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Group hopes to save Laporte music program
Heartland Homes celebrates 40 years of service
Deputies, firefighters train for ice rescues
First graders delve into Earth Day
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
Shepersky leads Hurricanes to national title
Braves looking for versatility to offset lack of experience
Tigers look to contend for conference crown
Boys swimming, diving team enjoyed record-breaking season
Three section golfers return to lead Warriors
John Mitchel Kyllonen
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
Gardening 101: Reading a seed packet
If it's predictable, it's preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Commentary: Join one of ACTION Park Rapids' many 90-day plans
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Akeley city council
February 17, 2018
Red River Event Center off-sale liquor controversy
Akeley's position on the Red River Event Center's off-sale liquor store application is the hot topic of a special meeting to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22 at city hall. A license application that was signed off by the county without prior approval by the city and called...
February 17, 2018 - 8:29am
June 18, 2015
Akeley weighs water improvement plans
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org The Akeley Council is weighing options as to how it will repay a low interest loan for the city’s drinking water improvement project. The city was awarded a $300,000 grant through the Small Cities Development...
June 18, 2015 - 10:13am
November 16, 2014
Akeley still trying to get water improvement funds
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Akeley is still fighting to get around $300,000 to rehab its water system. Turned down earlier for a DEED grant, the city is reapplying.
November 16, 2014 - 1:10pm
December 18, 2013
Akeley Council struggles to trim shoestring budget; taxes will go down
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org The Akeley City Council dug deep into the couch cushions to balance its 2014 budget last week. Nickels and dimes fell off the $207,000 levy to a final number of $188,995. “Unless something crazy happens, people should see lower...
December 18, 2013 - 12:18pm
November 16, 2013
Water-logged business owner seeks solutions to mess
By Sarah Smith email@example.com A timid business owner approached the Akeley City Council Wednesday about help for a water...
November 16, 2013 - 12:37pm
August 21, 2013
Akeley First Responders, Fire District may finally merge
BY JEAN RUZICKA firstname.lastname@example.org After months of discussion on whether the Eastern Hubbard County Fire District and First Response should merge, a consensus appears to be near. The Akeley Council has joined the townships in recommending the fire department and...
August 21, 2013 - 12:58pm
April 13, 2013
Campground upgrades to Akeley park are scrutinized
BY JEAN RUZICKA email@example.com
April 13, 2013 - 12:34pm
May 21, 2011
Akeley pledges water main revenues to start work
Water main reconstruction on a three-block portion of Highway 34 in Akeley is moving forward, the council approving a bid of $333,341 from Casper Construction of Grand Rapids at a special meeting Tuesday night. The council also approved the acquisition of $430,000 in temporary revenue...
May 21, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 14, 2011
Akeley approves road improvements in city
Akeley's streets will soon see upgrades, the council approving a $23,120 quote from Beard Excavating, Walker, this week for grading and gravel. The work to be completed and amounts include Hillside, with the road to be reshaped, back slopes cleaned and 80 yards of gravel brought...
May 14, 2011 - 1:00pm
Akeley Civic & Commerce group is dissolving
A 60-year-plus chapter in Akeley's history appears to be coming to an end. The council learned this week the Akeley Civic & Commerce is in the process of dissolution, declining membership and businesses moving or closing cited as the factors in the decision. Kathy Duclos, the...
May 14, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 7, 2011
Fire district spending discussion heats up in Badoura Township
The Akeley Council's discussion on the fire department's methods of calculating the amounts each entity pays has ignited concern in Badoura Township. The township supervisors, meeting Tuesday, are also examining Eastern Hubbard County Fire District's spending and process of calculations,...
May 7, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 16, 2011
Akeley looks into 2003 lease arrangement for city land
Questions were raised at the Akeley Council meeting this week on the amount of rent James Johnson pays for use of the wastewater irrigation acreage, used as a hayfield. Council member Troy Hegg brought the issue to the council after learning Johnson has not paid the $1,400 agreed...
April 16, 2011 - 1:00pm
Akeley council discusses impact of Highway 34 construction on town
The Akeley Council learned plans are complete for the Highway 34 construction project that will extend from the east side of Park Rapids to Akeley, with bid letting to be April 22 and construction expected to begin in mid-June. Phil Bergem, a design engineer with the Minnesota Department...
February 16, 2011 - 1:00pm
January 15, 2011
Akeley water main funding could go down to the wire
The Akeley Council has learned notification on grant funding for replacement of the city's water main, in conjunction with the Highway 34 improvements next summer, will be down to the wire. The city applied for a $257,000 grant through Small Cities Development Program to fund infrastructure...
January 15, 2011 - 1:00pm
Akeley fire department seeks funds
The Akeley Council, as has become standard in recent years, kept the property tax levy amount in check, the $202,343 levy for 2011 down slightly from this year's. The levy, by fund, includes $35,664 in the general fund, $750 for the cemetery, $21,600 for fire protection by the Eastern...
December 15, 2010 - 1:00pm