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LEECH LAKE

Leech Lake Tribal College graduate Dylan Chase has a lot on his plate. Aside from his studies in LLTC’s law enforcement program, Chase juggles being a father to his three children -- ages 7, 5 and 1 -- as well as driving a bus for the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School District.
According to a release from the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, on Nov. 16 the department began an investigation regarding overdoses in the area.
According to a release from the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, on Nov. 16 the department began an investigation regarding overdoses in the area. With the help of community cooperation, a search warrant was able to be executed in the city of Cass Lake regarding illegal drugs.
Leech Lake Early Childhood Development is set to hold a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18. at its Cass Lake location, 190 Sailstar Drive.

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Though the day was chilly, excitement filled the air as more than 100 Leech Lake Tribal Council and community members took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly acquired Leech Lake Market, formerly Teal’s Market, on Thursday afternoon.
The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe announced on Friday their venture into the food retail industry with the purchase of Teal's Market located in Cass Lake.
The Maajiigin Child Care Center in Cass Lake had its ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday. The new Leech Lake facility will be able to serve up to 32 children.
Thursday's drowning is the third in the Brainerd lakes area in the last two weeks.
The 50th annual Leech Lake Regatta will be held Aug. 7-9 in Walker, with racers launching from the Shores of Leech Lake Marina, 6166 Morris Point Rd. NW.
Because of ongoing drought conditions, the United States Army Corps of Engineers is using dams in areas across Minnesota to help maintain lake levels. The Corps is also urging caution for boaters going out on the water.

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As a Minnesota kid, Mark Osiecki spent summers chasing muskies and walleyes near Leech Lake. As an assistant coach for the Wisconsin Badgers, he has found a way to make his fishing passion pay via a popular charity tournament that raises money for kids with cancer.
Alcohol was determined to be a factor in a Wednesday morning head-on crash near Leech Lake that resulted in the death of a 23-year-old Bemidji woman.
Two different dangerous incidents took place in the waters of Leech Lake this weekend, leaving one dead and three rescued from cold waters. On Friday, a man drowned after falling off his boat into the water. On Saturday, three juvenile kayakers were rescued from Leech Lake, according to a release from Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch.

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