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July 22, 2017
Company spokesman confirms - Chipotle on its way to Baxter
July 22, 2017 - 5:00am
July 12, 2017
Garrison Road and Elder Drive intersection to reopen late July 12
July 12, 2017 - 11:00am
July 11, 2017
Garrison Road and Elder Drive intersection to close today
July 11, 2017 - 4:52pm
July 7, 2017
Baxter City Council: New food truck adds to dining options
July 7, 2017 - 10:16am
June 24, 2017
A double rainbow brightens the early evening sky on the first day of summer in rural Baxter. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Over the double rainbow
June 24, 2017 - 5:30am
June 22, 2017
Chuck Rickart, principal with WSB and Associates, said the developer working with the Fruth property backed out. The development was anticipated to include Panera and a Sleep Number store. That project on land—between the spot where Fairview Road dead ends to the south, and Excelsior Street to the north (indicated by the light blue outline)—was a driving force for a street construction project. The land in question is just south of Frandsen Bank and is slated for future commercial use.
Baxter City Council: Developer backs away from plan for restaurant
June 22, 2017 - 3:53pm
June 19, 2017
Brainerd firefighters extinguish a fire Monday afternoon at a gas pump at the Holiday Stationstore off Dellwood Drive in Baxter. The fire started when a motorist accidentally stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake at the gas pumps.
Jennifer Stockinger/Brainerd Dispatch
Gas pump fire knocked down quickly
June 19, 2017 - 7:12pm
June 16, 2017
The vacant building and bare land next door to what once housed Imgrund's auto business appears ripe for redevelopment. Casey's General Store is seeking rezoning for a gas station and convenience store. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Casey's seeks option for gas station, store in Baxter
June 16, 2017 - 7:01pm
June 13, 2017
Trevor Walter, Baxter public works director, points to a detailed map of the planned Cypress Drive project while speaking to residents at an open house Monday night at city hall. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Cypress Drive: Anticipating a changed future for traffic
June 13, 2017 - 8:55am
June 9, 2017
Baxter City Council: Race for the Cure OK'd by city
June 9, 2017 - 5:30am
May 31, 2017
Section of Edgewood Drive to close until late June
May 31, 2017 - 11:30am
May 27, 2017
Jack Pine Brewery’s new building is located at 15593 Edgewood Drive in Baxter. Submitted photo
New Jack Pine Brewery set to open Memorial Day weekend
May 27, 2017 - 8:00am
May 16, 2017
A fast-moving fire nearly destroyed this Baxter home early Sunday morning. The fire started in the garage and made its way into the house.
Jennifer Stockinger/BrainerdDispatch
4 escape house fire; firefighters save dog
May 16, 2017 - 4:00am
May 10, 2017
Aric Welch, (left) Widseth Smith Nolting talks speaks at the podium Monday during a Baxter City Council session with council members Quinn Nystrom, Steve Barrows, Mayor Darrel Olson, Todd Holman and Mark Cross. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Residents question street choices
May 10, 2017 - 8:34am
May 8, 2017
Elise Sopelle, 15, Baxter, travelled to Indianapolis last month where she competed in the American Legion's 80th National Oratorical Contest.
Submitted photo
Baxter teen competes in national Constitution contest
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am