The Nevis Council agreed further study and revisions are needed to address mixed residential and commercial use in the city’s B2 (general business) district on Highway 34. “B2 doesn’t allow for single-family residential units,” zoning administrator Edy Assell told the council this week.
The battle over who will maintain the Round River Drive ATV trail continues to fester. The Akeley Council has approved a resolution to sponsor the Paul Bunyan ATV Trailriders in order for the club to procure grant-in-aid funds to maintain Round River Drive. But the move follows a decision by the Hubbard County Board in October to grant sponsorship to the Timberland Dirt Devils. The Akeley council met with members of the Paul Bunyan club in a special meeting at the end of November, passing a motion to become the
When 2014 comes to a conclusion, a retail icon on Main will close, Marilyn Monroe and the Albrechts bidding farewell to generations of clientele. Jewelry, Kathy Albrecht has observed, is not a necessity. But as poet George Eliot reflected, “Gems have a life in them, their colors speak, say what words fail of.” Engagements, marriages, anniversaries, holidays, births and birthdays have been celebrated with a gift from the store, the treasures often handed down through generations. Corky and Kathy Albrecht arriv
Alex Magaard of Nevis returned to his home country of Romania for a reunion with his birth family, televised for all to see. He’d meet his tearful birth mother, Maria Muscan, learning the intricacies of his adoption. She would explain before a television audience how the adoption fee allowed her to buy a home and clothing for her children, 3, 5 and 7 years old at the time. “I’m so sorry,” she told her son through an interpreter. “I regret it every day.”