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Baxter approves squad vehicle purchases

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BAXTER — Two Ford police interceptor squad sports utility vehicles (SUVs) were approved for purchase for the Baxter Police Department.


The city council approved the purchase of the two Ford SUVs from the 2014 budget with a cost in the neighborhood of $30,000 for one vehicle and about $26,000 for the second, which will replace the K-9 unit.

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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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