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Crow Wing County approves recreational trails plan


After meetings and mailings, comment periods and revisions, the Crow Wing County Board approved a recreational trails plan Tuesday.

This path to the trails plan began in 2009 when the board hired Dovetail Partners to help gather public input for the plan. Tuesday, Mark Liedl, county land services director, told the board, this final draft of the plan was needed for staff to present trail proposals.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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