Man, 26, Facing Charges In Cass Lake Bank RobberyA Cass Lake man is facing charges of theft after allegedly robbing a bank Thursday. According to the Cass County Sheriff's Office, shortly after 9:30 a.m. authorities responded to a call of a suspicious man, later identified as 26-year-old Rex Basswood Jr., causing a disturbance at the Western Bank, located in the 200 block of Second Street NW.
Man, 27, And Woman, 21, Dead In Broadside Collision In Itasca County A 21-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man are dead after a sports car was broadsided by an SUV in Itasca County Tuesday morning.
Driver In Weekend Boat Accident Charged With Vehicular HomicideThe boat driver involved in last weekend’s deadly Fourth of July accident in northern Minnesota is now charged with criminal vehicular homicide.
Victim In Cass Lake Boating Accident Was A Swim CoachFamily and friends are mourning the loss of an Eden Prairie woman who died in a Fourth of July boating accident.
Woman Dies After Being Thrown From Boat, Driver Arrested On DWIOfficials in northern Minnesota say a 50-year-old woman died after being thrown from a boat on the Fourth of July.
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Cut In MinnesotaThis year's U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is coming from north central Minnesota. The 2,000-mile journey to Washington, D.C., begins Wednesday when the 88-foot tall white spruce is cut down in the Chippewa National Forest.
Cass Lake Man Allegedly Involved In Facebook Shooting Arrested Police arrested a Cass Lake man Friday evening who they say was involved in a shooting over Facebook posts.
Man Shot After Facebook Squabble; Cass Lake Man WantedA man was shot in the leg and another beaten in Beltrami County during a scuffle over Facebook posts and an unpaid debt early Friday morning.
DNR: Zebra Mussels Found In Cass LakeThe Department of Natural Resources say they have confirmed the presence of adult zebra mussels for the first time in a Bemidji-area lake. Officials say they were found on one of Cass Lake's most popular beaches.
Man Arrested After Cass Lake Hostage Standoff A Cass Lake man remains in custody following a hostage incident and standoff with law enforcement officers. The Cass County sheriff's office said in a statement Friday that it got a call early Wednesday about a man barricaded in a residence who had a gun, was making threats, and indicated he was holding a female hostage.
Crew Scours Chippewa Nat’l Forest For US Capitol Christmas Tree Staff from the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Office of the USDA Forest Service visited northern Minn. in late July to survey trees fit for Christmas in the nation's capitol. According to officials, crews searched the Chippewa National Forest near Cass Lake, Minn. They settled upon two trees out of the millions in the protected area, one of which is a backup.
Men Allegedly Kidnap, Stab Man They Knew From FacebookTwo men were arrested early Friday morning in Cass County after they allegedly kidnapped and stabbed another man they knew from Facebook. Twenty-two-year-old Sheldon James Armstrong, III, of Cass Lake, Minn., and 18-year-old Travis Richard Paquette, of Bemidji, Minn., both face one count each of first degree attempted murder, kidnapping, second degree assault with a dangerous weapon and theft of a motor vehicle.
Authorities Suspect Wildfire Was Intentionally SetAuthorities suspect a wildfire in Cass County that caused an evacuation and a heavy firefighting response was intentionally set. The sheriff's department says ten homes were evacuated Wednesday afternoon when the fast-moving fire burned about 76 acres near Cass Lake.
2 Dead After Cass County Head-On CollisionTwo people are dead after a head-on crash in Cass County Saturday, according to authorities. The Minnesota State Patrol said the accident happened around noon Saturday at the intersection of Country Road 75 and Leech Lake Route 438.
Charges Dropped Against Some In ‘Operation Squarehook’A U.S. District Court judge is dismissing charges against five Native American defendants who were accused of poaching walleye from northern Minnesota lakes and selling them on the black market. The five are among the dozens of people charged last spring following an extensive undercover operation by the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and tribal fish and game agents. The two-year sting was code named "Operation Squarehook," in reference to the nets used to capture large numbers of game fish.