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October 19, 2018
Child sexual exploitation happens - Events addressing prevention set
The hard reality is child sexual exploitation and human trafficking happens across Minnesota and in our own backyard in the Brainerd lakes area....
October 19, 2018 - 7:00am
September 5, 2018
Baxter City Council: Members approve 2 parcels for bow hunting
BAXTER—Bucking precedent in recent years, the Baxter City Council unanimously opted to designate two parcels open for bow hunting, while...
September 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 29, 2018
Baxter City Council: Taxes, trucks and trails highlight budget talks
BAXTER—For the city of Baxter, it's time to get into the nuts and bolts of it all—with budget talks, budget talks and more budget...
August 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 22, 2018
Fine weather boosts 2018 Night to Unite in Baxter
BAXTER—Fine weather, fun festivities, good turnout—that's the recipe for a successful 2018 Baxter Night to Unite. Gathering in Oscar...
August 22, 2018 - 11:00am
August 9, 2018
Baxter City Council: Council authorizes implementation of wellness program
BAXTER—It's time to break out the sweat bands and protein drinks. The city of Baxter is in the process of implementing a wellness program,...
August 9, 2018 - 10:00am
July 20, 2018
Baxter City Council: School resource officer for Forestview approved
BAXTER—Forestview Middle School will have a school resource officer shortly after the Christmas break. Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted told...
July 20, 2018 - 10:00am
July 8, 2018
Rossi, Sundgaard take top honors at K-9 trials
BAXTER—When Gator retired—leaving a legacy of awards and effective police work—it was unknown if the K-9 pup picked as his...
July 8, 2018 - 4:00am
June 22, 2018
Law enforcement warns against sale of products with hemp oil
Crow Wing County businesses selling products containing hemp oil received a warning this week from the county attorney—stop sales or face charges. "A person cannot sell a product intended for human consumption in Minnesota if it has any traces of cannabinoids in it, such as...
June 22, 2018 - 6:34pm
June 7, 2018
Baxter City Council considers adding school resource officer
BAXTER—After receiving a request for a school resource officer for Forestview Middle School, Baxter City Council members weighed wanting...
June 7, 2018 - 6:00am
April 3, 2018
Suicide affects everyone: Working together is key to help
Death by suicide not only affects the person's family and friends—it affects the community. Law enforcement officers are typically the...
April 3, 2018 - 11:00am
March 21, 2018
Baxter City Council: Body cameras take backseat to squad cars
BAXTER—Citing changing times and changing technology, Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted said Tuesday he was throwing a curveball at the city...
March 21, 2018 - 11:00am
February 15, 2018
Man uses handgun owned by business in shooting death: Death appears to be self-inflicted
The man who died from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday at Bill's Gun Shop & Range in Baxter has been identified....
February 15, 2018 - 4:48pm
February 14, 2018
Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound in Baxter shooting range
An adult male was declared deceased at Bill's Gun Shop & Range at roughly 2 p.m. Wednesday, the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officers...
February 14, 2018 - 8:57pm
January 22, 2018
Forum delves into shady practices behind sex trade
Area residents funneled into the Franklin Arts Center Thursday to shed light on the manipulative business practices behind sex trafficking—a...
January 22, 2018 - 4:00am
January 3, 2018
Baxter City Council: Month's events to raise trafficking awareness
The Baxter City Council learned Tuesday of a host of sex trafficking-themed events coming this month in the Brainerd lakes area. Kate LePage,...
January 3, 2018 - 12:00pm