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Crow Wing County

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 22, 2019
Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Brainerd, Pillager fire chiefs report several grass fires
April 22, 2019 - 3:00am
April 20, 2019
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Victim advocates announce coloring contest winners
April 20, 2019 - 8:30am
April 19, 2019
Tim Houle
Minnesota VA commissioner rules in favor of disabled veteran
April 19, 2019 - 9:00am
April 18, 2019
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Water tower committee: Over $5,500 in the bank for water tower funds
April 18, 2019 - 4:05pm
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 17, 2019
Make It OK is a campaign to reduce the stigma of mental illnesses. By talking about mental illnesses and what people can do to Make It OK, people change hearts and minds about the misconceptions about mental illnesses. The Make It OK campaign is designed to encourage people to talk more openly about mental illnesses and ask for help. Image from
Public invited to become Make It OK ambassador
April 17, 2019 - 8:00am
The Brainerd City Council voted Monday to add a transit specialist to Brainerd's transit department. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd: Transit department to hire additional employee
April 17, 2019 - 7:00am
April 16, 2019
Household hazardous waste disposal site opens April 24
April 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
A conceptual graphic of the project area for the 2019 Mapleton Road, Jasperwood Drive and Knollwood Drive improvements project. Note the two mini-roundabouts in the lower-half of the image. Click on the image to view the entire graphic. Courtesy of Widseth Smith Nolting
Baxter City Council: Mapleton, Jasperwood and Knollwood projects on docket
April 16, 2019 - 11:00am
April 14, 2019
Cass and Crow Wing County are working on a plan to protect the Pine River Watershed, pictured here. Click on the image to view the entire map.
Comments sought on watershed plan
April 14, 2019 - 8:00am
Brainerd Family YMCA CEO Shane Riffle advocates bicycling as a health and wellness activity and wants to make Brainerd bike-friendly through a community effort involving Crow Wing Energized, city officials and the Y. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Family YMCA gets rolling with bicycle commuter program
April 14, 2019 - 7:00am
April 12, 2019
Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Breezy Point: Crow Wing County requests comment on golf cart use
April 12, 2019 - 6:00am
April 11, 2019
Lt. Adam Kronstedt of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office asks the board of commissioners to approve the purchase of a boat, motor and trailer, and to seek grant funding to buy a side scan sonar device and winch system to recover drowning victims. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves efforts to buy boat and sonar
April 11, 2019 - 7:00am
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