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Spectators gather along Highway 34 beneath the famous Paul Bunyan statue and wave as fire trucks from the East Hubbard County Fire District pass by at the end of the annual Paul Bunyan Days parade. Akeley Ice Racing cars make their way along the parade route, revving engines and blowing a little smoke.
Paul Bunyan Days features a little bit of everything
June 29, 2016 - 11:24am
April 6, 2016
The building that has been home to industry in Akeley for nearly a century will soon be demolished. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Piece of Akeley history to meet wrecking ball
April 6, 2016 - 1:18pm
February 17, 2016
Rachel Boughton celebrates her successful Purple Plunge into the icy waters of 11th Crow Wing Lake in Akeley during the 11th Annual Audrey’s Purple Dream fundraiser event on Saturday. A record 35 people took the frigid plunge. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
Record number take frigid plunge for Audrey's Purple Dream
February 17, 2016 - 1:40pm
February 13, 2016
Michael and Linda Husby received good news on Linda’s cancer Monday. ‘It’s there, but inactive.’ Linda and Audrey Pidde were lifelong friends. ‘She was hilarious.’ (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Audrey’s Purple Dream enters 11th year
February 13, 2016 - 9:33am
February 3, 2016
Driver Tony Sauer’s car took a bang on the first go round the ice, disabling the vehicle, while fellow drivers wrangled for top points. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Akeley Ice Racing entices speed demons from around Minnesota
February 3, 2016 - 9:57am
Former co-workers at Chase on the Lake created Zita Howard’s sign for her new enterprise, appropriately, on a cookie pan. Working in the kitchen since a child, Zita is “putting her heart and soul into this.”  Zappy’s is located at the Highways 34 and 64 intersection in Akeley. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Zappy’s Café welcoming clientele
February 3, 2016 - 9:34am
November 18, 2015
Ever since she can remember, Tessa Peterson has loved dogs. She and  her Xtreme Hounds Dog Training staff are teaching dog obedience, rally or agility classes at the Akeley Regional Community Center.
Xtreme Hounds offers dog training
November 18, 2015 - 9:56am
July 4, 2015
Margaret Johnson, left, and Lorraine Wright share memories from their experiences as teachers nearly three-quarters of a century ago.
Teachers reunite after decades out of the classroom
July 4, 2015 - 1:25pm
April 15, 2015
Akeley audit shows utility rates are not adequate headline
April 15, 2015 - 3:07pm
February 7, 2015
Shannon McGrath leaps into icy water at last year’s Purple Plunge on 11th Crow Wing Lake. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Audrey’s Purple Dream celebrating 10 years
February 7, 2015 - 4:36pm
January 17, 2015
Housing repair loans available for Akeley residents
January 17, 2015 - 12:42pm
January 14, 2015
Through painstaking layering, glass artist Sandy Fynboh creates a butterfly at a December workshop. Fynboh will incorporate murrini into her open studio and gallery, Boho Junction in Akeley. Her website is www.bohojunctionllc.com. (Submitted photo)
Akeley artist learns ancient glassmaking technique
January 14, 2015 - 11:17am
December 20, 2014
Gladys Vredenburg, left, and Ruth Spicer-Kerwin were instrumental in the inception of ARCC’s thrift store, a financial mainstay. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Akeley center is thriving
December 20, 2014 - 12:15pm
December 13, 2014
Clubs spar over trail maintenance
December 13, 2014 - 12:29pm
October 25, 2014
Sebrina Hegg raced into action Wednesday noon, putting out a fire by herself. She is the town’s Clerk-Treasurer, and a volunteer firefighter who heard the call in City Hall. She doused the fire and went back to work. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise).
Akeley woman gives new meaning to ‘a working lunch’
October 25, 2014 - 11:54am