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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Area high school students honored
Barn burns near Pine River
Highway 371: Detour at Derksen Road-Highway 371 in effect
Minnesota Design Team to aide Crosslake with Boomtown initiative
Faith: God vs. history and culture
Haeg thinks of home as NFL draft looms
Vikings take WR Treadwell at No. 23 overall
Run for the Lakes set this weekend in Nisswa
Patriots split with Tigers: Pequot Lakes off to 6-1 overall start
Patriot boys, girls win Pillager Invitational: PR-B boys take fifth, girls 10th
Robert Lee Chute
Gladys Lorraine Norrgard
Dale A. Shelley
Asparagus is a great spring vegetable
Acting a family matter in PLHS play
Pages from the Past-April 28, 2016
Looking Back-April 28, 2016
CLC, Wadena community bands to hold joint concerts
MMBA Home Show
From the Lefthand Corner: Facts, factoids and fictions
Last Windrow: Memories of prom night, 1964
Letters to the Editor: Voters can change government
Boomers: Today, it's all about health
Cracker Barrel: The frogs
letters to the editor
Graduation: Melissa Besmehn
Births - April 28, 2016
Engagement Announced: Hailey Sauer to Brock Bermel
64th Wedding: Glenn and Louise Pilgrim
90th Birthday: Yvonne (Norquist) Larson
April 20, 2016
Cass County: Soil, Water Conservation District
Across the United States, nearly 3,000 Soil and Water Conservation Districts - almost one in every county - are helping local people to conserve land, water, forests, wildlife and other natural resources. The Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District is part of this locally...
April 20, 2016 - 1:31pm
April 13, 2016
National Infant Immunization Week is April 16-23
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to promote the benefits of immunizations and to improve the health of children 2 years old or younger. It's a time when all Minnesotans, especially parents, healthcare providers and public health professionals, celebrate...
April 13, 2016 - 11:35am
April 7, 2016
Cass County: Sheriff: Restructuring reason for demotion
The demotion of a jail employee in the Cass County Sheriff's Office was part of an overall restructuring effort, not politically motivated discrimination,...
April 7, 2016 - 10:02am
April 6, 2016
Cass County volunteer opportunities
Following are volunteer opportunities in Cass County: Pine River-Backus Family Center: Volunteers needed to assist with the food shelf at First Lutheran Church. Call Leslie at 218-587-4292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 6, 2016 - 11:20am
March 31, 2016
Cass County Board: Commissioners approve contracts for highway department projects
Cass County engineer David Enblom obtained county board approval Tuesday, March 15, to award contracts to low bidders for a new county highway garage at Pine River and additions to the county garages at Pillager and Hackensack. Total cost for the new Pine River garage will be $544,905....
March 31, 2016 - 10:26am
March 30, 2016
Pages from the Past-March. 31, 2016
60 years ago, March 30, 1956 (Headline) Record high road fund seen for Cass County this year 25 years ago, March 28, 1991 Several members of the Backus School Board are still upset over proposed plans to conduct breathalizer tests on students attending the 1991 spring prom April 20....
March 30, 2016 - 1:43pm
Cass County celebrates National Public Health Week: Healthiest Nation 2030 is theme with open house April 4
Cass County Health, Human and Veterans Services will celebrate National Public Health Week on April 4-10. An open house is planned from 2-4 p.m. Monday, April 4, with a public health presentation at 3 p.m. in the third floor conference room of the Cass County Health, Human and Veteran...
March 30, 2016 - 1:26pm
March 23, 2016
Cass County: Board talks about replacing personnel
Cass County commissioners set a timetable Tuesday, March 15, toward hiring a new land commissioner and a new county engineer. The board appointed Joshua Stevenson, current land commissioner, earlier this month to replace retiring administrator Robert Yochum. The search for a new land...
March 23, 2016 - 11:58am
February 25, 2016
Cass County: County's share of gas tax increases
Cass County's share of the State Aid Road Allotment, commonly known as the township gas tax, increased $18,350 this year. The county's total distribution this year will be $504,952. Each township that has town roads receives a share of that fund. It is distributed each February, based...
February 25, 2016 - 9:35am
Crow Wing Power loses appeal in Pine River stray voltage case
The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday, Feb. 22, affirmed a jury decision in a lawsuit over stray voltage that awarded Pine River dairy farmers...
February 25, 2016 - 9:11am
February 17, 2016
Cass County: Financial officer hired
Sandra Norikane will become Cass County's new chief financial officer May 16. She will replace retiring chief financial officer Larry Wolfe, who was hired to oversee the county's record keeping in the auditor's office in 1994. Responsibilities were added to his position through the...
February 17, 2016 - 3:44pm
January 16, 2016
14 of 15 Cass businesses pass alcohol compliance checks
Alcohol compliance checks were conducted the evening of Dec. 28 at 15 Cass County businesses licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. Cass County Sheriff's Department and the Working Together Coalition coordinated the checks. Four underage students assisted law enforcement as underage...
January 16, 2016 - 8:00am
December 30, 2015
Longville man killed in Cass County rollover
Roger Doerr, 71, Longville, was killed in a one-car rollover Tuesday night, Dec. 22, in Cass County. At 10:55 p.m., the Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash scene on 12th Avenue Northeast in Kego Township in rural Longville, a news release said. A 1999 Ford Explorer...
December 30, 2015 - 9:15am
December 24, 2015
Cass County: 2016 levy to increase 4.19 percent
Cass County commissioners on Tuesday, Dec. 15, adopted a final 2016 levy and budget, a capital equipment list and set salaries for elected officials. The final levy will include a 4.19 percent increase from 2015, as presented at the Dec. 1 public hearing. That is down from the preliminary...
December 24, 2015 - 11:14am
December 17, 2015
School bus crashes in Hackensack, 4 students injured
The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 11:58 a.m. of a school bus crash with injuries on Nature Center Drive...
December 17, 2015 - 9:31am