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Crow Wing County Board: LEC can wait, commissioners say


Three Crow Wing County commissioners favor waiting, perhaps for years, before considering spending for a new law enforcement center.

Commissioners Rosemary Franzen, Paul Thiede and Paul Koering met as a committee of the board Tuesday morning.

Franzen said the three commissioners present at the session want to see the county debt free.

“I think that is our biggest priority,” Franzen said.

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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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