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News and Announcements

EDGEWOOD DRIVE at EXCELSIOR ROAD CLOSURE

Edgewood Drive at Excelsior Road will be closed beginning Wednesday, June 20th at 12:00 midnight through Thursday June 21st at 5:00 p.m. for construction of street and underground utilities in conjunction with the 2018 Excelsior Road and Edgewood Drive Improvement Project.

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Election Judge

Election judges are responsible for administering election procedures in each polling place on Election Day.  Serving as an election judge is a great opportunity to serve our community and to be involved in the election process.

Election Judge Requirements

  • You must be eligible to vote in Minnesota
  • You must be able to read, write and speak English
  • You must complete a training session
  • Must not be the spouse; parent, including a stepparent; child, including a stepchild; or sibling, including a stepsibling, of any other judge in the same precinct or of any candidate.
  • Must not be domiciled, either permanently or temporarily, with any candidate on the ballot at that election.
  • Must not be a candidate for elective office in the same election.

How to Apply

If you are interested in serving, please complete the Election Judge Application, which can be found on the City’s website, or contact the city at (218) 454-5108 to request one.  Send your completed application to City of Baxter – Elections, 13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter, MN 56425 or email to ksteele@baxtermn.gov.

Excelsior Road Closure

Excelsior Road between TH 371 and Edgewood Drive will be closed beginning Tuesday, May 29th at 7:00 a.m. for construction of street and underground utilities in conjunction with the 2018 Excelsior Road and Edgewood Drive Improvement Project. This section of roadway will be closed for approximately one month.

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Excelsior Road Construction – Edgewood Drive at Woida Road Intersection

Throughout construction, traffic operations and circulation are continuing to be reviewed. A recent concern raised is with the traffic exiting the area traveling on Edgewood Drive to Woida Road to continue north on TH 371 to avoid Excelsior Road. With the increased traffic at this intersection turning right from Edgewood Drive to Woida Road will become more difficult.

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Music in the Park

Mark your calendars to attend Music in the Park at Oscar Kristofferson Park pavilion on Monday, July 9 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  A free concert put on by the talented artistic directors of the Lakes Area Music Festival: baritone John Taylor Ward and pianist Scott Lykins. The duo will present an evening of live music, outdoors, including selections from the classical and opera repertoire as well as popular songs from the Great American Songbook.

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Meeting Calendar

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Meeting Calendar

June 19, 2018
  • Council Work Session @ 6:15 pm

  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm

    City Council Meeting