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Boys, Girls Club kids holding bleach drive for humane society
The kibosh put on Becker County-Hubbard jail plans
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
Herzog ends DL career in All-Star game as North’s offensive MVP
Legion Baseball: Alexandria takes two from DL
Lack of offense sinks Angels in 7-2 loss to Perham
Minnesota Wild’s Parise draws a crowd at Cully’s Kids Celebrity Weekend event
In the Zone
Area students perform in Piano Honors Concert
Peterson nominates NYM student for Air Force
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Detroit Lakes' Ringwelski earns Concordia scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Tamarac Refuge: Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Letter: WWI decisions the cause of Mid East fighting today
Letter: Green: ‘I urged legislature to take balanced approach’
New restrictions on e-cigarettes
Lynn Hummel: The curse of the mom jeans
Unmanned aircraft advocates get a Leafy Spurge
Detroit Lakes' Caroline Smith to play Basilica Block Party
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
Genealogy workshop in Perham
Pioneer Village group hopes to "Refresh the Fest" Aug. 16
LRAC will host its inaugural "Arts Resource Fair" Aug. 16 in Fergus Falls
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