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Crow Wing County splits vote to collect water quality data


Crow Wing County approved funding for water quality data assessments on county lakes.

The county is expanding its water quality database to include assessments on lakes 400-500 acres in size and Horseshoe Lake.

The assessments will be conducted on Ross, Upper and Cullen, Gladstone, West Fox, Sibley, Mitchell, and White Sand.

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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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