DETROIT (AP) - A judge ruled Tuesday that Detroit is eligible to shed billions of dollars of its long-running debt, including the pensions of thousands of workers and retirees, in a much-anticipated decision that shifts the city's epic bankruptcy case into a new and delicate phase.
BACKUS - Cass County Board approved several recommendations Tuesday from the board's personnel committee, comprised of Dick Downham and Jim Dowson. Cass will continue to reappoint Dr.
Detroit was given the go ahead to file for bankruptcy on Tuesday, Dec. 3. United States Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes handed down his 140-page ruling to the chagrin of unions and pensioners in that once prosperous city.
Brainerd School Board special meeting Meets 11:30 a.m. Thursday Washington Educational Services Building, 804 Oak Street, Brainerd 1. Call to Order 2. Certify Proposed Property Tax Levy for Taxes Payable 2014 3. Review of FY13 Pre Audit Results 4.
Cass board OKs two-year pacts with unions Employees' approval needed before deal is completed BACKUS - Cass County Board voted Tuesday to approve one of five pending two-year union contracts with county employees.
WALKER - Cass County Board Tuesday approved all but one of the county's two-year union contracts and approved the same terms for elected officials other than the board and for non-union employees.
Despite Minnesota families having faithfully paid their taxes throughout an extremely difficult economic period, the DFL- controlled legislature continues to believe you are not paying enough taxes and they are not spending enough of your money. Their solution to improve the wellbeing of Minnesota's families, elderly, students and business community is a huge tax and government spending increase. That will likely undo the hard fought economic progress we have made and kill more private sector jobs here in Minnesota. However, they will take care of themselves.
Donations to Crow Wing County will go into buying a vehicle to assist veterans.
WALKER - Cass County Board voted Tuesday to seek state mediation and to hire Tom Fitzpatrick as legal counsel to represent the county in the mediation.
Two men filed Monday for Brainerd City Council, creating a three-person race for the two at-large seats and a separate race for the Ward 3 seat.
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