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Pequot Lakes Legion family to host membership dinner
Candidates sought for Nisswa Chamber board of directors
NFL: Haeg stands out in first start
Minnesota hosts Cider Cup: Irish golfers enjoy experience playing area courses
Homecoming youth run winners announced
Tiger shred Mustangs, Bears
Tennis: Patriots fall to S-M, sweep C-I
Jerene (Doerring) Mortenson
Alan "Al" Eiswald
Pages from the Past - Sept. 29, 2016
Looking Back-Sept. 29, 2016
Garvey to make concert series debut Oct. 7 in Nisswa
Calendar of events-Sept. 29, 2016
Donna Salli releases first novel
The Last Windrow: An adventure to Prince Edward Island
Letter to the editor: Consider resident's request for variances
Letter to the editor: Vote your conscience, not the party
Guest Editorial: Trump unlikely to gain ground
Letter to the editor: It's good news that students care
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Faith in Action volunteers are superheroes
Volunteers with Faith in Action for Cass County gathered Sept. 15 at The Hub in Hackensack for the annual appreciation and awards dinner sharing...
7 hours 12 min ago
September 26, 2016
Cass County Most Wanted: September
There are four new faces on the Cass County Most Wanted list for September as four people from last month have since been arrested. Cass County...
September 26, 2016 - 8:57am
Caregivers support classes begin Oct. 3
Faith in Action for Cass County is sponsoring Powerful Tools for Caregivers at 1 pm. Mondays beginning Oct. 3 at the Hackensack Hub (formerly the senior center). Classes consist of six 2 ½-hour sessions held weekly. The class is designed to provide skills needed to take care of yourself...
September 26, 2016 - 8:44am
September 9, 2016
Cass County's AIS task force implements strategies for AIS prevention
The focus of Cass County's Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Task Force is to plan, pursue and implement strategies to prevent AIS from entering the public waters of Cass County. This is being done through ongoing education, partnerships with lake associations, watercraft inspection...
September 9, 2016 - 11:24am
September 3, 2016
Cass County 4-H ambassadors thank Backus Legion, Auxiliary
Cass County 4-H Ambassadors present Backus American Legion Commander Eugene Gagnon with a certificate of appreciation for the post's support...
September 3, 2016 - 10:06am
August 29, 2016
United Way announces three new board members
United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties recently announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. Kara Griffin,...
August 29, 2016 - 9:05am
August 26, 2016
Cass County benefit distributes $4,085 to youth exhibiting at State Fair
The Cass County Friends of Youth State Fair Scholarship Fund has awarded $4,085 to 27 county 4-Hers to help defray their expenses for exhibiting at the State Fair. Backus residents Barb Frederick and Leo and Sue Elyea, co-chairs of the fundraiser, announced the fair scholarship awards...
August 26, 2016 - 9:33am
August 25, 2016
Cass County: Savings eyed with new garage
The Cass County Highway Department is constructing a new equipment garage near the Pine River Post Office with the goal of saving costs on maintenance and utilities. The new building will replace a 1970s era steel building currently being used near the Pine River-Backus School bus...
August 25, 2016 - 2:51pm
Kinship Partners program celebrates 30 years
Changing the world one child at a time. Kinship Partners is proud of its efforts in doing just that. With support of caring mentors, schools,...
August 25, 2016 - 9:40am
August 24, 2016
Cities, counties get to decide on 'grandma pods' policy
Cities and counties throughout Minnesota are deciding on a local policy regarding a state law Gov. Mark Dayton signed May 12. The law, creating regulation for temporary family health care dwellings (also known as "grandma pods"), has gotten mixed responses from local units of government....
August 24, 2016 - 9:40am
August 23, 2016
Murder, kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct charges filed against man accused of abducting Alayna Ertl
WALKER—The 25-year-old Coon Rapids man arrested in connection with the abduction and death of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl was charged...
August 23, 2016 - 7:45pm
August 22, 2016
Lakes Bluegrass Festival to welcome national, regional bands
The 11th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival will take place Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 24-28, at the bandshell at the Cass County Fairgrounds in Pine River. Bluegrass bands from all across the country are scheduled to perform beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. The lineup features four...
August 22, 2016 - 8:31am
August 16, 2016
Suspects at large in hatchet assault on man
A male was assaulted with a hatchet in Cass County, prompting a search for suspects during the early morning hours Sunday. The victim was transported...
August 16, 2016 - 8:55am
August 12, 2016
Cass County: County seeks state, federal disaster funds
The Cass County Board voted Tuesday, Aug. 2, to authorize chair Jeff Peterson to sign a resolution to declare the county in a state of emergency from the July 21 windstorm. That declaration will enable the county to seek state and federal disaster funds. Emergency Services Director...
August 12, 2016 - 8:45am
August 10, 2016
AIS take over Minnesota lakes
Talk of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) has been around for years, but what are they actually doing to area lakes?
August 10, 2016 - 2:48pm