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Baxter Council Discusses Storm Water, Walmart Expansion, and More from April 6 Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first regular council meeting for the month of April on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. Olson first discussed the city’s storm water application permit, which he added is an important item to get solidified in time for the wet…
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April 8, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Talks College Road Improvements, Water Treatment from March 2 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first council meeting for the month of March on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. Olson said the meeting was fairly routine in general, but that there continues to be thorough discussion regarding continuing improvements with College Road; it is…
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March 4, 2021 0

New Restaurants Coming to the City of Baxter

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its second regular council meeting of the month of February, so we talked with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. The city discussed and approved restaurant-related business starting with the purchase of Boomer Pizza and its plans for the future. A Jersey Mike’s location has also…
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February 18, 2021 0

Baxter City Council Voice Concerns Regarding Possible Internet Disruptions

Changes expected later this summer from the Federal Communications Commission could have significant negative effects for internet connectivity for Baxter residents. Council member John Ward said, “There are a whole lot of people in the city of Baxter in our whole area that are going to lose their internet.” With state and federal funding available…
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February 7, 2021 0

City of Baxter Considers Fat Tire Bike Trail

As winter and the coronavirus pandemic stretch out across the months ahead, the city of Baxter heard a recent request aimed at being a positive on both those counts. A group, led by John Linn, approached the city about grooming trails in southwest Baxter to maintain a trail for fat tire bikes. The council considered…
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February 6, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Updates on Land Arrangement, Year to Date from February 2 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first council meeting for the month of February on Tuesday, February 2, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to hear the latest. Olson said the meeting was short and sweet. The first thing he discussed was the hiring of an intern through Sourcewell for engineering.…
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February 4, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Recaps First City Council Meeting of 2021

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first regular council meeting of the new year on Tuesday, January 6, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to hear the latest on what was discussed. Olson said the meeting was short, but that the council welcomed in its newest member, John Ward, who is…
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January 7, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Talks 2020 in Review, December 15 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its final council meeting of 2020 on Tuesday, December 15, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up to speed. Olson said the meeting was fairly light and short. Much of the meeting was spent reminiscing with councilmember Todd Holman, due to this being…
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December 17, 2020 0

Baxter Mayor Talks Ice Rinks, Trail Improvements from December 1 Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held a regular council meeting on Tuesday, December 1, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up to speed. Olson said the meeting was relatively routine. In the work session prior to the meeting, Olson says the city discussed the possibility of opening ice rinks…
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December 3, 2020 0

Baxter Mayor Discusses Status on Projects, Snow Plow Policy from November 17 Council Meeting

The city of Baxter held a regular council meeting on Tuesday, November 17. We spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to gather all the latest from what was discussed. Olson mentioned that the South Forestview project was mostly completed after the recent week of unexpectedly good weather, leaving only a handful of smaller roads to be…
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November 19, 2020 0