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Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin seeks approval from the board of commissioners at its Tuesday, Dec. 11, meeting to purchase new software that would be more efficient, save money, improve accuracy. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board approves software purchase - saves money, improves accuracy
12 hours 14 min ago
December 12, 2018
Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle (left) welcomes people to the public hearing about the 2019 budget and levy during the Tuesday, Dec. 11, county board meeting before a presentation by Finance Director Jason Rausch. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Up they go: Crow Wing County ends 8-year streak of reduced taxes
December 12, 2018 - 10:05am
December 8, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin (left) talks about proposed county fee changes at the county budget committee meeting Friday, Dec. 7, while County Administrator Tim Houle listens at the conference table. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Some fees could double at landfill: County board considers changes amid levy discussions
December 8, 2018 - 5:00am
November 28, 2018
Vic Kreuziger of Pequot Lakes lets loose with a barrage of criticisms of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners during the open forum portion of the Tuesday, Nov. 27, board meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County commissioners face vocal Pequot Lakes critic
November 28, 2018 - 5:00am
November 14, 2018
Construction on the Dennis Drummond Wine Co. south of Brainerd began in the summer of 2016 with a grand opening slated April 1, 2017. The former farm field is being transformed into a wine company, bistro and event center for 300. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Sour grapes no more, township winery can make wine
November 14, 2018 - 5:00am
November 11, 2018
Steve Barrows (left), a Baxter City Council member, talks to Bill Brekken, a real estate agent from Brainerd, outside the Crow Wing County Elections Office on Tuesday, Nov. 6, before votes tallies indicated they won their respective commissioner races. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
New year, new blood on Crow Wing County Board
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 3, 2018
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch (left) talks to Commissioners Paul Koering, Paul Thiede and Rosemary Franzen, and County Administrator Tim Houle and Administrative Services Director Deborah Erickson, about county fees at the Friday, Nov. 2, budget committee meeting and whether to raise them to offset the 2019 preliminary levy. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County fees could be adjusted lower, higher or not
November 3, 2018 - 9:14am
October 11, 2018
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted at its Tuesday, Oct. 9, meeting to make County Road 115 -- also known as Ojibwa and Nashway roads -- a “priority.” Google Maps
Crow Wing County Board: Agrees to make County Road 115 a 'priority'
October 11, 2018 - 5:00am
October 6, 2018
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch (left) gets detailed about the 2019 preliminary budget and levy at the Friday, Oct. 6, budget committee meeting as Commissioner Paul Koering leans in and Chairman Paul Thiede leans back across the desk from County Administrative Services Director Deborah Erickson and Commissioner Rosemary Franzen (right). Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County attempts to reduce costs, generate revenue
October 6, 2018 - 5:00am
September 27, 2018
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch gives a presentation of the 2019 preliminary budget and levy at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Agrees tentatively to 7 percent tax levy - Commissioners bicker over 3 percent raise in salaries
September 27, 2018 - 7:00am
September 12, 2018
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Koering laughs during the board's discussion to buy six 2019 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles before manufacturing plant disruptions and new model introduction make obsolete county-owned SUV accessories or drive up the purchase cost. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves early ordering of sheriff's office SUVs
September 12, 2018 - 7:00am
August 30, 2018
Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse
Crow Wing County Board: Well wishes for well-sealing
August 30, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 29, 2018
Gull Lake Road embankment following emergency repairs in 2017. Submitted photo / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Crow Wing County Board: Opposes closing Gull Lake Dam Road
August 29, 2018 - 5:00am
August 23, 2018
Sgt. Andy Galles of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office gestures, while to his left, Crow Wing County Adult Services Supervisor Nathan Bertram listens during their presentation to county commissioners about substance abuse at the Tuesday, Aug. 21, committee of the whole meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: 'An addiction crisis': Report detailing rising meth addiction alarms county commissioners
August 23, 2018 - 5:00am
August 16, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources-owned fire tower, which closed to the public last year, was built in 1934 near Pequot Lakes. In 2017, the tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Echo Journal file photo
Crow Wing County Board: County leases Pequot Lakes fire tower for repairs
August 16, 2018 - 5:00am