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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Turkey tale: Did Ben Franklin suggest the wild turkey be our country's national symbol?
Thankful for family: Wadena couple weathers the rollercoaster of adoption process
Making a wish come true: Eischens receives custom-built Ice Castle Fish House through Make-A-Wish Foundation
Park Rapids fourth grader is Super Bowl Super Snack Challenge winner
International Falls scores final four goals in 6-2 win over Panthers
Panthers persevere through adversity
Hovelsrud caps off career at state meet
Two power-play goals spark Northern Lakes in 4-1 win over Panthers
Tigers advance to state championship game
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Food shelf thankful for Coborn's donation
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
Skarpness joins Enterprise editorial staff
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Fun Ta Boot Resort inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame
Public invited to weigh in on criteria for proposed sculpture trail
Let the winter games begin
Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert
New choir director leading Park Rapids High School ensembles
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project: Can it be applied in Park Rapids?
11-year-old boy bags rare spotted doe
Park Rapids area is 'go-to destination' for deer hunters
In the deer 'blind': Area man helps his legally blind brother bad his first deer at age 62
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
Weekend Adventures: The lost art of deer camp
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support
Letter to Editor: Utke and Green support insurance companies instead of consumers
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
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