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Sjolin resigns in Akeley; Johnson appointed to fill Hitchcock vacancy

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The Akeley Council continues to experience a changing of the guard.

The council appointed former mayoral candidate Jon Johnson to the position vacated by Brian Hitchcock, recently deployed with the National Guard.


At this week's meeting, council member Eric Sjolin resigned, due to residency issues.

In a letter to the council, he explained he moved to Brainerd this winter, with plans to return to Akeley, come spring.

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