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January 18, 2019
Members of the Crow Wing Power board, along with co-op executive staff, meet the morning of Thursday, Jan. 17. The Emily manganese deposit loomed large over proceedings as a center of controversy in recent weeks. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Mining muddle: Crow Wing Power board grapples with controversial royalty agreement
January 18, 2019 - 4:34pm
Essentia Health-Central President Adam Rees (left) gives an update Tuesday, Jan. 15, to the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting about Crow Wing Energized's latest efforts to improve the health and wellness of county residents. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing Energized promotes Health & Wellness Summit
January 18, 2019 - 12:17pm
January 12, 2019
A file photo from 2011 shows an above-ground installation at the site of a large manganese deposit near Emily. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing Power CEO, board members clash over mining agreement
January 12, 2019 - 5:00am
January 9, 2019
Crow Wing County Facilities Manager Reid Thiesse (left) and Brainerd City Engineer Paul Sandy sit before the board of commissioners at its Tuesday, Jan. 8, meeting and propose a services agreement in which the county provides general and technical building maintenance support for city-owned buildings. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County Board: County agrees to provide services at city buildings
January 9, 2019 - 5:00am
December 28, 2018
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners discuss at its Wednesday, Dec. 26, meeting, adopting the county departments’ fee schedules and policies for 2019. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Commissioners approve fee increases for new year
December 28, 2018 - 7:00am
December 27, 2018
Commissioners Paul Koering (left), Rachel Reabe Nystrom, Paul Thiede, Doug Houge and Rosemary Franzen smile for a group photo one last time after Nystrom and Thiede were recognized for their public service. (Nystrom did not run for re-election while Thiede lost his bid for re-election.) Submitted photo
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves bigger salary, dropping per diem payments
December 27, 2018 - 5:00am
December 14, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin seeks approval from the board of commissioners at its Tuesday, Dec. 11, meeting to purchase new software that would be more efficient, save money, improve accuracy. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board approves software purchase - saves money, improves accuracy
December 14, 2018 - 5:00am
December 8, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin (left) talks about proposed county fee changes at the county budget committee meeting Friday, Dec. 7, while County Administrator Tim Houle listens at the conference table. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Some fees could double at landfill: County board considers changes amid levy discussions
December 8, 2018 - 5:00am
November 28, 2018
Vic Kreuziger of Pequot Lakes lets loose with a barrage of criticisms of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners during the open forum portion of the Tuesday, Nov. 27, board meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County commissioners face vocal Pequot Lakes critic
November 28, 2018 - 5:00am
November 14, 2018
Construction on the Dennis Drummond Wine Co. south of Brainerd began in the summer of 2016 with a grand opening slated April 1, 2017. The former farm field is being transformed into a wine company, bistro and event center for 300. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Sour grapes no more, township winery can make wine
November 14, 2018 - 5:00am
November 11, 2018
Steve Barrows (left), a Baxter City Council member, talks to Bill Brekken, a real estate agent from Brainerd, outside the Crow Wing County Elections Office on Tuesday, Nov. 6, before votes tallies indicated they won their respective commissioner races. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
New year, new blood on Crow Wing County Board
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 3, 2018
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch (left) talks to Commissioners Paul Koering, Paul Thiede and Rosemary Franzen, and County Administrator Tim Houle and Administrative Services Director Deborah Erickson, about county fees at the Friday, Nov. 2, budget committee meeting and whether to raise them to offset the 2019 preliminary levy. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County fees could be adjusted lower, higher or not
November 3, 2018 - 9:14am
October 11, 2018
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted at its Tuesday, Oct. 9, meeting to make County Road 115 -- also known as Ojibwa and Nashway roads -- a “priority.” Google Maps
Crow Wing County Board: Agrees to make County Road 115 a 'priority'
October 11, 2018 - 5:00am
October 6, 2018
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch (left) gets detailed about the 2019 preliminary budget and levy at the Friday, Oct. 6, budget committee meeting as Commissioner Paul Koering leans in and Chairman Paul Thiede leans back across the desk from County Administrative Services Director Deborah Erickson and Commissioner Rosemary Franzen (right). Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County attempts to reduce costs, generate revenue
October 6, 2018 - 5:00am
September 27, 2018
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch gives a presentation of the 2019 preliminary budget and levy at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Agrees tentatively to 7 percent tax levy - Commissioners bicker over 3 percent raise in salaries
September 27, 2018 - 7:00am