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Property owner asks Baxter council to hear concerns he said fell on deaf ears at planning commission

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BAXTER — Thomas Bercher went to the Baxter’s Planning and Zoning Commission and said he felt no one was listening.

Wednesday he took his objections to the city council.


“It was not a good meeting,” Bercher said of his variance request before the planning commission. “It was fairly apparent none of them had looked at this before the meeting.”

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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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