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State swim: Alex relay takes 24th in first taste of state
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 18
Donors can swap books for wine
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College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Ann M. Nussbaum
Roger W. Cook
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LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
LETTER: False teacher in our midst
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
Alexandria lawyer honored for helping poor
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September 27, 2017
UPDATE: Missing hunter found in Chippewa National Forest
REMER, Minn. — A South St. Paul hunter missing for four days was found alive in a swamp in the Chippewa National Forest in north-central Minnesota on Tuesday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office on Monday afternoon received a report of a missing hunter in rural Boy Lake Township...
September 27, 2017 - 6:30pm
January 17, 2017
Authorities ID Motley man who died in fire
MOTLEY, Minn. — Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said Tuesday, Jan. 17, that Alan Dumpprope, 20, of Motley, has been identified as the person...
January 17, 2017 - 12:04pm
January 15, 2017
Man found dead inside burned Motley home
MOTLEY, Minn. — A man has been found dead inside a residence in Motley in north-central Minnesota that was lost to fire. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a house fire at 6:42 a.m. Friday off Minnesota Highway 64 in rural Motley about 22 miles west of Brainerd....
January 15, 2017 - 9:47pm
September 11, 2016
Little Falls man killed in crash
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Little Falls man was killed in a head-on crash Friday morning near Leader, Minn. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at 6:53 a.m. on County Road 103 in rural Leader, the sheriff’s office said in a release. When deputies...
September 11, 2016 - 7:24pm
September 7, 2016
Man killed, juveniles injured in crash
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A person was killed and several juveniles were injured in a one-vehicle crash early Monday in Cass County. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the crash at 4:48 a.m. Monday on County Road 8 in Gould Township, south of Federal Dam. When deputies...
September 7, 2016 - 7:54am
September 2, 2016
Starry stonewort found in Stearns, Cass, Itasca counties
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Starry stonewort, an aquatic invasive species of macroalgae, has been confirmed in another Beltrami County lake, as well...
September 2, 2016 - 4:31pm
August 22, 2016
Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins 5-year-old
BRAINERD, Minn. --An Amber Alert on Saturday for a missing 5-year-old Watkins girl turned into a homicide investigation within hours, after tips...
August 22, 2016 - 6:01pm
October 21, 2010
Judge strikes 'secret sex image' law
A Cass County judge has ruled that a state law barring the secret creation of sexually expressive images is unconstitutional because it's overly broad, outlawing material protected by free-speech rights. In an opinion released Tuesday, Judge Steven McCullough ruled that the law,...
October 21, 2010 - 3:33pm
July 22, 2010
Cass County asks for help in locating missing 16-year-old Walker girl
A 16-year-old Walker girl is missing and the Cass County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating her. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office: Breanna R. Fox is believed to be traveling with Kennith Lee Gentry, 31, of Backus, in a 1983 blue GMC...
July 22, 2010 - 3:57pm
March 29, 2010
Emily man in critical condition following motorcycle crash
A 56-year-old man from Emily, Minn., was listed in critical condition following a Sunday afternoon motorcycle crash in Cass County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Brainerd: Michael L. Peters was driving a 2000 Kawasaki MC south on state Highway 84 at 5:14 p.m. Peters,...
March 29, 2010 - 10:51am