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Sheriff-elect names chief deputy: 'We complement each other'
Police Blotter - Nov. 17, 2018
Nisswa gains viewers' choice for Minnesota's best small town
Crash on Highway 6 injures both drivers
Rear-end Baxter crash injures driver and 12-year-old passenger
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
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
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
John L. Holder
Card games: Nov. 5-9, 2018
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
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
Letter to the editor: Thanks, Pequot Lakes, for your votes
As I See It: The fallacy of 'choice'
The Last Windrow: 'The Second Week of Deer Hunting'
Letter to the editor: This is a new dawn
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
November 5, 2018
Crow Wing County wants residents to sign up for its new alert system
Crow Wing County officials want residents to be informed and prepared for any emergency that comes up. Whether it be a severe winter storm blowing...
November 5, 2018 - 7:00am
September 1, 2018
Crow Wing County encourages emergency preparedness
September is National Preparedness Month. This year's theme is "Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How." The nationwide monthlong effort encourages households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies. "Often, friends and neighbors will be the first ones in...
September 1, 2018 - 9:30am
July 6, 2018
Crow Wing County: Drones could save money, time, lives
Unmanned aerial vehicles are taking off in many industries, but it may be surprising to learn that Crow Wing County Emergency Management is at...
July 6, 2018 - 5:00am
April 9, 2018
Severe Weather Awareness Week starts this week
Severe Weather Awareness Week starts Monday, April 9. Each year, Crow Wing County collaborates with the National Weather Service, Minnesota Department...
April 9, 2018 - 2:00am
November 29, 2017
County seeks feedback about multi-hazard mitigation plan
Crow Wing County invites public review and feedback on its updated draft of the county's multi-hazard mitigation plan, as required by the Federal...
November 29, 2017 - 11:00am
September 27, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Proposal heard about potential timber sales
No one objected at the public meeting Tuesday before the Crow Wing County Board about the county's proposal on how to handle county-administered...
September 27, 2017 - 10:00am
September 21, 2017
Thunderstorms knock out trees, power for 1000s in area
Thousands of Brainerd lakes area residents were without power early Wednesday after a line of powerful thunderstorms rolled across the region....
September 21, 2017 - 3:00am
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
July 21, 2016
'Just like gasoline': Heat fuels severe thunderstorms
A wide line of severe thunderstorms ripped across northern Minnesota early Thursday morning, leaving thousands in its wake without power. The...
July 21, 2016 - 8:17pm
July 20, 2016
Crow Wing County Board: The sounds of sirens
When severe weather is approaching, the wail of emergency sirens is one of the ways people are warned of potential danger. But thousands of Crow...
July 20, 2016 - 10:00am
July 12, 2016
One year later: The silver lining in the supercell
A year ago tonight, a swath of the Brainerd lakes area landscape was instantly changed. Hurricane-force straightline winds destroyed millions...
July 12, 2016 - 8:40am
June 24, 2016
Weather service confirms Sunday's twisters: More dramatic damage, stories emerge
BAY LAKE—Damaging winds that tore through the Placid Lake area south of Deerwood Sunday night were officially ushered in by a tornado....
June 24, 2016 - 10:03am
June 20, 2016
Severe storms spawn tornado warnings, softball-size hail
A line of powerful thunderstorms roared across central Minnesota Sunday night, with numerous reports of hail—some as large as a softball—and...
June 20, 2016 - 10:10am
Crow Wing County: Board requests state disaster assistance
See Gull, Cinosam, Legionville and Love Lake roads topped the list for the most severely affected areas in the aftermath of the July 12 supercell...
August 20, 2015 - 10:49am
July 16, 2015
The cleanup begins: Homeowners trapped - Resorts facing extended closures
The sounds of chainsaws and the smell of fresh-cut wood permeated the stifling air throughout the Brainerd lakes area Monday as residents and...
July 16, 2015 - 10:50am