BAXTER - Improvements for Berrywood and Whipple Beach are expected to be completed by early August.
Spending for a Berrywood Park picnic pavilion and Whipple Beach open-air picnic pavilion with kitchen gained Baxter City Council approval Tuesday.
Deerwood became the latest city to ask residents to run the water after an epidemic of freeze-ups.
"This year it has just exploded," said Deerwood Mayor Mike Aulie.
Monday the Deerwood City Council declared the water emergency.
Crow Wing County Board members agreed to continue administering a loan program aimed at helping improve rental properties.
Central Minnesota Housing Partnerhip (CMHP) Tuesday sought county approval for its rental rehabilitation deferred loan program.