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Crow Wing County names Liedl interim community services director


Crow Wing County commissioners appointed Mark Liedl interim head of community services.

After the idea came up at last month’s board meeting, Liedl put together a consulting proposal for a two-phase approach.

Phases are for managing the day-to-day operations following Beth Wilms’ departure as community services director. Wilms’ last day is Thursday.

Liedl plans to spend four days in community services and one day with land services.

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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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