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August 24, 2018
Authorities identify Wisconsin woman who drowned near Backus
BACKUS, Minn.—Authorities on Friday released the name of a Wisconsin woman who drowned last weekend in a rural lake in north-central Minnesota....
August 24, 2018 - 3:57pm
August 20, 2018
Wisconsin woman drowns in Cass County
BACKUS -- A 37-year-old Sheboygan, Wis., woman drowned this weekend in a rural Backus lake. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office,...
August 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
July 12, 2018
Mysterious death follows bear encounter in central Minnesota
PINE RIVER, Minn. -- Rumors spread following an incident that led to the death of Edward VanBeek of Pine River on Monday, July 9, but official...
July 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
July 11, 2018
Bemidji, Backus women injured in crash
CROW WING COUNTY -- A Bemidji woman and a Backus woman suffered life-threatening injuries after their car collided with a semi-trailer Wednesday...
July 11, 2018 - 4:05pm
June 18, 2018
Boaters in fatal accident on Hay Lake identified
BACKUS—The boater whose body was recovered from a Cass County Lake Wednesday has been identified as Ronald Reinhart, 69, of Canton, Ga....
June 18, 2018 - 5:37pm
June 14, 2018
Body of missing boater in Cass County recovered
BACKUS -- Authorities said the body of a missing boater was recovered Wednesday from a Cass County lake. The Cass County Sheriff's office received...
June 14, 2018 - 9:48am
June 12, 2018
One boater rescued, another missing in north-central Minn.
BACKUS, Minn.—One man was rescued and another was still missing the evening of Tuesday, June 12, when a boat overturned on a lake in north-central...
June 12, 2018 - 8:24pm
March 10, 2018
Alcohol-involved crash claims life of Central Minn. woman
BACKUS, Minn. —A 23-year-old woman is dead after a crash Friday night, March 9, on Highway 371 north of Backus in central Minn. The Minnesota...
March 10, 2018 - 8:29am
October 28, 2017
Backus renewable energy organization makes global connections
BACKUS, Minn. — When surgeons at Phebe Hospital in Liberia enter the operating theater, they wear miners' headlamps and bring cellphones....
October 28, 2017 - 5:33am
September 29, 2017
Authorities: Leads pursued in northern Minn. home invasion case where shots were fired
BACKUS, Minn. -- The Cass County Sheriff’s Office continues to pursue tips in an attempt to locate the suspect involved in the Sept. 16 home...
September 29, 2017 - 4:39pm
September 22, 2017
Police release sketch of Cass County burglary suspect
BACKUS -- Law enforcement has released a sketch of a home-invasion suspect sought by police. According to a news release from the Cass County...
September 22, 2017 - 6:12pm
September 18, 2017
Cass County deputies search for intruder
BACKUS -- The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who was shot at after breaking into a home in rural Backus, Minn., Sunday...
September 18, 2017 - 12:58pm
June 23, 2015
Cass County man dies after being struck by dump truck tire
BEMIDJI -- A Backus man was killed after being hit by a tire that came off a dump truck while he was believed to be retrieving his mail the morning of June 17. Charles Linn, 74, was transported to a St. Cloud hospital, where he died, the Cass County Sheriff's Office said in a...
June 23, 2015 - 5:38pm
July 31, 2014
21-year-old Backus woman killed in crash in Pine River
PINE RIVER - A 21-year-old Backus woman was killed in a two-vehicle broadside crash reported at 6:30 a.m. Thursday on 24th Street and 16th Avenue Southwest in Pine River, reported the Minnesota State Patrol. The woman killed, Caitlyn E. Daudt, was a passenger in one of the vehicles. Ryan...
July 31, 2014 - 1:41pm
April 1, 2013
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...
April 1, 2013 - 2:43pm