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BAXTER — For 2013, Baxter is proposing a zero increase in the property tax levy compared to 2012.

For city council members it was a question of whether the city could keep its existing services running without an increase and how road projects may fit in or if they should be delayed another year.

“We are trying to hold our existing level of services,” said Administrator Gordon Heitke.

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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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