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Dumping fees brought to forefront in Hubbard County — some haulers have ‘made a fortune off us.’

June 3, 2012 in DL-Online

A showdown could be brewing between private sanitation haulers and Hubbard County. Pay up or else. Continue Reading

Buffer strip needed? In Hubbard County, a debate about cutting older timber

May 21, 2012 in DL-Online

The political nature of Hubbard County’s forestry policy came to light Wednesday during discussion of a tract proposed for sale at the June timber sale. Continue Reading

Bathroom meetings? Public defenders in Hubbard County say there is no decent place to meet with clients

April 7, 2012 in DL-Online

Steve Peloquin sometimes meets clients by the urinal in the men’s bathroom of the Hubbard County Courthouse, unless their gender presents obstacles to entrance. Continue Reading

State Class AAA wrestling: Piepenburg fourth

March 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Trent Piepenburg finished fourth at 106 pounds in the State Class AAA individual wrestling tournament, with Tony Hubbard and Justin Cumberbatch both making good showings as well. Continue Reading

Hubbard County to move forward on bike trail

February 22, 2012 in DL-Online

Hubbard County commissioners gave the thumbs up to moving forward on a bike trail from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park without the state’s help. Continue Reading

Who needs Detroit Lakes? Hubbard County supports new bike trail to Itasca instead

July 24, 2011 in DL-Online

A bike trail from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park makes more sense than extending the Heartland Trail to Detroit Lakes and Moorhead. Continue Reading

Hubbard County’s timber auction and harvest policy comes under scrutiny

July 24, 2011 in DL-Online

A Park Rapids logging company asked that Hubbard County change the way it’s running timber sales because strict adherence to policies are hurting the company’s bottom line. Continue Reading

Hubbard County Board mulls whether privacy rights should be forfeited in variance requests

June 19, 2011 in DL-Online

Amendments to the county’s Shoreland Management Ordinance came under scrutiny Wednesday at a public hearing when members of COLA suggested citizens be given the right to view projects requesting a variance or Conditional Use Permit.
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Laporte man severs fingers in demolition accident

May 3, 2011 in DL-Online

A Laporte man was transported to the Bemidji hospital Monday afternoon when the crawler crane he was doing demolition work on tipped, pinning him temporarily. Continue Reading

Commissioner questions 2 a.m. closing time for bars

February 21, 2011 in DL-Online

As a rural pizzeria renewed its 2 a.m. closing license, Hubbard County commissioners discussed whether the board should review the county’s closing time for establishments that sell alcohol. Continue Reading