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World War II monument dedication takes place at Memorial Park
Crow Wing County receives well sealing grant
Pequot Lakes: Akerson returns to council. Council studies road improvement plan
Calling Navy boat a 'murder boat' put DFL official in hot water
'He's a hero': Family remembers father who drowned trying to save son in Detroit Lakes
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Trump's $16 billion farm bailout criticized at the WTO
A teenager didn't come home. An iPhone app led her mother to a ravine
As insulin costs soar, American diabetics drive to Canada
She plants and he builds: Couple starts plantscaping company
Next-generation wireless: Will some areas be left behind when 5G arrives in region?
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McFeely: Pelican Rapids newspaper pushes back on bigotry
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Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Dokken: Read and heed aquatic nuisance species and aquatic invasive species laws — everywhere you travel
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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Competition drives healthier habits at Bremer Bank and MMFCU
Grim's Grub: Gender equality created today's cafes
The Monday Mark: Bring Your Dog to Work Day can be fun — if you plan ahead
She plants and he builds: Couple starts plantscaping company
Pack up and ship out: Unique roadside attractions, including geographical center of North America, are just a short drive away
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Heiress, jeans queen, Gloria Vanderbilt dies
'Pure love on the dance floor': Celebrating the jingle dress tradition
Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
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April 4, 2019
Cass County Board: Commissioners support more state transportation funding, but not for light rail
WALKER—After reviewing the county's 2018 highway department annual report Tuesday, April 2, the Cass County Board voted to support only...
April 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
December 6, 2018
Crow Wing County HR director receives award
Crow Wing County Human Resources Director Tami Laska was recently honored by the Association of Minnesota Counties for "exhibiting excellence,...
December 6, 2018 - 9:00am
November 9, 2018
Nisswa voters overwhelmingly in Brekken's camp, ousting incumbent. Brekken loses to Thiede in most precincts, but wins election.
The numbers don't lie, but they can be confusing. Bill Brekken will, however, take the win against Paul Thiede in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, general...
November 9, 2018 - 4:29pm
July 12, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: County officials peeved about DHS comments
It was almost the last topic at the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners meeting this week, but it was one of the first things that Chairman...
July 12, 2018 - 5:00am
June 13, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Mental health focus of lobbying efforts
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners received an update at the board's meeting on a host of issues from the executive director of the...
June 13, 2018 - 10:00am
February 14, 2018
Crow Wing commissioners' expenses vary widely in 2017
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede once again topped the list of board members in total earnings for salary, per diem, phone stipend,...
February 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 24, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: 'We're criminalizing mental health'
The costs of dealing with Crow Wing County Jail inmates with mental health challenges, as state-funded treatment options become limited, were...
January 24, 2018 - 2:17pm
December 14, 2016
County association recognizes 'Classroom to Community' project
The Association of Minnesota Counties presented Crow Wing County with a County Achievement Award for the Classroom to Community project. This...
December 14, 2016 - 8:37pm
September 22, 2016
Cass County Board: Casino taxes, speed limits discussed at county association meeting
PINE RIVER—Nine counties attending a district Association of Minnesota Counties meeting Sept. 15 to set policies to bring to the state...
September 22, 2016 - 3:32pm
Kicking the can down the (crumbling) road: Local officials call for more transportation funding
The message to the state Legislature on transportation funding from local government officials Friday was clear: more of it, from a sustainable...
April 22, 2016 - 8:36pm
April 19, 2016
Counties association plans local transportation forum
The Association of Minnesota Counties is hosting a luncheon forum to discuss transportation needs and opportunities facing north central Minnesota. Many area county commissioners, mayors, county engineers, local legislators and other community leaders are expected to attend and participate....
April 19, 2016 - 9:12pm
March 16, 2016
Cass County Board: Sales tax collection question raised by county
BACKUS—Cass County commissioners voted Tuesday to ask the Association of Minnesota Counties to support state legislation to allow more of the state sales taxes collected on Indian reservations to be paid to the county government where they are located. State law now requires...
March 16, 2016 - 8:18pm
December 5, 2015
Cass County Board: Commissioners support legislative initiatives
WALKER—Cass County Board will support the following Association of Minnesota Counties legislative positions when the commissioners attend the Dec. 6-8 AMC conference: • A state transportation gas tax increase. • State funding for county attorney and sheriff's office...
December 5, 2015 - 11:42pm
November 24, 2015
Crow Wing County Board: County supports program aid formula change
Crow Wing County is joining the call for passage of a new county program aid formula by the state Legislature during the next session. The Association of Minnesota Counties is asking county boards to pass resolutions of support in seeking a change in program aid funding from the...
November 24, 2015 - 9:10pm