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September 5, 2018
Cass County Board: 2019 preliminary tax levy a 1 percent increase
WALKER—Cass County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday, Sept. 4, to set the preliminary 2019 county levy at $22,530,913. That is $223,053...
September 5, 2018 - 8:00am
August 23, 2018
Cass County Board: Commissioners opt to not join St. Paul-based loan program
BLIND LAKE TOWNSHIP—Cass County Board Tuesday, Aug. 21, unanimously declined to pass a resolution to join the MinnPACE program, which would have offered loans to people in the county interested in obtaining a loan to make energy saving improvements to their property. Commissioner...
August 23, 2018 - 4:30am
June 24, 2018
Cass County Board: The year in Cass County: Departments review changes, expectations
BACKUS—What saves money for some county departments can cost another one future revenue loss. Multiple Cass County department heads reported during the county's annual planning meeting Friday, June 22, switching to electronic work systems improves efficiency and productivity,...
June 24, 2018 - 5:58pm
May 17, 2018
Cass County Board: County proposes changes in how brewery licenses are issued
BENA—Chief Financial Officer Sandra Norikane presented proposed amendments to the county's liquor ordinance Tuesday at the county board's...
May 17, 2018 - 4:00am
April 5, 2018
Cass County Board: County website soon to offer more information, options
WALKER—Everyone soon will be able to get any public information Cass County has about each land parcel in the county on its website at...
April 5, 2018 - 7:00am
March 7, 2018
Cass County Board: Foreclosures continue to drop in Cass County
WALKER — Assessor Mark Peterson reported Tuesday to the county board the number of property foreclosures in 2017 was 30. That was down...
March 7, 2018 - 10:00am
December 23, 2017
Cass County Board: Commissioners meet with area legislators about 2018 concerns
WALKER—Reps. Sandy Layman and John Poston attended the Cass County Board meeting Tuesday to learn more about the county's concerns to take...
December 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
November 22, 2017
Cass County Board: Commissioners decline to abandon Ditch 9
BACKUS—Drainage Ditch 9 could be put back to sleep for another 100 years. The Cass County Board Tuesday declined to abandon it after only...
November 22, 2017 - 9:00am
Cass County Board: Auditor-Treasurer Anderson to switch to new position
BACKUS — Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson will step away from her current multi-assignment duties in that office to use her over 30 years...
November 22, 2017 - 3:00am
October 18, 2017
Cass County Board: Commissioners advertise for vacant county attorney position
BACKUS—Cass County will publicly advertise for applicants from Oct. 20 to Nov. 3 to fill Cass's vacant county attorney position. Interviews will be Nov. 15 or 16. A committee consisting of commissioners Dick Downham and Bob Kangas; Health, Human and Veterans Services Director...
October 18, 2017 - 1:30pm
October 4, 2017
Cass County Board: Commissioners approve digitizing complex OSHA requirements
WALKER—The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires counties to maintain a material safety data sheet on each product a county department uses in the course of its operation. Assistant Cass County Highway Engineer Kris Lyytinen brought to Tuesday's county board...
October 4, 2017 - 11:30am
September 29, 2017
Cass County Board: Land reclassifications gain approval
WOODROW TOWNSHIP—Cass County commissioners approved several land reclassifications at their meeting Tuesday night in Woodrow Township, east of Hackensack. A 12.7-acre site in Section 27 of Walden Township, formerly part of an 80-acre parcel, was reclassified from agriculture/forestry...
September 29, 2017 - 2:44pm
September 23, 2017
Cass County Board: Committee formed to find new county attorney
WOODROW TOWNSHIP — Cass County Board appointed commissioners Bob Kangas and Dick Downham to serve as a committee of the board to recommend...
September 23, 2017 - 5:00am
September 6, 2017
Cass County Board: 2018 preliminary levy, tax rate increase over 2017
WALKER—Cass County commissioners Tuesday set the county's preliminary 2018 levy at $22,307,860, or 2.49 percent higher than the $21,766,554 levied for 2017. The county's tax rate will rise 1.7 percent at that dollar amount to 32.29 percent, up from 31.74 percent this year.
September 6, 2017 - 5:30am
August 17, 2017
Cass County Board: Residents weigh in on levy for ditch maintenance
PINE RIVER—About a half a dozen of the 36 property owners who have been paying a special levy the last four years to clean County Ditch 9 appeared at Tuesday's county board meeting at Pine River City Hall to comment on whether the levy should continue. Under state regulations,...
August 17, 2017 - 6:30am