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The long fight for a lost corpsman
Grafton woman arrested for allegedly locking children in dog cages
Two men busted with 9 pounds of meth after traffic stop on I-94 in Clay County
UND officer involved in shooting at Altru Hospital parking lot in Grand Forks
Shooting incident between father and son investigated in rural Perham
Panthers end Mid-State schedule with 5-5 mark after victory over W-DC
Panthers shut out by EGF in playoffs
Park Rapids, Nevis boys to host section games
Menahga boys close out regular season with loss to B-H
Panthers rally in second half to defeat Sebeka
MARY L. LINDER
Basic Business Cents: Culture eats strategic plans for lunch every time!
Pending approval, new PR bank to be called Northview
Dog food made by Perham company is recalled
State Bank to merge with Northview Bank
UPDATED: Eagles Club to close; property taxes delinquent
March 4, 2015
Pioneer in straw bale gardening to speak at Park Rapids Library
Park Rapids artists rally at the Capitol, ask legislators to support arts funding
Annual Minnesota winter moose survey shows big drop from last year
Black bear emergence is coming as hibernation ends
Local resorters meet with legislators: Post Labor Day school opening?
Officers find too many cases of ice anglers leaving trash behind
Bills would end Endangered Species Act protections for wolves
Letter: The party of no
Letter: Potato plan dangerous
Letter: Thank you from the Crandalls
Editorial: Privacy in a digital world is nearly absent
Editorial: List of road projects merits our attention
April 6, 2011
County K-9 officer is terminated
Six weeks after Hubbard County's K-9 officer was placed on paid leave, Jeremiah Johnson has been terminated effective last Friday. Sheriff Cory Aukes referred all questions about the termination to county coordinator Deb Thompson. Thompson said Johnson was placed on paid administrative...
April 6, 2011 - 1:00pm
March 5, 2011
Aukes taking on night shifts and road patrol per campaign pledge
Don't be surprised if you have a roadside encounter with Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes. Two months on the job, he's been quietly fulfilling a campaign promise to take his turn on road patrol, night shifts and traffic duty. He's surprised that people even notice. "I'm no...
March 5, 2011 - 1:00pm
Aukes sworn in as Hubbard County Sheriff on Monday
A homegrown son fulfilled his life's ambition Monday morning as Cory Aukes was sworn in as Hubbard County Sheriff. The new sheriff, a Park...
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January 5, 2011 - 1:00pm
January 3, 2011
Aukes sworn in as Hubbard County Sheriff
A homegrown son fulfilled his life's ambition Monday morning as Cory Aukes was sworn in as Hubbard County Sheriff. The new sheriff, a Park Rapids native, got a hug from mom Gina Aukes and a "Good job!" salutation.
January 3, 2011 - 10:56am
December 22, 2010
Hubbard County Sheriff's Office in transition
In the transition to a new Hubbard County law enforcement regime, Frank Homer has essentially become an enigma. But his staff insists things...
December 22, 2010 - 1:00pm
November 8, 2010
Wadena County's chief deputy comes up short in Beltrami County bid
Incumbent Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp defeated challenger Bill Cross in one of the area's most hotly contested election races. With all 62 precincts reporting, Hodapp had 8,748 votes, or 55.6 percent. Cross had 6,976, or 44.3 percent. Hodapp and Cross ran against each other...
November 8, 2010 - 7:37am
November 4, 2010
Walsh County, N.D., sheriff wins re-election, fires opponent
Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild won his bid for re-election Tuesday, and on Wednesday morning, he fired his opponent Ron Nord -- a deputy who had been with the sheriff's department for 19½ years. "My reason for firing him was his tactics in the campaign," Wild said. "He was putting...
November 4, 2010 - 7:23am
November 3, 2010
Campaign spending high in sheriff's race
There may or may not be a new sheriff by the time you read this story, which went to press before the election results were known. Regardless of who it is, it has cost both men running for the job a wad of money. Expenditures for the Hubbard County Sheriff's race hit the $40,000...
November 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
October 23, 2010
Write-in campaign for Eilers: really?
Maybe it's the sign of a cranky electorate. Or maybe it's something else. Throughout the corners of Hubbard County and downtown Park Rapids a whispering campaign has begun: "Write in Terry Eilers for Sheriff." "Yeah, I've heard that before, too," laughed the popular Park Rapids...
October 23, 2010 - 1:00pm
October 12, 2010
Beltrami County sheriff candidates debate
Beltrami County sheriff candidates differed on communications needs during a forum Monday night at Bemidji City Hall. While most counties are...
October 12, 2010 - 7:31am
October 6, 2010
Sgt. Cory Aukes vows to be a cops' cop
Ty and Kate Aukes were right alongside dad Cory last spring to start putting up the campaign signs. They've attended parades, forums and open houses. They even dunked Sheriff Frank Homer at a departmental open house last summer, then gave Aukes a high five afterward. They're...
October 6, 2010 - 1:00pm
Sheriff Frank Homer gets energy from constituents
Little Ayden Homer still hasn't gotten the hang of campaigning with his grandpa. He's a trooper when it comes to throwing out candy at parades, but that doesn't stop him from being frisked at the end of the parade route. "We've found plenty of candy in his pockets by the end of...
October 6, 2010 - 1:00pm
Sheriff's race has been hard fought
As the race for Hubbard County Sheriff enters its final month, both candidates admit to some mix of both fatigue and euphoria. It has been a hard fought, expensive campaign for both Frank Homer, the temporary incumbent, and Sgt. Cory Aukes. Aukes got a head start, blanketing the...
October 6, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 21, 2010
Aukes launches sheriff's campaign into cyberspace
Sgt. Cory Aukes' quest to become Hubbard County's next sheriff has launched into cyberspace. Aukes has set up a Facebook page for his run against...
April 21, 2010 - 1:00pm