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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 17, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council nixes idea for new maintenance facility location
March 17, 2018 - 7:00am
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
The intersection of Pine and South Fifth streets factored as a central point of focus during the BHS traffic study. It posed as one of 18 locations mined for data in downtown Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: BHS traffic study reaches conclusion
March 14, 2018 - 5:00am
February 27, 2018
This is one of three options the Brainerd School Board was presented Monday by Tim Houle of Widseth Smith Nolting from the traffic study of how the streets would look like near Brainerd High School south and north campuses.
Brainerd School District: Changing traffic flow: Board considers street changes around BHS
February 27, 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 14, 2018
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
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
December 27, 2017
Northeast Regional Director Susanne Hinrichs of the University of Minnesota Extension-Brainerd Regional Office talks at the Crow Wing County board meeting on Tuesday about a proposal to charge for the proctoring of the commercial pesticide applicator test. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board adopts fee schedules and policies
December 27, 2017 - 5:00am
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
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
December 2, 2017
Our Opinion: Crow Wing County is right to be proactive on mental health
December 2, 2017 - 6:30am
November 30, 2017
Reader Opinion: Bravo
November 30, 2017 - 9:30am