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Crow Wing County Board

January 17, 2018
Commissioner Paul Thiede listens to Crow Wing Energized steering committee members Kara Griffin, division manager of county community services, and Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, give an update about the community health movement led by Crow Wing County Community Services and Essentia Health. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Health survey energizes community health movement
January 17, 2018 - 10:00am
January 3, 2018
Crow Wing County Board Commissioner Rachel Reabe Nystrom (far right) leans in to talk to new Chairman Paul Thiede Tuesday as former Chairman Doug Houge (center) talks to new Vice Chairwoman Rosemary Franzen. Also pictured are Commissioner Paul Koering and Administrative Coordinator Therese Norwood. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board reorganizes as new year begins
January 3, 2018 - 10:00am
December 29, 2017
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch makes the case at Tuesday's board meeting for county employees to travel out of state, sometimes at the county's expense. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Approves out-of-state travel requests
December 29, 2017 - 7:00am
December 27, 2017
Northeast Regional Director Susanne Hinrichs of the University of Minnesota Extension-Brainerd Regional Office talks at the Crow Wing County board meeting on Tuesday about a proposal to charge for the proctoring of the commercial pesticide applicator test. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board adopts fee schedules and policies
December 27, 2017 - 5:00am
December 22, 2017
Crow Wing proposes bike trail connecting to Cuyuna state recreation area
December 22, 2017 - 1:24pm
Crow Wing County Engineer Tim Bray looks over the 2017-21 highway improvement plan, which was adopted April 11. The plan is intended to provide transparency regarding the establishment of roadway improvement priorities and how funding is used. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County completes highway improvements by year's end
December 22, 2017 - 5:00am
December 20, 2017
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede (second from left) looks at Land Services Director Gary Griffin (center) Tuesday as Griffin talks about the difficult in accessing some tax-forfeited lands surrounded by private property, while Environmental Services Supervisor Ryan Simonson sits next to him at the table and Environment Services Manager Paul Herkenhoff watches from the audience at the Historic Courthouse on Laurel Street. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
County-owned tax-forfeited lands can be impossible to access
December 20, 2017 - 5:00am
December 15, 2017
Will Cooksey of the The Trust for Public Land makes his case at Tuesday's county board meeting to buy about 260 acres surrounding Indian Jack Lake to donate to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to create a wildlife management area. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Supports creation of wildlife management area
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
December 13, 2017
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch presents the 2018 budget and levy summation to the county board at a public hearing Tuesday before a resolution to adopt the budget and levy was unanimously passed. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
December 13, 2017 - 7:00am
December 11, 2017
Cass County Board: Veterans service officer to seek grants for equipment storage
December 11, 2017 - 9:00am
December 1, 2017
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Manager Melissa Barrick steps to the mic at Tuesday's county board meeting to voice her support for a "One Watershed, One Plan" for managing the Pine River. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Crow Wing partners with Cass to protect watershed
December 1, 2017 - 5:00am
November 29, 2017
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan (far right) talks at Tuesday's board meeting about lawsuits against the county regarding alleged improper accessing of private information by county employees. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Invasion of privacy lawsuits a public concern
November 29, 2017 - 7:00am
November 23, 2017
County seeks input on proposed aquatic invasive species prevention plan
November 23, 2017 - 12:30pm
November 16, 2017
During Tuesday's meeting of the Crow Wing County Board, Houle talked about an initiative to mine data community services has to discover patterns in large data sets. This would involve methods such as machine learning, statistics and database systems. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Crow Wing County Board: Data mining eyed as intel tool
November 16, 2017 - 9:00am
November 15, 2017
Paul Herkenhoff is the new manager of Crow Wing County Environmental Services. The former Crow Wing County survey/planning coordinator took over the position from long-time employee Chris Pence, who recently quit the county after nine years to work for the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources in Brainerd. Submitted photo.
Crow Wing County Board: Revisions to land-use ordinance approved
November 15, 2017 - 7:00am