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12 min ago | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Crow Wing County recycling figures remain stable

Recycling efforts at the Crow Wing County Landfill remain at a fairly consistent level, according to Solid Waste Manager Doug Morris, who hopes the recycling market stays strong in the future.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Environment, Science

6 hrs ago | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Brainerd area remains among highest unemployment in the state

For years, the highest jobless rate in a Minnesota city of 10,000 or more, was an unwelcome turf battle between central and northern communities.

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Related Topix: Brainerd, MN, Albert Lea, MN, Bemidji, MN, Grand Rapids, MN, Minnesota

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Waiting for a Mentor: Inject some fun into your life

Henry, a boy from Merrifield, wants to be a firefighter, a policeman, a jet pilot and a ship captain.

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Related Topix: Mentor, MN, Merrifield, MN, Cass County, MN, Motley, MN, Brainerd, MN

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Crow Wing County Board expands team screening juvenile cases

A Crow Wing County commissioner will now join an expanded screening team, which reviews cases where a child may be removed from their home.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Brainerd City Council: Resident given seven more days to complete construction project list

A Brainerd resident has seven days to complete a list of construction items on his house or he will face financial penalties.

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Related Topix: Brainerd, MN, Baxter, MN

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Carr to seek third term as Wadena County sheriff

Carr, who was first elected as sheriff in 2006, has been in law enforcement for 20 years.

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Related Topix: Wadena County, MN, Verndale, MN, Baxter, MN, Menahga, MN, Brainerd, MN

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Fifty Lakes man accidently shoots himself Friday

A 61-year-old Fifty Lakes man was injured Friday after accidently discharging his firearm and wounding himself, reported the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Fifty Lakes, MN

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Lawsuit alleging illegal information access by local government bodies can proceed

A lawsuit alleging improper access to Department of Public Safety driver's license information of Baxter lawyer has been given the go-ahead by federal judges to proceed to the next step.

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Related Topix: Baxter, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Brainerd, MN, Aitkin County, MN, Cass County, MN

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Crow Wing County looks to revamp alarm ordinance

The resident, a man in his 80s, was worried he'd be charged if it was a false alarm or if he should go out in the night himself to check on it.

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The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Last chance to get immunizations at Crow Wing County Public Health before program ends

There is one last chance for immunizations for children or adults who either don't have insurance or don't have coverage for vaccinations before Crow Wing County Public Health ends its program.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Brainerd, MN, Health Insurance, Hepatitis, Medicine, Chickenpox

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Pillager School Board agenda

All matters listed are considered routine by the Council and will all be enacted by one motion.

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Related Topix: Pillager, MN, Brainerd, MN, Beer, Drink, Hillman, MN

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Crow Wing County Household Hazardous Waste Facility opens for the season April 30

If old paint cans, mysterious liquids or mercury thermometers are gathering dust on basement or garage shelves, there is an opportunity to safely dispose of them.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Headphones

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Sentencing

John A. Haverkamp, 51, Cloquet, was sentenced by Kristine DeMay to one year in Crow Wing County Jail, with sentence stayed for three years for gross misdemeanor driving while intoxicated .

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Related Topix: Prison, Cloquet, MN, Faribault, MN, St. Cloud, MN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Cannabis rally is Monday in Brainerd

Motorists in Sauk Rapids may encounter delays as both directions of Highway 10 are reduced to a single lane near Benton County Road 3/Golden Spike Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 18. The closures are needed as part of a project to improve County Road 3/Golden Spike Road between Highway 10 and County Road 1/Mayhew Lake Road.

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Related Topix: Brainerd, MN, Marijuana, Sauk Rapids, MN, Benton County, MN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Road sweeping under way in Crow Wing County

The Crow Wing County Highway Department has begun the process of sweeping county state aid, county roads and roads in First Assessment in Unorganized Territory.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

What is the right price for history?

Preservation of Crow Wing County's historic building, the former jail that now houses the museum, had commissioners wondering about costs, who should pay and what voters wanted nearly 40 years ago.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Waiting for a Mentor: 9-year-old wants to bike, swim

If I did mentor a child, would it really make a difference? If we asked Levi, a 9-year-old boy who is waiting for a mentor, he would say "yes!" Levi would like to have a family mentor him who likes to play in the park, go bike riding and swimming at the lake.

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Related Topix: Mentor, MN, Cass County, MN, Motley, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

From reporter to mock patient

Jennifer Stockinger/Melissa Mulcahy , a flight nurse with North Memorial Air Care, takes a moment Friday to pose with Brainerd Dispatch Staff Writer Jennifer Stockinger, while she is strapped in the stretcher on the helicopter.

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Related Topix: Brainerd, MN

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Minor flooding reported in Aitkin

Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls With the College Drive Bridge in the background, Mississippi River ice is gathering just south of Kiwanis Park Sunday as the river flow begins to increase.

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Related Topix: Aitkin, MN, Brainerd, MN, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Aitkin County, MN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Much Obliged-April 13

I would like to thank the registered participants that attended this year's Garden Expo on April 5 at the Central Lakes College in Brainerd.

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Related Topix: Brainerd, MN

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