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January 3, 2019
Workers construct the new signal lights at the Cypress and Highway 210 intersection in Baxter Wednesday, Jan 2, as motorists use a single westbound lane. The work is part of the larger Cypress Drive improvement project led by the city of Baxter. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Stoplight Construction
January 3, 2019 - 11:00am
November 7, 2018
Baxter City Council candidates field questions from Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Matt Kilian Friday, Oct. 12, during a candidate forum at Yesterday's Gone in Brainerd -- Connie Lyscio (left), Mary Marana, Robert Nesheim, Lori Rubin and Zach Tabatt. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Baxter City Council: Candidates talk taxes, economic development, recreation
November 7, 2018 - 11:02am
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Election 2018 in the Brainerd Lakes Area
November 7, 2018 - 1:35am
September 9, 2018
A piebald fox was spotted in the city of Baxter Sept. 1. The Baxter resident stated it came up on their deck and looked through the patio doors and then went to the neighbor's lot. Submitted Photo
A fox of a different color
September 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 5, 2018
Joy Krueger gives her daughter, Marian, a goodbye hug on her first day of kindergarten Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Baxter Elementary School.
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Enthusiasm, nervousness fill Baxter Elementary on first day of school
September 5, 2018 - 2:00am
July 26, 2018
Baxter water tower renovations
July 26, 2018 - 11:00am
June 16, 2018
A brood of Canada geese goslings are guarded by their parents Thursday, June 14, in a pond near Excelsior Road in Baxter. The families with their young are an annual part of spring and summer in the Baxter area and a reminder for motorists to be aware of newly born wildlife crossing roads, especially on Excelsior. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Family Swim
June 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
April 23, 2018
Burger King in Baxter put up a closed sign last week. Matt Erickson / Brainerd Dispatch.
Biz Buzz: A changing business landscape
April 23, 2018 - 10:57am
March 20, 2018
A.J. Hartshorn with Lundberg Plumbing and Heating works Monday inside the new CentraCare Specialty Clinic, which is under construction near Costco in Baxter. HyTec Construction of Brainerd is the general contractor for the project. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
CentraCare Specialty Clinic
March 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 14, 2018
Baxter Police officers respond to a report of a shooting Tuesday afternoon at Bill's Gun Shop & Range. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Fatal shooting reported at Bill’s Gun Shop
February 14, 2018 - 10:12pm
January 19, 2018
Baxter Elementary School students and teachers gather in a circle around drummers to take part in a Skol chant Friday to support the Minnesota Vikings. The chant took place at Oscar Kristofferson Park in Baxter. Screen grab from video. Mark Pietig was the drone driver. Video posted by Travis button
Baxter Elementary School Vikings Skol chant
January 19, 2018 - 11:18pm
October 23, 2017
Click the image to see the the entire map. Graphic / City of Baxter
To burn, or not to burn? Yard waste solutions for residents of Baxter
October 23, 2017 - 12:49pm
October 21, 2016
Jack Pine Brewery hosted a groundbreaking for its future facility in Baxter Oct. 7 with construction contractor Nor-Son. From left to right, Jesse Hopkins of Nor-Son, Sam Sundberg, Sara Sundberg, Sophie Sundberg, Jack Pine Brewery founder Patrick Sundberg, Mike Paulus, Business Consultant for the Minnesota Small Business Development Center, Darrell Olson, mayor of Baxter, Scott Bender, Bremer Bank and Nathan Norton, Nor-Son, throw some dirt for the cameras. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
New Jack Pine Brewery breaks ground in Baxter
October 21, 2016 - 9:30pm