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Thomas Sorel, Minnesota Commissioner of Transportation, speaks during a meeting Friday at the Willmar Airport. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Thinking 'outside of the box' for transportation designs


WILLMAR -- Unconventional road designs, community collaboration and local funding may be part of the package of solutions for Minnesota's growing highway transportation needs.

That vision, and some details for making it happen, was laid out Friday at a meeting in Willmar that drew regional representatives from local governments, businesses and economic development entities along the highway 12 and 23 corridors.

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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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