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Pipeline protest camp cleared by hundreds of officers, but 46 arrested
Hubbard County Republicans elect officers at annual convention
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
Constituents flock to town hall meeting
Spring truck weight restrictions start for north-central frost zone
Wunderlich leads Perham past Braves
Gymnasts finish 7th in section
Semmler sparks PR-B past Tigers
Explosive first half sparks Panthers past Bagley
Hornets deny Panthers trip to state
Walter Cecil Hensel
James Harold Hukki
Kay Loraine Sjolin
Stellar Equine Sports Massage provides tension relief to horses
Park Rapids veterinarian awarded for work at state fair birth center
Building Customer Loyalty
Dr. Keller named partner at Vision Source
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Nevis students' artwork chosen for youth exhibit
Lifelong Learning program focuses on water quality
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
'A Piece of My Heart' heads to Sections
Menahga's One-Act Play headed to Sections
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
About Fishing: Something smells fishy
Public input sought on Border to Border ORV trail
Landowners asked to allow walk-in access to hunters
Public meetings will discuss deer management goals
Commentary: Proposed bill transfers Legacy funds to road, bridges, clean water projects
Letter: School bus drivers appreciated
Commentary: Where seniors can find energy
Editorial: Sick and safe a statewide issue
Letter: Volunteers make Bingo for Books possible
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Conservation takes property off tax rolls
As conservation easements spread and Legacy funding is increasingly being used for Minnesota land purchases, Hubbard County board chair Lyle Robinson wonders about the future. Representatives of the Leech Lake Area Water Foundation, who visited the board to spread the gospel of...
July 24, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 17, 2010
Number of delinquent taxpayers down for 2009
Hubbard County has fewer delinquent taxpayers for its 2009 payable taxes, but those amounts are slightly higher than past years. Delinquent taxpayers on a list published this spring include a high figure of $82,285.20 past due on property in Farden Township to as little as $2.20...
April 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 20, 2010
Volunteers to begin filing taxes free of charge
Archie Henderson of Osage has been giving tax advice and filing returns since 1949. As an administrative officer in the military, when it was...
January 20, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 9, 2010
County dumps tax software
Hubbard County commissioners voted Tuesday to immediately suspend their agreement with the Michigan maker of defective tax assessing software;...
January 9, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 6, 2010
Commissioners will discuss suing property tax software company
Like a gambler dealt a bad poker hand, Hubbard County left $200,000 on the table Tuesday and walked away from its new property recording, billing and tax assessment software. County board members will discuss suing Manatron, the Michigan-based company that promised to streamline...
January 6, 2010 - 1:01pm
January 4, 2010
Hubbard County dumping new tax assessment software; will lose $200,000
Like a gambler dealt a bad poker hand, Hubbard County will leave $200,000 on the table Tuesday and walk away from its new property recording, billing and tax assessment software. County board members will discuss suing Manatron, the Michigan-based company that promised to streamline...
January 4, 2010 - 3:52pm
December 19, 2009
Nevis decreases '10 levy; looks to city liquor profits
As a means of "reducing taxpayer burden," the Nevis Council decreased the final 2010 levy by $10,000, from $215,267 to $205,267, eyeing the municipal liquor store as an "optimistic" means to augment the budget. This is a 9 percent increase from the 2009 levy of $188,376. The council...
December 19, 2009 - 1:01pm
November 18, 2009
Farmers hit with major land tax hikes
People who own agricultural, seasonal or recreational lakeshore properties may have had a heart-stopper over the weekend when they opened their...
November 18, 2009 - 7:26am
September 16, 2009
Nevis Council approves preliminary levy at 15 percent increase over 2009
After a few sessions of budgetary fine-tuning, the Nevis Council approved a preliminary levy of $216,314 Monday night, a 15 percent increase over 2009. The amount is based on a modest liquor transfer of $25,000, as opposed to $65,000 in the past. (Liquor store earnings year to date...
September 16, 2009 - 1:01pm
Park Rapids Council sets 2010 tax levy; will meet to discuss general fund budget
Park Rapids City Council has approved the 2010 preliminary tax levy at about the same amount as 2009. The total proposed tax levy is $1,983,127 with $1,406,032 for the general fund. "We've got a draft ready for the general fund but we need to meet and discuss the expenditures...
September 16, 2009 - 1:01pm
July 3, 2009
County's financial situation looks bleak as budget process begins
The dire picture of Hubbard County's economy is emerging as department heads begin their budgeting process for next year. "I don't think we should be levying more money to take care of the state's shortfalls," said Hubbard County board member Cal Johannsen. "I do not favor levying...
July 3, 2009 - 1:01pm
June 20, 2009
Solution to taxation issue over fairgrounds renters to be decided by committee
The Hubbard County Board of Commissioners extended a last-minute invitation to renters of fairgrounds property earlier this week, only to call them the day of Wednesday's meeting to withdraw the invitation. The board had initially discussed a possible rebate of personal property...
June 20, 2009 - 1:01pm
Fairgrounds tax issues causing problems for all
The issue over whether those renting space from the Shell Prairie Fairgrounds should be taxed is unfortunate for all involved. Several Minnesota laws state that when tax-exempt entities such as the fairgrounds lease, loan or make their property available for use by a private individual,...
June 20, 2009 - 1:00pm
June 17, 2009
Property taxes don't reflect market
At what point will property taxes reflect the slumping real estate market, depressed real estate values and the overall tanking economy? That was the question taxpayers repeatedly asked the Hubbard County Board of Appeal & Equalization Monday. The answer was: Don't hold your ...
June 17, 2009 - 1:01pm
Fairgrounds lessees turned away by equalization board
Renters of fairground property and the board of the Shell Prairie Fairgrounds will appear in the second act of a continuing saga over a vexing tax situation when they make a last-minute appearance today before the Hubbard County Board of Commissioners. They were turned away from...
June 17, 2009 - 1:01pm