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DAC faces significant changes in industry
DAC continues in local retail business while adjusting to industry changes
Redby man stopped in Hubbard County with heroin
Township elections and polling hours
Itasca County missing person alert
Nevis opens section playoffs at home; Park Rapids, UNC open on road
Panthers tune up for section meet
Henning tops Menahga in conference finale
Six Section 8A runners listed in state poll
Palmer, Lillquist power Sebeka past Tigers
James B Wallace
Harold Glen Cleland
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Joint high musical production of "The Addams Family"
'Magic: The Gathering' tournament coming to Park Rapids Area Library
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Fall crappie tips: From one of the best
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
About Fishing: Fall fishing primer a good chance for trophy fish
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Letter: Time to pray for the USA
Commentary: Family sorry for bomb threat scare
Letter: The one valid choice for president
Letter: Vote for Trump to keep our country safe
Fishing tournaments benefit tennis program
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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