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October 17, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Sheila Skogen talks about drug testing of government assistance applicants as County Administrator Tim Houle (left) and commissioners Rosemary Franzen, Paul Koering and Paul Thiede look on at the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the County Historic Courthouse. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Drug tests disqualify some seeking public assistance
October 17, 2018 - 5:00am
September 19, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Kara Griffin hands sheets of information about out-of-home placements of endangered children to Administrator Tim Houle at the Tuesday, Sept. 18, committee of the whole meeting with commissioners Rachel Reabe Nystrom (left), Rosemary Franzen (middle) and Paul Thiede. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Child protection draining county coffers
September 19, 2018 - 3:00am
August 23, 2018
Sgt. Andy Galles of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office gestures, while to his left, Crow Wing County Adult Services Supervisor Nathan Bertram listens during their presentation to county commissioners about substance abuse at the Tuesday, Aug. 21, committee of the whole meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: 'An addiction crisis': Report detailing rising meth addiction alarms county commissioners
August 23, 2018 - 5:00am
August 22, 2018
Coming Thursday: Substance abuse in Crow Wing County
August 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
July 18, 2018
Dave Williams, who owns property along Pelican Lake, sits at the corner of the table as Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle (left) and Commissioners Paul Koering and Paul Thiede listen to Williams' complaints at the Tuesday, July 17, committee of the whole meeting about vacation rentals by owner. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Lakefront property owner wants vacation rentals regulated
July 18, 2018 - 7:00am
June 25, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Kara Griffin sits at the head of the table with Community Services Director Kara Terry to her right as they give an update to the board of commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, June 19, about out-of-home placements for children. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Out-of-home placements for children costly, on the rise
June 25, 2018 - 12:31am
May 16, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin (standing) prepares to ask commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting on Tuesday, May 15, for their approval to purchase new software intended to provide a better customer service for the county residents, make it more efficient for staff and save money in the long run. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
The Eagle (Recorder) has landed... almost - Land Services seeks board's approval to buy software
May 16, 2018 - 6:00am
April 18, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin sits at the corner of the table while seeking guidance from the Board of Commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, April 16, at the historic county courthouse. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County targets Potlatch timberlands to acquire
April 18, 2018 - 4:00am
March 29, 2018
The Crow Wing Board of Commissioners votes at its meeting Tuesday, March 27, to have a commissioner act as a liaison to the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board to have a commissioner liaison to SWCD
March 29, 2018 - 6:00am
March 21, 2018
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor JoAnn Weaver (center) sits with SWCD District Manager Melissa Barrick at the county board's committee of the whole meeting Tuesday and asks that a county commissioner attend the district's monthly meeting in the hopes of bettering their relationship, which has been contentious in the past over issues such as funding. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing SWCD seeks to get chummier with county board
March 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 2, 2018
Brainerd and Crow Wing County Housing and Residential Authority Executive Director Jennifer Bergman talks at the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday about a tax-forfeited property hold policy and sales procedure that tackles areas with blight issues, redeveloping them into suitable housing. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Eliminating eyesores remains goal of HRA
March 2, 2018 - 6:00am
February 22, 2018
Crow Wing County Administrative Services Director Deborah Erickson gestures at Tuesday's committee of the whole meeting while talking to commissioners about the Crow Wing County HRA's plans to redevelop tax-forfeited property by finding home builders while eliminating blight in the process. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County HRA requests board to consider selling tax-forfeited lots
February 22, 2018 - 6:00am
February 21, 2018
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede gestures with his hands during a lively discussion Wednesday of a proposed ordinance regulating the use of all-terrain vehicles in county road right-of-ways, while Land Services Director Gary Griffin listens to Thiede's left and facing Commissioners Paul Koering and Rachel Reabe Nystrom. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County considers proposed ATV ordinance
February 21, 2018 - 6:00am
January 17, 2018
Commissioner Paul Thiede listens to Crow Wing Energized steering committee members Kara Griffin, division manager of county community services, and Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, give an update about the community health movement led by Crow Wing County Community Services and Essentia Health. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Health survey energizes community health movement
January 17, 2018 - 10:00am
December 20, 2017
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede (second from left) looks at Land Services Director Gary Griffin (center) Tuesday as Griffin talks about the difficult in accessing some tax-forfeited lands surrounded by private property, while Environmental Services Supervisor Ryan Simonson sits next to him at the table and Environment Services Manager Paul Herkenhoff watches from the audience at the Historic Courthouse on Laurel Street. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
County-owned tax-forfeited lands can be impossible to access
December 20, 2017 - 5:00am