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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
The 100-foot-tall historic Pequot Lakes fire tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. The tower is on a 40-acre parcel of land, which was also included in the recent purchase by Crow Wing County of the tower for $1. Echo Journal file photo
Historic Pequot Lakes fire tower plans heat up
May 22, 2019 - 7:00am
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 22, 2019
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan gives an update at the Tuesday, March 19, committee of the whole meeting of commissioners Bill Brekken, Steve Barrows, Rosemary Franzen, Doug Houge (not pictured) and Paul Koering about the controversial Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement project that crosses part of the county. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County attorney talks Line 3 pipeline project
March 22, 2019 - 3:00am
March 21, 2019
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan gives an update at the Tuesday, March 19, committee of the whole meeting about the controversial Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement project. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Coming Friday: Enbridge Line 3 pipeline is a hot potato
March 21, 2019 - 9:30am
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan sits wearing boots next to Community Services Director Kara Terry talks to the county board at the Tuesday, March 19, committee of the whole meeting about public efforts to combat methamphetamine use in the county. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
She painted a picture of meth use in Crow Wing County. And it was sobering. Community services, attorney, sheriff outline efforts to combat meth
March 21, 2019 - 5:00am
March 20, 2019
Seizures of methamphetamine by law enforcement are on the rise in Minnesota.
Sheriff Goddard sees the future of drug law enforcement. It starts now.
March 20, 2019 - 7:00am
Out-of-home placements of children are on the rise in Crow Wing County, in large part due to the meth addiction of their parents, as county officials explained at the Tuesday, March 19, committee of the whole meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Coming Thursday: Crow Wing County combats meth problem
March 20, 2019 - 4:30am
The 100-foot-tall fire tower in Pequot Lakes was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. The tower is on a 40-acre parcel of land, which was also included in the October purchase of the tower for a dollar by Crow Wing County from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
February 20, 2019 - 9:00am
January 18, 2019
Essentia Health-Central President Adam Rees (left) gives an update Tuesday, Jan. 15, to the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting about Crow Wing Energized's latest efforts to improve the health and wellness of county residents. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing Energized promotes Health & Wellness Summit
January 18, 2019 - 12:17pm
December 19, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin (left) informs Commissioners Rachel Reabe Nystrom, Paul Thiede, Doug Houge and Paul Koering at the Tuesday, Dec. 18, committee of the whole informational meeting about an opportunity for the county to buy land in Cuyuna that would create more outdoor recreational opportunities in the area. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County considers buying land in Cuyuna area
December 19, 2018 - 5:00am
November 21, 2018
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr (left) with state DNR Northeast Regional Director Patty Thielen by his side chats Tuesday, Nov. 20, with Commissioners Doug Houge, Paul Thiede, Rosemary Franzen and Rachel Reabe Nystrom at the committee of the whole meeting in Brainerd. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
DNR commissioner delivers update to Crow Wing County Board
November 21, 2018 - 9:00am
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