Crow Wing County looks to acquire Pequot Lakes fire tower
"...I believe the county is the right one to own this because it sits on a 40-acre parcel of land that is a working forest," [Paul Thiede] said. "The cities don't have a forestry plan. We have the facilities to incorporate it in our own forestry plan." Thiede added that there's also a possibility for the area around the fire tower to become a public park someday and maybe even the site of a fire suppression museum. ..." Click to read full article at Echo Journal.