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White Earth receives $100,000 Legacy funding for new skate park
Farmers Market opens outside CHI St. Joseph's
Open enrollment debate continues at Menahga Schools
Itasca State Park celebrates Smokey Bear
Nevis seeks county funds to replace playground equipment
Hawley blanks Park Rapids 18U softball team in title game
Midway uses 11-run inning to defeat Nimrod
Summer spiking success
Esox rally for win with walk-off walk
Park Rapids girls tee up successful season
Lee A. Gebro
Amy Louise Petersen
Theodore "Ted" Frank Spencer
Barbara Jo Tingum
James P. "Chubbz" Raduenz
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
2nd Street Stage features Chicago musicians
Respected folk singer appearing in children's show
Chalk contest will add to Crazy Days fun
'South Pacific' sweeping into Park Rapids
Nemeth Art Center opens two new art exhibits
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Johnson, Eischens win bass classic
The dark side of catch and release angling practices
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Moses: Ten more Commandments
Letter to the editor: Park Rapids a pollinator friendly city
Editorial: Local guy wants civil, respectful political discussion
Letter to the editor: Editorial about Line 3 is misleading
Letter to the editor: Warning to pet owners in Osage area
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.
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