The Crow Wing County Board Tuesday elected Doug Houge as board chairman during its first meeting of the new year.
At the board's annual reorganization meeting, the board also elected Commissioner Rachel Reabe Nystrom as vice chair.
Crow Wing County reached a tentative agreement with one of its employee groups to move it to a performance-based pay plan.
The announcement came after the board met in a closed session for labor negotiations with Tami Laska, human resources director.
Tanner Motors sold its Honda dealership in Baxter to Mills Auto.
John Tanner, owner of Tanner Motors, said the sale of the Honda dealership off Highway 210 closed Friday. Representatives for Mills Auto were not available for comment Friday afternoon.