Crow Wing County News


01/18/2018 12:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Garrison sewer district experiencing flushing woes 

The Garrison, Kathio, West Mille Lacs Lake Sanitary District has been experiencing flushing woes. The district issued a reminder to residents to please flush only toilet paper.


01/17/2018 03:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cities and counties invited to apply for 2018 innovation funding 

It was a full house at the Hilltop Regional Kitchen's Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony in Eagle Bend on Nov 15, 2017. The kitchen project received Innovation Funding in 2016 and 2017.


01/16/2018 07:01 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Radon is persistent health risk in Minnesota 

Every hour, one person in the US dies from radon-related lung cancer. It is the largest environmental cancer risk and leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.


01/16/2018 02:32 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pine River man charged with 14 counts of mail theft and probation violation 

Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl reports the arrest of Owen Colby Swenson, 32 yrs. old, from Pine River.


01/16/2018 12:13 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Brainerd crash injures Pequot Lakes man4 min ago 

A 23-year-old Pequot Lakes man was injured in a car accident that closed a portion of County Road 3 in Brainerd for awhile Monday morning, Jan. 15, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office.


01/15/2018 03:05 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Pick a sustainable plan to weight-loss and better health9 min ago 

The new year often inspires a fresh start at goals for healthier living, which include drinking water, exercising and incorporating healthy eating habits.


01/15/2018 10:10 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Worker stabbed to death at senior living facility in Crosby 

Authorities have a suspect in custody in the weekend stabbing death of a worker at a senior living facility in Crosby. The incident at the Heartwood Senior Living facility in the Crow Wing County town of about 2,400 people happened about 8 a.m. Saturday.


01/14/2018 11:37 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crow Wing County schedules road maintenance for this week3 min ago 

Crow Wing County maintenance crews will continue brush and tree removal in the road right of ways on County Road 159 in Nokay Lake Township, between North Nelson and Crooked roads, and on County Highway 3 in Crosslake and Mission Township.


01/13/2018 08:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Woman dead, man in custody after stabbing at Crosby senior living center 

A suspect is in custody after a woman was stabbed to death in an apparent act of domestic violence early Saturday at a senior living center in Crosby, Minn. Officers in the Crow Wing County town of about 2,400 people responded to a 911 call from the Heartwood Senior Living facility at 8 a.m., according to a news release from Crosby police.


01/13/2018 03:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Byron driver in crash that sends four to the hospital 

CROW WING COUNTY, Minn. Three people from southeastern Minnesota were involved in a two-vehicle crash north of the Twin Cities.


01/11/2018 08:22 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Brainerd man faces felony domestic assault charges 

According to the probable cause document filed in court, the Brainerd Police Department was called at 12:29 a.m. Saturday to a report of a physical domestic assault that had just occurred at a home in Brainerd. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office 911 dispatcher advised police the anonymous reporting party stated they received a call from the victim, who said she had just been thrown to the floor by Keith Alan Ellingboe.


01/10/2018 01:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police blotter - Jan. 9 

Report at 8:52 p.m. Sunday of a domestic situation on the 3000 block of Crow Wing County Highway 8, Brainerd. People involved agreed to separate.


01/10/2018 08:44 AM  ~~~Source~~~
NWS issues winter storm watch 

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch, which is in effect at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, until 3 p.m. Thursday for most of the state. The heaviest snowfall may occur at opposite ends of the state-both in the state's Arrowhead region and on its southwestern border.


01/10/2018 06:16 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crow Wing County awarded over $224,000 to update historical museum 

The Crow Wing County Museum housed in the former Crow Wing County Jail and sheriff's residence building turned 100 years old in 2017.


01/08/2018 06:23 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Giving Crow Wing County its wings 

A Delta Airlines commuter passenger jet taxis into position Thursday with the help of ground crew at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport.