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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Traveling Highway 371 to Breezy Point or Pequot Lakes this weekend?
'Saved by the Bell' actor Dustin Diamond back in jail over probation
Highway 371: Work crews to stop for Memorial Day weekend traffic
Nisswa veteran honored for Armed Forces Day
Possible tornado reported near in central Minnesota
Patriots third at Deacon's Lodge: Tigers place sixth
Patriot Shooters remain first in conference
Patriots shut out Wadena-Deer Creek
Aitkin holds off Patriots 13-3
Patriots sweep titles at TDS Invitational: PR-B teams both place fourth
Daniel James Larson
James L. Kelley
Yvonne T. Vilmo
Faces: Nisswa's longtime first-grade teacher to retire
Chef's Hat: Ready, set, grill
Looking Back-May 19, 2016
Pages from the Past-May 19, 2016
Grim's Grub: Time for lake shrimp/lobster harvest
MMBA Home Show
Vogt's Notes: Pequot Lakes businesses, listen up
Lefthand Corner: Veterans deserve recognition for their service to America
Letters to the Editor: Community support for Tiger Pride Service Day appreciated
Letters to the Editor: Pine River Chamber, Pine River Library thanks community
Cracker Barrel: Reconsideration
letters to the editor
100th Birthday: Laura Gottschalk
Births-May 26, 2016
Engagement Announced: Brad Erickson to Halle Cho
25th Wedding Anniversary: Susan McNerney and Fred Schiessl
90th Birthday: Jim Pint
May 24, 2016
Cass County: Board approves steps for CSAH 77 project in Lake Shore
Cass County Engineer David Enblom obtained county board approval Tuesday, May 17, to begin right-of-way acquisition for the repaving project planned for County State Aid Highway 77 through Lake Shore in 2017. In conjunction with the county road project, the city of Lake Shore plans...
May 24, 2016 - 3:24pm
May 11, 2016
Cass County: Hazardous waste collection sites announced
Cass County will hold one-day household hazardous and electronic waste collection sites throughout the county this summer, including from noon to 4 p.m. June 23 at Lake Shore City Hall, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21 at Slagel's transfer station in Longville. - Monica Lundquist,...
May 11, 2016 - 10:54am
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