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Fifty Lakes City Council approves preliminary levy
Pine River Council sets preliminary levy
Crow Wing County to hold final household hazardous waste collection of year
Tigers spike Northome-Kelliher
Pine River-Backus 8th grade volleyball placed first
Pine River-Backus team placed second
North Stars fall to Twin City Steel
Lohmiller helps Patriots down Cardinals
David Alan Adrian
Edgar "Ed" John Abt
Lifelong dancer finds place with Geritol Frolics
Pine River-Backus Homecoming Coronation 2014
2014 Hackensack chainsaw carving event
Pine River-Backus Homecoming Swing class
Crosslake School Chili Bake
Letters to the Editor: 'A House divided'
As I See It: Trivial pursuits
The Last Windrow: Treasure fall while it's here
Letters to the Editor: Thank you, Pequot 500 card club
Mayor's Notebook: Variety of activities make Pequot Lakes special
letters to the editor
Births - September 11
More Cass townships using mail ballots
Cass County Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson informed the Cass County Board on Tuesday, Sept.
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September 3, 2014
Seeking solutions for challenges in rural child care
A report the Greater Than Minnesota Project released in July calls for increased funding, staff training and system support for child care providers in rural Minnesota. The "community solution action plan" for Crow Wing, southern Cass and Wadena counties developed by the coalition,...
September 3, 2014 - 12:06pm
August 29, 2014
Faith in Action to sponsor Booyah fundraiser Sept. 6
Faith in Action (FIA) for Cass County will sponsor a fundraiser Booyah from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Union Church in Hackensack. Booyah is a thick, rich stew containing several types of meats and vegetables, slow-cooked for maximum flavor. FIA board chair Mike Bohanon, the...
August 29, 2014 - 11:10am
August 28, 2014
TDS completes broadband Internet project in parts of Cass, Crow Wing counties
TDS Telecom announces its broadband Internet project in Minnesota - in parts of Cass and Crow Wing counties - is now complete. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus-funded project makes high-speed Internet accessible to more businesses and more than 900 area...
news / business
August 28, 2014 - 4:18pm
August 27, 2014
Archeologist hired to study CSAH 77 for historical sites
Cass County commissioners approved an agreement Tuesday, Aug. 19, with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to hire an archeologist to study the County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 77 area before road reconstruction there. Florin Cultural Resource Services will conduct...
August 27, 2014 - 10:39am
August 14, 2014
Board hears about costs to educate boaters about AIS
Cass County Environmental Services Director John Ringle reported Tuesday, Aug. 5, the department spent $20,443 of the $22,680 lake associations contributed this year to inspect boats for aquatic invasive species (AIS) and educate people about preventing AIS spread. The board approved...
August 14, 2014 - 10:54am
July 30, 2014
Felton's work life and home life are connected
To Working Together Coalition (WTC) coordinator Kelly Felton, substance abuse prevention is not just a job, it's personal. Felton said she was lucky enough to grow up without much exposure to addiction in Moorhead, Minnesota. In spite of that, she's committed to prevention. Not...
lifestyles / faces
July 30, 2014 - 11:51am
August public health clinics in Cass County
Several public health clinics will be held in August in Cass County. Most clinics in Pine River take place at the Pine River Family Center and most in Walker will be located at Cass County Health, Human & Veteran Services, unless otherwise noted. Walk-in immunization clinics will...
July 30, 2014 - 11:33am
Cass Sheriff's Office, TRIAD to host fish fry Aug. 16 in Hackensack
The Cass County Sheriff's Office Chaplaincy and TRIAD will host a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hackensack. This is a community event for the public to have a good meal and to meet the chaplains and TRIAD members of Cass County. Dinner...
July 30, 2014 - 11:03am
July 16, 2014
Bungo Township roads face flooding problems
Rising water levels near Pine River have set back road work in Bungo Township. Township Supervisor Larry Peterson said the township has spent a considerable amount of money in the past several years on various minimum maintenance roads, including Cass County's 32nd Street Southwest,...
July 16, 2014 - 11:24am
June 26, 2014
Cass County Fair starts Thursday in Pine River
The Cass County Fair opens Thursday, June 26, at the fairgrounds in Pine River, and runs through Sunday, June 29.
lifestyles / entertainment
June 26, 2014 - 2:58pm
June 23, 2014
Meals on Wheels available in Cass County
Cass County faces challenges with an aging, rural population. "Seniors in rural areas are often isolated and cannot get to communal meal settings, access food shelves or other resources easily," said Theresa Eckov, executive director of Faith in Action for Cass County. Research...
June 23, 2014 - 2:17pm
June 12, 2014
Public hearing set July 21 in Backus on proposed land use ordinance changes
The Cass County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 11 a.m. July 21 at the land department building in Backus on proposed changes to the county land use ordinance. That hearing will begin a 30-day review period in which the public is encouraged to comment on the changes....
June 12, 2014 - 11:06am
Cass County to host hazardous waste collection
Cass County will hold household hazardous waste one-day collections at six sites this summer. They include the following: June 16: 1- 4 p.m., county highway garage at Walker on County State Aid Highway 12. June 24: Noon-4 p.m., Lake Shore City Hall. July 21: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.,...
June 12, 2014 - 10:35am
June 11, 2014
Entry deadline approaches for benefit golf tournament for Cass 4-H
The entry deadline for the golf tournament to raise money for Cass County 4-H participants exhibiting at the Minnesota State Fair is June 15. The four-person team scramble will be June 22 at the Black Bear Golf Course south of Backus with a shotgun 8 a.m. start. The tournament...
news / education
June 11, 2014 - 4:00pm