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Cass County Board: Veterans service officer to seek grants for equipment storage
11 hours 40 min ago
Though they have rarely done drives for donations in the past, Hunt said the team decided to revisit a fundraiser used during one of the group's first active years. They aren't asking for money, but instead junk batteries that the group can turn in for core fees. Donations must be limited to the type of batteries used to start and operate motors such as car batteries, lawnmower batteries and similar mechanical devices. Illustration
PR-B Robotics team wants your junk batteries
12 hours 39 min ago
Community meeting set for Fairview Township portion of Gull Lake Trail
13 hours 9 min ago
Cass County Board: County garage cost comes in below estimates
13 hours 39 min ago
A wooden folding fence is a great gift for the farm kid who can't keep his livestock (and other toys) in their pen. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek)
10 gift ideas for the farm families on your Christmas list
13 hours 49 min ago
Second graders Hellen Ackerman and Rosie Driste add dancing to their grade's "Peppermint Candy Cane" performance Dec. 4. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
PR-B students ring in the season
14 hours 39 min ago
Cass County Board: Jail administrator cites tighter scrutiny in jail inspection concerns
15 hours 39 min ago
Backus: Council starts planning for road improvement project
16 hours 40 min ago
December 10, 2017
County schedules road maintenance for this week
December 10, 2017 - 11:30am
This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image reveals the Cosmic Snake, a distant galaxy peppered with clumpy regions of intense star formation that appear warped by the effect of gravitational lensing. This giant arc-like galaxy is actually behind the huge galaxy cluster MACSJ1206.2-0847, but thanks to the cluster’s gravity, we can see it from Earth.
Behold the cosmic snake
December 10, 2017 - 8:47am
Commissioner Scott Bruns (center) looks on as Judge Christopher Strandlie (left) swears into office Thursday his successor as Cass County Attorney, Ben Lindstrom. Photo submitted by Cass County
Cass County Board: Lindstrom sworn in as county attorney
December 10, 2017 - 7:00am
Pine River-Backus High School Students of the Month for November are Laura Huesman, Paige Poehler, Anna Felthous, Brandon Wolske, Jordan Orth, Stella Canales, Triston Siltman and Heather Stands. Submitted Photo
Pine River-Backus High School - Students of the Month
December 10, 2017 - 6:30am
A caribou on Michipicoten Island in Ontario drinks out of Lake Superior. Of more than 450 caribou on the island four years ago, fewer than 100 are still alive after wolves crossed ice to the island in 2014. Wildlife experts are now deciding how to save the last Lake Superior region caribou herd. (Photo courtesy of Christian Schroeder)
Lake Superior's last caribou herds: Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
Pine River-Backus Middle School Students of the Month for November are Tyler DeLong, Tiara Crannell, Morgan Hirchert, Randall Yost, Joseph Zaczkowski, Piper Conklin-DuHoux and Kelsey Bergem. Submitted Photo
Pine River-Backus Middle School - Students of the Month
December 10, 2017 - 5:30am
December 9, 2017
Minnesotans encouraged to apply for energy assistance to help pay heating bills
December 9, 2017 - 12:30pm