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Openness of meetings debated by Hubbard County Board
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Jeanne (Charlson) Gaston
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Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
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Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
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CHECK IT OUT COLUMN: Library offering Snow Time to Read program and more
Youth invited to enter library's short story contest
New History Channel show tells of pilot's 1948 'dogfight' with UFO above Fargo
Stories, songs, skiing and snowshoeing set for Itasca's lantern-lit event
LaFleur named new Nemeth Art Center director
Fish house on Little Detroit is open to military, vets, police, EM
CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
Ice climbing festival draws enthusiasts from Midwest and beyond
BIRDWISE: Christmas Bird Counts provide valuable information
LETTER TO EDITOR: Thanks, Park Rapids, for bringing my puppy home
COMMENTARY: Sen. Tina Smith says, first, open the government, then implement Farm Bill
COMMENTARY: The redistricting process is important to all of us
ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: County board made the right choice for its legal newspaper
COMMENTARY: Sen. Utke outlines goals of legislative session
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
July 7, 2018
Retired couple enjoys doing AIS inspection
This summer, boaters visiting a public access in Hubbard County may meet one of a married couple of aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspectors....
July 7, 2018 - 11:00am
June 9, 2018
Mantrap Valley Conservation Club offers family-friendly activities
The Mantrap Valley Conservation Club (MVCC) will sponsor the first of its summer family fun nights at 7 p.m. Friday, June 15. These events are aimed at enriching the conservation experience of the community. "In an effort to serve our mission and reach out to younger members of the...
June 9, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 2, 2018
AIS symposium set for June 8 in Detroit Lakes
A little over six years ago, in January 2012, an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Legislative Summit brought over 250 legislators, AIS experts and people concerned about preserving Minnesota's lakes and rivers to the conference center at Minnesota State Community and Technical College...
June 2, 2018 - 6:00am
March 7, 2018
Letter to Editor: Climate change denier Steve Green must go
I just returned from the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Summit, which brought together the best minds in the country (and some international experts), and am truly concerned about how climate change and global warming are allowing ever-more dangerous AIS to be able to survive in...
March 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
February 28, 2018
Commentary: Summit bringing together AIS experts to protect Minnesota's natural resources
Hubbard County could be the poster county for taking smart, preventive measures against the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in its destination lakes. Since the 1990s the Hubbard Coalition of Lake Associations and Hubbard County Commissioners have been working together to...
February 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 20, 2018
Letter to Editor: Clearing the waters about AIS
On Jan. 5, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held its annual Roundtable. Normally, this features sessions on key topics and programs that have come up in the past year, and they look forward to those areas the DNR plans to focus on in the coming year. This year's...
January 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
September 11, 2017
Guest editorial: Must Minnesota accept the failure of the current AIS prevention program?
The state of Minnesota has a well-earned reputation for possessing some of the most pristine lakes and rivers in the U.S. As each season progresses, we grow increasingly concerned as more rivers and lakes are contaminated with various aquatic invasive species (AIS). A July 30, 2017,...
September 11, 2017 - 1:35pm
June 24, 2017
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Richard L. Gilbert sums it up this way in the March issue of Wyoming Wildlife. "The way we act when in the field or forest, on lakes or beside...
June 24, 2017 - 10:08am
May 13, 2017
Letter to the editor: The 'other' invasive
Finally, opening day of fishing! I love to fish and I am not alone. According to the DNR, there are 1.4 million licensed anglers in Minnesota, and many will be out today on one of our 5,400 fishable lakes or 18,000 miles of fishable streams. After moving from the Twin Cities to the...
May 13, 2017 - 10:00am
May 3, 2017
COLA Column: Let's keep our eyes on the water
Help! We're surrounded by Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). That message was the focus of the second Riverside Methodist Church AIS Event on March...
May 3, 2017 - 7:01pm
March 25, 2017
Preventing the spread of AIS infestations
The Park Rapids and Hubbard County community 2017 Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Event was held Monday night at Riverside United Methodist Church in Park Rapids. Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist Nicole Kovar, with the northwest region of the Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 25, 2017 - 12:49pm
March 19, 2017
About Fishing: AIS Prevention 2017 Challenges Facing Hubbard County
Hubbard County is surrounded by lakes with Aquatic Invasive Species. West of us, Big Detroit and Big Cormorant was announced last summer of having zebra mussels. To the east, Leech Lake, and to the north, Red and Turtle Lakes have starry stonewort, as does Lake Koronis to the south....
March 19, 2017 - 2:25pm
November 2, 2016
Hubbard County sees slight decrease in AIS violations
A preliminary summary of 2016 countywide watercraft inspections indicates boaters are better educated about how to protect Minnesota's lakes from aquatic invasive species. Bill DonCarlos, Hubbard County AIS Program Coordinator, shared the report Oct. 27 at the Hubbard County Coalition...
November 2, 2016 - 12:29pm
April 10, 2016
Communities in action against aquatic invasive species
Jeff Forester, Executive Director Minnesota Lakes and River Advocacy Group, appeared with a number of other aquatic invasive species (AIS) experts...
April 10, 2016 - 1:44pm
February 7, 2016
Local Water Plan receives board approval
Hubbard County’s Local Water Management Plan for 2016-2026 earned commissioners’ approval this week, the document “committed to protecting,...
February 7, 2016 - 11:03am