Crow Wing County

Crow Wing County, Minnesota

326 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: (218) 824-1000
Fax: (218) 824-1046

In central MN, north of Saint Cloud; established May 23, 1857 (prior to statehood) from Cass and Aitkin counties. Name Origin: For the Crow Wing river, which forms the southwestern border of the county; the Ojibway called the river Kagiwigwan or Gagagiwgwuni 'crow wing' or 'raven feather.'

Area (sq mi):: 1156.56 (land 996.57; water 160.00) Population per square mile: 60.10
Population 2005: 59,917 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 8.70%; 1990-2000 24.50% Population 2000: 55,099 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,174; median household $37,589; Population below poverty level: 9.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,527-$24,763
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Brainerd County seat (13,746)

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    com)-- A mobile software application is helping Crow Wing County Community Services social workers improve interaction with families, according to a new case study released today by Northwoods.
    A three-year average of county health rankings and trends shows that Crow Wing County is becoming worse in the areas of physical inactivity and adult obesity.
    This conservation effort took a great deal of leadership, commitment and patience from many-including Crow Wing County, the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, legislators, the Department of Natural Resources, citizens, and-critically-Potlatch Corporation," said Susan Schmidt of the Minnesota Office of The Trust for Public Land.
    His bid was rejected at Crow Wing County courthouse on Friday.
    The first phase of construction for the Milford Mine Memorial Park a few miles north of Crosby was approved by the Crow Wing County Board Tuesday.
    Deputies from the Crow Wing County, Minnesota, Sheriff's Department showed up at Jennifer Stiernagel's home one morning.
    Crow Wing County Land Commissioner Lans Hamilton, who is also the former chairman of the Minnesota Association of County Land Commissioners, sums up the situation by saying that a tremendous improvement in county land-management programs has occurred in the past 10 to 15 years "due to improved funding, recognition of the need for forest management by county boards, addition of new staff, and improved cooperation with the Minnesota DNR.
    Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority, Crow Wing County, among the latest to turn to ECM software suite to improve citizen service with limited resources
    Richey, 45, now faces a felony assault charge in Crow Wing County, where he was arrested and jailed on Friday before putting up $3000 bail.
    B: 8/26/78 Height: 5'9" Weight: 155 Hair: Brown Eyes: Green Identifying marks: -- Tattoos of stars on his right and left shoulders -- Skull tattoo on his right thigh -- Heart tattoo on his left breast Anyone with information should contact: Brainerd Police (218) 829-2805 Crow Wing County Sheriff (218) 829-4749 Minnesota Bureau of Apprehension (651) 793-7000
    The Cuyuna Regional Medical Center is a public district healthcare facility serving 17 communities in Crow Wing County.