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Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Capt. Jerry Negen to retire in May


Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Capt. Jerry Negen, long-time jail administrator, plans to retire in May.

A reorganization plan was presented to the Crow Wing County Board Tuesday for the jail oversight. Tami Laska, human resources director and Sheriff Todd Dahl spoke before the board. They presented a plan to appoint a jail administrator and an assistant in April and in August appoint an operations lieutenant.

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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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