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May 17, 2019
Justin Jeffrey Holland (left), 25, Wadena, and Brooke Michelle Alexander, 26, Pine River, were both charged May 10 in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd with five drug-related felonies—first-degree drug sale with 17 grams or more of meth, first-degree drug sale conspiracy, second-degree drug possession and two counts of fifth-degree drug possession.
Nisswa police seize 33 grams of meth in traffic stop: Defendants face drug sale and possession charges
May 17, 2019 - 7:00am
May 16, 2019
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Koering questions at the Tuesday, May 14, board meeting the county community services department's request to hire a social worker. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County: Koering questions hiring of social worker
May 16, 2019 - 4:28pm
May 10, 2019
Sheriff's office, FBI arrest man in Pequot Lakes
May 10, 2019 - 4:40pm
Doug Kern of Brainerd defends Commissioner Paul Koering's character during the open forum portion of the Tuesday, April 9, meeting of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County commissioner remains mum, supporters speak up
April 10, 2019 - 5:00am
March 28, 2019
Recovering addicts Crystal McCormick (left) of Crosby and Tashya Swenson of Brainerd face and listen Tuesday, March 26, to Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard at the county board meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
They were high on drugs. Now, they're just grateful to still be alive.
March 28, 2019 - 5:00am
March 24, 2019
The Crow Wing County Board meets to discuss the county's methamphetamine problem during a Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, March 19, at the Historic Courthouse in Brainerd. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Crow Wing County: Board discusses how to tackle drug problem
March 24, 2019 - 4:00am
March 20, 2019
Seizures of methamphetamine by law enforcement are on the rise in Minnesota.
Sheriff Goddard sees the future of drug law enforcement. It starts now.
March 20, 2019 - 7:00am
January 14, 2019
Aaron Richard Bounds (left) and Amber Lynn Sutherland.
High-speed pursuit near Wadena ends in arrests
January 14, 2019 - 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 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 10, 2018
John Lee Anderson
Authorities execute search warrant at home of man out on bail for drug arrest
November 10, 2018 - 7:00am
October 17, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Sheila Skogen talks about drug testing of government assistance applicants as County Administrator Tim Houle (left) and commissioners Rosemary Franzen, Paul Koering and Paul Thiede look on at the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the County Historic Courthouse. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Drug tests disqualify some seeking public assistance
October 17, 2018 - 5:00am
October 10, 2018
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Crow Wing County Board: Thiede defends record after opponent's letter to the editor
October 10, 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 26, 2018
Crow Wing County Jail Administrator Heath Fosteson tells the board of commissioners at its Tuesday, Sept. 25, meeting about the growing number that are lodged in the county jail because of meth rather than in state prisons, which reduces the number of beds the county rents out to the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County Board: County administrator prefaces budget, levy presentation with warnings - Approves preliminary 7 percent tax levy increase
September 26, 2018 - 7:00am
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