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July 6, 2016
Cypress Drive to close Monday
July 6, 2016 - 6:11pm
June 15, 2016
Detour in Pequot Lakes to start Monday
June 15, 2016 - 7:42pm
May 24, 2016
Baxter city council approves funding for $1.1 million road project
May 24, 2016 - 8:54pm
May 11, 2016
MnDOT advises fishing opener travelers of road delays
May 11, 2016 - 8:38pm
February 15, 2016
Construction career fair Wednesday
February 15, 2016 - 8:23pm
October 20, 2015
Scott Hedlund, project engineer with Short Elliott Hendrickson, said everything should be completed except Edgewood Drive north of Clearwater Road and the intersection of Isle and Glory roads. Hedlund said they could push it but doing so could have an adverse impact on the street's longevity. Illustration
Baxter City Council: Time running out on street projects
October 20, 2015 - 10:23pm
September 13, 2015
Highway 169 lane closures north of Milaca begin Sept. 14
September 13, 2015 - 10:03pm
September 6, 2015
Plan detours: Dellwood and Novotny to close temporarily
September 6, 2015 - 10:21pm
September 4, 2015
Tom Koch with Geyer Signal, measures the curb on Crow Wing County Highway 48 in Baxter Friday morning shortly before the road was opened to traffic. A roundabout was constructed on the highway, which is being created as part of the Isle Drive extension project. The goal was to have the stretch of highway, also known as Highland Scenic Drive, open in time for the start of school. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
Finishing Touches
September 4, 2015 - 10:30pm
Inglewood Drive to close for 4 weeks
September 4, 2015 - 10:18pm
September 2, 2015
In a letter to the city, the contractor - Anderson Brothers Construction Company - said the original substantial completion date of Oct. 16 is unrealistic given the amount of concrete work added to the project. Illustration.
Baxter City Council: Extension may be needed for commercial streets project
September 2, 2015 - 11:16am
August 16, 2015
DNR announces open house on Lake Vermilion State Park construction
August 16, 2015 - 9:27pm
August 7, 2015
Baxter City Council to meet Monday
August 7, 2015 - 9:26pm
July 30, 2015
Downtown Brainerd parking faces restrictions Friday
July 30, 2015 - 9:38am
July 27, 2015
With temperatures in the high 80's, Ron Duffee with Douglas-Kerr Underground Construction wipes his brow while installing  storm sewer on Excelsior Road in Baxter Monday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
Hot Work
July 27, 2015 - 11:14pm