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April 29, 2019
Project engineer Aric Welch of Widseth Smith Nolting gives a presentation on the 2019 mill and overlay reclamation project during a Baxter City 
Council meeting Tuesday, April 23. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: City prepares for road construction season
April 29, 2019 - 6:00am
March 25, 2019
Olive Garden, near the intersection of Highway 371 and Glory Road in Baxter, will close its doors at the end of March after more than six years of operation. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter Olive Garden to close at end of March
March 25, 2019 - 8:24pm
March 14, 2019
During Saturday's retreat, Baxter council members -- including Connie Lyscio, Zach Tabatt and Todd Holman -- offered up some potential directions for the city of Baxter to take. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd dispatch file photo
Brainstorming: Baxter City Council offers thoughts on future plans
March 14, 2019 - 11:00am
March 12, 2019
Members of the Baxter City Council and staff convene a retreat Saturday, March 9, to discuss future infrastructure initiatives for the city of Baxter -- a community with a number of neighborhoods lacking subterranean infrastructure. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Weekend retreat centers around neighborhoods without water, sewer lines
March 12, 2019 - 10:00am
March 7, 2019
Members of the Baxter City Council prepare for a workshop Tuesday, March 5. The city is contending with a spike in fire service assessments by the Brainerd Fire Department for 2020. Representing an 11.7 percent increase, this means Baxter will have to pay roughly $36,000 more for emergency coverage in 2020. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Members to tackle increased fire service assessments
March 7, 2019 - 7:00am
February 21, 2019
The 2019 Jasperwood Drive and Mapleton Road (pictured) improvements project is intended to build surface and underground infrastructure for the new Baxter Elementary School. The site chosen by ISD 181 is primarily in the top-left quartile of the map. Screenshot / Google Maps
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
February 21, 2019 - 7:00am
February 7, 2019
Members of the Baxter City Council convened a work session, Tuesday, Feb. 4, to discuss assessment changes for affected property owners on Basswood and Greenwood roads. Affected properties could see assessments north of $7,700 -- significantly higher than similar projects on Memorywood Drive and elsewhere. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Methods mulled to address high property assessments
February 7, 2019 - 7:00am
January 19, 2019
Whiskey Creek flows through the former Pine Meadows Golf Course in Baxter along Excelsior Road. Through a purchase agreement, the city plans to buy 13 acres of the property now owned by Good Samaritan Society with an option to close on the property by the end of the year. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Environment: Years in the making, Whiskey Creek water project moves forward
January 19, 2019 - 11:00am
November 27, 2018
The Andrews-Miller family pause during their Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity home dedication Monday, Nov. 19, in Baxter with Mandy Miller (left) Adrianna Andrews, Brian Andrews holding Zane Andrews with Kael Andrews (front, left), Isaiah Andrews and Rita Miller. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
A home for the holidays: Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity dedicates home
November 27, 2018 - 5:00am
October 17, 2018
A stop sign used temporarily during the Edgewood Drive construction work is going to be a permanent addition at the Woida Road and Edgewood Drive intersection for eastbound vehicles on Woida. Source: City of Baxter
Baxter City Council: Council agrees to bring stop sign back to Woida intersection
October 17, 2018 - 9:00am
September 23, 2018
Baxter council members and city staffers debated the fate of a fire hydrant near 15248 Highway 371, just off Dellwood Drive. Ultimately, it was decided to move the fire hydrant across the road to comply with the fire code. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Council moves on Dellwood Drive fire hydrant project
September 23, 2018 - 6:57pm
September 22, 2018
Commmunity Development Director Josh Doty briefs the Baxter City Council on options for 27 parcels along the Paul Bunyan State Trail -- a point of trail relocation and properties that look to factor into the city's long-term plans. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Members mull appraisal of parcels along Paul Bunyan State Trail route
September 22, 2018 - 8:00am
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
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
May 2, 2018
Baxter City Council members prepare for the meeting Tuesday, May 1, with an presentation on Camp Ripley on the agenda. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: High lake levels threaten homes
May 2, 2018 - 4:00am