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City of Baxter Approves Preliminary Levy, Continues Road Project Talks in September 21 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its second regular council meeting of the month of September on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up on what’s happening with the city. Olson began with the topic of the city’s 2022 budget and preliminary levy, which was set at 6.9%…
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September 23, 2021 0

City of Baxter Updates Hunting Map, Approves New Apartment Complex, and More in September 7 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first council meeting of the month of September on Tuesday, so as always, we chatted with Mayor Darrel Olson to hear about how everything went. Olson first provided an update on the ongoing discussions with Knollwood Drive and the updates that could be coming to it,…
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September 9, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Talks Camp Vanasek, Drought, and More from August 17 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its second regular council meeting of the month of August on Tuesday. To hear about what was discussed, we had our usual conversation with Mayor Darrel Olson. Olson began by mentioning that the city was still in discussion about the road work projects coming to Knollwood Drive…
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August 19, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Recaps Night to Unite, August 4 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first council meeting of the month of August on Wednesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. The meeting was a day later than usual to account for the city’s annual “Night to Unite” event that took place Tuesday evening. Olson said…
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August 6, 2021 0

Baxter Council Discusses Water Rationing, Broadcasting Meetings, and More from July 6 Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first council meeting of the month of July on Tuesday, so we chatted with Mayor Darrel Olson to hear about what was discussed. The council took time in this meeting to discuss what to do moving forward with potentially using audio and video equipment to broadcast…
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July 8, 2021 0

Baxter Council Reviews Water Treatment, Roads, and More from June 15 Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its second regular council meeting of the month on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. Olson began with a quick note that a new credit union, Wings, would be coming to a spot near the Costco. Olson then discussed the ongoing…
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June 17, 2021 0

First In-Person Baxter City Council Meeting in 14 Months – BLAEDC Updates

The Baxter city council members met for the first time since March 27th of 2020 after all city council meetings were conducted virtually since they declared a local emergency in the wake of the corona virus. The executive director of the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corp., Tyler Glynn was first on the agenda with…
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June 6, 2021 0

Baxter City Council Meeting from May 18

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its second council meeting for the month of May this week, so we had our usual conversation with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. Olson drew attention to new speed limits being put in place on Isle Drive near the Walmart. The council also agreed to…
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May 20, 2021 0

City of Baxter Plans Road Projects Overhauling Intersections

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first regular council meeting for the month of May on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get a synopsis. Olson said there was a proposal to add signage to an intersection near the Walmart, which was approved, but Olson acknowledged that the resolution…
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May 6, 2021 0

City of Baxter to Bring Back Triathlons, Farmers’ Market in 2021

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its latest council meeting on April 20, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to hear about what was discussed. Olson first brought up a renewal of the joint powers agreement between the city of Baxter, the state of Minnesota, and prosecuting attorneys. The city also made…
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April 22, 2021 0