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Budget constraints lead to changes in street markings

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BAXTER — Budget constraints had Baxter officials wondering where cutbacks could come as street markings are painted.

Fog lines. Crosswalk markings. Stop bars.


What’s certain is a change in what motorists may be familiar with now.

“To do what is here is $42,000 and that’s not feasible because it’s not in the budget,” said Trevor Walter, public works director.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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