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May 15, 2018
Activists line up during a rally in the Twin Cites area last summer to protest pipeline initiatives in Minnesota -- both a threat to the environment, critics say, as well as a false hope for economic growth. Submitted photo / Sierra Club
Pipeline advocates visit Baxter amid statewide debate over Line 3
May 15, 2018 - 10:30pm
April 3, 2018
Tom Johnson poses with his wife, Leola, and their three daughters, Karsan (left), Caelan and McKennan at Caelan's 2015 Brainerd High School graduation. Submitted photo.
'We didn't see this coming': Baxter, Minn. family man didn't show any signs of suicidal thoughts
April 3, 2018 - 1:26pm
February 15, 2018
North Memorial Ambulance personnel roll out an empty gurney to a waiting ambulance Wednesday at Bill's Gun Shop and Range in Baxter. A man was declared deceased at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, using a rental gun inside the store. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Video play button
77-year-old Minn. man died of self-inflicted gunshot wound from gun owned by business, police say
February 15, 2018 - 8:05pm
February 14, 2018
Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted removes equipment from his squad car Wednesday while conducting an investigation at Bill’s Gun Shop and Shooting Range in Baxter. Emergency personnel responded to a report of a shooting inside the store and later determined an adult male died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, which is not believed to be accidental. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video
Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound at northern Minn. shooting range
February 14, 2018 - 7:54pm
February 13, 2018
A rare, little feathered visitor appeared unexpectedly in Baxter Tuesday morning. This is only the fourth boreal owl recorded in 80 years in Crow Wing County, according to the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Rare owl sighting: Tiny boreal owl visits Baxter
February 13, 2018 - 9:39pm
October 31, 2017
The Book World store at 15528 Edgewood Drive in Baxter, Minn.,  will be closing, along with the company’s other 44 locations in seven states. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Book World to close its six stores in Minn., ND
October 31, 2017 - 9:27pm
September 8, 2017
A view of St. Martin from 2013 shows the island before Hurricane Irma devastated the area. Kelly Humphrey/Forum News Service
Hurricane Irma takes toll on former northern Minnesota residents
September 8, 2017 - 10:10pm
April 11, 2017
Emily Piper, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, discusses mental health care at the Community Behavioral Health Hospital in Baxter April 11 as Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, looks on. Zach Kayser/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Minnesota top official says GOP cuts would deeply hurt mental health care
April 11, 2017 - 9:41pm
April 13, 2016
Sgt. Andy Bradley of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Bomb Squad walks away Wednesday from the vehicle that held a possible hand grenade parked alongside Minnesota Highway 25, southeast of Brainerd. The grenade, which turned out to be fake, was hidden safely inside Bradley's explosive containment case. (Submitted)
Northern Minnesota Postal worker detained after bomb threat
April 13, 2016 - 9:38pm
February 26, 2016
Forestview Middle School sixth-grader Lexi McElfresh took this photograph of the injured wolf around 8 a.m. Monday on her way to school. She stated in an email that the wolf was standing on the walking trail on the north side of Mapleton Road, just east of the school and it was limping and injured. (Submitted)
Limping wolf in Baxter, Minn., likely healthy, not a threat
February 26, 2016 - 11:00pm
January 22, 2016
At least one man dies in head-on crash near Baxter, Minn.
January 22, 2016 - 8:30pm
December 16, 2015
Medical examiner rules Minnesota infant death was natural
December 16, 2015 - 8:57pm
October 22, 2015
Infant found unresponsive at Baxter day care dies
October 22, 2015 - 10:15pm
June 7, 2015
Emergency personnel collect debris after an eastbound BNSF Railway train and a car collided about 5:20 p.m. Sunday at the Gull River Road crossing just off Highway 210 west of Baxter. (Kelly Humphrey/ Forum News Service)
Train collides with car west of Baxter, Minn.
June 7, 2015 - 9:43pm
Brainerd woman injured in two-vehicle accident
June 7, 2015 - 4:00pm