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Zebra mussels found in Lake Sallie, three other Minnesota lakes
PTSD ride helps support service dogs for veterans
Local artisans opening their studios this weekend
Fall colors greet Headwaters 100 riders this Saturday
Badoura Township celebrates 120 years
Panthers finish third at Mid-State tournament
Panthers, Tigers move up in state polls
Panthers take control down stretch to sink Pirates
Greenway rallies to defeat Tigers
Shorthanded Panthers run at Bagley
Everett Lee Langland
Anton "Tony" Joseph Panek
Donald LeRoy Wilson
Norma Elizabeth Nordstrom
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Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
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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
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
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
Editorial: League of Women Voters goal is to make democracy work for all
Letter: Global warming plus global cooling equals climate change
Commentary: Drive slow, use extra caution around school zones
Editorial: Take time to discuss suicide prevention
Commentary: Country faces political divide and opposing worldviews
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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