The old concrete water tower in Park Rapids is set for demolition, possibly as early as this fall. Hubbard County commissioners at the board meeting Tuesday accepted the low bid of $85,980 from Carleton Companies, Inc. in Bemidji for the demolition of the 86-year-old water tower at the recommendation of Public Works Coordinator David Olsonawski. The deteriorating structure was built in 1930 at a cost of $16,600 and now presents safety concerns for the general public and liability issues for the county.
At Tuesday's Hubbard County Board meeting, Department of Natural Resources Area Fisheries Supervisor Doug Kingsley addressed the board about the possibility of the DNR declassifying Pokety Creek as a designated trout stream in the absence of suitable conditions. The board is not required to approve it or not, but as property owners along the creek they were asked for their comments regarding the declassification of the creek.
This is the time of year that most of us start craving foods rich in flavor, as if our bodies are trying to tell us we need to start preparing for hibernation and I am more than happy to oblige. Roasted Chicken 5-pound chicken ½ cup chicken stock or broth 2 teaspoon garlic powder 4 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoon dried thyme 2 teaspoon kosher salt 6 tablespoons butter, softened Salt and pepper, to taste Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
Planning and Zoning Administrator Edy Asel presented a new law to the Nevis City Council at Monday night's council meeting regarding Temporary Family Health Care Dwellings. In May, Governor Dayton signed into law a new bill creating a process for landowners to place mobile dwellings on their properties to provide housing for those with mental or physical impairments on a short-term basis.
The Hubbard County Detention Center will be lose nurse Rosemary Mills to retirement. Mills has only worked as the Correctional Nurse in Hubbard County for six years but her resume is an impressive list of 46 years of nursing experience.
Summer is coming to an end for youngsters everywhere. And with that comes hectic mornings to ensure that everyone makes it out the door on time. With the first day of school looming I thought some quick and easy breakfast ideas that can be pre-made the night before or days ahead of time would be the best way to begin a new school year. French Toast Casserole 1 loaf french bread or sourdough bread 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen 8 large eggs 2 ¼ cups whole milk ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¾ cup packed brown sugar
Hubbard County property owners Rich and Carol Thuleen, who live on Big Sand Lake, addressed Hubbard County Commissioners at Tuesday's board meeting regarding a short-term rental property impacting their neighborhood.
The Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers (LIRPF) put on their 41st Annual Show this past weekend at the showgrounds located adjacent to the north entrance of Itasca State Park. The three day show put on by LIRPF volunteers included numerous activities, demonstrations, displays and live music to keep audiences entertained. According to the LIRPF treasurer Charlene Olson, there were roughly 3,600 people in attendance throughout the weekend.
A concerned citizen suggested at Tuesday’s meeting the Hubbard County Board should consider installing a solar powered flashing stop sign at the intersection of State Highway 87 and County Road...
Land developers Joe Arndt and Jed Shaw of DB of Walker had agreed to donate a parcel of land in Hart Lake Township on Garfield Lake to Hubbard County for use as a park. The agreement between Hart Lake Township and DB of Walker was the company would vacate a portion of Pickerel Road abutting Garfield Lake so that a portion of the property on the lakeshore would be secured for use as a public swimming beach, and a parking area which would be maintained by Hubbard County.