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Options to fix troubled intersection will be topic of meeting


WILLMAR -- On the heels of the fatal accident last week on Business Highway 71, the three government entities that "own" the dangerous intersection are taking short-term and long-term steps to make it safer.

During a quickly organized meeting Monday, representatives from the city of Willmar, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Kandiyohi County agreed that temporary signs will be placed north and south of the intersection to warn people to "look again."

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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