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Brainerd Fire Department and Cass County Sheriff's office respond to weekend calls

Brainerd firefighters responded to a fire alarm at 7:58 p.m. Friday on Brentwood Road but were canceled en route. At 8:30 p.m. Friday, firefighters responded to a residence on the 900 block of South Sixth Street after a report of a gas smell, but a cause wasn’t found. Saturday was a just a few minutes old when firefighters were called to check out smoke in a building on the 400 block of West Washington Street. The smoke was from a belt on a blower system.

Cass County sheriff

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded Sunday afternoon to a report of anglers in a boat becoming trapped by ice on Leech Lake by Federal Dam. The anglers were assisted without incident.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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