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August 21, 2017
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For several weeks this summer, Willmar drivers have dealt with several street improvement projects. Now those street construction projects are starting to wrap up. The intersections at Litchfield Avenue and First Street, shown in the background here, and at Willmar Avenue and First Street are now open. Work on Lakeland Drive is nearing completion.
Willmar street projects start to wrap up
5 hours 14 min ago
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A fireman prepares open the hydrant as he and other firefighters respond to a fire Monday at The James House, a halfway home in Willmar for men recovering from addiction. The residential facility, at 1423 Kandiyohi Ave. S.W., was struck by lightning during a brief storm. All the residents and staff escaped the building without injuries. play button
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U.S. President Donald Trump announces his strategy for the war in Afghanistan during an address to the nation from Fort Myer, Virginia, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A beach in Hoi An, located in central Vietnam. (Tom Horgen/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
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In this 2015 file photo, Anishinaabe Todd Thompson (left) and Terry Burnett Sr. power their canoe into Hole-in-the-Day Lake in Nisswa, Minn., while harvesting wild rice Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources workers expect a Barred Owl, similar to this, is what attacked the girl.  File photo
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9 hours 29 min ago
With the monument marking the northernmost point of the Lower 48 in the background, Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., speaks Monday afternoon, Aug. 21, 2017 at the dedication of new border crossing technology at the Northwest Angle on Lake of the Woods, Minn. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Northwest Angle celebrates new border-crossing system
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10 hours 7 min ago
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Joel Friedman gets an MMR (measles- mumps-rubella) vaccination from Dov Landra, a physician assistant, at the Quality Health Center in New York, Feb. 23, 2010. Adults born after 1957 who have not been vaccinated, as well as all infants and children, should get the measles vaccine, which in the U.S. is given in one or two doses as the measles-mumps-rubella, or MMR, vaccine. (David Goldman/The New York Times)
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Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake, Minn.    (Submitted photo)
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