Weather Forecast



September 21, 2016
Baxter City Hall
Baxter City Council: Sets preliminary tax levy
September 21, 2016 - 9:44am
Brainerd Mayor Ed Menk and Jim Thoreen, Brainerd city administrator, attended Baxter's Tuesday meeting to present a letter regarding the annexation of land beneath Brainerd Public Utilities. The plant was built on land in Baxter off Highland Scenic Drive. / Google maps
Baxter City Council: Council responds to annexation letter from Brainerd
September 21, 2016 - 9:22am
September 8, 2016
Golf Course Drive closes to through traffic
September 8, 2016 - 8:50pm
September 7, 2016
An area covering 138 acres near Dellwood Drive was annexed into the city of Baxter in March. The city’s long range planning committee recommended a zoning map for the area to the city council, which opted to table the matter for further consideration. Source: City of Baxter
Baxter City Council: Council postpones zoning decision in annexed area
September 7, 2016 - 10:54pm
A garden planned in Loren Thompson Park, to be located the southeast corner of the park, will feature native plants and those attracting butterflies, bees and other pollinators. The garden project is a partnership between the Crow Wing Power’s Green Touch program and the Baxter Parks and Trails Department. Source: City of Baxter
Baxter City Council: A buffet for the bees: Pollinator garden planned for Baxter park
September 7, 2016 - 8:22pm
Owner and founder Don Booth examines a radiograph at the American Institute of Nondestructive Testing in Baxter. (Brainerd Dispatch, Kelly Humphrey - Gallery and Video)play button
Progress: American Institute of Nondestructive Testing - Thriving school of the future
September 7, 2016 - 3:01pm
September 5, 2016
Employee Laura Lasher adjusts a sign in the fresh fish display case at Morey’s Seafood Markets in Baxter. (Brainerd Dispatch, Kelly Humphrey - Gallery and Video)play button
Progress: Morey's is more than seafood
September 5, 2016 - 12:56pm
August 28, 2016
TCHC announces opening of new women's health clinic in Baxter
August 28, 2016 - 8:57pm
August 22, 2016
A black bear sits in a tree on SW 7th Street and W Laurel Street Tuesday in Brainerd. Officers checked on the bear and ultimately left it to its own devices. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
How to cope with bears (notice we didn't say 'bear with' bears)
August 22, 2016 - 10:12pm
August 12, 2016
A typical village hut serves as a home for a multi-generational family, built with sticks and mud with a metal roof. Unique in this community is the cinder block building next to it, which serves as the clinic. (Photos by Bob McLean)play button
Bringing knowledge and hope across the sea
August 12, 2016 - 10:56pm
Golf Course Drive, Clearwater Road intersection to close Monday
August 12, 2016 - 9:50pm
August 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: Great work by Baxter
August 7, 2016 - 6:06pm
August 1, 2016
Expect lane closures on Memorywood Drive
August 1, 2016 - 7:43pm
July 31, 2016
Baxter: Sealcoating to start Aug. 8
July 31, 2016 - 7:36pm
July 29, 2016
A black bear watches from a small wooded area near Garrison Road in Baxter before bounding into the woods Monday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
A bear affair in Baxter
July 29, 2016 - 9:41pm