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June 12, 2019
Crow Wing County Community Services director Kara Terry (right) jots down suggestions from attendees at a two-hour community roundtable presented by the Crow Wing County Drug Coalition in the cafeteria at Brainerd High School on Tuesday, June 11, about the increasing drug problem in the county. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch   
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Community roundtable seeks innovative solutions to county drug problems
June 12, 2019 - 9:00am
June 11, 2019
Coming Wednesday: A community problem
June 11, 2019 - 6:15am
June 10, 2019
A semitrailer driver was arrested and charged for drug- and weapon-related offenses Thursday, June 6, in Aitkin County. Submitted by Aitkin County Sheriff's Office
Aitkin County Sheriff's Office arrests Isle man after traffic stop
June 10, 2019 - 3:00am
June 2, 2019
Abby Lee Rudolph (Submitted photo)
Northwest Minnesota inmate, 19, died from care so inadequate it shocks 'the conscience,' lawsuit alleges
June 2, 2019 - 7:25am
May 24, 2019
Michael Buchanan
Minnesota man found guilty of 3rd-degree murder in overdose death of teen
May 24, 2019 - 2:14pm
May 22, 2019
Inmates are seen inside the women's facility at the Fayette County Jail in Washington Court House, Ohio.  Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
Trump administration struggles to confront the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history
May 22, 2019 - 1:19pm
Morrison County Sheriff's Office squad. Photo from Morrison County Sheriff's Office.
Suspect leads authorities on chase in Little Falls
May 22, 2019 - 3:00am
May 17, 2019
Justin Jeffrey Holland (left), 25, Wadena, and Brooke Michelle Alexander, 26, Pine River, were both charged May 10 in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd with five drug-related felonies—first-degree drug sale with 17 grams or more of meth, first-degree drug sale conspiracy, second-degree drug possession and two counts of fifth-degree drug possession.
Nisswa police seize 33 grams of meth in traffic stop: Defendants face drug sale and possession charges
May 17, 2019 - 7:00am
May 16, 2019
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Koering questions at the Tuesday, May 14, board meeting the county community services department's request to hire a social worker. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County: Koering questions hiring of social worker
May 16, 2019 - 4:28pm
May 13, 2019
Crow Wing County to host community roundtable on drugs
May 13, 2019 - 9:30am
April 24, 2019
Kaylyn Collett, a recovering drug addict, speaks during open forum at the Tuesday, April 23, meeting of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Crow Wing County Board hears from recovering drug addicts at open forum
April 24, 2019 - 9:54am
April 18, 2019
Crow Wing County Community Services social worker Richard Grundtner, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, and a former addict, gestures during his presentation to commissioners at the April 16 committee of the whole meeting about the science behind addiction. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County social worker calls addiction a disease, not a choice
April 18, 2019 - 10:30am
April 10, 2019
Doug Kern of Brainerd defends Commissioner Paul Koering's character during the open forum portion of the Tuesday, April 9, meeting of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County commissioner remains mum, supporters speak up
April 10, 2019 - 5:00am
March 28, 2019
Recovering addicts Crystal McCormick (left) of Crosby and Tashya Swenson of Brainerd face and listen Tuesday, March 26, to Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard at the county board meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
They were high on drugs. Now, they're just grateful to still be alive.
March 28, 2019 - 5:00am
March 27, 2019
David Andrew Smithson
Minnesota man who killed pedestrian accused of driving on meth again
March 27, 2019 - 8:35am