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Business Notes Jan. 25
Park High School visual arts teacher dead after Mahtomedi shooting, suspect in custody
Four dogs die in Bemidji home fire Saturday
Dayton signs tax conformity bill in time for implementation this year
38-year old Itasca County man indicted on murder charges in infant son's death
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Patriots healthy heading into Super Bowl
Morris expected to leave Redskins, join Falcons
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Report: NFL will try new replay method
Girls Hockey: Flying Warriors snap 3-game losing streak
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Reader Opinion: Elections have consequences
Guest Opinion: District 181 Viewpoint
Reader Opinion: Nolan is hard working
Our Opinion: Military pension exemption not justified
Reader Opinion: Abortion - Leading cause of death
What's Up Outdoors: Trout on the ice
Walleyedan: Extravaganza predictions are in
Vintage Scorpion sleds and ice fishing combine in Crosby
Death by chocolate: baiting with chocolate treats a problem for bears
Tech Savvy: While my guitar app gently weeps
This Was Brainerd - Jan. 25
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Don Felder to perform on rock night at Lakes Jam
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 22
'The March' exhibition to be on display
Special Events - Jan. 22
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Engagement Announced: Miss Peggy Peterson and Pastor Lupercio Bezerra
Engagement Announced: Ashley Zimmerman and Coltan James (CJ) Vandeputte
Lorena Larson 90th Birthday
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin, births
Shirley J. Bobich
Melissa Ann "Missy" Francis
Raymond J. Sullivan
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January 22, 2015
Attorney hired to represent Cass sheriff in pending lawsuit
BACKUS - Cass County Board voted Tuesday to hire attorney Paul Reuvers to represent Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch in a pending lawsuit. The sheriff and a private property owner are being sued, because the buyer of the property owner's land has been unable to record the land sale...
January 22, 2015 - 3:14pm
Agreement sought between Longville, Cass County for cooperative projects
BACKUS - County Engineer David Enblom obtained county board approval Tuesday to make a new agreement with the city of Longville to bid the city's sanitary sewer project at the same time as a county highway project there for work this summer. The county and city had tried to do...
January 22, 2015 - 12:07pm
January 21, 2015
Cass foreclosure rate returns to normal
BACKUS - It has taken eight years for the number of Cass County property foreclosures to drop back to a more normal level after hitting a peak nearly three times as high in 2010. Assessor Mark Peterson reported the county had 61 foreclosures in 2014, falling slightly lower than the...
January 21, 2015 - 11:38pm
Cass commissioners to hear from property owners
WALKER — Cass County commissioners set 2 p.m. June 15 for their annual Board of Equalization meeting to hear petitions from property owners on county property valuations used to compute taxes. Anyone wishing to appeal their current valuation must first appeal to their local...
January 21, 2015 - 11:37pm
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 19, 2015
Vehicle goes through ice on Leech Lake; 4 people rescued
A vehicle went through the ice on Steamboat Bay on Leech Lake and four people were rescued, reported Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call for assistance at 9:20 p.m. Friday on Steamboat Bay on Leech Lake. A caller reported a vehicle...
January 19, 2015 - 6:11pm
January 5, 2015
Cass County Sheriff urges caution: several vehicles go through the ice
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch urged strong caution on area lakes after several vehicles went through the ice this past weekend. Several snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility vehicles went through the ice or were stuck in slushy conditions during the past weekend, the...
January 5, 2015 - 8:46pm
December 18, 2014
Shoreview man arrested after ATV chase
A 44-year-old Shoreview man was arrested Thursday for fleeing an officer on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported. Subsequent investigation led to recovery of two stolen ATVs and the solving of several burglaries in southern Cass and Wadena Counties,...
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December 18, 2014 - 10:57pm
December 17, 2014
Dowson attends last Cass board meeting
WALKER — Commissioner Jim Dowson retired from the Cass County Board Tuesday. 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...
December 17, 2014 - 2:01am
December 16, 2014
Low bid awarded contract for Cass bridge
WALKER - Prahm Construction was the lowest of eight bidders to win the contract Tuesday 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 16, 2014 - 7:53pm
Cass levy rises along with property value
WALKER - With the taxable value of property in Cass County rising for the first time in eight years, the county board voted Tuesday to increase the dollar amount it will levy in 2015 for the first time in six years. Properties with new construction in the last year largely will pay...
December 16, 2014 - 7:09pm
December 3, 2014
Cass County Board: Fight against invasive species starts at accesses
WALKER - 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...
December 3, 2014 - 7:55pm
Start time for Cass Dec. 16 meeting changed
WALKER - Cass County commissioners will move the start time for the Dec. 16 regular meeting at the courthouse in Walker to 10 a.m. The board voted Tuesday to close all county government offices except the sheriff's office at 3 p.m. Dec. 24, with those offices to remain closed through...
December 3, 2014 - 5:53pm
November 19, 2014
Cass County Board: Looming Leadership Crisis? - Key officials expected to retire
BACKUS - Cass County Board Tuesday added county personnel director to Land Commissioner Joshua Stevenson's duties. In his role as personnel director, Stevenson will be paid at Grade 43, comparable to the county's chief financial officer, which will have the effect of giving him...
November 19, 2014 - 10:46pm
November 18, 2014
Cass County Board: Funds contributed for geologic atlas of county
BACKUS - Cass County Board voted Tuesday to contribute $30,000 toward completing a geologic atlas of the county. The money will come from environmental services and land department funds and a $5,000 contribution from Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District. Minnesota Geological...
November 18, 2014 - 11:51pm