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Cypress Drive closes for 2 weeks
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Partners team up for local fish passage project funding
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Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
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Cypress Drive closes for 2 weeks
BAXTER—Cypress Drive in Baxter closed to through traffic Monday, Sept. 24, between Greenwood Road and Industrial Park Road and will be closed for up to two consecutive weeks for construction of underground utilities. Property access along Cypress Drive will be maintained during...
2 hours 1 min ago
September 22, 2018
Cypress Drive will close to through traffic Monday
Cypress Drive closed to through traffic between Greenwood Road and Industrial Park Road starting Monday, Sept. 24.
September 22, 2018 - 9:00am
September 21, 2018
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Donna Larson and her husband Kevin prefer to live in the moment. The Crosslake couple stop to smell the proverbial roses more often than they...
September 21, 2018 - 5:00am
September 20, 2018
Coming Friday: A walk to remember
The annual Walk to End Alzheimer's fundraiser returns to Forestview Middle School on Saturday. Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer's...
September 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Baxter City Council: Memorywood Drive project proposals incite debate
BAXTER—When it comes to plans for Memorywood Drive, the people have spoken—their verdict is split down the middle between two options,...
September 20, 2018 - 3:00am
September 18, 2018
New health clinic offers variety of specialty services in Baxter
A variety of specialty health care services are now available in one location, just off Highway 210 in Baxter. Community members flocked to the...
September 18, 2018 - 7:00am
September 16, 2018
Fashion-forward feathered friend
This fashion-forward green heron sporting a pompadour was spotted on Grand Oaks Drive in Baxter. Photo submitted by Cis Pecarich.
September 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 14, 2018
4 area organizations to receive grants
Four organizations in Brainerd, Baxter, Merrifield and Cass Lake recently received grants from a St. Paul-based private charitable trust. The Otto Bremer Trust awarded $50,000 to Sexual Assault Services Inc. of Brainerd for general operations to provide services for victims of sexual...
September 14, 2018 - 11:30am
September 13, 2018
Expect delays on Highway 210 in Brainerd, Baxter, as lanes intermittently close through Sept. 21
Motorists who travel Highway 210 in Brainerd and Baxter should plan additional time for travel, and consider alternate routes, as segments of...
September 13, 2018 - 9:00am
September 12, 2018
Planting for pollinators: Volunteers dig in to help Baxter's Loren Thompson Pollinator Park
BAXTER—Planting of plants attractive to pollinators was completed Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Loren Thompson Park in Baxter. Volunteers helped...
September 12, 2018 - 10:00am
September 8, 2018
Volunteers sought for pollinator park planting
BAXTER—Volunteers are sought for pollinator garden planting event Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Loren Thompson Park in Baxter. The Pollinator Garden at Loren Thompson Park is ready for plants. Crow Wing Power partnered with the city of Baxter and master gardener Ken Lueken for the past...
September 8, 2018 - 4:30am
September 7, 2018
Turf management workshop set Sept. 24
BAXTER—Property managers, private maintenance companies, schools and parks departments are invited to attend a workshop on how to better manage turf grass that will reduce costs, save time and keep area lakes and rivers healthy. The workshop will be 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept....
September 7, 2018 - 6:30am
September 1, 2018
Progress: Lakes area economy is red hot - Construction points to confidence, investment in future
Small and mid-size business owners in retail and service industries and manufacturers in the lakes area agree the economy is cooking. While motorists...
September 1, 2018 - 3:00am
August 31, 2018
MnDOT to reconstruct Hwy 210 from Brainerd to Ironton
Before prematurely celebrating construction season winding down in the Brainerd lakes area, next year has another big project in store for the...
August 31, 2018 - 9:00am
August 29, 2018
Baxter City Council: Taxes, trucks and trails highlight budget talks
BAXTER—For the city of Baxter, it's time to get into the nuts and bolts of it all—with budget talks, budget talks and more budget...
August 29, 2018 - 12:00pm