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August 25, 2016
Last days of summer are best spent at a state park
Nearly 10 million visitors came to Minnesota state parks last year, heralding the parks' status as a part of what makes Minnesota, Minnesota....
August 25, 2016 - 7:57pm
July 28, 2016
DNR invites input on Cuyuna bike trail plan
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting an informal open house on Tuesday, Aug. 23, for anyone interested in the future of Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area. The open house is 6-7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 309 Third St., Ironton, a DNR release said. DNR staff will...
July 28, 2016 - 5:50pm
March 11, 2016
Minnesota state parks to make customer service improvements
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that some key customer service improvements are coming to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas this summer. According to DNR Parks and Trails Division Director Erika Rivers, the following changes, which begin taking effect...
March 11, 2016 - 9:53pm
September 7, 2015
Baxter City Council: Considers changes proposed for Oscar Kristofferson Park
BAXTER - Changes are proposed with improvements expected for one of Baxter's most utilized parks. The city has been discussing proposals for...
September 7, 2015 - 7:39pm
September 3, 2015
Baxter City Council: Body-worn camera policy change supported
BAXTER - If a police officer enters a home to check on a resident or respond to a domestic assault, should those body camera recordings be part...
September 3, 2015 - 10:01am
May 20, 2015
Inglewood, Maplewood trail plan in Baxter to get another look
BAXTER - Ideas of developing a trail corridor connecting Inglewood and Maplewood were revived Tuesday. About 10 years ago, the city was in conversation with landowners about a trail. But those plans lost momentum when a development, a plat for Veranda Heights, didn't go forward....
May 20, 2015 - 8:44am
May 15, 2015
Minnesota state parks and trails offer new bike tune-up stations The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has installed 31 new bicycle tune-up stations in state parks and on state trails. The stations are equipped with basic bike maintenance tools, including air pumps. "These...
May 15, 2015 - 11:31pm
April 13, 2015
Baxter City Council: City ponders park pavilion repairs, replacement
BAXTER - With the start to summer fast approaching, Baxter is looking at what repairs the city needs at its parks and potential changes in the future. The city council recently approved spending for needed repairs this year as recommended by the Parks and Trails Commission. At the...
April 13, 2015 - 10:18pm
April 7, 2015
Baxter City Council: Timing not right to purchase 'spectacular property'
BAXTER - A property with scenic vistas from a 100-foot slope was recognized as spectacular but the Baxter City Council agreed with its parks...
April 7, 2015 - 9:48pm
February 19, 2015
Brainerd Parks and Recreation Board to meet Tuesday
The regular meeting of the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Board is planned at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room at city hall. Any individual needing special accommodations should call 828-2320.
February 19, 2015 - 12:02am
February 6, 2015
Riverfront property presents preservation possibility
BAXTER - A unique wooded property linked to two lakes and the Mississippi River is giving the city of Baxter a chance to conserve the land. This...
February 6, 2015 - 10:52am
January 7, 2015
Baxter City Council supports grant to reforest parks
BAXTER - After last year's damaging wind storm, Baxter City Council members learned a grant may help both cleanup efforts and reforestation. Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) technician Darren Mayers suggested the organization would help the city submit a grant...
January 7, 2015 - 9:27pm
August 28, 2014
Baxter council considers plans for Whipple Beach
BAXTER - Plans for Whipple Beach may include a concrete patio and a 12-foot paved trail cutting through the woods, but council members remain...
August 28, 2014 - 7:23pm
August 7, 2014
Baxter council awards bid for Falcon Drive project
BAXTER - After project numbers for Falcon Drive came in higher than expected, Baxter City Council members paused before moving forward. Wednesday, after no one attended a public hearing for the project, the council voted in favor, awarding a street and utility improvement project...
August 7, 2014 - 10:18pm
July 13, 2014
Baxter opens addition to Whipple Beach recreation area
BAXTER - Whipple Beach now has another way for people to enjoy a Minnesota summer and time at the beach. The newly constructed 40-by-40-foot...
July 13, 2014 - 7:17pm