WALKER - Cass County property foreclosures were up slightly in 2013 from 2012, but remain well below numbers in 2011 and 2010.
There were 95 foreclosures in 2013, 90 in 2012, 116 in 2011 and 164 in 2010.
CASS LAKE - The Cass County Board and Leech Lake Tribal Council capped a two-hour joint meeting Friday at the newly opened tribal government office building in Cass Lake by signing a five-year memorandum of understanding to cooperate.
BACKUS - Cass County commissioners Tuesday set the locations for their summer third Tuesday of each month 6 p.m. meetings at the following sites:
May 20 - Pillager City Hall, 306 Elm Ave. W, Pillager.
June 17 - Homebrook Town Hall, 3204 88th St.
BACKUS - Cass County commissioners will review a preliminary draft April 1 and hold a public hearing May 6 at regular 9 a.m. board meetings at the courthouse in Walker on an updated capital improvement plan.
BACKUS - John Ringle, Cass County environmental services director, reported zoning permits issued in 2013 indicate new development in the county remains about level with 2012.
Indications so far in 2014 give an expectation of the same, he said.
BACKUS - Pine River's newest proposed manufacturing business moved a step closer to reality Tuesday when Cass County Board voted to support the business's application for a loan Cass County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will administer.
WALKER — Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson obtained county board approval Tuesday to set the minimum salary for elected officials at Step 1 on the county pay scale, preliminary to the 2014 elections.
Any newly elected official could expect to be paid at that minimum rate rather than at a higher st...