Weather Forecast

This June 2010 file photo shows street flooding in the area of 10th Street and Kandiyohi Avenue Southwest in Willmar. While that area has been particularly prone to flooding, concerns about intersection flooding along a different section of Kandiyohi Avenue were raised by a citizen Tuesday when the Willmar City Council ordered plans and specifications for $5.29 million in street work. (Tribune file photo by Kelly Boldan)

Street flooding tops discussion of 2013 street projects in Willmar, Minn.


WILLMAR — Flooding issues topped discussion of the proposed list of 2013 street and other improvements at Tuesday night’s Willmar City Council meeting.

Elizabeth Knutson voiced no objection to reconstructing a portion of Kandiyohi Avenue next to her home at the corner of Second Street and Kandiyohi Avenue Southwest. But she raised concerns about intersection flooding occurring during heavy rain and subsequent water backup onto her property and seepage into her basement.

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David Little
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