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Denny Hecker's former Cross Lake home provides glimpse of top-end market
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House votes to end government shutdown, sending legislation to Trump
January 3, 2018
2018 New Year's baby is actually New Year's babies
Two adorable twin brothers entered the world about 9:15 p.m. New Year's Day, becoming the first babies born in Crow Wing County in 2018. Rhys...
January 3, 2018 - 7:00am
December 24, 2017
Cass County Board: More than 21,000 AIS inspections conducted in 2017
WALKER—Cass had 33 inspectors on 35 lakes at 40 public accesses checking boats for aquatic invasive species during the 2017 boating season,...
December 24, 2017 - 3:00am
December 9, 2017
Cass County Board: 1 resident speaks at truth in taxation hearing
WALKER—Ben Thuringer from Madden's on Gull Lake was the only resident to attend Cass County's truth in taxation public hearing Thursday...
December 9, 2017 - 5:00am
November 22, 2017
Cass County Board: Home sales up about 6 percent in Cass County
BACKUS—Assessor Mark Peterson reported Tuesday to the county board sales of existing houses in the county are up about 6 percent this year...
November 22, 2017 - 10:00am
October 19, 2017
Live Music - Oct. 19
For week of Oct. 19-25; bands perform 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BAXTER Jack Pine Brewery 15593 Edgewood Drive Woodblind, 3-6 p.m. BRAINERD Eagles Club 124 Front St. Cuyuna Rhythm, 7-11 p.m. Friday; $5 for all dances for non-Eagle members. Lakes Area Singles...
October 19, 2017 - 5:30am
October 4, 2017
Cass County Board: County could qualify for emergency assistance for storm damage
WALKER—Preliminary reports indicate Cass County will exceed the $51,420 minimum required to qualify for state emergency assistance from the Sept. 20 windstorm that blew through Cass and Crow Wing counties. Those preliminary Cass County reports show Crow Wing Power sustained...
October 4, 2017 - 12:30pm
August 17, 2017
Cass County Board: As value of state land decreases, so do payments to Cass County
PINE RIVER—Cass County's state payment in lieu of taxes will decrease this year, because the value of state land in the county has decreased. Assessor Mark Peterson explained to the county board Tuesday, his office is required to reassess these state lands, upon which the PILT...
August 17, 2017 - 5:30am
June 24, 2017
Cass County Board: County departments in good shape at halfway point of 2017
BACKUS — Cass County's spending has run in the first half of this year about as the 2017 budget projected, according to Sandra Norikane, chief financial officer. Some departments are a little over. This is offset by some being a little under budget, Norikane said. County commissioners,...
June 24, 2017 - 4:30am
June 8, 2017
Cass County Board: Capital improvement plan approved
WALKER — Cass County commissioners approved, after getting no response from the public Tuesday, their five-year capital improvement plan....
June 8, 2017 - 7:00am
November 1, 2016
Cass County Board: Foreclosures decline, new building increases in county
BACKUS—Cass County officials reported a continuation of declining property foreclosures and increased property sales, along with increasing new construction. Assessor Mark Peterson reported seven foreclosures in the third quarter this year, compared with 12 in 2015, 21 in 2014...
November 1, 2016 - 10:06pm
October 18, 2016
Cass County Board: Piprude named interim director of Health, Human and Veterans Services
BACKUS—Cass County Board appointed Social Services Manager Michele Piprude interim Health, Human and Veterans Services director effective Oct. 18. The social services manager position will remain vacant until she decides whether to accept a permanent appointment as director....
October 18, 2016 - 10:12pm
May 3, 2016
Cass County Board: Land values tick upward, slightly
WALKER—Cass County's total assessed value has trended upward in the last year, but only by 0.53 percent, Assessor Mark Peterson informed the county board Tuesday. The county's total 2016 value is $6,179,527,800. That includes $51,806,500 in new construction. This year's values...
May 3, 2016 - 11:33pm
February 2, 2016
Cass County Board: New construction, sales on the rise in Cass County
WALKER—Cass County foreclosures continue to decline. New construction rose. The number of property sales continues to increase. Assessor Mark Peterson said his department's land appraisals for this winter are only half completed, so it is too soon to know whether property values...
February 2, 2016 - 8:14pm
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