BAXTER - Highway 169 will open to traffic Thursday, two miles south of Aitkin, reports the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Motorists have been detoured since early September to allow crews to replace two Ripple River box culverts.
Landwehr Construction Inc. of St. Cloud was the prime contractor for the $980,700 improvement project. For updated statewide traffic, construction, weather and travel information, visit www.511mn.org.
Elks mid-year conference conducted
FARIBAULT - Minnesota Elks Association 2009 Mid Year Conference was recently in Faribault with state president Herman Wisneski, Brainerd, presiding with a "Just One More" theme.
The Elks National Foundation reminds high school seniors that the deadline for applying for the Most Valuable Student award contest is Nov. 2. Visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars for more information.
Individuals interested in becoming an Elk, log onto the brainerdelks.org Web site or call 829-2643.
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