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Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
June 15, 2009
Akeley City Council says 'Tilly' the pot-bellied pig can stay
AKELEY - Thanks to a split-vote ruling last week by city leaders here, Tilly the pot-bellied pig may call Akeley home. The council approved...
June 15, 2009 - 1:01pm
May 7, 2009
Man injured in Akeley accident
AKELEY - One man was transported to a Park Rapids hospital late Wednesday afternoon after being involved in a two-vehicle collision in Akeley. The...
May 7, 2009 - 9:25am