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School district hires business manager
Simonson gets planning commission nod
Mr. Schultz goes to Washington: Honor Flight brings emotional moments
Navy captain is featured speaker at Memorial Day program
Diplomas, hugs and songs: Century graduates 127 kindergartners
Thompson, Tigers eliminate Braves from section playoffs
Eckman leads UNC at subsection meet
Henry, Dudley pace Tigers at subsection track meet
Panthers end regular season with three wins
Panthers run away with subsection titles
Mary E. Williams
Richard "Ric" Arthur Hayes
Corwin Arthur Myers
Janet Louise Turbyne Ahern
Tawny Dog Park opens in Park Rapids
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
Place a Business Announcement
Acts set for Minnesota State Fair’s biggest free stage
Menahga artist wins award at Youth Art Exhibit
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
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Mantrap Valley Conservation Club's bluebird project fosters conservation in fifth graders
Prepare now for a safe boating season
Whopping walleye catch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
COMMENTARY: A Memorial Day message from the Park Rapids DAV
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
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
January 20, 2018
County ends an easement in Schoolcraft Township
The Hubbard County Board held a public hearing Jan. 16 about removing a prescriptive easement in section 3 of the Schoolcraft Township Game Refuge. A private individual is interested in buying property, but the Schoolcraft ATV/OHV Trail runs straight through the center of the parcel....
January 20, 2018 - 9:00am
January 16, 2018
County found 'negligent' in Hinds Lake lawsuit
A Hinds Lake resident successfully concluded a 40-year battle to stop a garbage-hauling business from operating on the lakeshore. The case went...
January 16, 2018 - 11:25am
January 6, 2018
Local study reveals economic impact of arts
Creative Minnesota, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts and the Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council released a new study Wednesday indicating that...
January 6, 2018 - 7:00am
January 3, 2018
Hubbard County, Rural Minnesota CEP renews collaboration
The Hubbard County Board renewed a purchase of services contract with Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment Program (CEP), a private, non-profit corporation that provides job development services in north-central and west-central Minnesota. Rural Minnesota CEP partners with the...
January 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
County reviews 2016 audit
Colleen Hoffman apologized for the tardiness of Hubbard County's 2016 audit. "I am still battling with the state auditor," she said, adding that, on Jan. 3 (today), the Minnesota Supreme Court will determine whether counties have the legal right to hire private firms. Minnesota State...
January 3, 2018 - 11:00am
December 16, 2017
Woman dies after ATV goes through ice near Bemidji
BEMIDJI—A woman drowned and a man survived after the ATV they were riding went through the ice on Grace Lake early Saturday, Dec. 16. According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, the pair went through the ice just after 12 a.m. Saturday. Grace Lake straddles Beltrami and...
December 16, 2017 - 3:11pm
DNR to review Crow Wing lakes ordinance; county AIS coordinator resigns
Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect new information. The planning commission’s decision, was not, in fact, unanimous. Hubbard County Environmental Services Officer Eric Buitenwerf later corrected his report to the county board, saying “Hubbard Chairman Ken...
December 16, 2017 - 12:08pm
November 25, 2017
Hubbard County Board discusses lawsuit against opioid makers
Minnesota's 87 counties are considering litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors for being complicit and complacent in the opioid addiction epidemic. Hubbard County will likely become one of them. County Attorney Jonathan Frieden shared information about the lawsuit...
November 25, 2017 - 10:00am
November 8, 2017
Hubbard County Incidents
Miscellaneous: Nov. 2: A report was made in Laporte of a male hunting on the road and on someone else's property; A person in Park Rapids reported being harassed by an ex; An abandoned vehicle was reported on Lilypad Landing Dr.; An officer reported being out with a vehicle in the...
November 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 2, 2017
Zebra mussel-sniffing K9 inspects two Hubbard County lakes
Scientists say a dog's sense of smell is anywhere from 10,000 to 100,000 times more acute than ours. So it should come as no surprise that the...
November 2, 2017 - 12:37pm
October 25, 2017
Hubbard County Incidents
Miscellaneous: Oct. 16: A report was made in Park Rapids of a silver GMC and a white Chevy blowing through stop signs and driving fast and recklessly, GMC hit a bridge; A complaint was made in Cass Lake of a person who is always burning plastic and garbage in a barrel; A caller on...
October 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
October 21, 2017
County assessor baffled by state's calculation for ag ownership
Hubbard County Assessor Ginger Woodrum expressed frustration with how the Minnesota Department of Revenue (DOR) is interpreting "percentage of ownership" to calculate agricultural tax credits. "We've also been asking about resorts and other ownership interests," she told the Hubbard...
October 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 16, 2017
MnDOT conducting aerial photography in Hubbard, Cass and Polk counties
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is asking residents not to disturb wood panel photography targets as crews begin aerial mapping...
October 16, 2017 - 1:41pm
October 14, 2017
Hubbard County prepares for 2020 U.S. census
Hubbard County has agreed to participate in the 2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses Operation (LUCA). This is the only opportunity offered to tribal, state, and local governments to review and update the U.S. Census Bureau's residential address list prior to the 2020 Census....
October 14, 2017 - 4:00am
October 4, 2017
Zebra mussel lessons: Garfield Lake residents addressing infestation; genetics tracking AIS spread
Ignorance is bliss, Ron Ray told Hubbard County Coalition of Lake Association (COLA) members. In late September, an independent laboratory confirmed...
October 4, 2017 - 1:48pm