Weather Forecast


Lake Avenue North in Paynesville, MInn., to close beginning Monday

WILLMAR -- Motorists will encounter a road closure beginning Monday on Lake Avenue North from Minnie Street to 185th Street in Paynesville, weather permitting.

According to MnDOT officials, road construction crews will construct the intersection of Lake Avenue North and the new Highway 23 bypass at Paynesville. Motorists on the current Highway 23 will not be affected by this road closure.

Stearns County Road 33 and Stearns County Road 130 will remain open for traffic to reach 185th Street. Lake Avenue North will remain closed for approximately one week, weather permitting.

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