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December 15, 2017
Will Cooksey of the The Trust for Public Land makes his case at Tuesday's county board meeting to buy about 260 acres surrounding Indian Jack Lake to donate to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to create a wildlife management area. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Supports creation of wildlife management area
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
December 7, 2017
From left to right: Crow Wing County Jail Administrator Heath Fosteson, Community Corrections Supervisor Ann Rivas and Adult Services Supervisor Tami Lueck listen to Commissioner Paul Koering on Tuesday as County Administrator Tim Houle looks on at the Committee of the Whole meeting during a discussion about mental health and county jail inmates. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
'Call to action' aims to reduce number of mentally ill in county jail
December 7, 2017 - 5:44pm
November 30, 2017
Residents who live near Crow Wing County Road 115 -- also known as Ojibwa and Nashway roads that encircle Round Lake -- voice their concerns about a proposed improvement project at Wednesday's open house at Nisswa City Hall. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
County road project anything but a smooth ride
November 30, 2017 - 6:00am
November 29, 2017
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan (far right) talks at Tuesday's board meeting about lawsuits against the county regarding alleged improper accessing of private information by county employees. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Invasion of privacy lawsuits a public concern
November 29, 2017 - 7:00am
November 15, 2017
Paul Herkenhoff is the new manager of Crow Wing County Environmental Services. The former Crow Wing County survey/planning coordinator took over the position from long-time employee Chris Pence, who recently quit the county after nine years to work for the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources in Brainerd. Submitted photo.
Crow Wing County Board: Revisions to land-use ordinance approved
November 15, 2017 - 7:00am
October 24, 2017
Jenny Fields, a business analyst with the Crow Wing County Highway Department, and Assistant County Engineer Rob Hall talk about the department's Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan at the Crow Wing County Board meeting on Tuesday. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
County board approves handicapped-accessible plan
October 24, 2017 - 4:42pm
October 6, 2017
Crow Wing County commissioners listen to a presentation about the preliminary property tax levy at their Sept. 26 board meeting. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Per diem, salaries set to increase for Crow Wing County board: County attorney, sheriff also given raises
October 6, 2017 - 11:39am
September 30, 2017
Our Opinion: Flat tax levy a cause for concern
September 30, 2017 - 7:30am
September 27, 2017
Crow Wing County commissioners listen as Finance Director Jason Rausch presents information concerning the 2018 preliminary property tax levy. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board splits 3-2 on flat preliminary levy: No tax increases for 8th year
September 27, 2017 - 8:00am
September 20, 2017
A graph prepared by County Engineer Tim Bray shows by 2021, available funds in the First Assessment District (Unorganized Territory) will no longer support road construction costs. Source: Crow Wing County
Taxes will rise - but by how much? Unorganized Territory residents about to find out
September 20, 2017 - 5:00am
August 9, 2017
Miles Circle residents and others attend a meeting of the Crow Wing County Board concerning the proposed Sanctuary development near their homes. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Homeowners challenge board on development - Commissioners split in support for project
August 9, 2017 - 9:00am
July 26, 2017
Golfers stop at the Legacy Clubhouse at Cragun’s Legacy Courses in 2014. Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake plans a new 18-hole golf course and several housing units as part of an expansion. 
Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Crow Wing County Board: Cragun's plans new golf course, housing
July 26, 2017 - 10:35pm
July 25, 2017
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan works at his desk recently in the Crow Wing County Judicial Center. Ryan and county commissioners reached a settlement Tuesday in the county attorney's lawsuit over his office's budget. The settlement clears the path for the department to hire two more people. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Board settles county attorney budget lawsuit
July 25, 2017 - 8:25pm
July 12, 2017
A motorist travels under a canopy of trees in 2014 on Ojibwa Road north of Brainerd. Brainerd Dispatch file photo/Steve Kohls
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves County Road 115 study
July 12, 2017 - 8:00am
June 23, 2017
County Administrator Tim Houle leads a presentation Wednesday concerning a potential tax increase for Unorganized Territory residents. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County: 2nd Unorganized meeting invites resident input
June 23, 2017 - 5:00am
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