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[VIDEO] Miss Pequot Lakes Pageant 2015
Barta wins Miss Pequot Lakes crown
PR-B Community Education offers classes
Benefit set Saturday in Backus for Floyd
Retirement party held for Pine River firefighters
PL volleyball team 2nd
Cuyuna Mountain Bike Crew volunteers lead the way
12U team takes second
Pete's Point: Coach won't forget memorable debuts
13U team takes third
Major Robert Eugene "Gene" Harris
Clara Rose Heikka
Paula K. Stevens
Patrick Nicholas Mohs
Observe National Infant Immunization Week
Lakewood Health to participate in March of Dimes walk
Looking Back - April 16
Live Well Kids Expo slated in Staples
CRMC fish dish wins award
Letters to the Editor: Thoughts on recycling
From the Left Hand Corner: Presidential race is on
Vogt's Notes: Reflecting on the lakes area, as it was 18 years ago
As I See It: Our hat's in the ring!
Guest Column: The importance of the First Responder
letters to the editor
Schmidt 80th birthday
Births - April 9
St. Marie 50th anniversary
Births - April 2
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
February 2, 2015
New trial denied in stray voltage case
There will be no new trial in the case of stray voltage impacting a Pine River dairy farm operation, a Cass County judge ruled Wednesday, Jan.
February 2, 2015 - 3:36pm
Pages from the Past - January 29
60 years ago, Jan. 28, 1955 William Biever catches rare silver fox while working traps Monday. Pine River firemen can count their Thursday morning run as a practice session, after answering the alarm, only to find no fire for them to work on. 50 years ago, Jan. 29, 1965 Mr....
February 2, 2015 - 2:28pm