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June 15, 2016
Detour in Pequot Lakes to start Monday
Motorists who travel County Road 112 in Pequot Lakes will encounter delays and a detour as a segment of the road closes from Isabelle Drive to 800 feet north of Akerson Road beginning Monday. A signed detour will direct motorists along County Road 11, Highway 371 and County Road 16....
June 15, 2016 - 7:42pm
May 24, 2016
Baxter city council approves funding for $1.1 million road project
The Baxter City Council on Tuesday voted to prepare the initial assessment process for a large road improvement project scheduled for this summer. The city will pay $267,626 and property owners cumulatively will be assessed $833,653 altogether, for a total project cost of $1,101,279....
May 24, 2016 - 8:54pm
May 11, 2016
MnDOT advises fishing opener travelers of road delays
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota walleye fishing opener will bring out anglers from around the state this weekend and the Minnesota Department of Transportation urged travelers to plan ahead and use extra care while driving through highway work zones.
May 11, 2016 - 8:38pm
February 15, 2016
Construction career fair Wednesday
Together with Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services, the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans to host the Construct Tomorrow construction career fair Wednesday for students and the public. More than 400 high school students from 11 schools will get the chance to explore 18 trade...
February 15, 2016 - 8:23pm
October 20, 2015
Baxter City Council: Time running out on street projects
BAXTER - The relentless ticking of the clock is squeezing city street projects as falling temperatures limit the number of days of work left...
October 20, 2015 - 10:23pm
September 13, 2015
Highway 169 lane closures north of Milaca begin Sept. 14
Motorists may encounter lane closures, reduced speed limits and possible delays when segments of Highway 169 just north of Milaca are reduced to a single lane beginning today, Sept. 14. The lane closures and speed limit reductions through the work zones will occur from 6 a.m. Mondays...
September 13, 2015 - 10:03pm
September 6, 2015
Plan detours: Dellwood and Novotny to close temporarily
Starting Sept. 21, Dellwood Drive will be closed from Whispering Woods Lane to Novotny Road and Novotny Road will be closed from Highway 371 to Dellwood Drive. These roadways are expected to be closed due to construction for about four weeks.
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....
September 4, 2015 - 10:30pm
Inglewood Drive to close for 4 weeks
Starting on Wednesday, Inglewood Drive will be closed from Highway 210 to Excelsior Road. Inglewood Drive is expected to be closed for the construction for about four weeks. The city of Baxter will send an official notice of the re-opening when construction is complete. Emergency...
September 4, 2015 - 10:18pm
September 2, 2015
Baxter City Council: Extension may be needed for commercial streets project
BAXTER - A grouping of street projects in the heart of Baxter's commercial districts was expected to be on a tight timeline for completion, but...
September 2, 2015 - 11:16am
August 16, 2015
DNR announces open house on Lake Vermilion State Park construction
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division will hold an open house to provide updates on development plans for Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park. The open house will be held at the Tower Civic Center, Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m....
August 16, 2015 - 9:27pm
August 7, 2015
Baxter City Council to meet Monday
The Baxter City Council will conduct a special meeting at 4:45 p.m. Monday at Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter. The purpose of the meeting is to award the construction contract for the 2015 Mill and Overlay Improvement Project.
August 7, 2015 - 9:26pm
July 30, 2015
Downtown Brainerd parking faces restrictions Friday
There will be no on-street parking in the downtown Brainerd area Friday morning as the parking stall lines are painted. On-street parking...
July 30, 2015 - 9:38am
July 27, 2015
With temperatures in the high 80s, Ron Duffee with Douglas-Kerr Underground Construction wipes his brow while installing storm sewer on Excelsior...
July 27, 2015 - 11:14pm
July 16, 2015
Excelsior road between Cypress and Conservation Drive to close
Excelsior Road from Cypress Drive to Broadmoor Drive is closed to all traffic through July 31 for utility and road reconstruction for the 2015 Excelsior Road Improvement Project. Excelsior Road from Cypress Drive to approximately 200 feet west will have intermittent closures beginning...
July 16, 2015 - 8:26pm