Crow Wing County, Minnesota

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Crow Wing Courthouse built in 1920
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County Information
Founded May 23, 1857
Named for Crow Wing River
County Seat: Brainerd

There are about 417 recognized lakes within this county, and the main body of water is the Crow Wing River, for which the county is named. The river got its name from an island in the river that was shaped like the wing of a crow.

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Cities and Towns
Baxter, Brainerd, Breezy Point, Crosby, Crosslake, Cuyuna, Deerwood, Emily, Fifty Lakes, Fort Ripley, Garrison, Ironton, Jenkins, Manhattan Beach, Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Riverton, Trommald
Townships
Bay Lake, Center, Crow Wing, Daggett Brook, Deerwood, Fairfield, Fort Ripley, Gail Lake, Garrison, Ideal, Irondale, Jenkins, Lake Edwards, Little Pine, Long Lake, Maple Grove, Mission, Nokay Lake, Oak Lawn, Pelican, Perry Lake, Platte Lake, Rabbit Lake, Roosevelt, Ross Lake, Sibley, St. Mathias, Timothy, Wolford
Unorganized
Dean Lake, West Crow Wing
Ghost Town
Old Crow Wing

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MARCH 2018
NEWS-BITS: News from June 1901
Submitted by Robin Line:
BIOS: Robert Archibald
MARRIAGE: Durham-Dowling
OBITS: Valere Magnon, Mildred Tatro

JANUARY 2018
MARRIAGE: Walter-Fox, Shanks-Schmid, Clark-Russell
COURT: John Guyette
PEOPLE: Theodore Laguee-submitted by Robin Line

DECEMBER 2017
OFFICIALS: News - John T. Frater, Ole Erickson, B. Frank Hartley
OFFICIALS: Rosters - 1895 Fire Marshalls, 1878 County Officials
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News - Thomas Richard Dykeman, S. H. C. Hanson, Vincent F. Frodl, Louis Peterson
MILITARY: Soldiers - Edward P. McCabe, Willie Laplan/Lappan, Thomas L. Croswell
WILLS: Inheritance Taxes 1909-1913
Submitted by Robin Line:
OBITS: Mrs. Abe Lemire, Mrs. George Wetherbee
MARRIAGE: Miller-Blinn, Jacobson-Smith
PEOPLE: W. A. Walker and George Cassell
NEWS-CRIME: Leon Rafidal, Frank Randalls
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Geraldine Bame, Mr. Ghujson



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