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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
Local high school juniors recognized for leadership and community service
Republican senators introduce legislation to support Minnesota mining and reduce household water costs
Police Blotter - March 17, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council nixes idea for new maintenance facility location
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 15, 2018
Girls basketball: Rails eliminate Patriot girls
Turkeys trot along 210
North Stars fall to New Ulm
Virgil Frank Lundberg
Ricki Gene Huber
Eugene L. Odash
Brian B Eide
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
Card games: March 5-9, 2018
Chef's Hat: Sweet potatoes provide a twist on tater tots
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Corks have significant impact on wine
The Last Windrow: Remembering the 'Rat Man'
Letter to the Editor: Popular vote should overrule Electoral College
Living longer means seniors often care for parents
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to loon center supporters
Vogt's Notes: Read your community newspaper to be an informed citizen
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Rachel Reabe Nystrom
March 14, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Support of timberland acquisition by DNR withheld
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners withheld its support for a proposal by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to acquire land...
March 14, 2018 - 6:00am
February 21, 2018
Crow Wing County considers proposed ATV ordinance
Whether smaller, Class 1 all-terrain vehicles should be permitted to operate on road shoulders in Crow Wing County was the subject of discussion...
February 21, 2018 - 6:00am
February 15, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Tax-forfeited surplus revenues reviewed
It was a good year for Crow Wing County Land Services—at least when its director requested approval of the 2017 tax-forfeited surplus apportionment at Tuesday's county board meeting. The recommended distribution is in accordance with past practice, and the highest revenue and...
February 15, 2018 - 7:30am
February 14, 2018
Crow Wing commissioners' expenses vary widely in 2017
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede once again topped the list of board members in total earnings for salary, per diem, phone stipend,...
February 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
Crow Wing County Board: Website sets record with more than a million visits
The official website for Crow Wing County set a record with about 1.3 million views in 2017, according to officials, a trend for the fourth straight...
February 14, 2018 - 10:00am
February 7, 2018
DFL precinct caucus results in straw poll winner in gubernatorial race
Minnesotans follow a cardinal rule: "Never, ever, take the last one" of anything—ever. That rule was shattered Tuesday at the Brainerd...
February 7, 2018 - 4:00am
January 27, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Approves plan to prevent aquatic invasive species
The Crow Wing County Board approved at its Tuesday meeting the 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Plan proposed by the Land Services department...
January 27, 2018 - 7:00am
Crow Wing County Board: Open forum meetings to be restricted in time
If a resident has something to say to the Crow Wing County Board during the open forum portion of its meetings, Chairman Paul Thiede has something...
January 27, 2018 - 4:00am
January 3, 2018
Crow Wing County Board reorganizes as new year begins
A game of musical chairs of sorts was played Tuesday at the first meeting of the new year of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner...
January 3, 2018 - 10:00am
October 6, 2017
Per diem, salaries set to increase for Crow Wing County board: County attorney, sheriff also given raises
Crow Wing County commissioners are expected to receive the highest pay increase in 2018 in at least a decade. Coupled with a salary increase...
October 6, 2017 - 11:39am
Airport commission: Bringing barnstormers back to Brainerd
A blast from the past will be landing at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in 2018. Thursday, the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport commission...
October 6, 2017 - 9:00am
September 27, 2017
Crow Wing County Board splits 3-2 on flat preliminary levy: No tax increases for 8th year
In a move the board chairman described Tuesday as cutting "into the bone," the Crow Wing County Board again maintained a flat property tax levy...
September 27, 2017 - 8:00am
April 18, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Compensating Crow Wing County's commissioners
How much do the elected Crow Wing County commissioners earn in a year? Between $29,000 and $39,000, depending on which commissioner's earnings...
April 18, 2017 - 9:02am
March 27, 2017
Library system: Kitchigami board halts Hallett library inclusion
PINE RIVER—Inclusion of the Crosby library into the Kitchigami system stalled Thursday after board members voiced concerns over financial...
March 27, 2017 - 10:44am
August 10, 2016
Disaster déjà vu: States of emergency again for Crow Wing, Cass counties
For the second time this summer, Crow Wing County declared a state of emergency in the wake of a severe storm. The county board Tuesday passed...
August 10, 2016 - 9:17am