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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 23 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 30, 2018
John Pufahl (center) accepts a DNR Lifesaving Award Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Crow Wing County Board meeting. Also pictured with county officials are the men Pufahl saved: Andrew LeBlanc (left), 30, of Little Falls;  Jason Worlie (fourth from right), 39, of Bowlus; and Jayme Doucette (third from right), 43, of Becker. Submitted photo / Crow Wing County
Garrison senior receives DNR award for saving hunters, dogs
November 30, 2018 - 7:00am
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 23, 2018
Crow Wing County plans public hearing about fee schedules
November 23, 2018 - 2:30pm
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
Crow Wing County schedules public hearing about budget, levy
November 21, 2018 - 4:30am
November 15, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Approves of cooperative mental health agreement
November 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
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 9, 2018
Bill Brekken (left) and incumbent Paul Thiede, Crow Wing County commissioner candidates for District 2, sit side by side at the Oct. 2 candidate forum at the land services building in Brainerd. The forum was moderated by Wayne Holtmeyer of the League of Women Voters. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal file photo
Nisswa voters overwhelmingly in Brekken's camp, ousting incumbent. Brekken loses to Thiede in most precincts, but wins election.
November 9, 2018 - 4:29pm
Steve Barrows
Coming this Weekend: From city to county
November 9, 2018 - 3:30pm
November 7, 2018
Bill Brekken
Bill Brekken upsets incumbent Paul Thiede for county commissioner seat
November 7, 2018 - 12:38pm
November 3, 2018
Reader Opinion: Brekken for commissioner
November 3, 2018 - 11:30pm