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February 21, 2018
Students attend a Baxter City Council session Tuesday. The council also met in a closed session to talk about selling city land for a potential new Baxter Elementary School. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council is willing to part with land for school building
February 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
February 15, 2018
North Memorial Ambulance personnel roll out an empty gurney to a waiting ambulance Wednesday at Bill's Gun Shop and Range in Baxter. A man was declared deceased at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, using a rental gun inside the store. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Video play button
Man uses handgun owned by business in shooting death: Death appears to be self-inflicted
February 15, 2018 - 4:48pm
February 14, 2018
Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted removes equipment from his squad car Wednesday while conducting an investigation at Bill’s Gun Shop and Shooting Range in Baxter. Emergency personnel responded to a report of a shooting inside the store and later determined an adult male died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, which is not believed to be accidental. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video play button
Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound in Baxter shooting range
February 14, 2018 - 8:57pm
A rare, little, feathered visitor appeared unexpectedly in Baxter Tuesday morning. This is only the fourth boreal owl recorded in 80 years in Crow Wing County, according to the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Rare owl sighting: Tiny boreal owl visits Baxter
February 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
Bill and Sharon Wortham share more than a love for the ages. For the Ideal (Township) couple, their pacemakers-defibrillators - his third, her first - is another thing they have in common that has helped keep their love for each other alive all these years. "He was in the Marines. I thought he was pretty handsome," Sharon said of their first meeting at an armed forces dance. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Couple with heart problems keep love alive with pair of pacemakers
February 14, 2018 - 4:00am
February 9, 2018
Lakes Area Interfaith Caregivers receives $5,000 grant
February 9, 2018 - 11:30am
February 3, 2018
Baxter Elementary fourth-grade girls raise money for science, technology, mathematics and engineering programs Friday from pledges to run laps around a lighted course in their gymnasium. The school raised more than $15,000 for technology improvements from 480 participating students. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Baxter Elementary Glow Run
February 3, 2018 - 10:00am
February 1, 2018
State Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, announced his intention to seek election for a third term. File Photo
Heintzeman announces re-election bid for Minnesota House
February 1, 2018 - 9:00am
January 26, 2018
A satellite image of the primary site for the future Baxter Elementary School. Knollwood Drive is situated on the left portion and the Jasperwood opening is at the bottom. Screenshot / Google Maps
Brainerd School Board: New Baxter Elementary coming into focus
January 26, 2018 - 8:00am
January 18, 2018
Baxter sixth-grader Hannah Moddes slowly spells a word in the Brainerd Public Schools sixth through eighth grade oral spelling bee Wednesday while on stage in the cafetorium at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.
Jennifer Stockinger / Brainerd Dispatch
Forestview top spellers battle it out: Seventh-grader claims title
January 18, 2018 - 8:00am
January 14, 2018
Oral spelling bee set Wednesday
January 14, 2018 - 12:30pm
January 13, 2018
George Moore of Baxter and his daughter Patricia of Merrifield look at a photo of her mother and his wife Bonnie, who died in 2013 battling Alzheimer’s disease. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter octogenarian proves age is just a number
January 13, 2018 - 8:00am
January 12, 2018
George Moore
Coming Sunday: Baxter octogenarian honored for volunteer work
January 12, 2018 - 11:30am
Man with self-inflicted gunshot wound found at public access
January 12, 2018 - 6:30am
January 6, 2018
Steve Barrows
Turning to politics later in life
January 6, 2018 - 9:00am