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In 2008, Crow Wing Power -- with about 38,000 customer-members -- bought land near Emily owned by Steve Carlton's family for decades. The land sits on a rich vein of manganese, but getting it out of the ground has proven challenging. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Potential partner for Emily manganese mine remains mysterious
11 hours 48 min ago
January 12, 2019
A file photo from 2011 shows an above-ground installation at the site of a large manganese deposit near Emily. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing Power CEO, board members clash over mining agreement
January 12, 2019 - 5:00am
January 7, 2019
Operation Round Up donations distributed
January 7, 2019 - 8:00am
December 4, 2018
About 20 firefighters from Nisswa and Pequot Lakes work to extinguish a fire about 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, on the 6700 block of Cullen Loop, north of Nisswa and east of Lower Cullen Lake. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Truck fire ignites in pole shed: Nisswa and Pequot Lakes firefighters respond
December 4, 2018 - 5:00am
November 25, 2018
LED lights use 75 percent less energy and last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs. In terms of Christmas trees, LED bulbs average a lifespan 66 times longer than incandescent lighting, yet they cost a tenth of incandescents to operate per 10 mini strings. Brainerd Dispatch / Steve Kohls file photo
Tech Savvy: Christmas lights: Highlights and lowlights in the season of giving
November 25, 2018 - 7:00am
September 12, 2018
Crow Wing master gardener Dorothy Hans (left) and her husband Rick plant pollinators Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Loren Thompson Park in Baxter. The project originated three years ago by Crow Wing Power and the city of Baxter to to create an educational pollinator garden for area residents. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery play button
Planting for pollinators: Volunteers dig in to help Baxter's Loren Thompson Pollinator Park
September 12, 2018 - 10:00am
September 4, 2018
Psilomelane (manganese ore). locality: Slovakia: Poniky, Bystrická vrchovina * {{slovak}} Slovensky: psilomelán (Ba,Mn)<sub>3</sub>(O,OH)<sub>6</sub>Mn<sub>8</sub>O<sub>3</sub> Source: http://www.mineraly.sk , permission details on sk:Wikipédia:Zdroje/mineraly {{GFDL}}{{cc
Emily manganese deposit sits untapped despite growing market
September 4, 2018 - 8:00am
September 3, 2018
Baseball-sized hail fell in Aitkin, as photographed here by Christina Harmon of Aitkin. Submitted photo
Weekend storms bring power outages, damaged houses across lakes area
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
September 1, 2018
Crow Wing Power accepting nominations for local community award
September 1, 2018 - 4:30am
August 22, 2018
Master Rob Nelson of Ultimate Martial Arts gives a karate lesson Tuesday, Aug. 21, during the Night to Unite at Oscar Kristofferson Park in Baxter. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Fine weather boosts 2018 Night to Unite in Baxter
August 22, 2018 - 11:00am
July 6, 2018
Residents in Breezy Point, Baxter and throughout the Brainerd lakes area were subject to power outages on July 4/5. Photo illustration / Samuel King Jr.
Power outages plague lakes area during Independence Day celebrations
July 6, 2018 - 4:00am
July 1, 2018
Corey Wilmer (center), mother Kristi Griego and friend Josh Tope talk about the night Wilmer was struck by lightning while in a cabin on North Long Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Videoplay button
15-year-old teen struck by lightning tells his story
July 1, 2018 - 9:01pm
June 12, 2018
Crow Wing Power hosts meeting/appreciation day
June 12, 2018 - 4:30am
May 13, 2018
Operation Save the Shelter: Community help needed for homeless families
May 13, 2018 - 8:00am
April 24, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Council approves lead bartender description
April 24, 2018 - 4:00am