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Park Rapids Graduation
Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
March 20, 2013
BOA struggles with properties covered in heavy snow
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org The Hubbard County Board of Adjustment granted three variance requests Monday while admitting that seeing the affected properties was almost impossible in the snow. The board granted a variance to Eagle Bay Lodge Coop Assn.’s request...
March 20, 2013 - 1:19pm
February 23, 2013
BOA clamps down on homeowners, then relents and grants all variances
Two different property owners questioned the rationale behind Hubbard County's Shoreland Ordinances Wednesday as they requested variances. Both...
February 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
December 19, 2012
Board of Adjustment meanders; like herding cats
Call it a Monday morning meltdown - or a meeting requiring a tub full of Tums. Hubbard County Environmental Services Officer Eric Buitenwerf...
December 19, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 28, 2012
Appeals Court kicks garage case back to HC; it could be decided by similar case
The case of a $400,000 garage and variance appeal on Deer and Shallow lakes in Hubbard County has been reversed and remanded by the Minnesota...
November 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 24, 2012
Eagles Landing Resort subject of heated debate again
Just when the ink dried on a lengthy lawsuit and appeal against Hubbard County over a PUD variance, commissioners may have voted Wednesday to...
November 24, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 21, 2012
BOA, COLA spar over comment rules; new board coming
The faces of Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment are changing but the fireworks with COLA representatives remain the same. Monday COLA member Chuck Diessner had two heated exchanges with the board when his remarks were cut off mid-sentence. The Coalition of Lake Associations...
November 21, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 17, 2012
A tough day at the office for BOA members, ESO staff
Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment ran into a buzz saw of public disapproval Monday as members tried to justify or distance themselves from...
October 17, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 25, 2012
BOA cool to lakeside encroachment
Lakeshore encroachment remains a thorny issue for Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment. The key for variance applicants is restoration of the shoreline. But it doesn't always guarantee success. Monday, the Board denied a request by Perry and Mary Champeau to build a platform and...
August 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 18, 2012
BOA to the public: Zip it; Fifth Crow Wing variance passes second time
Sixty people stood and raised their hands to object to the way Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment conducted its July meeting on a dock variance...
July 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 20, 2012
Board of Adjustment ends dock variance matter without comment
Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment, which appeared Monday to have been well coached by legal counsel sitting three feet away, refused to reopen...
June 20, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 23, 2012
BOA grapples with how to enforce no-sleeping quarters
If a Board of Adjustment decision Monday were to be enforced, Hubbard County would have to hire a platoon of pajama police. It's not gonna happen. In lieu of that, the honor system has to prevail. How else can the county know whether garage second floors are being used as living...
May 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 2, 2012
Court of Appeals sends variance case back to HC
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has remanded part of a controversial variance case back to Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment for re-consideration. The...
May 2, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 26, 2012
Hubbard County variance decision to be announced Monday by appeals court
A long-awaited decision in a Hubbard County variance case will be announced Monday morning, the Minnesota Court of Appeals has announced. Mutsch...
April 26, 2012 - 8:41am
April 18, 2012
Questioning of variances continues from COLA
Friction between Hubbard County's Board of Adjustment and members of COLA is getting to be such a regular staple at monthly meetings, there should be a spot on the agenda for it. Monday was yet another example. Coalition of Lake Associations president Dan Kittilson and COLA member...
April 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 14, 2012
Garage variance case heads to Court of Appeals
The case of a $400,000 garage that was denied a variance last summer is headed to the Minnesota Court of Appeals, but not because of the denial. David and Karen Hagert, whose garage/guest quarters on Deer and Shallow lakes, has been the subject of nine months of legal wrangling,...
April 14, 2012 - 1:00pm