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Track and field day: Century students run in the sun
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
Candidate filing period opens
Operation Round Up awards $45,000 to local programs
Tax ruling on Enbridge has counties concerned
Prepare now for a safe boating season
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers rated in state softball, baseball polls
Golfers tune up for subsection tournament at Blueberry Pines
Tigers defeat Braves to end regular season
Corwin Arthur Myers
Janet Louise Turbyne Ahern
Pamela Jean Evenson
Lawrence "Larry" Delbert Dierks
Tawny Dog Park opens in Park Rapids
Despite late start, farmers optimistic about getting crops in for the season
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
Place a Business Announcement
Acts set for Minnesota State Fair’s biggest free stage
Menahga artist wins award at Youth Art Exhibit
Three Park Rapids students win awards at national PTA contest
Nemeth Art Center launches new art, live music events
Movie Review: Third 'Avengers' is a stunningly well-made feature
Prepare now for a safe boating season
Whopping walleye catch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Bird Wise: Catch a wave and you're sitting on top of the world
North Country Trail Column: Adopt a hiking trail on National Trails Day
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
Letter to Editor: Looking for Osage descendants
Letter to Editor: Animals need better legal safeguards
Letter to Editor: Lizakowski's rebuttal to allegations
Commentary: Oil, water and the judges
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
January 12, 2013
New Akeley City Council looks at employee issues
Citizens arrived in number for the changing of the guard in Akeley this week, the newly elected officials grappling with contentious employee...
January 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
December 15, 2012
Akeley mayor, council member bid adieu; table increases
Akeley residents witnessed a contentious council meeting Wednesday night as mayor Jennifer Mitchell and Terry Chalich bid farewell to their roles. A consent agenda proposal to increase clerk-treasurer Sebrina Hegg's hours from 24 to 36 per week drew criticism from council member...
December 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 17, 2012
Akeley forum marked by 'no shows'
Akeley's Monday night candidates' forum was more illuminating for the proverbial empty chairs than it was for the discussion about the city's...
October 17, 2012 - 4:01pm
September 15, 2012
Akeley water scare over following two days of drama
Akeley's don't-use-the- water warning - necessitated by a cut lock and open door at the municipal water tower Monday night - was lifted by 4:25 p.m. Wednesday, the council subsequently agreeing to look into a security system for the building. City maintenance supervisor Frank Thelin...
September 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 18, 2012
Hegg is Akeley's clerk- treasurer
Sebrina Hegg has accepted the clerk-treasurer position in Akeley. The council interviewed five candidates for the post Wednesday, also selecting a deputy clerk, who declined the position. The council will reconvene to consider the matter. Mayor Jennifer Mitchell did not indicate...
August 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2012
Paul Bunyan statue's repairs under scrutiny
Akeley's Paul Bunyan is a bit disheveled, and will likely remain that way until the city council hears from the League of Minnesota Cities regarding...
August 11, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 28, 2012
Akeley employees abruptly resign
Akeley's clerk-treasurer and part-time clerk assistant have resigned following a special council meeting Tuesday night for an "employee performance review." Denise Rittgers and Susan Walter left letters of resignation and office keys with maintenance supervisor Frank Thelin Wednesday...
July 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
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