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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 13, 2017
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch presents the 2018 budget and levy summation to the county board at a public hearing Tuesday before a resolution to adopt the budget and levy was unanimously passed. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
December 13, 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 16, 2017
During Tuesday's meeting of the Crow Wing County Board, Houle talked about an initiative to mine data community services has to discover patterns in large data sets. This would involve methods such as machine learning, statistics and database systems. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Crow Wing County Board: Data mining eyed as intel tool
November 16, 2017 - 9:00am
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
Recreational pilot Mike Peterson poses for a photo Thursday in a vintage pilot’s costume. Peterson is helping bring the American Barnstormers Tour to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in 2018. The tour includes vintage airplanes, period costumes and other historic props. 
Spenser Bickett / Brainerd Dispatch
Airport commission: Bringing barnstormers back to Brainerd
October 6, 2017 - 9:00am
A sign in the terminal of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport welcomes travelers in this file photo.
Airport commission: Taking a stance against kneeling
October 6, 2017 - 4:00am
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
September 14, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Board updates lake improvement district policies
September 14, 2017 - 11:00am
September 13, 2017
This drawing shows the All Veterans Memorial once updates are complete. The monument on Laurel Street in Brainerd was first erected in 1989. Submitted by Brainerd Community Action
Crow Wing County Board: Veterans memorial update moves ahead
September 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
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