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Minnesota hero Alan Page honored at White House
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Man charged with murder in Audubon, Minn., shooting; victim identified
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Minnesota’s largest solar farm project moving ahead in far southwestern corner
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November 9, 2018
Cass County Board: Department heads receive positive reviews
WALKER—Cass County commissioners reported Tuesday, Nov. 6, all appointed department heads have achieved the requirements of their position...
November 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
October 17, 2018
Cass County Board: Fewer children in out of home placements, but costs rise
BACKUS—There were 37 fewer Cass County children in out-of-home placements the first nine months this year compared with 2017, but costs...
October 17, 2018 - 7:00am
October 4, 2018
Cass County Board: No new waterways in buffer plan for now
WALKER—Cass County Board voted to table action Tuesday, Oct. 2, on a proposal to include "other water courses" in its water plan. Currently,...
October 4, 2018 - 7:00am
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