BAXTER - An effort to reinvigorate the Brainerd Fire Advisory Board, increase input from townships and other cities, and make sure budget changes aren't a surprise in the future is going into a new fire contract.
BAXTER - Residents are seeking to stop the city from pursuing its city sewer, water and street improvements.
The project on Woida Road, Franklin and Wildflower drives is scheduled to begin this spring.
BAXTER - A majority vote of Baxter City Council members placed a question of revoking Imgrund Motors conditional use permit in response to delinquent taxes on the agenda of next week's planning commission.
Attorneys Lonny D. Thomas and Mark A. Severson recently announced the establishment of their new law firm Thomas & Severson, P.A. with offices in Crosslake and Baxter.
The attorneys are opening a law office soon in Crosby.
Crow Wing County paid $12,550 in per diem reimbursements in addition to the base salary and expenses for commissioners in 2013.
Commissioners have a base salary of $28,051, which is largely unchanged since 2008.