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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Explosion destroys home in Chokio
Mailbox explosions spark grass fires
Moorhead man found outside Fargo bar dies
Small plane crashes near Pine River
PR-B Boy Scouts visit State Capitol
Pete's Point: Spring training remains popular in Florida
Felthous chosen team, conference MVP
Pequot Lakes' 8th graders 1-2 at Rogers
Pequot Lakes: Borleis, Struss honored
Pequot Lakes: Wiebolt chosen Patriots' MVP
Sandra A. Enyart
Loretta Marie Sieckert
Daniel Boyd, Jr. Waase-yaange
In Our Prime - March 2015
PR-B Boy Scout Troop #73 to host pancake breakfast Sunday
Chef's Hat recipe: Rainbow Spring Salad
Chef's Hat recipe: Asparagus Strawberry Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
Chef's Hat recipe: Fresh Apple Salad with Grilled Chicken and Crumbled Cheddar
Dan-ecdotes: The highs and lows of owning a cat, continued
Letters to the Editor: Corporate greed or malfeasance or both?
Letters to the Editor:Teacher tenure
Letters to the Editor: A look at our problems
Letters to the Editor: Cass Sheriff's Department thanked
letters to the editor
Weiss 90th birthday
Births - March 19
Births - March 5
Births - February 26
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
January 29, 2015
Three vehicles fall through Gull Lake ice
The Cass County Sheriff's Department reported that three vehicles fell through the ice on Gull Lake over the weekend. It was first reported that a full-size Chevrolet pickup had gone through the thin ice in the Wilson Bay area on Saturday morning, Jan. 24, followed by a GMC pickup...
January 29, 2015 - 7:15am
January 23, 2015
Two vehicles go through ice on Leech Lake
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that the Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to two separate incidents of vehicles going through the ice on Leech Lake on Friday, Jan. 16. Six people in total were rescued. The sheriff's office received a 911 call for assistance at9:20 p.m....
January 23, 2015 - 2:01pm