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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    Hermerding previously was chief deputy Crow Wing county attorney and managing attorney in the public defender's office.
    Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport, located at Crow Wing County in the US State of Minnesota, is on right track to accomplish the passenger terminal building project with the expansion of sewer and water services from the Brainerd City.
    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.
    The MPCA will treat the contaminated soil as hazardous waste, which will be deposited at the Crow Wing County Landfill.
    His bid was rejected at Crow Wing County courthouse on Friday.
    Crow Wing County Small On-Site LFG Boiler Project, Brainerd, MN
    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 falls right in line with the nationwide trend of accepting yard waste, either by picking it up as part of trash collection or by providing drop-off sites for residents to haul in their own waste.
    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.
    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.