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Baxter finds weakness in sewer system

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BAXTER — An influx of more than 6,700 people for a summer event was welcome in Baxter, but it did expose a weakness below ground.

That weakness could have been costly on several levels for residents and businesses if a crisis wasn’t averted.


This week, Baxter officials met in a workshop to look at options to prevent a close call in the future.

At issue is sewer flow.

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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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