Want to give a great gift to your dad today? You can use your Echo Dot to do it.
After years of routine checkups, when Brenda Marshik got the call from her doctor's office to come in and talk she knew it wasn't just to say congratulations on a clean bill of health. But it was still hard to hear the words many fear, "You have cancer." "My thing is they caught it early enough that it just started so I still had to have the surgery and radiation, but it hadn't advanced anywhere, it hadn't spread, it hadn't even been given a chance to," Marshik said. "So I guess my thing would be to do that annual exam."
BAXTER—A general contractor questioned the city of Baxter's linking a requirement to establish lawns to granting certificates of occupancy.
BAXTER—A proposed affordable housing project in Baxter seeks to provide apartments for individuals diagnosed with a mental illness.
BAXTER—Two residents attending an assessment hearing for a bevy of Baxter 2018 street projects had strong words for the council as they sought to have the projects reconsidered. The Baxter City Council met in a special session Thursday, June 7, to go over assessment costs to property owners affected by proposed street projects across the city in residential and commercial areas. On the list are Cedar Scenic Road, Circle Pines Road, Emily Road area, Flintwood Drive, the Parkwood Drive area, along with College Road and Baxter Drive.
BAXTER—After receiving a request for a school resource officer for Forestview Middle School, Baxter City Council members weighed wanting to offer the service against an unexpected cost to the budget.
So it begins—a summer-like weekend with the promise of a strong season bringing in travelers, tourists and summer residents for the local economy.
Sometimes the most welcome daily additions come not in the grand tech upgrades, but in the small everyday utility items. Not that an Apple Watch, a new iPhone or a big screen smart TV aren't upgrades that are used daily and provide enjoyment. But a recent purchase of a Logitech wireless keyboard is one of those moments where the tech came with a minimal price tag. About $25 on sale at Best Buy in fact. So why is a small keyboard—admittedly not an ergonomic one, or a silent one or one you can roll up into a tube—so enticing? It's everyday versatility.
Brenda Billman-Arndt, Brainerd's Destination Downtown Business Challenge winner, no longer has to dream to open her own boutique. All she has to do it turn the key on the front door of her Laurel Street business to see how far that vision traveled from plan to product line. The Purple Fern opened last week in downtown Brainerd some seven months, nearly to the day, after Billman-Arndt learned she won the contest to help establish a viable business in the city's downtown.
BAXTER—Five homes the city of Baxter acquired for the Cypress Drive construction project will be preserved for single family houses.