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Crow Wing County looks to revamp alarm ordinance


A security alarm went off at 10 p.m. on an outbuilding in rural Crow Wing County.

The resident, a man in his 80s, was worried he’d be charged if it was a false alarm or if he should go out in the night himself to check on it.

Those scenarios are ones the sheriff’s office reports it wants to resolve as the current ordinance regulating alarms is revamped. The alarm ordinance and registration fee is expected as a topic before the board when it meets Tuesday.

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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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