HACKENSACK - Hackensack's new fire chief and assistant chief bring plenty of experience into their new roles.
Chief Tony Peterson represents the middle generation of three generations of fire department volunteering.
WALKER - Cass County Health, Human and Veterans Services (HHVS) has undertaken a countywide outreach in the last year.
It now offers most of the same services in an office at the land department building in Backus as at the main office in Walker.
WALKER — Kevin Beal of Hackensack came to the Cass County Board Tuesday to ask, “Who is in charge of cleaning up Leech Lake following (the annual) Eel-pout Festival?”
Having already met with the city of Walker’s Park Board, he said it is his view that no one seems to be in charge.
Calls to cass sheriff up 8 percent
BACKUS - Cass County Sheriff's Office received 18,812 calls for service in 2012, according to Sheriff Tom Burch's annual report.
That is an 8 percent increase over 2011.
Cass Land Department issues annual report
BACKUS - While revenue from timber sales has declined recently, Cass County Land Department has increased its revenues by selling more land.
This does not mean the county owns less land, however.
Cass commissioners look at legislative issues
BACKUS - When Cass County officials attend the Association of Minnesota Counties legislative initiative in St. Paul this week, they will lobby for causes that affect the county.