Crow Wing County News


09/19/2018 05:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Genealogy society to meet Thursday in Brainerd18 min ago 

The Crow Wing County Genealogy Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 20, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family History Center, 101 Buffalo Hills Lane, Brainerd.


09/17/2018 06:31 PM  ~~~Source~~~
7 hours 33 min ago 

The Crow Wing County Land Services Department will conduct a business electronics collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Crow Wing County Landfill.


09/15/2018 10:22 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Around 90 Again Sunday - Big Change By Mid-Week 

Several strong storms moved across parts of northern Minnesota Friday evening. Some of these storms did produce large hail, with 2" in diameter hail reported in Twin Valley and 1.75" hail near Wilton and Ironton .


09/15/2018 03:35 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Our Opinion: Reminders as the general election approaches 

With the primary election now in the rearview mirror, the 2018 campaign season is starting down the homestretch toward the Nov. 6 general election. Already, candidate endorsement letters have been trickling in.


09/15/2018 03:35 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - Sept. 16 

Report at 3:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, of a caller hearing someone knocking on her back patio door on the 11000 block of Joneswood Drive.


09/15/2018 10:54 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crow Wing County Board: Houle proposes 7 percent tax levy increase44 min ago 

Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle talks about wanting revenues to equal expenditures while facing Finance Director Jason Rausch , and commissioners Paul Koering and Rosemary Franzen, with Commissioner Paul Thiede at his side at the budget committee meeting Friday, Sept.


09/14/2018 04:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
4 area organizations to receive grants9 min ago 

Four organizations in Brainerd, Baxter, Merrifield and Cass Lake recently received grants from a St. Paul-based private charitable trust.


09/14/2018 11:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pequot Lakes: Residents learn more about fire tower's future30 min ago 

Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede updates a small group on the current state of plans for the fire tower outside Pequot Lakes.


09/13/2018 11:13 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Expect delays on Highway 210 in Brainerd, Baxter, as lanes intermittently close through Sept. 21 

Motorists who travel Highway 210 in Brainerd and Baxter should plan additional time for travel, and consider alternate routes, as segments of the road are intermittently reduced to a single lane through Sept.


09/12/2018 08:28 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves early ordering of sheriff's office SUVs22 sec ago 

Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Koering laughs during the board's discussion to buy six 2019 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles before manufacturing plant disruptions and new model introduction make obsolete county-owned SUV accessories or drive up the purchase cost.


09/12/2018 03:32 AM  ~~~Source~~~
ATV and minivan crash, killing Brainerd man 

An 87-year-old Brainerd man is dead following a crash between a minivan and an all-terrain vehicle Tuesday, Sept. 11. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash at 2:33 p.m. on the 11000 block of County Highway 45 in St. Mathias Township.


09/11/2018 10:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Emily Council Votes Not to Vacate Part of Dahler Avenue 

Following a public hearing on the matter, the Emily City Council voted to deny a petition to vacate a portion of Dahler Avenue. Mayor Roger Lund was present along with Council members Gerhart Hanson, Jan Mosman, and Bill Spiess.


09/10/2018 06:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Names released in fatal Pequot Lakes motorcycle accident13 min ago 

Jeffrey Scott Stirewalt, 48, is the East Gull Lake man who died Friday afternoon, Sept.


09/09/2018 09:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Motorcycle driver suffers fatal injuries in accident with pick-up truck 

A Gull Lake, Minnesota man is dead after his motorcycle struck a pick-up truck in Crow Wing County on Friday.


09/08/2018 05:28 PM  ~~~Source~~~
1958 reunion inspires Connie Bachman 

Class of 1958 graduates Connie Bachman and Sharon Haynal hold one of the quilted panels, which depicts Brainerd street scenes during 1958. After learning how to quilt and after two years of work by Bachman and some friends, the panels will be table runners for their 60th Brainerd High School class reunion Sunday, Sept.