Sheriff: Montana Man Drowns In Hackensack LakeThe Cass County Sheriff's Department says a man drowned Tuesday evening in a Hackensack lake. Deputies were called to a home on Ten Mile Lake just before 5:30 p.m. on a report of a medical emergency.
2 Rescued After Truck Goes Through Ice On Leech LakeTwo people had to be pulled from a pick-up truck on Leech Lake Friday after it broke through thin ice. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a call around 7:49 a.m. Friday of a vehicle partially through the ice on Leech Lake. Upon arrival, officers and the Walker Fire Department found two people in the bed of the truck, uninjured but unable to get out safely. Sheriff Tom Burch said the fire department was able to successfully rescue the two from the truck, They were not injured. Officers are urging people to practice caution on the ice as, despite the previous week’s cold temperatures, the ice is not safe everywhere. They urge people to check the thickness first before going out, and remind people that ice should never be considered 100 percent safe.
Spring Cleaning For Eelpout Party Not Good Enough The Eelpout Festival is known as a must-see, but two months after the three-day winter party the lake still isn't cleaned up.