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    Baxter considers extending water and sewer to residents using Brainerd city services

    BAXTER- Residents on Eagle Ridge Drive and Eagle Drive may benefit from an extension of services across city lines. Baxter Public Works Director Trevor Walter said Brainerd Public Utilities had no problem exploring a Baxter connection to the sanitary sewe ...

    Falcon Drive costs come in higher than expected

    BAXTER- Costs for Falcon Drive were about 40 percent higher than the engineer's estimate. Kevin Wernberg, Widseth Smith Nolting office manager in Baxter, reported everything across the board was higher than the estimate but they'll have to drill ...

    High water has Baxter looking at options

    BAXTER- Dry land at Johnson's Mini-Storage is now just a fraction higher than the surface elevation of a nearby wetland and a solution may involve Baxter, Brainerd, the state and a beaver family unaware of a possible eviction. Regular and heavy rains ...

    Baxter council sets meeting with Briarwood Lane property owners

    BAXTER- One of the last remaining gravel streets in the city may gain from city participation to lower the assessments on paving costs. But city officials want to hear what residents think of the cost sharing before decisions are made. At issue is Briarwo ...

    Cuyuna Range remix: Could mountain biking and mining co-exist?

    CROSBY – Will the economic future of the Cuyuna Range be made in returning to mining, or in a growing recreation industry? Can the two co-exist? This summer, the two came head-to-head during an at times tumultuous meeting to introduce the idea of bringing ...

    The Mercantile opens in former Meyer Cleaners

    After selling their medical supply business after 15 years, Julie LaValle said retirement wasn't that appealing. It was downright boring. Where the road led next wasn't what she expected. "I never would have thought I would do a thrift stor ...

    Veteran with service dog says he was denied indoor service at area restaurant

    A veteran who said he was asked to leave an area restaurant because he was with his service dog said the experience was humiliating and he wants to raise awareness before it happens to someone else. Sara McCabe, manager at Iven's, said the incident- ...

    Baxter opens addition to Whipple Beach recreation area

    BAXTER- Whipple Beach now has another way for people to enjoy a Minnesota summer and time at the beach. The newly constructed 40-by-40-foot picnic shelter has a full indoor kitchen, seating for 80 and an outdoor grill. Last summer, the city's parks c ...

    Patios may now be larger in shoreland district

    Homeowners in the shoreland district will now be able to build bigger patios. Crow Wing County Board members voted Tuesday to increase the size from a maximum of 180 square feet to 250 square feet and allow up to 400 square feet with an approved stormwate ...

    Milford Mine Memorial Park to gain from $279,000 state grant

    Development of the Milford Mine Memorial Park, site of Minnesota's worst mining disaster, just moved a lot closer to providing a full experience for visitors. The site, which has long languished with limited accessibility, gained from a Crow Wing Cou ...

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