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October 19, 2018
"My Neighbor Is Not For Sale" booklets will be handed out during the first Cherish All Children, a faith community discussion on the prevention of child sexual exploitation and human trafficking, event scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd.
Child sexual exploitation happens - Events addressing prevention set
October 19, 2018 - 7:00am
September 5, 2018
The Baxter City Council and city staff deliberate whether or not to allow bow hunting in city limits -- two properties passed muster, while the remaining four still await a verdict. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Members approve 2 parcels for bow hunting
September 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 29, 2018
Members of the Baxter City Council, alongside city staff, take part in budget talks to hash out the city financials in preparation for 2019. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Taxes, trucks and trails highlight budget talks
August 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 22, 2018
Master Rob Nelson of Ultimate Martial Arts gives a karate lesson Tuesday, Aug. 21, during the Night to Unite at Oscar Kristofferson Park in Baxter. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Fine weather boosts 2018 Night to Unite in Baxter
August 22, 2018 - 11:00am
August 9, 2018
City of Baxter employees could been seeing some healthy improvements over the coming months after the council voted to implements its wellness program. Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Baxter City Council: Council authorizes implementation of wellness program
August 9, 2018 - 10:00am
July 20, 2018
Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Baxter City Council: School resource officer for Forestview approved
July 20, 2018 - 10:00am
July 8, 2018
K-9 Rossi watches handler Officer Joe Sundgaard during a recognition Tuesday, July 3, at a Baxter City Council meeting for their teamwork during recent K-9 trials along with training teammates Sgt. Matt Maier and Officer Taylor Halverson (right). Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Rossi, Sundgaard take top honors at K-9 trials
July 8, 2018 - 4:00am
June 22, 2018
Law enforcement warns against sale of products with hemp oil
June 22, 2018 - 6:34pm
June 7, 2018
The Baxter City Council meets Tuesday, June 5, at Baxter City Hall. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council considers adding school resource officer
June 7, 2018 - 6:00am
April 3, 2018
Andrea Rusk
Suicide affects everyone: Working together is key to help
April 3, 2018 - 11:00am
March 21, 2018
Citing changing times and changing technology, Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted said Tuesday he was throwing a curveball at the city council. After two years of working to implement body cameras for the police department, Exsted told the council his priority shifted to seeking cameras for the squad cars instead.
Baxter City Council: Body cameras take backseat to squad cars
March 21, 2018 - 11:00am
February 15, 2018
North Memorial Ambulance personnel roll out an empty gurney to a waiting ambulance Wednesday at Bill's Gun Shop and Range in Baxter. A man was declared deceased at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, using a rental gun inside the store. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Video play button
Man uses handgun owned by business in shooting death: Death appears to be self-inflicted
February 15, 2018 - 4:48pm
February 14, 2018
Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted removes equipment from his squad car Wednesday while conducting an investigation at Bill’s Gun Shop and Shooting Range in Baxter. Emergency personnel responded to a report of a shooting inside the store and later determined an adult male died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, which is not believed to be accidental. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video play button
Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound in Baxter shooting range
February 14, 2018 - 8:57pm
January 22, 2018
Forum delves into shady practices behind sex trade
January 22, 2018 - 4:00am
January 3, 2018
Kate LePage of Lutheran Social Service and Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted present Tuesday to the Baxter City Council on local efforts against sex trafficking. Zach Kayser / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Month's events to raise trafficking awareness
January 3, 2018 - 12:00pm