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June 13, 2019
Walking on the grounds of Driftwood Resort Tuesday, May 28, Whitefish Lake can be seen in the background. The family owned resort closed in 2009 and was recently sold. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
County cites water quality, lack of need in Driftwood decision: Concerned residents unconvinced fight is over
June 13, 2019 - 5:00am
June 12, 2019
Echo Journal file photo.
Fifty Lakes: Rezoning request approved
June 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
Crow Wing County Community Services director Kara Terry (right) jots down suggestions from attendees at a two-hour community roundtable presented by the Crow Wing County Drug Coalition in the cafeteria at Brainerd High School on Tuesday, June 11, about the increasing drug problem in the county. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch   
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Community roundtable seeks innovative solutions to county drug problems
June 12, 2019 - 9:00am
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners listens at its Tuesday, June 11, meeting to County Administrator Tim Houle (second from left) as he talks about updating the county website for mobile device users. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County updates website for mobile device users
June 12, 2019 - 5:00am
June 10, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz signed into law his first budget bill surrounded by preschool students at Bruce Vento Elementary School on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz offers 'down payment' on making Minnesota the 'education state'
June 10, 2019 - 4:19pm
Agendas - June 10
June 10, 2019 - 8:30am
Echo Journal file photo.
Backus: Council buys propane tanks to improve fuel negotiations
June 10, 2019 - 4:30am
June 6, 2019
Echo Journal file photo.
Breezy Point: Council amends golf cart road ordinance
June 6, 2019 - 4:30pm
June 2, 2019
Agendas - June 2
June 2, 2019 - 8:30am
May 31, 2019
Bryan Pike of the Crow Wing County Land Services department stands among the grown red pine trees he planted as 6-inch-tall seedlings for the county to harvest during his first spring of forestry-related work three decades ago. His late day is Friday, May 31. Submitted photo
County land services' Bryan Pike retires after 30 years: Forester harvests trees he planted as seedlings
May 31, 2019 - 5:00am
May 30, 2019
Congressman Pete Stauber, R-Duluth, speaks with the founders of Victual Wednesday, May 29. Drawing from his own background as a proprietor of an ice hockey equipment company in Duluth, Stauber often lauds small business as "the engine of our economy." Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Stauber stops by Victual in Crosby, speaks on small business development
May 30, 2019 - 5:00am
May 29, 2019
Whitefish Area Property Owners Association President Tom Watson spoke Tuesday, May 28, at the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners meeting against amending the county land use map to allow the redevelopment of the former Driftwood Resort property in Ideal Township to open a new resort. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County Board sinks proposal to redevelop lakefront resort
May 29, 2019 - 1:40pm
Sen. Tina Smith
Klobuchar, Smith co-reintroduce bill enforcing behavioral health insurance
May 29, 2019 - 9:30am
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners mull over at its Tuesday, May 28, meeting whether to permit beer sales at the county fairground year-round to generate revenue for the fair. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board allows sale of beer year-round at fairgrounds
May 29, 2019 - 7:00am
May 28, 2019
Echo Journal file photo
Manhattan Beach: Council withdraws easement request
May 28, 2019 - 4:00am
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