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Police Blotter - Feb. 17, 2018
KAXE fundraiser set at Roundhouse
Expect a snowy Sunday; forecast calls for 4-6 inches in lakes area
New House candidates emerge at DFL caucus
Drug agents arrest 4 in Crosby bust
Dance: Revolution performs year-end show
Boys basketball: JV Patriots win one of two
College track and field: Lane named athlete of the week
6th-grade Patriot girls 3rd in Park Rapids
Alpine Skiing: Mount Ski Gull places 15 on the podium
Margaret Mary Baxter
Margaret Mary Baxter
Jacqueline "Jackie" Ann Sporer
Lorayne B. Roden
Card games: Feb. 17, 2018
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
What I missed during sex education - and you probably did too
Puttin' on The Mitts: Chinese-inspired dishes for the Year of the Dog
Volunteers make charity happen
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
Vogt's Notes: Don't care about politics? Attend a precinct caucus anyway
From the Lefthand Corner: The race is on - again
Letter to the editor: Thanks for supporting Timber Bay
Letter to the editor: Say no to opioids and dreamers
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
March 15, 2017
Chippewa National Forest adds 40 acres on Leech Lake
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A total of 40 acres of land off Leech Lake is officially part of the Chippewa National Forest. The nonprofit Trust for...
March 15, 2017 - 5:28pm
March 10, 2017
Vehicles partially break through ice on Leech Lake
WALKER—The Cass County Sheriff's Office Wednesday received three separate reports, in three separate locations, of vehicles partially through...
March 10, 2017 - 11:35am
February 24, 2017
Cass County: Warm weather leads to poor conditions on area lakes
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have significantly deteriorated area lakes, especially landings. Several landings, including on Leech Lake, are reported to be in poor condition. The Cass County Sheriff's Office assisted...
February 24, 2017 - 12:02am
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
December 15, 2016
DNR finds zebra mussels in Leech Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in their larval stage in two locations in Leech Lake in Cass County. The DNR has found no adult zebra mussels in the lake, but the locations and numbers of zebra mussel larvae, called veligers, indicate a reproducing...
December 15, 2016 - 8:53pm
October 27, 2016
Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake
WALKER, Minn. -- Authorities are searching for a Federal Dam, Minn., man after a canoe was found capsized Tuesday night on Leech Lake. The Cass...
October 27, 2016 - 10:22am
February 10, 2016
Vehicle restrictions issued for Eelpout Festival on Leech Lake
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that the ice conditions have created a concern for public safety during the Eelpout Festival due to a large...
February 10, 2016 - 1:17pm
January 18, 2016
One dead, one hospitalized after carbon monoxide poisoning in fish house
LEECH LAKE, Minn. — One man is dead and another is in a Twin Cities hospital after an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in an ice fishing house Sunday on Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports it received a call at 4:37 p.m. Sunday of a medical emergency at a fish...
January 18, 2016 - 3:41pm
February 25, 2015
Corps continues Mississippi River Headwaters drawdowns at its reservoirs
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St.
February 25, 2015 - 12:18pm
January 20, 2015
Parties rescued from vehicle in ice incident on Leech Lake
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that the Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to two separate incidents of vehicles going...
January 20, 2015 - 9:30am
December 23, 2014
Cass County: Board partners with tribe, Cass Lake
The Cass County Board voted Tuesday, Dec.
December 23, 2014 - 2:46pm
November 20, 2014
Winter draw-downs of reservoirs begins
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently started its annual winter draw-down of nine of its Minnesota and North Dakota reservoirs. Mississippi Headwaters basin: • Gull Lake will be gradually drawn down during the fall and winter, and the final elevation...
November 20, 2014 - 2:52pm
June 11, 2014
Ketchel becomes executive director of Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation
The Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation (LLAWF) announces Lindsey Ketchel as its new executive director. Ketchel recently transitioned from her role as executive director for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. "With over 15 years of experience with environmental and...
June 11, 2014 - 4:47pm