map all HC wells, soils
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Hubbard County’s irrigation needs are rising steadily with the conversion of idle land to...
June 12, 2013 - 10:56am