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Bruce & Deb Johnson
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June 21, 2012
Access to Chippewa County Road 42 in Montevideo to close Monday
MONTEVIDEO -- Access to Chippewa County Road 42 from U.S. Highway 212 on the southeast corner of Montevideo will be closed beginning Monday. The access is being closed due to the work to raise U.S. Highway 212 as part of the levee upgrade. Access to businesses along Highway 212...
June 21, 2012 - 10:08am
August 9, 2011
U.S. Highway 212 detour change begins tomorrow from Hector, Minn., to Glencoe, Minn.
WILLMAR - Motorists will encounter a change in the detour on Highway 212 from Hector to Glencoe beginning Aug. 10 as crews start work on the second stage of a resurfacing project. The second stage detour will be east on Highway 212 to Highway 4, north to Renville County Road 11,...
August 9, 2011 - 3:06pm
May 10, 2011
Highway 212 resurfacing project from Hector to Glencoe begins May 16, traffic will be detoured
WILLMAR - Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 212 from Hector to Glencoe as a resurfacing project begins May 16. The 28.3-mile project extends from Renville County Road 16 west of Hector to the start of the four-lane highway west of Glencoe. The project consists of pavement...
May 10, 2011 - 10:20am
April 11, 2011
U.S. Highway 212 reopens between Granite Falls and Montevideo
WILLMAR - U.S. Highway 212 between Montevideo and Granite Falls has reopened to traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. This section of Highway 212 had been closed to traffic since April 4 due to flooding. MnDOT and the Minnesota State patrol remind drivers...
April 11, 2011 - 10:37am
April 4, 2011
Rising Minnesota River leads to closing of portions of Highway 212 and 67 near Granite Falls and Montevideo
WILLMAR -- Rising waters on the Minnesota River have led to the closing of portions of two area highways, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced. U.S. Highway 212 between Granite Falls and Montevideo and Highway 67 between Granite Falls and Yellow Medicine County Road...
April 4, 2011 - 2:30pm
Update: Search continues for missing Granite Falls, Minn., man, sheriff doesn't suspect foul play
GRANITE FALLS -- Law enforcement officials are continuing to search and work to find a missing 27-year-old Granite Falls man. Yellow Medicine...
April 4, 2011 - 11:40am
July 29, 2010
Three hospitalized after rollover crash near Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO -- Three people are hospitalized at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 2:30 a.m. Thursday near Montevideo. According to the State Patrol, Cody J. Heer, 22, of Baltic, S.D., Felicity D....
July 29, 2010 - 3:54pm
June 25, 2010
Open house set for Highway 212 work near Granite Falls
WILLMAR -- An open house will be held for anyone interested in learning about the upcoming U.S. Highway 212 concrete rehabilitation project near Granite Falls. The open house will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 1 at the Kilowatt Community Center, 600 Kilowatt Drive, Granite Falls.
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 21, 2010
Highway 212 work begins June 28 in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- Motorists may encounter minor traffic delays on Highway 212 as crews begin marking damaged and deteriorated concrete panels in the road to prepare for the concrete rehabilitation project scheduled to begin July 7. The delays will take place from the Highway 23 junction...
June 21, 2010 - 4:31pm
April 27, 2010
MnDOT schedules May 5 open house for Highway 212 project
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. May 5 at the Granite Falls Council Chambers to discuss the Highway 212 concrete rehabilitation project planned for this summer. Minnesota Department of Transportation staff will provide...
April 27, 2010 - 2:16pm
April 1, 2010
Area of Hwy. 212 between Montevideo and Wegdahl is now open
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol report that U.S. Highway 212 between Montevideo and Wegdahl is open and the detour lifted. The highway was opened about 1 p.m.
April 1, 2010 - 12:00am
February 16, 2010
SD couple sustains minor injuries in Highway 212 crash
DAWSON -- A Rapid City, S.D. couple sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash around 2:30 p.m. Monday along U.S. Highway 212 near Dawson. According to the State Patrol, George A. Black, 70, was driving a 2004 Buick Rendezvous westbound on the highway and lost control when the...
February 16, 2010 - 9:31am
December 30, 2009
Minor injuries in two rollover crashes east of Dawson
DAWSON -- A Big Lake man and a family from Missouri sustained minor or no injuries when their vehicle rolled in two separate incidents Tuesday afternoon east of Dawson. According to the State Patrol, Dean D. Tilly, 62, of Big Lake was westbound on Highway 212, hit an icy patch and...
December 30, 2009 - 9:25am
October 26, 2009
Montevideo man dies of injuries sustained in Highway 212 crash
SACRED HEART -- Joshua R. Baldwin, 20, of Montevideo, died Saturday of injuries sustained in head-on crash on Oct. 20 near Sacred Heart. According to Baldwin's caringbridge.com site, he died of a brain hemorrhage on Saturday afternoon and was an organ donor. Funeral services are...
October 26, 2009 - 1:45pm
October 19, 2009
Monte, YME find success with paired 212 Regiment Marching Band
MONTEVIDEO -- They all knew the melody: Rural schools are finding it increasingly difficult to keep quality marching band programs going in the...
October 19, 2009 - 12:00am