(Baxter, MN) — If you’re planning to head up north to the Brainerd Lake area ahead of this weekend’s fishing opener and Mother’s Day, there is a planned detour to be aware of.   Starting today, MnDOT will be closing a section of Highway 371 through Baxter Crews will be making repairs to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad crossing just south of Highway 210 It will prompt a detour around the work zone via College Road South, Cypress Drive, and Highway 210 All lanes should be open by late Thursday night. The work and the detour are weather dependent.