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May 22, 2019
The 100-foot-tall historic Pequot Lakes fire tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. The tower is on a 40-acre parcel of land, which was also included in the recent purchase by Crow Wing County of the tower for $1. Echo Journal file photo
Historic Pequot Lakes fire tower plans heat up
May 22, 2019 - 7:00am
May 15, 2019
Breezy Point Mayor Tom Lillehei adjusts the microphone Tuesday, May 14, at the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners meeting before speaking at the public hearing about golf cart use on county roads in the resort community. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
County board allows golf carts on Breezy Point county roads. Golf cart use permitted on county highways 4, 11 and 39 in the resort community
May 15, 2019 - 7:00am
April 4, 2019
Echo Journal file photo
Crow Wing County: Breezy Point advocates for golf carts on county roads. Public comment sought on proposed ordinance
April 4, 2019 - 5:00am
March 27, 2019
Crow Wing County announces seasonal trail closures
March 27, 2019 - 4:30am
March 13, 2019
Crow Wing County distributes tax-forfeited property, timber sales revenue
March 13, 2019 - 4:30am
February 20, 2019
The 100-foot-tall fire tower in Pequot Lakes was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. The tower is on a 40-acre parcel of land, which was also included in the October purchase of the tower for a dollar by Crow Wing County from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
February 20, 2019 - 9:00am
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
October 24, 2018
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners approves at its Tuesday, Oct. 23, meeting an agreement between the board and a nonprofit for an easement requested by the latter across county tax-forfeited lands to access property in Timothy Township. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County grants easement to conservation nonprofit
October 24, 2018 - 5:00am
September 28, 2018
Crow Wing County Ryan Simonson talks about the proposed 2019 Stand Exam Plan at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Approves timber sales plan for 2019
September 28, 2018 - 7:00am
September 19, 2018
Crow Wing County encourages use of mowed trails
September 19, 2018 - 7:30am
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
May 12, 2018
WSB Senior Project Manager Dean Smith examines the fire tower outside Pequot Lakes for structural weaknesses. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
County inspection of Pequot Lakes fire tower cautious, positive
May 12, 2018 - 3:00am
April 10, 2018
Crow Wing County temporarily closes vulnerable forest trails
April 10, 2018 - 4:30am
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
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
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