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How fast should drivers be going on Crow Wing County 48?

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A speed study is in the works for Highway 48.

The highway, also known as Highland Scenic Drive, curves south of Perch Lake connecting Highway 210 in west Baxter to Fourth Street Southwest in Brainerd.


Commissioner Rachel Reabe Nystrom said a resident contacted her about the need for a speed study, expressing concern for the speed of vehicles in a busy corridor.

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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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