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Minnesota's school oversight plan approved by federal education officials
SKOL! Purple pride alive and well in DL for Vikings playoff run
Aggravated sentence sought for allegedly meth dealer
Man faces felony charge for 3.5 pounds marijuana
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Saints punter says he wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen’s hometown
Vikings WR Thielen questionable but expected to play vs. Eagles
Jacket defense shuts down Frazee girls
Hot start gives Patriots win over LP-A girls
Alexandria sweeps season series from DL girls
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Cold-weather snafus cause 3.2-cent gas price hike
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
A winter...triathlon?: DL community center to host indoor competition Jan. 20
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Michael L. Jackson
Marcella M. Eberhardt
Chrystle L. Mortensen
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Keep America's family immigration system
Taking stock as we begin a new year
Marijuana: Feds intrude onto states' rights
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing has come a long, long way
Don't make waves--slow down on the ice
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
March 3, 2010
Bank robbery photos released; suspect still at large
Authorities released photos of what appeared to be a paunchy, middle-aged man who is wanted in a bank heist in Akeley Friday night. The grainy...
March 3, 2010 - 10:38am
Akeley police chief resigns under pressure
Akeley police chief Eric Klein resigned Tuesday just hours before an "executive meeting" was to convene "to discuss the internal investigation...
March 3, 2010 - 10:34am
March 2, 2010
Akeley bank suspect seemed experienced, sheriff says
It was 25 minutes before closing time Friday when an armed stranger, dressed in a baseball cap and sunglasses, walked into an Akeley bank, pointed...
March 2, 2010 - 10:45am
March 1, 2010
Bank robbed Friday in Akeley
A middle-aged man dressed in camouflage robbed the First National Bank of Walker's Akeley branch, Hubbard County authorities said Friday night. Officers responded to the reported bank robbery in the city of Akeley about 5:35 p.m., Hubbard County Sheriff Frank Homer said in a sta...
March 1, 2010 - 8:11am
January 16, 2010
Akeley police chief under investigation; placed on paid leave
AKELEY -- Akeley police chief Eric Klein has been placed on administrative leave after it came to light he was allegedly conducting criminal...
January 16, 2010 - 1:53pm
January 7, 2010
Akeley police can no longer offer ride-alongs to citizens
AKELEY -- Citizen "ride-alongs" with Akeley police officers have been disallowed following an incident in December involving part-time officer Travis Carlson. The council convened a special meeting Monday night to "review employee status" and address the policy allowing citizens...
January 7, 2010 - 8:51am
November 22, 2009
Nevis and Akeley police cuts to impact Hubbard County Sheriff's Department
PARK RAPIDS -- Cuts to the police forces in Nevis and Akeley will mean the Hubbard County Sheriff's Department will have to spread its services thinner throughout the region. "We are obligated as a county to serve the people and municipalities," Sheriff Frank Homer said. "It's definitely...
November 22, 2009 - 4:08pm
October 17, 2009
Akeley might close police department
AKELEY -- Akeley may be eliminating its police department as a cost cutting measure. At the conclusion of Wednesday's meeting, mayor Jennifer Mitchell announced the proposal, stating "the city is facing a major (funding) shortage unless we make changes." In September, the council...
October 17, 2009 - 2:13pm
September 27, 2009
Semi truck collides with cow herd, causing toxic mess south of Akeley
AKELEY -- A four-mile stretch of Highway 64 south of Akeley was blocked off early Wednesday morning after a truck driver carrying a vat of hydrochloric...
September 27, 2009 - 12:00am
September 14, 2009
Akeley settles lawsuit with woman who says police department wouldn't investigate alleged sexual assault by county deputy
AKELEY - City officials here have settled a lawsuit filed by a rural Akeley resident for a reported $55,000. In a lawsuit filed in May, Kristy Barsch claimed she was sexually assaulted by on-duty Hubbard County sheriff's deputy Greg Siera.
September 14, 2009 - 1:43pm
September 10, 2009
Akeley to pay $55,000 to settle civil sexual assault case
AKELEY -- The City of Akeley has settled a lawsuit filed by a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by on-duty Hubbard County Sheriff's Deputy Greg Siera. A reported $55,000 will be paid to rural Akeley resident Kristy Barsch and her attorneys. Akeley police chief Eric Klein,...
September 10, 2009 - 11:39am
UPDATED: Akeley mayor resigns; council appoints new mayor; council member stays on board
AKELEY -- Newly-elected Akeley mayor Scott Vettleson resigned Wednesday night, citing health reasons. He was elected last November and has served less than a year. The Akeley City Council appointed Jennifer Mitchell to fill out his unexpired term. "I apologize to the citizens of...
September 10, 2009 - 9:30am
August 27, 2009
Vehicle rear-ended near Cass Lake
An Akeley woman was treated for minor injuries when her vehicle was rear-ended Wednesday afternoon near Cass Lake. Cass County Sheriff deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on state Highway 371, four miles south of Cass Lake. According to the Minnesota State Patrol out...
August 27, 2009 - 3:07pm
June 25, 2009
Akeley man injured, then booked, following alcohol-related crash
AKELEY - An Akeley man received minor injuries in an alcohol-related crash at the intersection of Hubbard County highways 4 and 40 Tuesday night. The accident occurred after 6:30 p.m. in Lake Emma Township. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Department said Lance Kubat, 37, told them...
June 25, 2009 - 12:10am
June 16, 2009
Two-vehicle crash in Nevis Township
An Akeley woman may have been injured in a two-vehicle crash about 6 p.m. Thursday on state Highway 34 at the intersection of Hubbard County Road 2 in Nevis Township. According to a press release from the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office: A 1999 Subaru Forester driven by Theresa...
June 16, 2009 - 9:51am