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News of the North - 2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Ice Fishing Extravaganza winners listed
Owatonna man wins truck at Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Motorists urged to use caution on Highway 371 Saturday during Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake
PAL Echo Journal - January 22
Pequot Lakes 5th-graders take first
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Gull Lake Drifters host snowmobile safety training
Melissa Ann "Missy" Francis
Shirley J. Bobich
Raymond J. Sullivan
2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Echoland-Piper Shopper - January 23
Card Games - January 22
Senior Menu - January 22
Brainerd YMCA offers CPR course Feb. 9
Letters to the Editor: Wealth disparity
Cracker Barrel: Recipes for kindness
Letters to the Editor: Are Lueck, Heintzeman waving white flag on transportation?
Letters to the Editor: Climate change is a theory
Guest Column: Let's focus on priorities as we set new state budget
letters to the editor
Stiller 80th birthday
Births - January 15
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
January 22, 2015
Cass County reporting scams
The Cass County Health & Human & Veteran Services Office and the Cass County Sheriff’s Office have had recent reports of a possible scam. Clients have reported they’re receiving phone calls with the caller indicating the client does not have health coverage and will...
January 22, 2015 - 1:28pm
January 21, 2015
New trial denied in Crow Wing Power 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. Lawyers...
January 21, 2015 - 10:08pm
January 15, 2015
Cass County Board
Judge David Harrington swore into office Tuesday, Jan. 6, newly elected Cass County Commissioner Scott Bruns, who replaced retired commissioner Jim Dowson. Also taking their oath of office were re-elected officials County Attorney Christopher Strandlie, Commissioner Neal Gaalswyk...
January 15, 2015 - 1:32pm
January 7, 2015
Christmas For Kids delivery
On Dec. 24, officers from Pequot Lakes, Nisswa, Lake Shore, Breezy Point, Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol, along with retired conservation officers and other volunteers from the Nisswa and Pequot Lakes fire departments helped Santas and elves deliver gifts...
January 7, 2015 - 12:10pm
December 23, 2014
Cass County: Dowson attends last Cass board meeting
Commissioner Jim Dowson retired from the Cass County Board on Tuesday, Dec. 16. He attended the last scheduled meeting of 2014. His fellow commissioners and the Leech Lake Reservation recognized him for 47 years of service to the county in a variety of roles. Dowson came to...
December 23, 2014 - 2:42pm
Cass County: Low bid awarded contract for Cass bridge
Prahm Construction was the lowest of eight bidders to win the contract Tuesday, Dec. 16, to install a new bridge on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 1 over Stony Brook about 1.5 miles east of CSAH 24. The project will cost $422,602 or 3.35 percent higher than the engineering estimate....
December 23, 2014 - 12:52pm
Cass County: Levy rises along with property value
With the taxable value of property in Cass County rising for the first time in eight years, the county board voted Tuesday, Dec.
December 23, 2014 - 12:52pm
Cass County organizations receive historical society grants
The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) recently announced the most recent recipients of more than $1 million in funding from three grant programs that collectively preserve, conserve and enhance access to Minnesota's cultural heritage, including two Cass County grants. Three Legacy-funded...
December 23, 2014 - 12:48pm
Arrest made for burglaries in Cass, Wadena counties
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that Ross Reichel, 44, of Shoreview, was arrested Dec. 18 for fleeing an officer on an ATV. Subsequent investigation led to recovery of two stolen ATVs and the solving of several burglaries in southern Cass and Wadena counties. Burch reminds...
December 23, 2014 - 11:22am
December 10, 2014
Cass County: Dec. 16 meeting to start at 10 a.m.
Cass County commissioners will move the start time for the Tuesday, Dec. 16, regular meeting at the courthouse in Walker to 10 a.m. The board voted Tuesday, Dec. 2, to close all county government offices except the sheriff's office at 3 p.m. Dec. 24, with those offices to remain...
December 10, 2014 - 3:46pm
Cass County: Fight against invasive species started at accesses
Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District's (SWCD) first-year effort to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) from lake to lake began with monitoring accesses to 22 lakes this summer. Environmental Services (ESD) Director John Ringle told the county board Tuesday,...
December 10, 2014 - 2:33pm
Cass County: Backus adult and family service outreach office popular
Financial assistance supervisors Wanda Reed and Sarah Smythe informed the Cass County Board on Tuesday, Dec. 2, the public has made good use of the county's outreach offices in Backus and Cass Lake. One adult services and one family services worker now staff each of these outreach...
December 10, 2014 - 12:15pm
December 3, 2014
Police Blotter - December 4
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department FIRES: Report on Nov. 27 at 8:16 a.m. of a fire on County Road 136 in Emily. Report on Nov. 27 at 4:52 p.m. of a chimney fire on Peoria Road in Pequot Lakes. Report on Nov. 28 at 10:45 a.m. of a structure fire on Silver Peak Road in Crosslake. FRAUD:...
December 3, 2014 - 2:43pm
November 25, 2014
Most Cass County businesses pass alcohol compliance checks
Alcohol compliance checks were conducted the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 27 Cass County businesses that are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, 24 of which passed. The checks were coordinated by the Cass County Sheriff's Department and the Working Together Coalition. Four...
November 25, 2014 - 2:51pm