Weather Forecast


Cass County emergency food, shelter funds to be allocated

Contingent upon receipt of federal appropriation, the Cass County Emergency Food and Shelter local board will allocate funds for emergency food and shelter programs in Cass County for the Phase 30 grant period, which extends through the entirety of the 2012 calendar year.

The Emergency Food and Shelter Program funding is open to all organizations helping hungry and homeless people. The funds must be used to supplement feeding and sheltering, including transitional sheltering, and rent/mortgage and utility assistance efforts only.

The deadline for organizations to apply for Cass County, local jurisdiction, federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program is Friday, Jan. 25.

Organizations interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds may contact Jenn Noble at 218-333-9838. Guidelines and applications are available on the United Way of Bemidji Area’s website at

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889