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September 17, 2018
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Backus: Airport dominates council discussion
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am
August 31, 2018
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Watch for increased traffic near South 6th Street as school begins
August 31, 2018 - 10:00am
August 24, 2018
MnDOT invites public to open house in Highway 371 construction
August 24, 2018 - 9:30am
August 16, 2018
Storage tanks damaged by April 26 fire frame several refining towers at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wis. The refinery experienced a large fire earlier this year that damaged much of the infrastructure at the facility. --- Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Refinery explosion roils northern Minnesota's asphalt supply
August 16, 2018 - 7:41pm
August 8, 2018
Reader Opinion: Gridlock
August 8, 2018 - 2:30am
July 25, 2018
A six-week closure will begin at 6 a.m. Monday, July 30, on the portion of the Cypress Drive improvement project affecting Excelsior Road. Business accesses from Excelsior Road will remain open during construction, but motorists are advised to drive with caution in the work zone area. / Google maps
Construction to start Monday on Excelsior Road-Cypress Drive intersection
July 25, 2018 - 7:00am
July 18, 2018
Motorists who travel Highway 210 west of McGregor will encounter construction crews, heavy equipment and delays during daytime hours starting July 30, as segments of the road are reduced to a single lane. Lane closures are needed while crews resurface more than 14 miles of Highway 210 between Highway 169 in Hassman and Highway 65 in McGregor. Google maps /
Highway 210 near McGregor reduced to single lane July 30
July 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
July 6, 2018
Work continues on the South Sixth Street construction project Thursday, July 5, in Brainerd. The project is now in its second phase. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
South 6th Street project in 2nd phase
July 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
College Road - between Highway 371 and Cypress Drive - will be closed for road improvements beginning 6 a.m. Monday, July 9.College Road&mdash;between Highway 371 and Cypress Drive&mdash;will be closed for road improvements beginning 6 a.m. Monday, July 9.</p><p>This segment of road will be closed until Aug. 15.This segment of road will be closed until Aug. 15. / Google Maps
College Road segment to close July 9
July 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 28, 2018
The Brainerd Lion's fountain located near the old water tower for about 50 years at the Law Offices of Breen and Person will be relocated around the corner facing Highway 210, due to the reconstruction project of South Sixth Street.
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Brainerd Lion's water fountain to move, but not far
June 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 20, 2018
Information Sign Against Street
Culvert failure closes County Road 105
June 20, 2018 - 1:13pm
June 10, 2018
Excelsior Road remains closed in Baxter during construction with work on underground utilities as the project continues in phases. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Utility work continues on Excelsior Road project
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am
May 16, 2018
A road closed sign sits near the intersection of Excelsior Road and Forest Drive in Baxter as work continues on the Excelsior and Edgewood street projects. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Weather delays worry businesses
May 16, 2018 - 7:00am
May 15, 2018
Pine and Lakes Echo Journal file photo
Backus: Residents request future road improvements
May 15, 2018 - 5:00am
May 4, 2018
Local option sales tax generates more revenue for county than projected
May 4, 2018 - 10:30am