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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Douglas "Doug" A. Dickinson
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Susan Eileen Bessler
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Akeley city council
June 18, 2015
Akeley weighs water improvement plans
By Jean Ruzicka email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. The paperwork wasn’t all in order, said Clerk-Treasurer Sebrina Hegg. The city got half of...
November 16, 2014 - 1:10pm
December 18, 2013
Akeley Council struggles to trim shoestring budget; taxes will go down
BY Sarah smith email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org The completion of electrical work at the Akeley campground was put on hold this week, pending discussion on possible changes to the plan. Jeff Walter of Northern States Electric completed initial work last year based on criteria developed...
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
November 13, 2010
Akeley resident asks for demolition of house destroyed by fire
The condition of Akeley's yards and structures drew fire again at this week's meeting, Bobbie Emery questioning why the burned house on Highway...
November 13, 2010 - 1:00pm