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A peaceful place for healing pain: At MN lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
Park Rapids Graduation
Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
July 25, 2012
Akeley in turmoil after city staff quits abruptly
Akeley's clerk-treasurer Denise Rittgers and part-time clerk assistant Susan Walter have resigned following a special council meeting Tuesday night for an "employee performance review." Rittgers met in a closed meeting for about 45 minutes with council members Trygve Karl, Terry...
July 25, 2012 - 1:58pm
Joint powers agreement under review
Members of the Eastern Hubbard County Fire District have agreed to review and present proposed changes to the "amended and restated" joint powers agreement at the September meeting. The revised agreement was drafted at the request of fire board members, which is comprised of representatives...
July 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 14, 2012
Akeley to draft capital improvement plan, reviewing new EHCFD joint powers agreement
The Akeley Council agreed to move forward with drafting a capital improvement plan for the city, Dick Grabko of SEH stating this would be at no cost at this point. Grabko explained the plan would include possible projects that could be initiated within a five-year period, including...
July 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 11, 2012
ECHFD struggles over records
A power struggle over the records of the East Hubbard County Fire Department and First Responders has spilled into the legal arena. A letter June 28 from the departments' attorney essentially states Fire Chief Lee Johnson and daughter Sabrina Hegg, who heads the First Responders...
July 11, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 27, 2012
Akeley celebrates legendary lumberjack
June 27, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 16, 2012
Akeley council votes to thin conifer patch along Highway 34 for tree health
The Akeley Council agreed to re-solicit bids to thin the conifers that run parallel to Highway 34 for a few blocks in the city. The city was approached in 2010 regarding the need to thin the trees, according to Brad Witkin of the Department of Natural Resources. An appraisal was...
May 16, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 9, 2012
May 9, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 17, 2012
Assessor addresses Akeley property tax rate
Akeley lakeshore property owners, arriving at recent meetings to question their "disproportionate amount of property taxes," drew the city assessor to clarify the issue at this month's meeting. "My job is to classify and value," assessor David Johnson said of a suggestion that those...
March 17, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 15, 2012
The big chill
Akeley's 7th annual Answer to Cancer - Audrey's Purple Dream - brought "plungers" and fisherfolk out in number Saturday, raising a record $17,500....
February 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
Akeley to see moderate rise in utility bills
Akeley residents will see a slight increase in water and sewer rates, on the advice of the city's financial consultants. The council approved an increase of 3.5 percent for the water and 2.5 percent for sewer. Todd Hagen of the financial advisory firm of Ehlers told the council...
February 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 21, 2012
Audrey's Purple Dream is Feb. 11
Audrey's Purple Dream - Akeley's "answer to cancer" - is set for Saturday, Feb. 11 on 11th Crow Wing Lake. A wide range of events fill the day, starting with a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. at the sponsored Akeley United Methodist Church, sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 56 of...
January 21, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 4, 2012
Akeley memorial gardens project nearing completion
A project that's been in the talking stages for more than a decade is now coming to fruition in Akeley. An imposing log structure, signifying...
January 4, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 21, 2011
Akeley levy will go up 19 percent from 2011
The Akeley Council has approved a 19 percent increase in the property tax levy, up approximately $39,000 from the 2011 levy of $202, 343. The breakdown of the $241,448 levy by fund includes $46,325 in the general fund, $750 for the cemetery, $18,500 for fire protection, $4,700 for...
December 21, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 13, 2011
Akeley C&C reorganizes, setting goals
A "brainstorming barbecue" has led to the renaissance of the Akeley C&C, Kristin Fake told the Akeley Council this week. About 50 area residents arrived for a group discussion, brainstorming on the region's resources, the role of the C&C and the part non-profits play in the area,...
August 13, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 29, 2011
Akeley salutes the big lumberjack
The main trail (Highway 34) through Akeley may be in disarray, but that did not dispel the merriment of the 63rd annual Paul Bunyan Days. The weather smiled on the classic event entertaining all ages. Uncle Sam's Sweethearts, from left, Morgan Monroe, 4, Taylor Monroe, 2, and Carolynn...
June 29, 2011 - 1:00pm