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June 12, 2019
Crow Wing County Community Services director Kara Terry (right) jots down suggestions from attendees at a two-hour community roundtable presented by the Crow Wing County Drug Coalition in the cafeteria at Brainerd High School on Tuesday, June 11, about the increasing drug problem in the county. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch   
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Community roundtable seeks innovative solutions to county drug problems
June 12, 2019 - 9:00am
May 31, 2019
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ATV crash in Cass County injures 2
May 31, 2019 - 7:00am
May 29, 2019
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners mull over at its Tuesday, May 28, meeting whether to permit beer sales at the county fairground year-round to generate revenue for the fair. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board allows sale of beer year-round at fairgrounds
May 29, 2019 - 7:00am
May 28, 2019
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ATV flips over on 2, causing serious injuries
May 28, 2019 - 3:00am
May 24, 2019
Minnesota school bus driver fired after driving bus with alcohol in her system
May 24, 2019 - 2:15pm
May 20, 2019
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Pickup driver receives life-threatening injuries in Aitkin County rollover
May 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
May 7, 2019
New York Jets former quarterback Joe Namath is seen before the Oct. 14, 2018 game between the New York Jets and the Indianapolis Colts at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Vincent Carchietta / USA TODAY Sports
NFL Hall of Famer: 'I would drink all day sometimes'
May 7, 2019 - 1:14pm
April 29, 2019
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What wine mom culture misses about being a sober parent in a society that worships alcohol
April 29, 2019 - 2:57pm
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 1, 2019
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'Safe' teen drinking? Here's why parents shouldn't facilitate it
April 1, 2019 - 11:51am
March 28, 2019
Reader Opinion: Waiting for an answer
March 28, 2019 - 5:30am
March 21, 2019
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
February 12, 2019
Champagne poured at an office reception; the author's husband often still has a single drink at business functions.  Washington Post photo by Matt McClain.
Essay: Giving up alcohol made our lives better - and turned us into terrible guests
February 12, 2019 - 4:17pm