Man, 36, Dies After Being Struck By Train In Cass CountyOfficials say a 36-year-old man died Saturday morning when he was struck by a train while walking on the tracks near Pillager.
50 Train Cars Carrying Coal Derail In Cass County About 50 train cars carrying coal derailed in Cass County. According to a Cass County Sheriff's Office news release, deputies received word about the derailment west of Pillager at about 11:50 p.m. Sunday.
Cass Co. Deputies Keep Watch On SchoolsThe tragedy and terror from the Newtown massacre was felt some 1,500 miles away by Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. "After the incident at Sandy Hook, it really brought a new light to, you know, that this could come home really easily," Burch said.
Schools Make Counselors Available After Little Falls ShootingsLittle Falls and Pillager schools made counselors available Monday for students and staff trying to cope with the shooting deaths of two cousins.