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BNSF crossing in DL closed until Tuesday afternoon
New roundabout on Hwy 59 partially opens
Laker Prep Preschool to host book fair
A storied past: Oak Grove Cemetery Walk deemed a huge success
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Labine leaves three-decade legacy with DL track and field
Richards joins RPI in group of nine new faces
Lamoureux Named Force Associate Head Coach
The 10th annual Youth Golf series begins June 29
GOLF: Laker Open registration available online
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Ronald L. Brett
Richard P. Molstre
Rick "Joey" Lynch
Jerome (Jerry) Thielen
Letter: Veteran supports raising tobacco age
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
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