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Motorist hits bald eagle with SUV

October 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

While the remains of a bald eagle struck by a vehicle on Hubbard County Road 4 Tuesday are shipped to a national feather repository, the DNR is warning that more crashes are inevitable as the eagle population soars. Continue Reading

Bargain-hunters bombard Park Rapids facility in proper ‘Storage Wars’ fashion

May 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Hubbard County got its own taste of the hit A&E show “Storage Wars” on Saturday. Hundreds of people swamped DLI Storage west of Park Rapids to participate in an auction of delinquent storage units. The auction, slated for 10 a.m., was delayed because so many bargain-hunters were trying to register for auction bidding cards. The line snaked around the storage units. Parking was scarce and everybody was hoping to hit the lottery. Continue Reading

Hubbard County picks simplest redistricting plan

April 21, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

In the end, it entailed moving 67 voters into another district.
The county’s finalized redistricting plan was the easiest one presented, the one that didn’t necessitate extra elections, and the one that didn’t disrupt Park Rapids’ representation in the county. The city will keep its two commissioners of the five districts. Continue Reading

County personnel to take M State class

January 7, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Fifteen Hubbard County personnel will begin classes at M State Jan. 19 in leadership and “lean thinking.”
It is the county’s Continue Reading

Waste haulers taking a free ride

October 22, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Closing two large area businesses in recent years dropped the tonnage of municipal solid waste going to Hubbard County’s transfer stations.
Along with it went the corresponding income. Continue Reading

Oct. 31 omnibus hearing set in Big Wolf Resort reservation theft case

October 12, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

An omnibus hearing has been set for Oct. 31 in the case of a former Hubbard County resort manager accused of theft. Continue Reading

Hubbard County auditor is suspended

September 23, 2011 in DL-Online

Hubbard County Auditor Pam Heeren was suspended without pay for 20 calendar days Wednesday afternoon.
Although the suspension was to take effect Sept. 26, Heeren, who could not be reached for comment, apparently elected to leave her office immediately. Continue Reading

THEIR OPINION: Speak up on Postal Service in Bemidji

August 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“We encourage Bemidji-area residents and business owners to attend tonight’s public meeting about the future of postal service in the region,” the editorial reads. “It will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Bemidji City Hall.” Continue Reading

Biking boon: Hubbard County opts to extend Heartland Trail from Park Rapids, Minn. to Itasca State Park

July 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A bike trail from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park makes more sense than extending the Heartland Trail to Moorhead. That was the reasoning of Hubbard County commissioners Wednesday as they voiced universal support of a resolution to extend the Heartland Trail to Itasca at an estimated cost of $4 million. Continue Reading

Some county functions could be affected by state shutdown

June 22, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

If you have a driver’s license renewal coming up, better get on it.
Ditto for a July wedding. Get the license now. Continue Reading