BACKUS - While farm drainage ditch maintenance regularly consumes a lot of time on some southern Minnesota county board agendas, not much has been done on ditches in Cass County since the ditches were installed just prior to the 1920s.
WALKER - Cass County has removed six properties from over-the-counter sales, had them reappraised at lower prices and will add them to another 10 parcels being offered at a 9 a.m. Oct. 27 county land auction at the courthouse in Walker.
By MONICA LUNDQUIST
Cass County Correspondent
HACKENSACK - Hackensack aims to become the chainsaw capital of Minnesota by presenting two chainsaw carving events.
One will Labor Day weekend. The other will be Sept.
WALKER - Caroline McElfatrick, who plans to seek re-election from the newly formed House District 5B, introduced herself to the Cass County Board Tuesday.
She has been a first term state legislator from the former District 3B.
WALKER - Gail Leverson, Cass County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) director, said she now is getting a lot of calls from healthy businesses wanting to expand.
Though the county's unemployment rate remains higher at 7.