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April 19, 2019
Tim Houle
Minnesota VA commissioner rules in favor of disabled veteran
April 19, 2019 - 9:00am
March 13, 2019
Crow Wing County Commissioner Bill Brekken (left) asks environmental services supervisor Jake Frie, who is seated at the table, about the county’s 2019 aquatic invasive species prevention plan at the Tuesday, March 12, board meeting, with environmental services supervisor Ryan Simonson at Frie’s side. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Board hires AIS prevention plan coordinator
March 13, 2019 - 9:00am
March 9, 2019
The All Veterans Memorial monument is situated in front of the Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse on Laurel Street in Brainerd. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
He was looking for a job. What he got was a date with a judge. Veteran claims Crow Wing County violated Veterans Preference Act.
March 9, 2019 - 7:00am
November 30, 2018
Eighty-six tracts of tax-forfeited land valued at $1.9 million will be offered for sale. Screen grab from https://taxforfeit.crowwing.us
Crow Wing County to host land sale next month
November 30, 2018 - 11:00am
September 19, 2018
Crow Wing County encourages use of mowed trails
September 19, 2018 - 7:30am
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 4, 2018
Cass County Board: 2018 land use permits down from previous year
May 4, 2018 - 8:00am
April 14, 2018
Crow Wing County Solid Waste Coordinator Doug Morris sits before the Board of Commissioners at its Tuesday, April 10, meeting to discuss bids to excavate the county landfill. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board approves excavation services for landfill
April 14, 2018 - 4:00am
April 10, 2018
Crow Wing County temporarily closes vulnerable forest trails
April 10, 2018 - 4:30am
March 21, 2018
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor JoAnn Weaver (center) sits with SWCD District Manager Melissa Barrick at the county board's committee of the whole meeting Tuesday and asks that a county commissioner attend the district's monthly meeting in the hopes of bettering their relationship, which has been contentious in the past over issues such as funding. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing SWCD seeks to get chummier with county board
March 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 16, 2018
Paul Herkenhoff recently resigned his position as manager of Crow Wing County Environmental Services. The former Crow Wing County survey/planning coordinator took over the position from longtime employee Chris Pence, who quit the county after nine years to work for the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources in Brainerd. Submitted photo.
Crow Wing County Environmental Services Division manager resigns
March 16, 2018 - 8:00am
January 27, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Natural Resource Manager Jacob Frie talks about the county's 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Plan at Tuesday's board meeting with Environmental Services Supervisor Ryan Simonson in the middle and Land Services Director Gary Griffin at the end of the table. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Approves plan to prevent aquatic invasive species
January 27, 2018 - 7:00am
December 20, 2017
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede (second from left) looks at Land Services Director Gary Griffin (center) Tuesday as Griffin talks about the difficult in accessing some tax-forfeited lands surrounded by private property, while Environmental Services Supervisor Ryan Simonson sits next to him at the table and Environment Services Manager Paul Herkenhoff watches from the audience at the Historic Courthouse on Laurel Street. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
County-owned tax-forfeited lands can be impossible to access
December 20, 2017 - 5:00am
December 1, 2017
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Manager Melissa Barrick steps to the mic at Tuesday's county board meeting to voice her support for a "One Watershed, One Plan" for managing the Pine River. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Crow Wing partners with Cass to protect watershed
December 1, 2017 - 5:00am
November 15, 2017
Paul Herkenhoff is the new manager of Crow Wing County Environmental Services. The former Crow Wing County survey/planning coordinator took over the position from long-time employee Chris Pence, who recently quit the county after nine years to work for the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources in Brainerd. Submitted photo.
Crow Wing County Board: Revisions to land-use ordinance approved
November 15, 2017 - 7:00am