Kangas elected to chair Cass County Board
By MONICA LUNDQUIST
Cass County Correspondent
WALKER - Cass County commissioners opened their first 2014 meeting by electing Bob Kangas chair and Neal Gaalswyk vice chair.
WALKER - Commissioners Jeff Peterson and Neal Gaalswyk will meet with Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) officials before the county board further considers changes to the county's office lease to HRA.
WALKER - Emergency Services Director Kerry Swenson reported to Cass County commissioners Tuesday upgrades on the Pillager communications tower have significantly improved emergency communications in southern Cass.
WALKER - Cass County commissioners voted Tuesday to move ahead with developing an agreement under which the county would build an addition for county use to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) garage at Remer.
WALKER - Five county commissioners and seven county employees convened Cass County's annual budget hearing for the public at 6 p.m. Tuesday, but no members of the public braved the freezing rain and ice slicked roads to attend.
WALKER - Ford Jensen, whom the county maintains built his cabin on tax forfeited county administered land, described in a telephone interview Tuesday reasons he believes his cabin is on the adjacent land he owns.
The county board voted Nov.