Laporte News


10/14/2018 06:26 AM  ~~~Source~~~
The Regional Report: Motley hires new fire chief; Mille Lacs jail receives inspection results 

The northeast side of Cass Lake looked just as it would in the event of an oil pipeline disaster Wednesday, Oct. 3, the Cass Lake Times reported-minus the oil.


09/08/2018 08:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Ride for Vets51 min ago 

The eighth annual Leech Lake Area Ride for Vets in August included a stop at the Backus American Legion.


08/09/2018 11:21 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Report - 8/9/18 

False alarm : Work on plumbing at a building on Third Street owned by Servants of Shelter may have been the cause of a false alarm Tuesday morning. Chief Adam Mannausau checked the scene, where the smell of smoke was reported.


01/23/2018 01:07 PM  ~~~Source~~~
One car rollover near Whipholt sends two to hospital 

According to the Minnesota Highway Patrol, a 2002 Oldsmobile, driven by Billy John Forseman, 36, of Laporte, was headed west on Hwy.


10/31/2017 12:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Zebra mussel-sniffing canine called in to inspect northern Minnesota lakes 

K9 Reggie paws a dock wheel, then sits, indicating he's picked up the scent of either adult or larval zebra mussels. Kovar was unable to confirm their presence because the wheel opening was filled with mud and water.