PILLAGER - Cass County Board took steps Tuesday to move one proposed development project ahead and voted against plans for another. The board set a public hearing for the 9 a.m. Aug.
WALKER - The Cass County Board voted Tuesday to appeal the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs' decisions to accept nine land parcels into Leech Lake Band of Chippewa Indian trust status.
WALKER -- Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson reported U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved placing 21 new land parcels in trust for the Leech Lake Band of Chippewa. Some are city...
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Gavin Gensmer, the son of Arthur and Pearl Gensmer of Pine River, is assisting in law enforcement at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
WALKER - Cass County commissioners reaffirmed Tuesday their intent to continue to oppose placing any additional land into trust for the benefit of Leech Lake Reservation.
WALKER - The Cass County Board on Tuesday discussed a concern from neighbors of two properties on Wedgwood Road Northwest where long docks have been extended over a marshy shore to open water on Leech Lake. One is about 400 feet long, with a 50-foot "T" at the lake end, said Environmental Services Director John Sumption.
MINNEAPOLIS - Eric Makowski-Budrow, a former Brainerd paid on-call firefighter, was sentenced to 30 months in prison Thursday for his role in embezzling more than $600,000 from the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Makowski-Budrow, 31, Brainerd, was sentenced in federal court in Minneapolis by U.S. District Court Judge David S. Doty on one count of embezzlement from a tribal organization. Makowski was charged Nov. 24, 2009, and pleaded guilty on Dec. 7, 2009.
WALKER - Cass County will participate in a state program to recognize volunteers in April.
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