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Tactical Response and Crisis Negotiation Teams take man into custody without incident

On August 23, 2014 at 10:05 a.m. the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a welfare check at 20030 Tower Road, located in Irondale Township of Crow Wing County. When Deputies arrived on scene they observed a female lying on the ground outside the residence.

Deputies spoke with the female who stated she had been pushed to the ground and threatened with a gun by her adult son who was still in the residence. Deputies safely removed the female from the scene and set up a perimeter.

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Outing Area Chamber donates to Northland Varsity Football Team

The Outing Area Chamber of Commerce donated $2,500 to Northland Remer Varsity Football. The money will be used for headsets for the coaches so they can communicate better during the games and for the football players activity fees.

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Legacy Program: Local Musician, Shannon Murray, to Perform “People's Music: Songs of the Industrial Workers of the World”

Local songwriter, singer and guitarist, Shannon Murray, will perform at the Pequot Lakes Library on Friday, September 5 at 10 a.m. Her show, “People's Music: Songs of the Industrial Workers of the World” will feature some of her original music, as well as music of the early 1900’s.

Shannon will share her research on IWW, some general history of the time, and how music was used by the IWW as an organizing tool within the labor movement. She will perform cover songs from that era, along with songs she has written inspired by the labor movement. Shannon will relate this national movement to her personal history with Eugene Debs and his visit to Bemidji, local IWW organizing, and the riots. This event is appropriate for all ages.

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Pine River State Bank school supply drive

Pine River State Bank was able to raise over $1800 in school supplies and donations for Remer, Crosby-Ironton, Pine River-Backus, and Pillager. We would like to thank all of our customers and local businesses for their generous donations. We would not have been able to give this much without them. For each Remer and CI we were able to donate 8 backpacks filled with supplies as well as over $100 in supplies for the High Schools.

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MnCHOICES Initiative Launched in Crow Wing County

Crow Wing County is one of fifteen counties and two tribes that will launch the MnCHOICES Initiative this month. MnCHOICES is a single, comprehensive assessment and support planning web-based application for long-term services and supports in Minnesota.

To better assess the needs of people who use long-term services and supports, the 2009 legislature authorized the Department of Human Services to develop a process that put people’s needs first. The MnCHOICES assessment takes the place of the following tools that are currently used: Developmental Disability Screening, Long-Term Care Consultation, Personal Care Assistance Assessment and in the future it will also replace the Private Duty Nursing Assessment.

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