Deerwood became the latest city to ask residents to run the water after an epidemic of freeze-ups.
"This year it has just exploded," said Deerwood Mayor Mike Aulie.
Monday the Deerwood City Council declared the water emergency.
Crow Wing County Board members agreed to continue administering a loan program aimed at helping improve rental properties.
Central Minnesota Housing Partnerhip (CMHP) Tuesday sought county approval for its rental rehabilitation deferred loan program.
It must have seemed like destiny.
In the 1970s, Sue and Scott Fisher were in their late teens starting a life together when they first moved into a second-story apartment along Washington Street in northeast Brainerd.
A Little Falls credit union was liquidated and an FBI fraud investigation is ongoing.
Kyle Loven, FBI spokesman in Minneapolis, said the bureau became involved in late January when irregularities were reported at the credit union.