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Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Bemidji man pleads guilty in death of foster child found bruised, lacerated
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Park Rapids 106 returns with cross country snowmobile racing
Johnson's hat trick powers Panthers in win over RLF
Cass Lake defeats Nevis in conference clash
Hrdlicka, Howard help Braves defeat Pillager
Tigers avenge loss to Cass Lake
Staples-Motley's defense sparks win over Panthers
Kenneth A. Mueller
Peggy Adele Randall
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Teens, adults urged to join 'community reads together' project
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
January 20, 2016
State funds expand child protection services
Last year, at Gov. Mark Dayton’s direction, a legislative task force on child protection was created to “expand the efforts into related areas of the child welfare system.” This fall, with funding from the state, Hubbard County Social Services welcomed Deb Vizecky on board...
January 20, 2016 - 2:12pm
October 24, 2015
Hubbard County hires new social services director
Tom Sandberg, current supervisor of Brown County Child and Family Services, has accepted the position of Hubbard County Community Social Services...
October 24, 2015 - 9:02am
October 21, 2015
Social Services director reflects on 33 year career
Hubbard County bids farewell to a governmental pillar this week, Social Services director Daryl Bessler moving on to pursue “things I haven’t...
October 21, 2015 - 1:53pm
July 25, 2015
Hubbard County adds two new child protection workers
The Hubbard County Board approved hiring two additional child protection workers for social services, with a goal of avoiding out-of-home placement of children. The majority of the funding for the supervisor and child protection worker positions will be realized from the Department...
July 25, 2015 - 7:51am
Social services director announces retirement
After 33 years at the helm, Hubbard County Social Services director Daryl Bessler submitted a letter of resignation at Tuesday’s county board...
July 25, 2015 - 7:45am
May 19, 2014
White Earth Nation caseloads grow as tribe taking over human services cases from surrounding counties
WHITE EARTH, Minn. – White Earth tribal officials are preparing to begin the final phase of transferring human services cases from surrounding counties to the White Earth Nation. The movement began three years ago when a state law authorized White Earth to take control of all...
May 19, 2014 - 8:01am
April 20, 2013
More people expected to need Medical Assistance
BY Sarah smith email@example.com An onslaught of medical assistance cases will soon flood Hubbard County as the Affordable Care Act is implemented. And county Social Service agencies will be swamped, the Hubbard County Board learned Tuesday. “That’s exactly...
April 20, 2013 - 2:53pm
February 19, 2011
Medicaid transition starts soon in county
Transition of many low-income Hubbard County residents into the new state Medicaid program begins in 10 days as Minnesota's General Assistance...
February 19, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 20, 2010
Social Services workers cramped as caseloads keep rising
When Jennifer Keranen needs to meet with a client, she has to go on a treasure hunt to find a vacant office first. Or a closet where she can...
November 20, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 13, 2010
Mental health care program has become bogged down with bureaucracy
Plans to cut 200 full-time positions from a mental health direct care program may not adversely affect Hubbard County. But in going leaner and meaner, the Minnesota Department of Human Services has exposed itself to questions of how a well-intentioned program became mired in bureaucracy,...
March 13, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 19, 2009
County to hire new financial worker
After a year of penny pinching, a hiring freeze and self-deprivation, Hubbard County officials finally loosened up the purse strings Wednesday. But not by much. A burgeoning caseload persists for Hubbard County Social Services, necessitating the hiring of another financial caseworker...
December 19, 2009 - 1:01pm