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Pickup truck catches fire on Highway 371 in Nisswa
Crow Wing County Board: Approves of cooperative mental health agreement
Veterans Day: Area students recognize those who served
Speed limits increase for state highways in statewide MnDOT initiative
Senate Republicans re-elect Gazelka as majority leader
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
James V. Olson
Bernice A. Otterson
Rockne D. Anderson
Brett Lee Thomas
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
The Cracker Barrel: Mental clutter
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
November 15, 2018
Election 2018: A tiebreaker in Manhattan Beach; a write-in in Emily
Following are tidbits of information gleaned from area election races after all the votes were tallied and analyzed. Manhattan Beach tiebreaker...
November 15, 2018 - 2:00am
November 14, 2018
Sour grapes no more, township winery can make wine
A decision by the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners to amend the county's land use map to allow a local winery to operate as intended in...
November 14, 2018 - 5:00am
November 11, 2018
New year, new blood on Crow Wing County Board
If Steve Barrows had lost his race for Crow Wing County commissioner, he said he would not run again for public office. But the Baxter City Council...
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 4, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thiede deserves your vote
I'm writing in support of Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede for re-election. I work with Paul on the State Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Committee and he's a quality commissioner who deserves to continue serving the county. He's got the energy and expertise necessary to...
November 4, 2018 - 8:30am
October 31, 2018
Crow Wing County buys historic Pequot Lakes fire tower from DNR
Crow Wing County's purchase of the historic Pequot Lakes fire tower from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is final. "Not only is...
October 31, 2018 - 5:00am
October 27, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Thiede is fair, open, conservative
Commissioner Paul Thiede's record is always fair, always open to discussion, always conservative, with common sense on issues. Letters about his opponent being all inclusive, would that mean me as a conservative? Wasn't long ago there was a big uproar from a group wanting taxpayer-funded...
October 27, 2018 - 5:30am
October 24, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: County grants easement to conservation nonprofit
It was a brief meeting of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Oct. 23, but one that changed how easements are handled in...
October 24, 2018 - 5:00am
October 17, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Drug tests disqualify some seeking public assistance
A new drug-testing program funded by Crow Wing County works—but exactly how successful it is as a deterrent for those seeking food or cash,...
October 17, 2018 - 5:00am
October 12, 2018
Candidate Forum: CWC District 2 candidates address public concerns
A packed room of Crow Wing County residents turned out to hear from county commissioner hopefuls for Districts 2 and 3 at a candidate forum Tuesday,...
October 12, 2018 - 8:00am
October 11, 2018
Letter to the editor: Vote Brekken in CWC District 2
Crow Wing County District 2 residents have an important choice to make regarding the direction of our county, and they should vote for Bill Brekken. The current commissioner, Paul Thiede, has shown that he is more interested in pursuing his personal and partisan agenda than in doing...
October 11, 2018 - 5:30am
Crow Wing County Board: Agrees to make County Road 115 a 'priority'
A Crow Wing County road improvement project with a long and contentious history is going forward full-speed ahead, but it hasn't been easy. The...
October 11, 2018 - 5:00am
Letter to the editor: Return Thiede to county board
Our county commissioner, Paul Thiede, has repeatedly shown his effectiveness in leading the Crow Wing County Board to eight consecutive years of zero or less levy increases, and no county services have suffered. He works well with his colleagues and county employees, and always gives...
October 11, 2018 - 2:30am
October 10, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Thiede defends record after opponent's letter to the editor
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede started the Tuesday, Oct. 9, county board meeting by taking aim at Bill Brekken, Thiede's opponent...
October 10, 2018 - 5:00am
October 6, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: County attempts to reduce costs, generate revenue
The Crow Wing County Budget Committee drilled down to review the numbers behind the 2019 preliminary budget and levy the county board approved...
October 6, 2018 - 5:00am
October 3, 2018
Crow Wing County: Commissioner candidates court undecided voters
For Crow Wing County residents with questions as to whom to vote for in November's general election, this was the place to be. The Crow Wing...
October 3, 2018 - 5:00am