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Paul Gazelka: The Brainerd man for the statewide Republican moment
As Nolan votes, challengers hit back on taxes
Music and movement: Council of Indian Students hosts 46th annual pow-wow at BSU
Night We Light celebration to shine even brighter
Craft fair funds middle school fun
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
SOCCER: BHS teams decorated after state tourney seasons
Shuster rink wins U.S. Olympic curling trials
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Rookie redemption: Appicelli, Beavers rally for 63-62 stunner
FOOTBALL: Ross named to FCS National Bowl
Daniel Lee Spigarelli
Roland "Ron" Patterson
Enice Alvina Nordlund
Great Christmas gifts for gardeners available online
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
DOUG LEWANDOWSKI: The far shores of life
SUE BRUNS: Fine China, from the Red Owl
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Running into Winter
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Cass County Sheriff's Office
September 24, 2017
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
FARGO—At a time when police departments around the country are wrestling with the question of whether and how to use police body cameras,...
September 24, 2017 - 6:23pm
March 31, 2017
Sex offender moves to Hackensack
HACKENSACK—A level three sex offender recently moved to Hackensack, according to a fact sheet from the Cass County Sheriff's Office. Michael...
March 31, 2017 - 6:30pm
March 27, 2017
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
NISSWA, Minn.—First responders—dressed in "gumby suits" and equipped with ropes and sleds—rescued two anglers who'd fallen...
March 27, 2017 - 9:24pm
February 13, 2017
Eelpout Festival organizers object to vehicle restrictions
BEMIDJI—Organizers of this year's International Eelpout Festival butted heads with the Cass County Sheriff's Office on Monday after the...
February 13, 2017 - 7:48pm
November 2, 2016
Cass County Board: No public comment received on body camera policy
BACKUS — No one sent a letter to the sheriff. No one sent a letter to the county administrator. No one showed up for a public hearing. Sheriff Tom Burch told the county board when he asked to host a public hearing at a county board meeting on his proposed revisions to his policy...
November 2, 2016 - 2:50pm
September 7, 2016
Woman missing from Motley group home
BEMIDJI—Cass County authorities are seeking help in locating a woman who went missing from a Motley, Minn., group home. According to a news release Wednesday from the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Alice Whim, 21, is missing from a residential group home on 61st Avenue SW in...
September 7, 2016 - 5:05pm
July 20, 2016
Cass Lake man dies in rollover
CASS LAKE—A 29-year-old Cass Lake man died early Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and rolled, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office received a report of the crash at about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday and located the vehicle on...
July 20, 2016 - 9:51am
July 5, 2016
Cass Lake drive-by shooting injures one
CASS LAKE—A 26-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting in Cass Lake on Sunday according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The office was notified of the shooting at about 11:08 a.m. Sunday. Officers responded to the scene, and discovered that a gunshot victim, identified...
July 5, 2016 - 3:13pm
May 13, 2016
Level 3 offender to be released in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—The Cass County Sheriff's Office reported a Level 3 predatory offender will soon be released near the Cass Lake area. Michael Lee...
May 13, 2016 - 9:54am
July 8, 2015
Man drowns in Ten Mile Lake near Hackensack; identity withheld
HACKENSACK—The Cass County Sheriff's Office reported an adult male victim died Tuesday of an apparent drowning on Ten Mile Lake in rural Hackensack. According to a release from the sheriff's office, when deputies and responders arrived at about 5:19 p.m. Tuesday, people were...
July 8, 2015 - 5:48pm
May 21, 2015
Walker men identified as deceased in shooting
WALKER—The Cass County Sheriff's Office has released the names of two men who died of apparent gunshot wounds near Walker on May 12. According to a release issued Thursday, investigation into the deaths and preliminary autopsy results show the men died of a murder/suicide scenario. The...
May 21, 2015 - 1:18pm
January 26, 2015
Cass County reports more incidents of vehicles through ice
WALKER -- The Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to four incidents of vehicles going through thin ice during the weekend. There were no serious injuries reported in the incidents, according to a release from the sheriff's office Monday. Sheriff Tom Bursch said minimal snow...
January 26, 2015 - 6:51pm
January 19, 2015
Second vehicle breaks through ice on Leech Lake, four rescued
WALKER -- Emergency personnel again used a hovercraft Friday night to rescue people after their vehicle broke through the ice on Leech Lake. Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Walker Fire Department responded to a call that came in at about 9:20 p.m. Friday...
January 19, 2015 - 5:48pm
Second vehicle breaks through ice on Leech Lake, four rescued
WALKER -- Emergency personnel again used a hovercraft Friday night to rescue people after their vehicle broke through the ice on Leech Lake. Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Walker Fire Department responded to a call that came in at about 9:20 p.m. Friday night...
January 19, 2015 - 5:47pm
January 5, 2015
Cass County Sheriff's Office warns of ice dangers after snowmobiles, ATVs fall through ice
CASS LAKE -- The Cass County Sheriff's Office has reported several unrelated incidents of snowmobiles, ATVs and utility vehicles going through ice or becoming stuck in slushy conditions. No injuries were reported. The majority of reports were from an area near a large ice heave...
January 5, 2015 - 3:47pm