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Locations of GOP caucus site for Feb. 7 are announced

The Crow Wing County Republican Party has announced the locations for its 2012 caucuses. GOP officials said the caucus is the most representative system of selecting candidates and delegates, allowing each person a voice in the process. In addition to selecting delegates, caucus attendees are encouraged to submit resolutions as the first step in writing the party platform. All those interested in having their voices heard are encouraged to participate in the Caucus for their area.

The 2012 Caucus will be held on Feb. 7 at the following locations:

• Forestview Middle School, 12149 Knollwood Drive, Baxter.

• Crosby-Ironton High School, 711 Poplar Street, Crosby.

• Nisswa Elementary School, 5533 County Road 18, Nisswa.

• Crosslake Community School, 36974 County Road 66, Crosslake.

The caucus will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. with candidates or their representatives delivering brief remarks. At 7 p.m. the individual precincts will meet for election of delegates and alternates to the upcoming Crow Wing County Convention to be held at Central Lakes College on Feb. 25. Precincts will meet at the locations listed below.

Forestview: All precincts in Brainerd and Baxter, Red, White, Blue, Crow Wing, Daggett, First Assessment, Fort Ripley precincts, Long Lake, Oak Lawn and St. Mathias precincts.

Crosby: All Crosby, Ironton, Deerwood, Cuyuna, Riverton, Trommald, Garrison, Bay Lake,

Dean Lake, Irondale, Maple Grove, Nokay Lake, Perry lake, Platte Lake, Rabbit Lake, Roosevelt, Second Assessment and Wolford precincts.

Nisswa: Nisswa, Breezy Point, Pequot Lakes, Center, Gail Lake, Jenkins precincts, Lake Edward, Mission and Pelican Township precincts.

Crosslake: All Crosslake, Manhattan Beach, Fifty Lakes, Ideal, Emily, Fairfield, Little Pine, Ross Lake and Timothy precincts.

For additional information interested persons may contact Doug Kern at 828-8121 or

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