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Crow Wing County Board

Reader Opinion: Importance of public timberland
16 hours 15 min ago
March 16, 2018
Paul Herkenhoff recently resigned his position as manager of Crow Wing County Environmental Services. The former Crow Wing County survey/planning coordinator took over the position from longtime employee Chris Pence, who quit the county after nine years to work for the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources in Brainerd. Submitted photo.
Crow Wing County Environmental Services Division manager resigns
March 16, 2018 - 8:00am
March 14, 2018
Backus Area Forest Supervisor Joel Lemberg requested last month the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners approve the purchase of 80 acres from Potlatch Minnesota Timberlands near Crosslake for state forest purposes through The Nature Conservancy, which would in turn would donate it to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County Board: Support of timberland acquisition by DNR withheld
March 14, 2018 - 6:00am
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 28, 2018
Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Sheila Haverkamp gives the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners an overview of "opportunity zones" at Tuesday's meeting that are created by a new provision in the federal tax bill. These new zones use tax incentives to attract long-term investment in low-income or high-poverty areas. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County identifies 'opportunity zones'
February 28, 2018 - 8:00am
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
February 15, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Tax-forfeited surplus revenues reviewed
February 15, 2018 - 7:30am
February 14, 2018
The Crow Wing Board of Commissioners meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Commissioner Doug Houge sits in the center as chairman in this 2017 photo, with new Board Chairman Paul Thiede to Houge's left. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing commissioners' expenses vary widely in 2017
February 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle talks about plans for a county website re-design at Tuesday's board of commissioners meeting at the Historic County Courthouse in Brainerd. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Website sets record with more than a million visits
February 14, 2018 - 10:00am
February 10, 2018
Don Ryan
Crow Wing County attorney seeks 7th term in office
February 10, 2018 - 6:00am
February 8, 2018
Coming this weekend: Taxpayers pay commissioners how much?
February 8, 2018 - 11:00am
January 27, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Natural Resource Manager Jacob Frie talks about the county's 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Plan at Tuesday's board meeting with Environmental Services Supervisor Ryan Simonson in the middle and Land Services Director Gary Griffin at the end of the table. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Approves plan to prevent aquatic invasive species
January 27, 2018 - 7:00am
From left to right: Crow Wing County Administrative Coordinator Therese Norwood, Administrator Tim Houle, and Commissioners Paul Koering, Rosemary Franzen, Paul Thiede and Doug Houge, and Attorney Don Ryan wait for the next speaker at Tuesday's county board meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Open forum meetings to be restricted in time
January 27, 2018 - 4:00am
January 24, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services Director Kara Terry talks to Lt. Troy Schilling of the county sheriff's jail operations, before briefing the county board at its Tuesday meeting about the associated costs to the county dealing with inmates with mental health challenges. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County Board: 'We're criminalizing mental health'
January 24, 2018 - 2:17pm