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Crow Wing County

Cache of bombs discovered near Minnesota hunting cabin
9 hours 16 min ago
October 20, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Crosby Fire Department respond to a grass fire Thursday on Wood Land Road in Ironton. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd in fire danger, but rain on its way
October 20, 2017 - 5:16pm
October 19, 2017
Brian Mathiowetz, president of Mathiowetz Construction, speaks Wednesday at an All Roads Open celebration at Pequot Lakes Supervalu for the $50 million Highway 371 four-lane expansion project, which bypasses the city of Pequot Lakes. The ceremony featured a ribbon-cutting and speeches by those involved in the two-year project.  Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery
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Highway 371 expansion a big deal in Pequot Lakes, Nisswa and Jenkins
October 19, 2017 - 3:38pm
October 18, 2017
Kris Karr (left), Crow Wing County transportation specialist, listens Tuesday to Andrew Kubista, driving simulator program manager for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, inside a snowplow driving simulator at the Crow Wing County Highway Department. Snowplow drivers were tested with different scenarios inside the simulator. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
State's snowplow simulators stress safety
October 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
Dr. Peter Henry, chief medical officer of the Essentia Health system, talked Monday about new strategies developed to try to curb misuse of opioids. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Victims speak out on area opioid crisis
October 18, 2017 - 9:00am
October 17, 2017
Applicants wanted to serve on county health advisory committee
October 17, 2017 - 10:30am
Jill McKenzie, coordinator for the Crow Wing County drug court and DWI court, speaks on how opioid addiction impacted a member of her family. McKenzie and other Crow Wing County residents came to a roundtable hosted Monday in the county land services building by the office of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar on the opioid epidemic in Minnesota. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
'The ugly truth' about opioids in Crow Wing County
October 17, 2017 - 9:00am
Deerwood Mayor Mike Aulie addresses the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District bus tour participants Friday near Serpent Lake about revising local city ordinances to protect the lake. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
SWCD bus tour shares water quality improvement efforts
October 17, 2017 - 8:00am
October 14, 2017
Public meeting set for County Highway 13 Improvement Project
October 14, 2017 - 11:30am
October 13, 2017
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department updated signage and maps on recreation trails and forest entrances on public forestland administered by Crow Wing County.  Submitted photo
Crow Wing County updates signage, maps on recreation trails, forest entrances
October 13, 2017 - 9:00am
October 12, 2017
Sheila Haverkamp of the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corp. asks the Crow Wing County Board on Tuesday to designate the corporation as the county’s local development organization for purposes of administering the county’s existing revolving loan fund. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Unified Fund aims to grow business, economy
October 12, 2017 - 8:00am
October 11, 2017
Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl (left) and Jail Administrator Heath Fosteson explain to the county board commissioners (left to right) Paul Koering, Rosemary Franzen, Doug Houge, Paul Thiede and Rachel Reabe Nystrom on Tuesday that low participation in the Sentencing to Service program is the reason behind a proposal to end it in the county after more than 20 years. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Sentencing to Service program to end
October 11, 2017 - 8:00am
October 6, 2017
Crow Wing County commissioners listen to a presentation about the preliminary property tax levy at their Sept. 26 board meeting. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Per diem, salaries set to increase for Crow Wing County board: County attorney, sheriff also given raises
October 6, 2017 - 11:39am
Recreational pilot Mike Peterson poses for a photo Thursday in a vintage pilot’s costume. Peterson is helping bring the American Barnstormers Tour to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in 2018. The tour includes vintage airplanes, period costumes and other historic props. 
Spenser Bickett / Brainerd Dispatch
Airport commission: Bringing barnstormers back to Brainerd
October 6, 2017 - 9:00am
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Judge orders media gag on attorneys in Hunter case
October 6, 2017 - 5:00am