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Lasagna is a classic dish that will warm any winter evening. A bit time consuming? Yes, (especially with homemade pasta) but an entire meal arrives on the table in one dish. Chicken, Sausage and Beef Lasagna 2 cups tomatoes 5 tablespoons butter
As 2015 came to an end, the list of Hubbard County Sentence to Serve’s completed projects are notable, both in scope and impact. Townships, cities, the county and nonprofits benefit from the work completed by the crews, as do the participating inmates themselves.
Christa and Matt Munson are facing an “almost impossible decision.” The Park Rapids parents of Aden who was diagnosed last fall at 3 years old with a malignant brain tumor, are now being asked to “move forward with surgery,” after an MRI just before Christmas showed a slight growth of the astrocytoma. But after a year where “nothing has changed and no deficiencies” have been detected, with Aden progressing normally both physically and developmentally, the decision on whether to move forward with surgery is grueling.
It’s soon to be New Year’s Eve and Day and that calls for a cornucopia of hors d’oeuvres for celebration. Happy New Year!
Hubbard County kids are being encouraged to “Go Wild” and families are reminded, “Cooking Matters.” Donna Anderson, an Extension SNAP-Ed educator, is heading into fourth and fifth grade classrooms to introduce the benefits of fruits and vegetables, informing them on just how the natural products enrich bodies, as well as promoting active lifestyles. And in coming weeks, she’s enlisting the aid of chefs – Andre Reams and Joel London on board – to share nutritious, delicious recipes with adults in six-week classes. The class is open to anyone with children under the age of 18.
The spirit of the season descended on the Park Rapids Lakes Area with a collaborative Heart of the Holidays, engaging audiences at a variety of events and shoppers at downtown stores. The idea emerged when the Chamber determined, based on feedback from customers and members, that Jingle Bells would not toll this Christmas, Chamber director Nicole Lalum explained. “We decided to step away from it. It could happen again,” she said.
Hubbard County Commissioners approved a $13.4 million levy for 2016, an approximate 5 percent increase from this year’s amount. The county’s budget totals are $35,036,869 in anticipated revenues in 2016, $34,296,976 in expenditures. This compares with 2015’s budgeted $30,571,900 in revenues and expenditures of $31,255,153, with a $12.8 million levy. The board approved salaries for elected officials, county attorney Donavon Dearstyne’s to be $107,000 and sheriff Cory Aukes to earn $91,000 in 2016, an increase from $103,900 and $88,600, respectively.
Hubbard County Commissioners learned Beltrami County is withdrawing from a four-county joint powers public health agreement, North Country Community Health Services, at the conclusion of 2016. RaeAnn Mayer, CHI St. Joseph’s Health community health director, explained the decision will not affect the grant funding for Hubbard County, but “administration” is the piece in question. Beltrami County, after a decision made Tuesday, is expected to contact the Department of Health on the proposed transition, which will begin in 2017.
Nevis industrial tech teacher Olaf Netteberg tells his sophomore students, “Pack away your homework; you’ll need a decade from now.” Netteberg and his building trade students have been adding homes...
Unless you encountered a stampede of friends and relatives for Thanksgiving, chances are there is turkey in the refrigerator. We offer some options that will once again trigger the taste buds. And no one will consider them “leftovers.”