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July 24, 2017
The regional roundup: News from around the lakes area
AITKIN The Aitkin County Courthouse will expand after the county board accepted contracts for design and construction management, the Aitkin...
19 hours 40 min ago
July 14, 2017
Cass County Board: County unloads 9 parcels at auction
WALKER — Cass County sold nine of 18 land parcels offered for sale at a June 30 auction, Kirk Titus, land commissioner reported to the county board Tuesday. Buyers paid $210,367 for 89.35 acres of land. They have paid another $20,500 for properties offered for sale over the...
July 14, 2017 - 7:00am
June 11, 2017
Fishing report - June 11
BRAINERD/NISSWA AREA Look for walleyes to hit minnows or leeches along the 10- to 12-foot weedlines of Gull Lake, 18 feet on North Long Lake,...
June 11, 2017 - 8:00am
May 17, 2017
Leech Lake voters approve plan to build new casino in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE, Minn.—Tribal members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe overwhelmingly voted Tuesday, May 16, in favor of building a new casino...
May 17, 2017 - 8:41pm
May 2, 2017
Leech Lake to vote on new casino, hotel in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE, Minn.—After more than three decades of operating the Palace Casino and Hotel northwest of Cass Lake, the Leech Lake Band of...
May 2, 2017 - 3:17pm
April 30, 2017
Conservation Officer Report: Suckers seized when fish speared out of season
Conservation officer Mark Mathy (Cass Lake) checked anglers, off-highway vehicles and traps. Turkey hunters were also checked as well as state forest areas where roads are closed. A complaint of persons bow fishing and spearing in closed season was investigated that led to a citation...
April 30, 2017 - 6:10am
March 28, 2017
Klobuchar's office to visit Pequot Lakes during workforce tour
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's office will kick off her two-day "Minnesota Workforce Tour" Tuesday with stops throughout northern Minnesota, including Pequot Lakes.
March 28, 2017 - 7:00am
March 17, 2017
Two more arrests made in Minn. standoff
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Two people -- one of whom is a juvenile -- were arrested Friday, a day after allegedly escaping the scene of a standoff near...
March 17, 2017 - 5:39pm
February 7, 2017
Agencies to practice cold water rescues on Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—There will be a multi-agency recreational rescue training exercise from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 4 on the ice and in the waters of Cass Lake. This is the 16th year of this annual exercise, sponsored by the Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Cass Lake Fire Department....
February 7, 2017 - 11:04pm
January 10, 2017
CO Report: Ice improving, fishing success varys
CO Mark Mathy (Cass Lake) primarily checked ice anglers. The perch bite is good while the walleye and northern fishing was slow. A complaint of a truck driving on a snowmobile trail was taken. Enforcement action was taken for extra lines, no fishing license, unattended lines, marijuana...
January 10, 2017 - 12:16pm
January 4, 2017
Tribal members learn more about another pipeline project -- this one in northern Minnesota
CASS LAKE. Minn. —Concerned tribal members gathered Wednesday to give input on and discuss the proposed replacement of an oil pipeline...
January 4, 2017 - 9:58pm
December 23, 2016
CO Report: Ice report is improving on area lakes
CO Karl Hadrits (Crosby) reports activity this week of nuisance beaver, checking fishermen, and investigating illegal trapping in the Cuyuna Country State Recreational area. Extreme cold weather helped improve ice conditions, with thickness found ranging from 5-10 inches on area lakes....
December 23, 2016 - 6:56pm
November 12, 2016
Authorities searching for missing Cass Lake teen
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Police are on the lookout for a 16-year-old Cass Lake girl who has been missing since Oct. 23 and is considered a runaway. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Leslee Garbow went missing from Bemidji and could still be in the area....
November 12, 2016 - 1:03pm
October 3, 2016
New upper Mississippi River restoration project to benefit aquatic life
PENNINGTON - A restoration project officials say will benefit both people and aquatic wildlife along the Mississippi River and area lakes in...
October 3, 2016 - 2:09pm
August 9, 2016
Still more candidates file
Candidates continued to put their hat in the ring for local elections. Incumbent Deerwood Mayor Michael Aulie filed for re-election. James J. Hunter, a challenger to the incumbent Crosby mayor, filed to run for election. In Pequot Lakes, incumbent council member Scott Pederson filed...
August 9, 2016 - 9:26pm