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U.S. Highway 212 closed in west metro until at least noon

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West Central Tribune
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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reporting that a section of U.S. Highway 212 is closed in both directions until at least noon  in the area of the border of Chanhassen and Eden Prairie.

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Highway 12 is specifically closed between Minnesota Highway 5 in Eden Prairie and Minnesota 101in Chanhassen.

West central Minnesotans traveling east on Highway 212 this morning are encouraged to seek out other routes.

MnDOT's 511MN.org web site is reporting that a law enforcement action along this Highway 212 sector is the reason for the road closing.

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Kelly Boldan
Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: insidescoop.areavoices.com or the Tribune's blog at: westcentraltribune.areavoices.com.
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