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Man in custody after shooting deputy near Crookston; officer wearing bulletproof vest uninjured
Police arrest 15-year-old Fargo boy in mall assault case
Respiratory illness spreads to Minnesota
One injured in Hubbard County rollover; officers searching for passenger
Blessing of the Pets is Sunday
Perham head football coach resigns mid-season
Bemidji, Crookston sweep Laker tennis team
No. 4 Lakers host upset-minded Prowlers Friday night
Tennis: Lakers fifth at Mid-State tourney
Lakers fourth at Panther swimming invitational
The Lost Italian: Now’s the time to give Brussels sprouts a try
Social Security: About half of SSA applications online
Bennett Joseph Witzke
Sharing the dream: 400-square-foot treehouse near Wadena becomes hot spot for vacation rentals
Friends & Neighbors
WDAZ wins Emmy for team coverage in GF
Minnesota jobs up 6,100
MN gas prices down this week, this year
DL chiropractors pursuing new ventures
Minnesota gas prices at Sept. standstill
Coming up this weekend in the lakes area
Art Leap in Park Rapids Sept. 27-28
Fire & Ice Fundraiser set for Sept. 27
Alley Fair is set Sept. 20 in downtown Fargo
The Beach Boys coming to Bemidji’s Sanford Center
Franklin Jackson Jr.
Palestine vs. Israel: Options to replace jihad terrorism
Cracking down on Caller ID fraud
Lynn Hummel: Welcome to Camp Uzi, little girls!
Rep. Peterson: NRCC TV ad is misleading
Letter: Clean Water proposal aims to help farmers
Fall Color Tour is set for Oct. 2; will visit Detroit Mountain
Brad Laabs: As weather goes, so goes September fishing
Blane Klemek: Kingfisher, osprey, pelican; To be a bird for a day
DNR land sale in October
Zebra mussels found in Cass Lake
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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