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American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
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September 17, 2018
Backus: Airport dominates council discussion
City council members' eyebrows were raised while discussing the Backus Municipal Airport and various projects Monday, Sept. 10, because of additional...
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am
August 31, 2018
Watch for increased traffic near South 6th Street as school begins
Motorists traveling near the Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street reconstruction project in Brainerd should watch for buses, additional vehicles...
August 31, 2018 - 10:00am
August 24, 2018
MnDOT invites public to open house in Highway 371 construction
HACKENSACK—Hackensack and Backus area residents, businesses and motorists are invited to attend an open house to learn about a major construction project on Highway 371 between Backus and Hackensack. The project requires a detour beginning Sept. 4. The public open house will...
August 24, 2018 - 9:30am
August 16, 2018
Refinery explosion roils northern Minnesota's asphalt supply
ANGORA, Minn. — Dave Clement used to expect a daily delivery of two truckloads of asphalt binder from the Husky Energy refinery in Superior,...
August 16, 2018 - 7:41pm
August 8, 2018
Reader Opinion: Gridlock
Congrats to the planners in Brainerd, Baxter, Crow Wing County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation. You have scheduled road work on almost every major road in the area and we officially have total gridlock. You even closed down a road that was shut down all of last summer....
August 8, 2018 - 2:30am
July 25, 2018
Construction to start Monday on Excelsior Road-Cypress Drive intersection
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. Landwehr...
July 25, 2018 - 7:00am
July 18, 2018
Highway 210 near McGregor reduced to single lane July 30
Motorists who travel Highway 210 west of McGregor will encounter construction crews, heavy equipment and delays during daytime hours starting...
July 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
July 6, 2018
South 6th Street project in 2nd phase
Contending with shifts back and forth between stifling, humid conditions and bouts of heavy rainfall, construction crews doggedly press on with...
July 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
College Road segment to close July 9
College Road—between Highway 371 and Cypress Drive—will be closed for road improvements beginning 6 a.m. Monday, July 9. This segment...
July 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 28, 2018
Brainerd Lion's water fountain to move, but not far
For 50 years in a row, the Brainerd Lion's water fountain has welcomed visitors to the Brainerd lakes area at the corner of Highway 210 and Business...
June 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 20, 2018
Culvert failure closes County Road 105
A culvert failure has closed County Road 105 between Sullivan Lake Road and McNeal Road in Crow Wing County, officials reported Wednesday, June...
June 20, 2018 - 1:13pm
June 10, 2018
Utility work continues on Excelsior Road project
BAXTER—Work is continuing on the Excelsior Road and Edgewood Drive improvement project in Baxter. This week, the contractor continued construction...
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am
May 16, 2018
Baxter City Council: Weather delays worry businesses
BAXTER—The late spring is pushing street projects back and that includes Baxter's projects by its commercial and residential area along...
May 16, 2018 - 7:00am
May 15, 2018
Backus: Residents request future road improvements
With planning underway for a summer road construction project in Backus, residents of Lilian Boulevard and Point Road requested future projects...
May 15, 2018 - 5:00am
May 4, 2018
Local option sales tax generates more revenue for county than projected
Almost $11.5 million has been collected in the past two years in the local option sales tax revenue for road improvement projects in Crow Wing County. The half cent local option sales tax was implemented April 1, 2016. The revenue, brought in as of April 1, represents a 34 percent...
May 4, 2018 - 10:30am