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Crow Wing County Board tables reorganization plan eliminating two elected positions


Crow Wing County commissioners voted 3-1 to table a reorganization plan calling for elimination of two elected county officials.

The vote came after state Reps. John Ward, DFL-Baxter, and Joe Radinovich, DFL-Crosby, both said the county should take more time in considering the issue.

The county board needs the backing of a state legislator to pursue the special legislation needed for the change.


Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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