Akeley News

04/23/2018 10:03 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Symposium offered on dangers of sex trafficking, sexual assault 

The symposium "One Loaf at a Time," which focuses on the dangers of sex trafficking and sexual violence, will be held Wednesday and Thursday, April 25-26, in Hackensack and Walker. Doors open at 5 p.m. Both events are free.

04/17/2018 10:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
GLAR donates to food shelves, Boys and Girls Clubs2 min ago 

The Greater Lakes Association of Realtors Foundation donated $4,500 to area food shelves in Aitkin, Akeley, Brainerd/Baxter, Crosby, Crosslake, Emily, Garrison, Hackensack, Isle, Little Falls, Longville, Motley, Park Rapids, Nisswa/Pequot Lakes, PIerz, Pillager, Sebeka, Staples and Walker.

04/12/2018 07:13 AM  ~~~Source~~~
4. A Romance of Chocolate slated Feb. 10 in Walker 

A Romance of Chocolate featuring A Taste of Coffee & Wine will be from 3:30-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Northern Lights Event Center, Walker.

04/06/2018 05:52 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Drug bust in northern Minnesota lands 29 people in jail 

Authorities in northern Minnesota have arrested 29 people tied to a multigenerational drug ring and say the suspects are now facing felony charges for the sale and possession of illegal drugs, including large amounts of methamphetamine and prescription opiates. Law enforcement also seized butane hash oil, high grade marijuana, firearms and proceeds from drug sales when they arrested the suspects, both men and women, ranging in age from 26 to 68 on March 28, the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office said.

04/05/2018 03:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sex trafficking seminar April 25-26 in Hackensack 

Linnea Dietrich of Hackensack and Lynnette Dirks-Tripp will offer a two-day seminar again this year to make people aware of sex trafficking in this area. This year, there will be a documentary film, "I Am Jane Doe," shown at Bear Pause Theater in Hackensack April 25 and a personal story told April 26 at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley school from a victim of sexual abuse.

04/04/2018 07:25 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Major drug bust in northwest Minn. nets 30 for meth, opioid sales 

Among those arrested were, from left, Lance Schoeberl and his wife Jacqueline Schoeberl, both of Park Rapids, Minn., and Mark Lepper, 59, also of Park Rapids. Submitted photos.

04/02/2018 10:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Working Together Coalition active again 

The Working Together Coalition is a coalition made up of community members that are interested in making the communities of Northland, Pine River-Backus, and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley a safe and healthy place for youth. Specifically, the coalition seeks to prevent substance abuse by youth through community collaboration.