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Ironton man gets 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting 14-year-old
Man gets new life, has hope for future
Woman airlifted after rolling vehicle to avoid a deer
Graduation rates: Some districts saw sharp increase, others a decrease
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Girls Track & Field: Warriors to benefit from upgraded facility
Boys Track and Field: Team of 2015 'kind of an unknown'
College Baseball: Peterson, Luther to open conference play
College Baseball: Raiders' opener postponed until Saturday
Inside the Warriors to meet Thursday at Bonanza
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Reader Opinion: South Sixth needs 5 lanes
Reader Opinion: Get the issue resolved
Reader Opinion: Brown sugar
Guest Opinion: Educate yourself about Alzheimer's
Reader Opinion: Proud to home school
DNR seeks volunteers for frog and toad calling survey
What's Up Outdoors: Out and about for trout
Walleyedan: On a mission
What's Up Outdoors: Canada on spring break
This Was Brainerd - March 27
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Musical 'Seussical' to take Aitkin stage
Cultural Thursday to highlight Somali immigrants in Minnesota
Entertainment Briefs - March 26
Book Talk about timber magnate Frederick Weyerhaeuser
Visual Arts - March 26
Her Voice Magazine
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90th Birthday: Vernice Grgurich
50th Wedding Anniversary: Bud and Roxanne Soderman
100th Birthday: Marie G Petersen
70th Wedding Anniversary: Harvey and Rachel Wing
Engagement Announced: Chad Radniecki and Kaleena Meldrum
Mark Alan Johnson
Cyril M. Nix
Leon "Tex" Hoemberg
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March 25, 2015
Crow Wing County Board: Ditch 13 petition prompts board action
Crow Wing County will host an informational meeting for property owners living along Ditch 13, an agricultural ditch built more than a century ago that some residents say should be cleared of debris. The Crow Wing County Board voted Tuesday to host the meeting after it received...
March 25, 2015 - 10:13am
March 24, 2015
Crow Wing County Board: Recycling costs rise for county
Recycling at the landfill is about to cost Crow Wing County one-third more than anticipated this year. The Crow Wing County Board Tuesday approved a change to the county's contract with Garrison Disposal/Nisswa Sanitation, allowing the company to increase its rates per collection...
March 24, 2015 - 10:31pm
Crow Wing County Board: Workers' comp costs higher than expected
Crow Wing County has higher than expected losses relating to workers' compensation claims, the county board learned Tuesday. Bob Goede, risk management consultant to Crow Wing County from the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT), told the board the county's costs are...
March 24, 2015 - 10:14pm
Reader Opinion: Support the fair
The recent comments made by Crow Wing County Commissioner Thiede regarding the Crow Wing County Fair did not resonate well with me. Issue No. 1: Many of the "riff raff" he referred to may very well be his constitutes. Did he make that labeling decision based on race, clothing, hair...
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March 24, 2015 - 8:44pm
March 20, 2015
Reader Opinion: Beer at fair a county decision
I was going to write a open forum letter back in January after the Crow Wing County Fair Board members came to the Oak Lawn Township meeting but did not. Now, after reading the article in today's (Wednesday, March 18) paper, I feel I want to address this. Over the years I have been...
opinion / reader opinion
March 20, 2015 - 7:35pm
Our Opinion: Thiede should know better
In the newspaper business, going public with secondhand information is bad form.
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March 20, 2015 - 7:33pm
March 19, 2015
CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: BLAEDC, fair board talk appropriations
The Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation (BLAEDC) and the Crow Wing County Fair Board appeared before the Crow Wing County Board Tuesday. The appearances came at the request of board members before appropriation payments to the organizations were authorized.
March 19, 2015 - 11:57am
March 18, 2015
CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: Fair beer sales at county fair debated
Selling beer at the fair would not only bring in additional revenue, it's what fairgoers want to drink alongside their burgers, members of the Crow Wing County Fair Board said Tuesday. Members of the fair board presented their case to the Crow Wing County Board during its committee...
March 18, 2015 - 9:48am
CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: Thiede says chamber played politics, won't support appropriation
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede said he will not support an appropriation to the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce because a legislative candidate was shut out of a sponsored event last fall. Thiede made the comments at Tuesday's committee of the whole meeting, where...
March 18, 2015 - 9:13am
March 17, 2015
CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: Airport security sharing discussed
Representatives from the city of Brainerd appeared before the Crow Wing County Board Tuesday to begin a discussion on sharing the costs and responsibilities of providing airport security. The Brainerd Police Department provides all federally required security at the Brainerd Lakes...
March 17, 2015 - 6:33pm
March 13, 2015
Funding to decrease for Crow Wing County community services
Crow Wing County stands to lose revenue as a result of outsourcing administration of the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Tier 3 program. Tim Houle, county administrator, said he was mistaken when he told the Brainerd Dispatch the county could gain an additional $183,000...
March 13, 2015 - 11:26am
March 11, 2015
CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: Brainerd seeks discussion on airport security costs
The city of Brainerd wants to discuss sharing costs of airport security with Crow Wing County, the county board learned Tuesday. A Feb. 25 letter from Patrick Wussow, Brainerd city administrator, stated the Brainerd Police Department is fully responsible for security at the Brainerd...
March 11, 2015 - 9:18pm
March 10, 2015
CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: Tier 3 program moves to contractor
The administration of a social services program has officially been transferred from Crow Wing County community services to the Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment Program (CEP). The Crow Wing County Board Tuesday approved an addendum to the contract with CEP to administer the...
March 10, 2015 - 8:42pm
CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: Arbitrator sides with deputies' union
A state arbitrator has sided with the union representing sheriff's deputies in a labor dispute with the county. Tamra Laska, human resources director, presented the results of arbitration to the Crow Wing County Board at its Tuesday meeting. The arbitration involves 27 patrol officers...
March 10, 2015 - 7:06pm
CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: VSO office to stay put
The veterans service office will remain in the community services building, the Crow Wing County Board decided Tuesday at the recommendation of Bob Nelson, veterans service officer (VSO). "Ideally, staying in the building where we are would be advantageous," Nelson said. "I've always...
March 10, 2015 - 7:05pm