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National Joint Powers Alliance

September 15, 2017
NJPA to host wellness fair
September 15, 2017 - 12:30pm
September 7, 2017
Brainerd City Council: Council selects consultant for pay study
September 7, 2017 - 6:30am
August 23, 2017
Brainerd & Crow Wing Public Transit bus driver Mel Ellstrom (left) and Bob Tyson, safety officer for Reichert Bus Service (right) help a woman get onto a bus in this file photo. 
Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Video
Brainerd City Council: Council purchases replacement bus
August 23, 2017 - 4:00am
July 26, 2017
The Ideal Green Market in Ideal Township is one of six co-ops part of a coalition receiving Innovation funding from the National Joint Powers Alliance.
Area co-op coalition receives Innovation funding
July 26, 2017 - 8:00am
July 18, 2017
Brainerd City Administrator Jim Thoreen (left) addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday night about his retirement. Also pictured is Council President Dave Pritschet (center) and Mayor Ed Menk. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Plan approved for administrator search
July 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
July 12, 2017
Region 5 projects awarded grants
July 12, 2017 - 10:30am
June 6, 2017
Brainerd Fire Chief Tim Holmes (left) and Crow Wing County Emergency Management Director John Bowen act on behalf of several emergency responders within the county seeking funds for the purchase and implmentation of a drone to be shared within Region 5.
Submitted
Funding for projects to be recommended for area
June 6, 2017 - 10:00am
April 22, 2017
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School students are encouraged to use filling stations, the results of last year’s Area Studies Green Initiative.
Submitted photo
LPGE students look to eliminate disposable plastic water bottles
April 22, 2017 - 9:00am
Students recognized at NJPA banquet
April 22, 2017 - 7:10am
April 19, 2017
A tentative plan calls for training four firefighters and two law enforcement officials in operating a drone, and the possibility for two drone stations - one in Brainerd and one in Crosslake. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Crow Wing County Board: An eye in the sky
April 19, 2017 - 5:30am
NJPA to honor area educators
April 19, 2017 - 4:40am
April 18, 2017
NJPA to host leadership conference simulcast
April 18, 2017 - 5:20am
March 21, 2017
NJPA to honor area students
March 21, 2017 - 5:30am
March 7, 2017
Trainee firefighters will be paid at 60 percent of the current firefighter rate, which comes out to $11.79 per hour. A new firefighter will be considered a trainee for up to two years and during this time will work to complete training requirements of the department. Five different certifications must be completed before a trainee firefighter can advance to the probationary pay rate. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Brainerd City Council: New firefighter pay plan approved
March 7, 2017 - 11:04pm
March 5, 2017
National Joint Powers Alliance Executive Director Chad Coauette, center, poses with the group's newest board members:  Ryan Thomas, left, and Greg Zylka. Submitted photo
NJPA elects new board members
March 5, 2017 - 9:41pm