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August 30, 2018
Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse
Crow Wing County Board: Well wishes for well-sealing
August 30, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 16, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources-owned fire tower, which closed to the public last year, was built in 1934 near Pequot Lakes. In 2017, the tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Echo Journal file photo
Crow Wing County Board: County leases Pequot Lakes fire tower for repairs
August 16, 2018 - 5:00am
July 25, 2018
Because of Brandon event to raise funds for diabetes education
July 25, 2018 - 3:00am
July 14, 2018
The exterior of the Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum and Research Library in Brainerd, as it appeared in January 2018. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Crow Wing County Board: Board agrees to renovate county museum, library
July 14, 2018 - 5:00am
June 30, 2018
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Crow Wing County reaches labor agreement with highway workers
June 30, 2018 - 9:00am
June 27, 2018
A map showing the lake water quality trend for the larger lakes in Crow Wing County.  Located on the Crow Wing county website (http://www.crowwing.us/241/Water-Quality-and-Water-Plan), users can click on the lake to pull up additional information, including links to water quality reports and factsheets as well as the lake association website.
Crow Wing County Board: Board adopts SWCD watercourses
June 27, 2018 - 8:00am
May 25, 2018
County Administrator Tim Houle discusses concerns with the All Veterans Memorial Tuesday, May 22. Houle said the county could be liable should someone injure themselves at the memorial, which has gaps in the several places where brick is loosely laid. About 3,000 bricks still need to be placed, according to one of the project organizers. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
May 25, 2018 - 3:19pm
May 10, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Sheila Skogen informs the board of commissioners at its Tuesday, May 8, meeting that a cremation approval fee, which is allowed by state statute, was not charged by coroners and medical examiners due to an oversight. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board approves new fee for county cremations
May 10, 2018 - 4:00am
May 9, 2018
Crow Wing County Adult Services Supervisor Tami Lueck asks the board of commissioners at its Tuesday, May 8, meeting to support the development of a comprehensive re-entry program as a regional project of the Region V+ Adult Mental Health Initiative to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in the county jail. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County supports plan to reduce mentally ill in jail
May 9, 2018 - 6:00am
April 27, 2018
Capt. Scott Goddard of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office addresses the county board concerning an ordinance change permitting boat traffic through a creek in Ideal Township. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County opens creek to boat travel
April 27, 2018 - 8:00am
March 29, 2018
The Crow Wing Board of Commissioners votes at its meeting Tuesday, March 27, to have a commissioner act as a liaison to the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board to have a commissioner liaison to SWCD
March 29, 2018 - 6:00am
March 14, 2018
Backus Area Forest Supervisor Joel Lemberg requested last month the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners approve the purchase of 80 acres from Potlatch Minnesota Timberlands near Crosslake for state forest purposes through The Nature Conservancy, which would in turn would donate it to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County Board: Support of timberland acquisition by DNR withheld
March 14, 2018 - 6:00am
February 28, 2018
Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Sheila Haverkamp gives the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners an overview of "opportunity zones" at Tuesday's meeting that are created by a new provision in the federal tax bill. These new zones use tax incentives to attract long-term investment in low-income or high-poverty areas. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County identifies 'opportunity zones'
February 28, 2018 - 8:00am
February 15, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Tax-forfeited surplus revenues reviewed
February 15, 2018 - 7:30am
February 14, 2018
The Crow Wing Board of Commissioners meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Commissioner Doug Houge sits in the center as chairman in this 2017 photo, with new Board Chairman Paul Thiede to Houge's left. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing commissioners' expenses vary widely in 2017
February 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
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