Tag: Baxter

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

Survey for Public Input on Highway 210 in Baxter now Open

By: Devon Krueger, 5/9/21 3wiamstudio@gmail.com BAXTER, MN — Those who use Highway 210 in the city of Baxter are invited to take a Minnesota Department of Transportation survey for a transportation study in this area. The survey is now open online through June 2 at metroquestsurvey.com/p4y7i. A survey designed to gather initial feedback from the community…
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May 9, 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 Road Improvements, New Business from January 19 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — To hear the latest from the council meeting for the city of Baxter this week, we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson, who updated us on the most recent news for the city. Olson said the meeting was relatively routine, but provided some important planning and zoning updates. One was the approval of…
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January 21, 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