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Traffic study confirms wait-and-see plan for Baxter intersection

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BAXTER — Smooth traffic flow at the Golf Course and Excelsior Drive intersection in Baxter will be improved by a signal light or a roundabout but the question is which will work better to handle the vehicles 10 years from now.


Baxter City Council members questioned whether a single-lane roundabout would fit on the developed corner’s footprint with commercial businesses nearby.

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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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