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Stabbing in rural Cass County leads to arrest

PINE RIVER - A 49-year-old man was arrested following a stabbing Sunday in rural Pine River, the Cass County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Monday.

Sheriff's deputies received a call at 6:13 p.m. about a disturbance at a home in Powers Township. 

The news release said deputies arrived and found a 55-year-old man who had been stabbed in the stomach. Richard Thomas Knutson of Backus was taken to a St. Cloud hospital to be treated for injuries.

The release also said Loren Rice, 49, from the Pine River area had been arrested in connection with the investigation. Formal charges have not been filed yet.