BACKUS - There were 23 percent more Cass County homes sold during 2012 than 2011. There were 23 percent fewer homes foreclosed upon in 2012 than 2011.
Assessor Mark Peterson gave this report to the Cass County Board Tuesday.
■ Penquin Plunge planned
As the "Back to Hack" events of the last weekend of January 2013 approach, a friendly competition is brewing. To Plunge or Not to Plunge is a rivalry that has developed between two local pastors.
Walker man critically injured in crash
Roads were wet as two vehicles were involved in a broadside crash Saturday morning on Highway 18 near Brainerd.
Three people were injured in the crash, which was reported at 7:14 a.m.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The curtain could soon fall on smoking as part of theatrical productions in Minnesota, under legislation introduced Thursday.
The bill by Democratic Sen. Barb Goodwin would bar actors from puffing away as part of plays.
Smoking in theatrical productions is one of the rare ex...
Highway 371 to be targeted during ice fishing contest
NISSWA — Towards Zero Deaths (TZD) overtime shifts for driving while intoxicated (DWI) enforcement are scheduled Saturday, targeting Highway 371 from Baxter to Walker during the 23rd annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza hel...