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Storm rips through Itasca State Park
Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
A long week of cleanup ahead for many Hubbard County residents
UPDATE: Power restored to Itasca State Park
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
Park Rapids hosts, plays in District 6 American Legion baseball tournament
Nimrod shuts out Esox in Lake & Pine
James Clarence Canada
Irene D. Borden
Nancy Marie Christofferson
Lawrence P. Buck
Karen E. (Pollock) Hinton
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
New grand piano featured at next Noon Hour Concert
Second Street Stage brings blues, funk band to Park Rapids July 21
Every quilt tells a story
Jazz it up at 2nd Street Stage
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Letter: Challenge response to previous letter
Commentary: Where our freedom really comes from
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
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
June 18, 2011
Akeley to fete Paul Bunyan despite road construction
For six decades the community of Akeley has celebrated the legendary lumberjack, Paul Bunyan. This summer, despite road and water main construction, will be no exception. The 63rd annual Paul Bunyan Days will be held Friday through Sunday, June 24-26 on Akeley's main boulevard,...
June 18, 2011 - 1:00pm
Akeley businesses continue to be open through construction
Akeley's water main reconstruction project on Highway 34 is ahead of schedule, with a hoped for completion date of July 4, according to Short...
June 18, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 11, 2011
Akeley water main work closes Highway 34 through town
Akeley's water main reconstruction project began this week, with detours sending vehicles - including semis - through the city neighborhoods. Three...
June 11, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 4, 2011
Akeley Council scrutinizes fire department payments
The numbers don't add up. The Akeley Council, convening in a special meeting Monday, learned the amount being charged for coverage by the Eastern Hubbard County Fire District does not correspond with agreed upon formulas. Council member Brian Hitchcock raised the question, conducting...
May 4, 2011 - 1:00pm