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June 5, 2019
Project manager Luke Wehseler, left, points out construction features during an informational open house from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, in the forum room of Crosby-Ironton High School. All in all, 14 miles of Highway 210 looks to be reconstructed from the ground up, with a number of new features and amenities added to repair some subterranean infrastructure, as well as improve traffic efficiency. It’s slated to cost roughly $6.8 million to $6.9 million. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
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MnDOT hosts public open house to kick off Hwy 210 reconstruction project
June 5, 2019 - 7:02am
May 2, 2019
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Lueck lambasts gas tax as unnecessary burden on Minnesotans
May 2, 2019 - 6:30am
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
April 24, 2019
A graphic of the roadway in its current dimensions (top) and the changes illustrated (bottom) once Memorywood Drive is reconstructed and other amenities are added. Graphic courtesy of Widseth Smith Nolting
Baxter City Council: Final hearing convenes for Memorywood Drive project
April 24, 2019 - 9:20am
April 17, 2019
Community Development Director Josh Doty speaks to the Baxter City Council during a meeting Tuesday, April 16. Members voted on a number of resolutions that looks to shape roadways by Forestview Middle School and the new Baxter Elementary School for years to come. Gabriel Lagarde / Braienrd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: New elementary school roadways gain approval
April 17, 2019 - 11:00am
March 14, 2019
Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
After 5 rounds of voting, Oak Lawn settles on levy increase: Challenger, write-in candidate prevail in contested races
March 14, 2019 - 5:00am
March 10, 2019
Township Day, this Tuesday, March 12, represents a key gathering for small towns across the state -- of which there are approximately 1,781 in all, home to roughly 914,174 residents. It’s an opportunity to elect local town officials, as well as vote on and discuss any major ballot measures at the annual meeting. Direct democracy in action. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Township Day: Small communities gather for 2019 elections, annual meetings
March 10, 2019 - 7:00am
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
March 6, 2019
Construction work is seen Oct. 26, 2017, at 13th Avenue and Ninth Street East in West Fargo.
Investing in infrastructure could give US households a financial boost, study says
March 6, 2019 - 7:13pm
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 20, 2019
A preliminary plan from architect Douglas Oldham shows the potential layout for a new development in Baxter south of Baxter Village. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Baxter City Council: Council considers 'green' parking lot for Baxter Village
February 20, 2019 - 11:00am
December 21, 2018
Residents of the roadways involved in the North Forestview project pack the confines of Baxter City Hall Thursday, Dec. 20. Critics of the project have argued steep assessments to fund new sewer/water lines will adversely hurt neighborhoods along the routes. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Residents pack Baxter City Hall to oppose North Forestview project
December 21, 2018 - 7:00am
December 14, 2018
An aerial shot of Industrial Park Road, with markers superimposed to indicate properties that will be assessed. Project image / City of Baxter
Baxter City Council: Roadway reconstruction project takes shape for 2019
December 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
September 20, 2018
Lon Schmidt expresses his opinion during the public information meeting to discuss improvements to Memorywood Drive Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Baxter City Hall.  Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Memorywood Drive project proposals incite debate
September 20, 2018 - 3:00am
August 11, 2018
Workers dig near the intersection of Cypress Drive and Excelsior Road this week in Baxter as the project continues to progress with the dry weather. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Officials update status of construction projects in Brainerd-Baxter
August 11, 2018 - 11:00am
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