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Nevis School Board addresses issues with students struggling with dyslexia
Park Rapids Senior Center bridge clubs hosting tournament
Park Rapids PD promotes two officers to sergeant rank
Man missing following Fish Hook Lake boating accident identified
Fergus Falls tops Panthers in dual meet
Panthers edge Aitkin in season debut
Rasmussen, Etter sparked Midway's offense
Fisher defends Club Championship
Schroeder captures Club Championship
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Warren J. Fisher
Marlene V. Geraud
Beverly Ione Masog
JoAnn Elavsky Whitaker
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
Nevis author's first novel filled with 'real local flavor'
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
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
January 6, 2016
Sentence to Serve in Hubbard County contributes labor to communities
As 2015 came to an end, the list of Hubbard County Sentence to Serve’s completed projects are notable, both in scope and impact. Townships,...
January 6, 2016 - 10:06am
January 19, 2015
Parents of Duluth man killed in accident ask that man responsible in death go free, say he can honor son by 'living your life the best way you can'
Mike and Rainy Lofald stood in a Duluth courtroom Friday morning and told a judge that they did not want to see the man responsible for their son’s death to go to prison. Joseph Michael Lofald, 28, was killed in April 2011 when the car he was riding in left U.S. Highway 53 and...
January 19, 2015 - 8:08am
September 25, 2014
The plot thickens in search for jail space
By Pippi Mayfield / DL Newspapers Different information seems to be coming on a regular basis. Facts seem to be changing regularly. Options seem to be growing. “It’s a moving target,” Jail Consultant Allan Brinkman said. That's how the contracted Becker County...
September 25, 2014 - 8:17am
September 17, 2014
Hubbard, Becker County discuss sharing prisoners
BY Pippi Mayfield DL NEWSPAPERS Talk about playing nicely in the sandbox together. Members of the Becker County and Hubbard County boards of commissioners met Thursday in a joint work session to talk about the possibility of shared services in a few different departments. Both...
September 17, 2014 - 11:26am
July 5, 2014
County board holds jail capacity at 60; won’t go to 80
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org The Hubbard County jail will remain at 60 prisoners, the county board determined Tuesday. But...
July 5, 2014 - 9:10am
May 17, 2014
HC Board tries to figure the ‘break-even’ point for jail
Trying to get an exact handle on jail costs was like trying to nail Jell-O to a wall Tuesday for the Hubbard County Board. In a work session, the board tried to figure if it’s worth expanding the jail capacity to accommodate neighboring counties’ inmates, or whether in doing...
May 17, 2014 - 8:00am
May 10, 2014
Jail to be discussed next week
By Jean Ruzicka / email@example.com The decision on whether jail populations from Cass and Becker counties will spend time in Hubbard County’s facilities will be discussed in a county board work session next week, after commissioners review a staffing analysis...
May 10, 2014 - 3:08pm
April 16, 2014
Editorial: No easy solution to jail issues
The volatility of the jail population has Hubbard County in a dilemma. Should it cap its inmate population or strike while the iron is hot? It’s feast or famine, it seems. A heated discussion took place at a recent county board meeting as to how to manage the jail population. Sheriff...
April 16, 2014 - 11:17am
April 5, 2014
Behind Bars: Check the manual: Rules are spelled out for an uneventful jail stay if you read
Discipline, by Joe Henry It’s all about choices. When we make poor choices out in our normal, everyday world we can and do suffer consequences: financial, medical, criminal, etc. The same is true in jail. If an inmate makes a poor choice while incarcerated they’re going...
April 5, 2014 - 12:29pm
March 12, 2014
Behind Bars: Contraband is a constant battle for correctional officers
By Joe Henry Per Minnesota’s 2911 rule: “Contraband” means an item possessed by an inmate or found within the facility that is prohibited by statute or facility policy. This includes items that are authorized but in excess of allowable limits. Specifically, contraband...
March 12, 2014 - 10:08am
March 11, 2014
One-legged Clay County inmate accused of punching, knocking out correctional officer
By Archie Ingersoll MOORHEAD – Prosecutors have accused a Clay County Jail inmate with one leg of knocking out a correctional officer and breaking bones in his face. The inmate, Damien Leon Heminger, 24, Moorhead, was charged Monday with fourth-degree assault of a correctional...
March 11, 2014 - 11:22am
February 5, 2014
More Q&As about the Hubbard County Jail
(Editor’s Note: Here are some more frequently asked questions and answers from Joe Henry, Interim Hubbard County jail administrator.) As promised in my last post here are some more common questions asked about our jail. Also as promised I’ve populated the FAQ page with...
February 5, 2014 - 10:09am
January 11, 2014
Additional inmates could bring revenue to Hubbard County, sheriff says
Hubbard County Commissioners will discuss again how successful they want the county jail to be in light of a recent announcement that the state needs to move 1,000 inmates to local facilities. Potentially it could add 30 inmates to the current daily population and bring...
January 11, 2014 - 12:12pm
January 4, 2014
Frequently asked questions about Hubbard County jail
I get asked many questions throughout the day by inmates, family, friends and the general public. Most questions I get from inmates could easily be answered if they would just read their Inmate Handbook (yes we have a handbook) and I’ve tried to address many questions that family...
January 4, 2014 - 11:34am
October 31, 2013
Beltrami County inmate’s broken jaw draws questions, criticism
BEMIDJI — The Beltrami County Jail has come under scrutiny for the treatment of a mentally ill inmate in September. Conflicting reports have been given on how Theran Stai sustained a broken jaw while under the watch of jail staff and why he was released from custody. Did...
October 31, 2013 - 7:18am