BACKUS- Timber sales were slightly higher in 2020 with aspen continuing to be the highest timber sold, Land Commissioner Kirk Titus presented the timber sale information during his annual report Tuesday, April 20, to the Cass County Board of Commissioners. Sunday, April 25, 2021
BACKUS - Cass County continues to see record permit activity.
Environmental Services Director John Ringle, speaking at the Tuesday, April 20 Cass County Board meeting said permit activity in 2020 was the greatest it had been in over 13 years and, after reviewing the activity for the first quarter of 2021, this year is shaping up to be even busier. Sunday, April 25, 2021
BACKUS - Cass County Health, Human, and Veterans Services continues to administer COVID-19 vaccines, with 100% administration of allocated doses to eligible recipients both within 72 hours and within 7 days, meeting benchmarks set by the state, reported public health nurses Jamie Richter and Gina Zubke. Saturday, April 10, 2021
Snow and ice can form a deadly combination for motorists in northern Minnesota, and among those helping to minimize the dangers are the local, county and state highway departments. Saturday, April 3, 2021
BACKUS-Claims processed were showing increasing annual trends but there was a sharp decrease during 2020 due to added COVID-19 concerns and obstacles, Cass County officials reported. Friday, March 19, 2021
BACKUS-Calls to the Cass County Sheriff's Office were down in 2020, Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said, mainly due to COVID-19 and stay at home orders.
Burch, who presented the 2020 annual report to the county board Tuesday, March 16, said there were a total of 19,492 initial complaint reports filed in 2020, which was down 2,957 reports than the previous year. Friday, March 19, 2021
BACKUS - Cass County will offer six half-day household hazardous waste collection sites throughout the county this coming summer. Environmental Services Director John Ringle shared at the Tuesday, March 16 Cass County Board meeting. Friday, March 19, 2021