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Bill Brekken

January 10, 2019
Dave Williams of Pelican Township voices his concerns about vacation rentals by nearby homeowners at the Tuesday, Jan. 8, statutory, organizational and regular meeting of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Lakefront property owner says unregulated rentals cause for concern
January 10, 2019 - 9:00am
January 9, 2019
Crow Wing County Facilities Manager Reid Thiesse (left) and Brainerd City Engineer Paul Sandy sit before the board of commissioners at its Tuesday, Jan. 8, meeting and propose a services agreement in which the county provides general and technical building maintenance support for city-owned buildings. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County Board: County agrees to provide services at city buildings
January 9, 2019 - 5:00am
December 27, 2018
Commissioners Paul Koering (left), Rachel Reabe Nystrom, Paul Thiede, Doug Houge and Rosemary Franzen smile for a group photo one last time after Nystrom and Thiede were recognized for their public service. (Nystrom did not run for re-election while Thiede lost his bid for re-election.) Submitted photo
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves bigger salary, dropping per diem payments
December 27, 2018 - 5:00am
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 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
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
Reader Opinion: Time for a change
November 3, 2018 - 5:30am
November 1, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote for Brekken
November 1, 2018 - 11:30pm
Reader Opinion: Support for Bill Brekken
November 1, 2018 - 5:31pm
Reader Opinion: We can do better with Brekken
November 1, 2018 - 8:31am
October 25, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote for Brekken
October 25, 2018 - 11:30am
October 20, 2018
Our Opinion: Campaigning should be kept out of public meetings
October 20, 2018 - 7:30am
October 19, 2018
Reader Opinion: Brekken cares
October 19, 2018 - 11:30am