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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
'Creating Miniature Gardens'
Educational seminar, vein screening offered in Pequot Lakes
Lake Shore woman appointed to state board
Faith in Action presents at Age and Disabilities Odyssey in Duluth
[KLICK] 2015 Nisswa Freedom Day Parade
PR-B team wins tournament
Golf League-July 2, 2015
Crosslake/FL/PL Legion pounds Aitkin 15-0
Nisswa finishes 2-2 at Alexandria tournament
Pete's Point: Area baseball teams in full swing
Mathilda "Mattie" Wimmer
Fred N. Balsley
Ronald "Cutter" Peterson
David V. Bisek
George P. Merz
Duck Race winner
Pages from the Past - July 2
Card Games - July 2
Senior Menu: 070215
Looking Back - July 2
MMBA Home Show
Letters to the Editor: Supreme Court decision
From the Left Hand Corner: Health care costs are grossly excessive
Cracker Barrel: The No S Diet
Grim's Tales: Weddings are to guests like peanuts are to lab monkeys
The Last Windrow: Small-town festivals have big hearts
letters to the editor
Births - Out of town
Births - July 2
June 24, 2015
Kilian named to United Way board of directors
Matt Kilian, president of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce, has been named to the board of directors for United Way of Crow Wing and Southern...
June 24, 2015 - 11:37am
Open house set Friday to discuss CSAH 77 improvement project
A third open house regarding County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 77 improvements will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, June 26, with a short presentation at 5:30 p.m.
June 24, 2015 - 11:16am
May 28, 2015
Cass County: County to conduct test on CSAH 1
Cass County will conduct a test over five years on a portion of County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 1 to determine whether chip sealing pavement helps preserve asphalt surfaces. The six-mile CSAH 1 segment was paved last week. One mile will be chip sealed after one year and another one...
May 28, 2015 - 2:42pm
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 - 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