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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
Seat: Brainerd
Largest city: 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.


Cities
* 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 Twp * Center Twp * Crow Wing Twp * Daggett Brook Twp * Deerwood Twp * Fairfield Twp * Fort Ripley Twp * Gail Lake Twp * Garrison Twp * Ideal Twp
* Irondale Twp * Jenkins Twp * Lake Edwards Twp * Little Pine Twp * Long Lake Twp
* Maple Grove Twp * Mission Twp * Nokay Lake Twp * Oak Lawn Twp * Pelican Twp
* Perry Lake Twp * Platte Lake Twp * Rabbit Lake Twp * Roosevelt Twp * Ross Lake Twp
* Sibley Twp * St. Mathias Twp * Timothy Twp * Wolford Twp

Unorganized
* Dean Lake * West Crow Wing

Ghost Town

* Old Crow Wing


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Website Updates:

NOVEMBER 2016 All submitted by Robin Line
OBITS: Father Tautenberg
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1885-Liquor License Price Doubles, 1885-Million dollar dam
NEWS-CRIME: Steve Kovosovich

OCTOBER 2016
OBITS: John Brennan, Mary Etta Connelly, Otto H. Rurup
OBITS: John Adams submitted by Robin Line
PEOPLE: Mrs. Matt Carpenter, R. H. Paine, George Goodman - submitted by Robin Line
MARRIAGES: Hagberg-Lindberg
HISTORY: Forts Abercrombie and Ripley
NEWS-CRIME: Seadlund AKA Anders Kidnapper
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1938-Kidnapping Souvenir Stolen, 1910-Crosby Forges Ahead, and submitted by Robin Line-1885-Steamboat, 1885-Bridge Across the Mississippi
NEWS-CLUBS & ORG.: Y. M. C. A. improvements, Royal Arcanum, 1901-Macabees Elect Officers
NEWS-FIRE: 1910-Fire

MAY 2016
MARRIAGES: Johnson-Gillson, Ludolph-Gray, La Victor-Marquardt, Holm-Mjone
BIRTHS: Peterson Boy
PEOPLE: Millecent Mahlum, H. E. W. Simon, Constance Le Neve Gilman, Olive M. Knevett, E. H. Simmons
NEWS-BITS: ~ 50 items from 1901, alphabetized by name
SCHOOLS: News Items, 1901-Board Meeting
NEWS-COMMUNITY: Robert Potter, William Gildart, 1901-Bicycle Party, 1910-Brainerd is Giving Liberally to Sufferers
COURT: George Henderson, Jerry La Mere
NEWS-VISIT & RELOCATE: Clarence McArthur, Charlie Towne, F. W. Freeman

JANUARY 2016
PEOPLE: Max Greenberg, Ture Holm
PROBATE: William A. Miller and Sarah J. Miller
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1910-Progress at Cuyuna, 1910-Theater in Cuyuna
NEWS-CRIME: Finn Stabbing Affray
COURT: Mr. Craig

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