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Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council

May 15, 2019
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Cass County Board: 1st quarter building permits on the rise
May 15, 2019 - 11:00am
March 21, 2019
At the county's Feb. 28 auction this year, Cass sold 3,141 cords of wood from five tracts for $112,068. Aspen sold for $38.60 per cord. Red oak sold for $33.82 per cord. The land department also issued 30 permits to individuals to cut firewood after recent timber sales were completed, generating an additional $1,635.28. Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Cass County Board: Timber sales paying dividends in myriad ways
March 21, 2019 - 9:00am
February 27, 2019
Bob McGillivray, senior project manager at The Trust for Public Land, proposes donating riverfront property to Crow Wing County at the Tuesday, Feb. 26, board meeting while Mississippi Headwaters Board Executive Director Tim Terrill sits to the right of McGillivray. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County accepts riverfront donated land for conservation
February 27, 2019 - 10:00am
December 23, 2018
The Regional Report: Splash pad coming to Deerwood; Mille Lacs hospital to expand
December 23, 2018 - 3:00am
December 22, 2018
The Pine River dam in Pine River. Denton Newman Jr. / Echo Journal
Pine River: City receives full funding to replace dam
December 22, 2018 - 6:00am
December 19, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin (left) informs Commissioners Rachel Reabe Nystrom, Paul Thiede, Doug Houge and Paul Koering at the Tuesday, Dec. 18, committee of the whole informational meeting about an opportunity for the county to buy land in Cuyuna that would create more outdoor recreational opportunities in the area. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County considers buying land in Cuyuna area
December 19, 2018 - 5:00am
October 20, 2018
Lessard-Sams council recommends local projects for funding
October 20, 2018 - 5:00am
June 10, 2018
 Myron Jesme, administrator of the Red Lake Watershed District, stands beside a sign along Grand Marais Creek north of East Grand Forks, Minn., that indicates funds for the restoration project came from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment Minnesota voters passed in 2008. The restoration likely wouldn't have happened without the dedicated funding, Jesme said. (Brad Dokken / Forum News Service)                        play button
Creek restoration shows success of Minnesota clean water fund
June 10, 2018 - 11:20am
April 19, 2018
Total revenue in 2017 was $4,248,648. Of that, $2,098,296 came from timber sales and extension fees for more time to cut timber. Illustration
Cass County Board: Timber sales account for about half of land department revenue in 2017
April 19, 2018 - 6:00am
December 9, 2016
Our Opinion: County, state should compromise on Mississippi River Northwoods
December 9, 2016 - 7:15pm
November 16, 2016
A 360-acre parcel of undeveloped private land along 1.5 miles of Mississippi River shoreline might soon become permanently protected. 
Located along a bend in the river northwest of Miller and Black Bear lakes in Wolford Township, the parcel sits within a river catchment area identified as in need of protection and is adjacent to both state and county-owned land. Source: Crow Wing County
Crow Wing County Board: Headwaters board eyes property for conservation
November 16, 2016 - 9:56pm
April 15, 2016
Our Opinion: Still time to do the right thing with Mississippi River Northwoods
April 15, 2016 - 10:11pm