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September 22, 2017
Signs remain Friday morning on the southbound lane of Highway 371 South in Baxter after heavy rain overnight flooded the roadway for a time. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Double trouble: Autumn storms bring heavy rains and winds
September 22, 2017 - 9:41pm
Laurie Holmes (center) and her husband (right) enjoy dinner at a St. Croix restaurant in this photo taken years before Hurricane Maria threatened the Caribbean island earlier this week. Submitted photo
Baxter woman's daughter survives Hurricane Maria's destruction
September 22, 2017 - 9:00am
September 20, 2017
Jeremy Vacinek (left), Baxter finance director, goes over the proposed budget during a work session last month at city hall with council members Todd Holman, Mark Cross, administrator Brad Chapulis, Mayor Darrel Olson, Steve Barrows and Quinn Nystrom and Kelly Steele, assistant city administrator. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: The 'Six Million Dollar Levy'
September 20, 2017 - 7:00am
September 16, 2017
A mighty tree lies at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla., where Tiffany Cummings evacuated to from Marathon, Fla. Submitted Photo
Irma's wrath: Local residents find destruction in hurricane's wake
September 16, 2017 - 6:00am
September 12, 2017
As of Monday, Excelsior Road in Baxter, from Inglewood Drive to Forest Drive, is closed for construction. / Google maps
Excelsior Road closes for construction work
September 12, 2017 - 9:00am
September 9, 2017
Devastation left behind by Hurricane Irma as it tore through the Caribbean Island of St. Martin, where Jamie Baden of Baxter attends a medical school. Submitted Photo
Hurricane Irma takes toll on former lakes area residents
September 9, 2017 - 6:00am
September 7, 2017
Anderson Brothers Construction employees work on a South Sixth Street east frontage road reconstruction project in south Brainerd. 
Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: Anderson Brothers - Building up the Brainerd lakes area
September 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 5, 2017
Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabrics owner/colorist Karla Overland smiles as she talks about the business and all the different colors Cherrywood creates at the studio in the Baxter Industrial Park. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: Cherrywood: Small Brainerd business makes colorful global impact
September 5, 2017 - 7:00am
September 1, 2017
A 23-year-old Baxter man allegedly threatening suicide instead faces an assault charge in a Brainerd courtroom. Cody Matthew Vian was charged Aug. 15 in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and misdemeanor domestic assault to cause fear or immediate bodily harm. Illustration
Baxter man faces assault charge
September 1, 2017 - 5:00am
August 31, 2017
Rob Madgwick nears the end of the biking leg during the Lakes Country Triathlon Sunday at Whipple Beach Recreation Area in Baxter. Madgwick came in first with a time of 1:03.12. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
Fitness: Carlson, Madgwick take top honors in Lakes Country Tri
August 31, 2017 - 3:22pm
August 19, 2017
A 21-year-old man was injured Thursday in a crash south of Clearwater Drive. Illustration
Baxter crash sends 1 to hospital
August 19, 2017 - 4:00am
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