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Baxter Elementary School
June 11, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: Board approves early childhood designs, prepares to solicit bids for high school
While a new Baxter Elementary School is under construction, plans are moving forward to convert the existing building into an early childhood...
June 11, 2019 - 9:13am
May 23, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: Construction now underway for new Baxter Elementary
BAXTER—What's in the word "Baxter"? For Brainerd School District Superintendent Laine Larson it's many things, including: B—Books,...
May 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 15, 2019
Groundbreaking ceremonies set for ISD 181 school projects - Baxter, Harrison and Nisswa
Groundbreaking ceremonies are planned for three elementary school projects in the Brainerd School District. A ceremony for the new Baxter Elementary...
May 15, 2019 - 5:00am
April 17, 2019
Baxter City Council: New elementary school roadways gain approval
BAXTER—The new Baxter Elementary School factored heavily into discussions during the meeting Tuesday, April 15, in Baxter City Hall. Council...
April 17, 2019 - 11:00am
Brainerd Public Schools: Board approves higher than expected bids for Nisswa Elementary
Bids came in higher than expected, but through a few cost-saving measures, Brainerd School Board members approved construction contracts for...
April 17, 2019 - 5:00am
April 16, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: New Baxter school to keep name
The future Brainerd School District building referred to thus far as the "new elementary school in Baxter" officially has a name. Baxter Elementary...
April 16, 2019 - 10:00am
March 30, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: District opens bids for 2 more projects
Bids for the Brainerd School District's Harrison Elementary School project will open 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the boardroom at the Washington...
March 30, 2019 - 11:00am
March 27, 2019
Reader Opinion: Baxter school should honor Miller
I'm a person old enough to recall the days and events leading up to World War II, and I remember well the 194th Tank Battalion stationed here in the Brainerd area being called to active duty and deployed to the Philippines under the command of Maj. Ernest B. Miller. While I was quite...
March 27, 2019 - 2:30am
March 5, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: District opens bids for 3 building projects
After approving construction documents for three building projects, the Brainerd School Board authorized project managers Monday, March 4, to...
March 5, 2019 - 9:00am
February 27, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: Public to weigh in on new elementary school name
A new elementary school is slated for the 2020-21 school year in Baxter, but whether it keeps the name Baxter Elementary School or goes in a...
February 27, 2019 - 7:00am
February 26, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: District breaks down building project costs
After last spring's successful $205 million referendum, the Brainerd School District has a total of 13 building projects on its docket for the...
February 26, 2019 - 11:00am
February 21, 2019
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
BAXTER—The new Baxter Elementary School is popping up in discussions again—this time in a project to remake streets and infrastructure...
February 21, 2019 - 7:00am
February 14, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: Board approves updates to drop-off area at Forestview
With several building projects moving along in the Brainerd School District, the school board approved a set of site standards for district construction...
February 14, 2019 - 5:00am
February 5, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: Glow run fundraisers set at Riverside, Baxter elementary schools
Two area elementary schools are gearing up for glow runs to raise money for their schools. Funds for new playground equipment, special events...
February 5, 2019 - 11:00am
January 16, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: Building projects moving along steadily
Work continues on several building projects in the Brainerd School District. The school board is set to approve construction documents next month...
January 16, 2019 - 10:00am