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Boats & Bars to be filled with music, fun
Twist on fair politics: GOP vs. GOP
Master Gardener training to be held
Perham senior Olympian wins 17 medals in Wyoming Senior Olympics
Border Patrol agents rescue 2 adults and 2 children on Lower Red Lake
No MVP hangover for Maya Moore as Lynx survive late scare
Girls Tennis: Lakers fifth at Highway 10 Open
Local martial artists compete in Asian Fencing Championships
Soccer: Laker boys continue shutout streak over Otters
Miller: UND names Mollberg starting quarterback
In the Zone
Teens help raise cash, awareness for pets
Last advice: Be kind, be kind always
Driver’s license test: Sometimes it’s OK to just pass
Identity thieves target kids as well as adults
BLT’s a summer classic
Friends & Neighbors
Independent stylist joins Shear Grace
July job loss doesn’t shake yearly gain
Williams named new sports editor in DL
Gas prices descend with end of summer
Sanford Health helping to build 300 clinics in Ghana
Perkins ready to give back to fans with weekend concerts in Medora
Josh Turner at Shooting Star Friday
Hope Fest to bring family fun to DL
Aloha from DL Library: Hawaii became 50th state in 1959
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
Minnesota moose plate inspirational
Lynn Hummel: Let me give you some advice
Goodbye to a great sports editor
Letter: You betcha, dat roundabout whirligig confuses a guy
Good news for city finances
Strong duck populations mean ‘liberal’ bag limits this season
DNR to keep most restrictions in place for Scientific and Natural Areas
Brad Laabs: Know what to do when you get injured fishing
Blane Klemek: Common nighthawks are perfectly adapted to their way of life
Wild rice season opened Friday
Pine to Palm
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.
news / crime
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...
news / accidents
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 on a 3-2 vote changing the city's ordinance to allow pot-bellied pigs to be classified as domesticated animals, meaning Tania Sorvisto and her...
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
March 16, 2009
Food purchase program growing in Akeley
AKELEY - Fare for All, a cooperative food-purchasing program with a distribution base in Akeley, is gaining momentum on a near daily basis. Volunteer coordinators and packaging and distribution sites are now being sought in Park Rapids and Laporte. Fare for All, a program of the...
March 16, 2009 - 9:10am
February 24, 2009
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley school bus involved in serious car crash Monday night
A Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School District bus was involved in a vehicle crash Monday evening, and a girl who was not on the bus was seriously injured in the accident. James E. Ryan, 69, of Walker, was driving the school bus north on state Highway 371 with one teacher and 11 students...
February 24, 2009 - 10:56am
February 23, 2009
Akeley star performer bound for Iraq
AKELEY - On Brian Hitchcock's home turf in Akeley, residents know him as council member, percussionist and vocalist, wowing audiences from behind the karaoke microphone at the muni. Down in the National Guardsman's hometown of the Twin Cities, he's engaged Vikings, Twins and Gophers...
February 23, 2009 - 9:21am
January 30, 2009
Akeley home burns; no injuries reported
Firefighters were called to the scene of an Akeley home that was engulfed in flames Wednesday night. The call, just before 10 p.m., was at 150 Graceson Avenue. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Department said all the occupants were safely removed from the burning home. No injuries were...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am