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September 17, 2018
Echo Journal file photo.
Backus: Airport dominates council discussion
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am
September 7, 2018
Final Highway 371 Backus to Hackensack culvert expected to be complete Saturday, Sept. 8
September 7, 2018 - 10:49pm
September 6, 2018
Neither this map nor the alternative detour shown here are approved by MnDOT. Click the image to see the entire graphic. Echo Journal graphic.
Three culverts complete in Backus to Hackensack Hwy 371 project
September 6, 2018 - 10:00am
August 24, 2018
MnDOT invites public to open house in Highway 371 construction
August 24, 2018 - 9:30am
August 16, 2018
Storage tanks damaged by April 26 fire frame several refining towers at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wis. The refinery experienced a large fire earlier this year that damaged much of the infrastructure at the facility. --- Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Refinery explosion roils northern Minnesota's asphalt supply
August 16, 2018 - 7:41pm
July 25, 2018
A six-week closure will begin at 6 a.m. Monday, July 30, on the portion of the Cypress Drive improvement project affecting Excelsior Road. Business accesses from Excelsior Road will remain open during construction, but motorists are advised to drive with caution in the work zone area. / Google maps
Construction to start Monday on Excelsior Road-Cypress Drive intersection
July 25, 2018 - 7:00am
June 28, 2018
The Brainerd Lion's fountain located near the old water tower for about 50 years at the Law Offices of Breen and Person will be relocated around the corner facing Highway 210, due to the reconstruction project of South Sixth Street.
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Brainerd Lion's water fountain to move, but not far
June 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 26, 2018
CSAH 18 Construction schedule released
June 26, 2018 - 9:02am
June 22, 2018
Crosslake: CSAH 36 informational open house sparsely attended
June 22, 2018 - 5:30am
June 10, 2018
Excelsior Road remains closed in Baxter during construction with work on underground utilities as the project continues in phases. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Utility work continues on Excelsior Road project
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am
May 16, 2018
A road closed sign sits near the intersection of Excelsior Road and Forest Drive in Baxter as work continues on the Excelsior and Edgewood street projects. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Weather delays worry businesses
May 16, 2018 - 7:00am
May 15, 2018
Pine and Lakes Echo Journal file photo
Backus: Residents request future road improvements
May 15, 2018 - 5:00am
May 4, 2018
Local option sales tax generates more revenue for county than projected
May 4, 2018 - 10:30am
April 3, 2018
Emily area residents, businesses and motorists are invited to attend an open house to learn about a major construction project that will reconstruct Highway 6 through Emily in 2018. Screen shot of Emily from Crow Wing County Interactive GIS mapping.
Highway 6 reconstruction open house set April 9
April 3, 2018 - 5:00am
February 17, 2018
The county plans to reconstruct 0.72 miles of CSAH 36 east of the County Road 3 and CSAH 103 and widen the right-of-way to 50 feet.  The design speed will be 40 mph, and Larson said engineers are looking to get rid of some of the road's curves. / Google maps
CSAH 36 reconstruction planned for 2020
February 17, 2018 - 6:00am