Hubbard County Board

The Hubbard County Board is conducting its meetings by telephone or other electronic means. The next regular meeting is 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. A work session will be held 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. Information for the public to listen to the meeting telephonically or electronically will be posted to the county website ( and at the entrance of the Hubbard County Government Center each Thursday preceding the scheduled meeting.

Park Rapids School Board

The Park Rapids School Board meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 and Monday, Sept. 21 at the Fran White Education Center.

Park Rapids City Council

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The Park Rapids City Council meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 and Sept. 22 at city hall. The council will also have a budget-levy workshop at 5 p.m. on Sept. 8. Agenda topics for the Sept. 8 regular council meeting include 10 zoning requests, electrical vehicle readiness, short-term rentals, planning/zoning and building permit fee changes, the 2021 city budget and property tax levy, a police officer body camera program, soil borings for the Depot Park tennis courts and a performance evaluation of City Administrator Ryan Mathisrud.

Menahga City Council

The next regular city council meeting is 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Menahga City Hall.

Akeley City Council

The Akeley City Council meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 at city hall.

Park Rapids Urban Forestry

The Urban Forestry Committee meets at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14 in the city council chambers. Agenda topics include the emerald ash borer management grant and an oak wilt update.

Nevis City Council

The Nevis City Council meets at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 in the council meeting room.

Riverside Cemetery

Riverside Cemetery in Osage will hold their annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Osage Lions Club pavilion, Washington Ave. N. Call 218-573-3572 for further information or concerns to include on the agenda. Looking for a volunteer opportunity in the coming year? Keep us in mind.

Menahga School Board

It’s next regular meeting is 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21 at the media center. Some board members will be attending via interactive technology. Room access will be limited to CDC recommendations. If anyone would like to virtually view and/or participate during the regular board meeting, request by emailing Deb Lenzen at with your email address and you will receive a meeting invitation to join. If you wish to address the board also state the reason in your email.

Nevis School Board

The Nevis School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 in the school media center and via Zoom. For more information on joining go to the school website or call 652-3500.

Park Rapids Planning Commission

The city planning commission meets at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 at city hall. The agenda includes public hearings for a conditional use permit request by John Rowe to operate an HVAC business with no outside storage at 105 Grove Ave. N., zoned B-1 highway business; revocation of a CUP for Josh Elsner to operate a well drilling contractor and manufactured storage shed sales lot at 18154 169th Ave.; and revocation of a CUP for John and Bonnie Farrington to build and operate a diesel repair center at 17255 State Hwy. 34 E.