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[VIDEO] Nisswa Elementary Graduation 2015
Nisswa Pioneer Village to open for season Saturday
Pequot Lakes students receive art contest awards
Young Performer's Day Camp offered in June
What's Up At The Warehouse: 052115
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Trapshooting grows in popularity
Pete's Point: Lane makes quick impact on SDSU program
Heggerston, Patriots place first in St. Cloud
Patriots win final round of Mid-Minn meets
Patriots in 2nd in conference
Rolland Paul Ogren
Sandra J. Poferl
Pine River Lions Club furnishes new eyeglass, hearing aid receptacles
Area organizations receive Initiative Foundation funds
Pine River Garden Club to host plant sale May 29
Pequot Lakes School District: Dunn to retire after 26 years
Auditions for CLC summer play set May 27
The Last Windrow: Cemeteries bring people together
As I See It: Random musings: We can't win war against nature
Letters to the Editor: Thank you, Breezy Point
Dan-ecdotes: Freedom of speech? Sure, but why say that?
Letters to the Editor: Crosslake-Ideal Lions ditch cleanup a success
letters to the editor
Births - April 30
May 21, 2015
Judge orders new power lines
The power lines servicing a rural Pine River farm must be replaced by Brainerd electrical cooperative Crow Wing Power, a Cass County judge ordered earlier this month. Judge Jana M.
May 21, 2015 - 12:26pm
April 29, 2015
Cass County: Property valuation rises half a percent
Cass County Assessor Mark Peterson informed the Cass County Board on Tuesday, April 21, the county's overall property valuation rose about a half a percent this year to $6,095,125,500. The $43,495,100 in new construction was the primary difference. Cass' value had been as high as...
April 29, 2015 - 4:55pm
April 16, 2015
Emergency Food and Shelter Program grant applications available
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 32 grant period (Jan. 1, 2015-Oct. 31, 2015). The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP)...
April 16, 2015 - 11:31am
April 15, 2015
Evening in Tuscany set April 28 in Hackensack
An Evening in Tuscany, a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Faith in Action for Cass County, will take place from 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at Union Church Fellowship Hall in Hackensack. Spaghetti, Caesar salad, garlic rounds, beverage and dessert will be served for a donation...
April 15, 2015 - 4:57pm
March 20, 2015
K9 Yankee receives bullet proof protective vest through efforts from Vested Interest in K9s Inc.
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that Cass County Sheriff's Office K9 Yankee and handler Deputy Bill Conner have received a protective bullet and stab proof vest through fundraising efforts from Vested Interest In K9s Inc. Sheriff Burch states, "We are very appreciative of the...
March 20, 2015 - 11:31am
Bi-county cap board seeking members
Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc. has openings on its Board of Directors for three low-income representatives, two from Cass County and one from Beltrami County. The term of office is three years. The board members will be elected in April. The nomination process ends March...
March 20, 2015 - 11:30am
March 13, 2015
Cass County Board: Board approval for a MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge Grant
WALKER — Probation Director Jim Schneider obtained Cass County Board approval Tuesday to apply for a MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge Grant. If this grant for up to $150,000 is approved to permit the county to plan how to keep fewer people in jail, then the...
March 13, 2015 - 1:54pm
Cass County: Personnel issues
WALKER — Human Resource Director Joshua Stevenson presented a chart to Cass County Board Tuesday listing potential key position retirements over the next five years. Though the commissioners took no immediate action on the proposed timetable for seeking replacements, they did...
March 13, 2015 - 1:50pm
Cass County: Voting machines
WALKER — Townships will have to provide a building with a modern electrical system, heated to at least 55 degrees and free of mice, skunks and other creatures if they want to continue to use county voting equipment for elections. Towns also must show they consistently can recruit...
March 13, 2015 - 1:37pm
Cass County: Highway
WALKER — Cass County Board decided Tuesday to begin now to replace county highway garage buildings in four cities. Two more garages still would be replaced 10 to 15 years from now. The county had been on a program to repair and upgrade existing highway garages to try to buy...
March 13, 2015 - 1:36pm
February 26, 2015
Cass County: Board grants approval of AIS budget
Cass County Environmental Services Director John Ringle obtained county board approval Tuesday, Feb. 17, for a 2015 aquatic invasive species (AIS) budget using state allocated money for that purpose. The $450,000 budget will use $171,000 left over from Cass' 2014 state and local...
February 26, 2015 - 10:18am
February 17, 2015
Cass County - Inmate numbers increase at Cass County jail
Jail Administrator Joel Norenberg reported Tuesday the number of Cass County jail inmates has increased. The number of female prisoners has risen to the point the county is having trouble finding available jail cells to board them, he added. Male and female prisoners must be held...
February 17, 2015 - 10:12am
Cass County - Program started to help residents learn about health foods
Emily Senta, Cass community health specialist, reported to the county board Tuesday she has begun initiating programs to help people learn more about simple recipes to make better use of fresh foods for meals. She is expanding upon tools available from the state health improvement...
February 17, 2015 - 10:12am
Cass County: Salaries set for most Cass County employees
Cass County Board accepted a 2015-16 wage agreement with Minnesota Teamsters Public and Law Enforcement Employees' Union for county sheriff patrol and jail employees. The new contract follows a uniform county pay scale, which includes a 2.5 percent increase from the 2014 scale and...
February 17, 2015 - 10:11am
February 5, 2015
Ice rescue training
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said Saturday, Jan. 31, the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Cass Lake Fire Department and Hackensack Fire and Rescue held its 14th annual Ice Rescue Training Course on Cass Lake. Approximately 80 participants from more than 25 agencies participated in...
February 5, 2015 - 11:03am