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June 28, 2016
Man dies in rollover crash near Motley
MOTLEY, Minn. -- A Robbinsdale, Minn., man was killed Monday in rollover on Highway 64 two miles north of Motley, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. A 1999 Mercury Mystique driven by Terrance Peterson, 27, was travelling south on Highway 64 at 120th Street SW when it rolled over...
June 28, 2016 - 11:02am
June 25, 2016
Group home staff save resident from drowning on Pillager Lake (w/video)
PILLAGER—Quick action by staff members from a group home saved one of their developmentally disabled residents from drowning late Friday afternoon....
June 25, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 14, 2016
UPDATED: Lightning strike in Cass County sends angler to hospital
HACKENSACK--A 48-year-old man was in serious condition Monday after being struck by lightning Sunday morning while fishing on Baby Lake in rural Hackensack. The Cass County Sheriff's office was notified of the lightning strike at 10:38 a.m. When responders and medical personnel...
June 14, 2016 - 9:03am
April 18, 2016
Bemidji man killed when struck by vehicle on Highway 2 in Cass County
BEMIDJI -- A pedestrian was killed Sunday night when struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 2 east of Bemidji. The Minnesota State Police identified the victim as Dallas Boswell, 46, Bemidji. According to the report, Brenda Hanson, 55, Bemidji, was driving a 2001 Pontiac Montana westbound...
April 18, 2016 - 11:27am
Man killed in rollover near Hackensack
HACKENSACK -- A Robbinsdale, Minn., man was killed in a one-car rollover Saturday night near Hackensack. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report at 8:02 p.m. about the crash at County Road 5, near the intersection with County Road 46, east of Hackensack in Birch Lake Township....
April 18, 2016 - 10:59am
April 7, 2016
Cass County Board: Electronic bill payment now in the majority
WALKER — Cass County now pays more of its bills electronically than by paper checks, Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson reported to the county board as part of her annual report presented Tuesday. The county has e-deposited all incoming checks since 2007 and keeps the record of those...
April 7, 2016 - 9:14am
March 29, 2016
SAFETY: Area fire restrictions to start Monday
BEMIDJI -- Spring burning restrictions are set to begin Monday in the Bemidji area, officials say. Dave Hoefer said his department already has responded to seven wildfires this season, as the early snow melt is extending the spring burning season. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 29, 2016 - 3:01pm
March 24, 2016
POPULATION: Beltrami County shows steady growth. Twin Cities surpass 3 million
BEMIDJI -- Slow and steady has been the trend for population growth in Bemidji. The United States Census Bureau on Thursday released county population estimates for 2015, showing moderate growth in Beltrami and larger expansion in the Twin Cities. In 2015, Beltrami County's population...
March 24, 2016 - 9:12pm
March 17, 2016
DNR announces first spring burning restrictions; will start March 28 in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start burning restrictions starting Monday in various areas around the state. ...
March 17, 2016 - 8:55pm
Cass County Board: Commissioners updated on Eelpout Festival cleanup, storm
BACKUS — Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported to the county board Tuesday Sentence to Service inmate crews and sheriff's deputies picked up 900 pounds of trash from Leech Lake over three days following Eelpout Festival earlier this month. The Sentence to Service crews spent 42...
March 17, 2016 - 10:05am
March 3, 2016
Energy assistance still available in Beltrami, Cass counties
BEMIDJI -- There is still time to apply for Energy Assistance Funding this winter season if you live in Beltrami or Cass county, officials said in a release.Funds are available for help with heating and electric bills to assist households that meet income guidelines. The following...
March 3, 2016 - 7:58pm
March 1, 2016
6 arrested after heroin, meth seized from Cass Lake home
CASS LAKE—Six people were arrested Friday after a search warrant was executed in Cass Lake and turned up heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pills, marijuana and handguns. A total of 82 grams of heroin, 19 grams of methamphetamine, 99 illegal prescription pills, a small amount...
March 1, 2016 - 5:27pm
February 10, 2016
Eelpout Festival vehicle restrictions announced
WALKER—The Cass County Sheriff's Office announces Eelpout Festival restrictions and information for the event scheduled Feb. 18-21. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports ice conditions have created a concern for public safety during the festival due to a large volume of vehicle...
February 10, 2016 - 10:25am
January 11, 2016
Environmental groups, Minnesota DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes study
FARGO -- Groups petitioning for an environmental review of a local potato grower's expansion into the pinelands of north-central Minnesota say they're willing to negotiate with the grower and state officials. The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters...
January 11, 2016 - 8:12pm
January 6, 2016
Cass County Board splits vote on muskie stocking proposal
WALKER — On a split vote, Cass County commissioners Tuesday decided against taking any position on the controversial Minnesota Department of Natural Resources proposal to stock muskies in Gull Lake. Kevin Egan appeared before the board to ask the commissioners to pass a resolution...
January 6, 2016 - 12:40pm