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June 25, 2019
A Google Maps image shows the portion of H Street in northeast Brainerd where a sidewalk will be added from First to Third Avenue Northeast.
Brainerd gears up for summer road projects
June 25, 2019 - 7:00am
June 18, 2019
Jerry Akerson (right) returned to the Pequot Lakes City Council table June 4. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Akerson returns to council. Council studies road improvement plan
June 18, 2019 - 4:00am
May 22, 2019
Crow Wing County Engineer Tim Bray (left) expresses his disappointment Tuesday, May 21, to the county board at the Jenkins City Council's recent decision to withdraw from a cost share agreement with the county for County Road 145 work after months of consideration. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Jenkins City Council balks at sharing road improvement costs with county
May 22, 2019 - 3:45pm
May 15, 2019
Breezy Point Mayor Tom Lillehei adjusts the microphone Tuesday, May 14, at the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners meeting before speaking at the public hearing about golf cart use on county roads in the resort community. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
County board allows golf carts on Breezy Point county roads. Golf cart use permitted on county highways 4, 11 and 39 in the resort community
May 15, 2019 - 7:00am
May 2, 2019
Tim Bray
Coming Friday: County roads, take me home
May 2, 2019 - 2:00am
April 29, 2019
Project engineer Aric Welch of Widseth Smith Nolting gives a presentation on the 2019 mill and overlay reclamation project during a Baxter City 
Council meeting Tuesday, April 23. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: City prepares for road construction season
April 29, 2019 - 6:00am
April 24, 2019
A graphic of the roadway in its current dimensions (top) and the changes illustrated (bottom) once Memorywood Drive is reconstructed and other amenities are added. Graphic courtesy of Widseth Smith Nolting
Baxter City Council: Final hearing convenes for Memorywood Drive project
April 24, 2019 - 9:20am
April 2, 2019
Rep. Frank Hornstein, DFL-Minneapolis, on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, presented a proposal to raise Minnesota's tax on gasoline and motor vehicle fees to raise money to repair roads and bridges. A Senate committee on the same day voted down a similar proposal. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Pump the brakes: Gas tax hike hits a snag in Minnesota Senate
April 2, 2019 - 4:14pm
March 31, 2019
Water issues on roadways keep Crow Wing County workers busy
March 31, 2019 - 10:30am
March 27, 2019
East Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Regional Coordinator Tom Nixon (left) and Minnesota State Patrol Capt. Joe Dwyer face the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners at its Tuesday, March 26, meeting and discuss local efforts to prevent serious traffic injuries or fatalities. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Toward Zero Deaths switches gears, targets Highway 371 in Crow Wing, Cass counties
March 27, 2019 - 5:00am
March 24, 2019
Crow Wing County maintenance crews work on spring-related road issues
March 24, 2019 - 6:30am
March 17, 2019
Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Crow Wing County workers tackle flooding, frozen culverts
March 17, 2019 - 3:00am
March 15, 2019
An orange hazard warning marker alerts pedestrians of the water-removing hose across the sidewalk working to clean up minor flooding Thursday, March 14, at the Washington Educational Services Building on Oak Street. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Flood waters cause minor damage to school buildings
March 15, 2019 - 9:00am
March 12, 2019
Crow Wing County maintains over 640 miles of roadway and right of way, and numerous bridges. County highways, county roads, and roads in the First Assessment and Second Assessment districts are also maintained by the Crow Wing County Highway Department. Click on the image to view the entire map graphic.
First came the snow, now come the floods
March 12, 2019 - 7:00am
March 7, 2019
Members of the Baxter City Council prepare for a workshop Tuesday, March 5. The city is contending with a spike in fire service assessments by the Brainerd Fire Department for 2020. Representing an 11.7 percent increase, this means Baxter will have to pay roughly $36,000 more for emergency coverage in 2020. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Members to tackle increased fire service assessments
March 7, 2019 - 7:00am