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Park Rapids Enterprise
Helen's Kitchen striving to feed the hungry
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Cash contributions down, food shelf costs increase
'One Vegetable, One Community' dispensing free starter seed kits
Minnesota royalty, donkeys add excitement to St. Urho celebration
Nevis boys survive marathon, advance to state tournament
Panthers excelled on the mat
Brand develops into one of top goal scorers in nation
Hendrickson receives NSIC honor
Carlson, Overmyer compete for Duluth men's track team
Clarence A. Roberts
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Marjorie Alma Holmin
Patricia Elizabeth DeMars
Lorna R. Harris
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
Stellar Equine Sports Massage provides tension relief to horses
Park Rapids veterinarian awarded for work at state fair birth center
Building Customer Loyalty
Conservation through the arts
Dynamic classical pianist performing for Heartland series
March Manga Mania coming to Park Rapids Library
Music professor performing piano favorites
Teen artists sought for Nemeth exhibit, scholarship
About Fishing: AIS Prevention 2017 Challenges Facing Hubbard County
About Fishing: Career charter fishermen share opinions on Minnesota fishing
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
About Fishing: Something smells fishy
Public input sought on Border to Border ORV trail
Commentary: Where Legacy and Clean Water funds actually go
Commentary: Diplomacy at the gas pump
Letter to editor: 3M donates to Emergency Response Unit
Editorial: Fix school funding with ag credit
Letter to editor: Rep. Green's water statements misguided
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Hubbard County Government
March 21, 2015
Veterans Service officer, assistant attorney hired
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. The increases,...
December 21, 2013 - 4:42pm
November 9, 2013
County board chair: Sales tax getting mixed reviews
By Sarah Smith email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Hubbard County’s irrigation needs are rising steadily with the conversion of idle land to...
June 12, 2013 - 10:56am