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Crow Wing County Board

February 21, 2017
Deborah Erickson
Crow Wing County Board: County officials seek voting machine funding
23 hours 3 min ago
February 17, 2017
Reader Opinion: Dictating health care
February 17, 2017 - 8:43pm
Ducks swim in Rice Lake near Lum Park in Brainerd this past summer.  Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Lake improvement districts give 5-year updates
February 17, 2017 - 11:53am
February 15, 2017
In 1998, the MPCA determined the site was not eligible because the county was applying treated leachate—or the contaminated, nutrient-rich water filtered through the landfill contents—from its operating landfill to the site. The agency considered the leachate waste, putting the county in violation of its agreement to discontinue waste disposal at the site. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Crow Wing County Board: County seeks state stewardship of closed landfill
February 15, 2017 - 11:14pm
Commissioner Rosemary Franzen (left), Chairman Doug Houge and Commissioner Paul Thiede passed a resolution Tuesday requesting the state consider reducing the county share expected for certain costs associated with state-operated mental health care. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Share, don't shift - County asks state to pitch in on mental health costs
February 15, 2017 - 10:28pm
The rock dam that controls the flow of water between Big Pine Lake and the Pine River is scheduled for replacement. 
The water breached the east side of the dam, causing the stream to bypass the traditional outflow area. The erosion can be seen in the background of this photo taken Tuesday at the dam. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch  Videoplay button
Crow Wing County Board: Remove and replace - Problematic Pine River rock dam on its way out
February 15, 2017 - 1:46pm
February 14, 2017
Natural resource manager Jacob Frie (left), Land Services Director Mark Liedl and land services supervisor Chris Pence present to the Crow Wing County Board Tuesday on a proposal of trail use on the Mississippi River Northwoods property. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County agrees to Northwoods compromise
February 14, 2017 - 11:45pm
February 12, 2017
A sign prohibits motorized vehicles on a trail into Sand Creek, a designated trout stream, in a photo taken in April 2015 at the Mississippi River Northwoods property.
The Crow Wing County Board will decide Tuesday whether to limit motorized use on the land. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Northwoods decision could come Tuesday
February 12, 2017 - 9:42pm
Coming Wednesday: Trail trade-off
February 12, 2017 - 8:32am
February 9, 2017
Sue Hadland holds a poster with information about SxTalks, the monthly educational program at Brainerd teen center The Shop, hosted by nonprofit WeARE. Hadland, along with Becky Twamley (center) and Julie Ingleman, shared information about their organization Jan. 12 with the League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County: County puts kibosh on condoms
February 9, 2017 - 9:34pm
February 2, 2017
The sun shines through a stand of pines Thursday on the 2,000-acre Mississippi River Northwoods property between the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport and the Crow Wing County Landfill. A tenative compromise has been reached on the uses of the property. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County: Middle ground on conservation land?
February 2, 2017 - 11:16pm
January 31, 2017
Mary Koep
Local named to statewide committee
January 31, 2017 - 11:05pm
Crow Wing County: Volunteering program director resigns
January 31, 2017 - 9:58pm
A graph shows the county's revenue collected from its sales tax, compared to projections. The green bar represents the actual revenue collected. The other two bars are two projections used for comparison -- the blue bar represents an inflated top end of sales taxes collected in the cities of Brainerd and Baxter, and the orange bar represents about 75 percent of that top end. Source: Crow Wing County
Crow Wing County: Sales tax revenue exceeds expectations
January 31, 2017 - 9:50pm
January 25, 2017
Don Ryan
Crow Wing County Board: Court sets August trial date in budget lawsuit
January 25, 2017 - 9:12pm