BACKUS - Cass County commissioners voted Tuesday to purchase 10 AED resuscitation units for county buildings at an estimated cost of $14,315.
Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson said there currently is one AED in the land department building in Backus.
BACKUS - Cass County Planning Commission and County Board will hold a joint work session March 12 at the land department in Backus to review proposed zoning changes regarding resorts and extractive land uses, such as gravel pits.
WALKER - Cass County law enforcement officers and dispatchers live in a totally digital world today, partly made possible by switching to the new federally-mandated ARMER 800 Mhz radio system.
The county began using the new system earlier this month.
WALKER - Cass County commissioners will start to receive their board meeting packets by email later this month via their new iPads, saving the cost of five piles of paper about an inch thick each for meetings.
WALKER - Jamie Richter, Cass public health director, informed the county board Tuesday the "Take it to the Box" program to collect unneeded medications from the public has been very successful since it started Nov. 1.
WALKER - Cass County Board approved changes to the Pine River Area Sanitary District By-laws Tuesday, setting the county board as final authority to appoint sanitary board members and setting pay for those members.