Crow Wing County ALERT

About Crow Wing County ALERT: Get emergency alerts and optional community alerts by signing up for the Crow Wing County Emergency and Community Alerts program. This provides a means for County and City officials to notify you by phone, email, SMS TXT, and/or TTY/TDD, is elected by you. You create and control your enrollment profile, and your information is protected by a username and a password that you create. Using your username and your password, you may change or even delete your profile at any time.

The Pequot Lakes Police Department will be able to notify you directly of emergencies, with requirements or recommendations for residents and property owners; this can be used for County-wide, Cities or Townships or other localized emergencies. If you so select, this will also provide a way for the County and Cities to notify you of important information such as Snow Plowing or Snow Emergency's, Road Projects and other Community Events & Information.

Powered by Everbridge, this system broadcasts messages at exceptionally high speeds (thousands of calls per minute), going through your contact paths until it gets feedback that someone at your end has acknowledged receipt of the message. Crow Wing County relies on you to supply the necessary information. If you don't enroll, you will not receive the alerts.

How To Sign-Up

First Step:

Visit the Everbridge Home Page by clicking here:

  1. Create and enter a username (at least 6 characters long, with letters and/or numbers).
  2. Create and enter a password (at least 8 characters, with both letters and numbers).
  3. Pick a security question and enter answer.
  4. Review information for accuracy. 
  5. Check the box "I accept the Terms of Use" then "Create Your Account".

Second Step: 

Complete the My Profile page. Required information is your First and Last Name.

Complete the "Here's how to contact me" section. Click "Save & Continue".

Third Step

Complete the My Locations page and click "Verify This Address". You may bypass this section by clicking "Skip this".

Fourth Step

Complete the My Subscriptions page. Click the boxes of the Alert Subscriptions you would like to receive. Click on each category (Special Needs, Community Events & Information, Weather Alerts) to narrow down your alerts to specifics types and locations. Click "Save & Continue".

Final Step

Complete the Review Page. On this page, you are able to view and edit the information previous entered. You may choose to send a test notification on this page. If everything is correct, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Finish". Once complete, you may return to the Everbridge home page and sign in to your new account.


If you need help to sign-up or to change your information, you can email or contact the Emergency Management Director, John Bowen at 218-825-3443 or e-mail at