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Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
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Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
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'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
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July 7, 2010
Temporary access closures on Highway 23 south of Marshall begin this week
WILLMAR -- Motorists will encounter temporary access closures along Highway 23 south of Marshall from the junction of Lyon County Road 5 to ¾ miles east of Russell. The temporary closures were scheduled to begin Tuesday and continue through Oct. 15 because of paving operations on...
July 7, 2010 - 6:01pm
June 23, 2010
Access closed on Highway 23 at Lyon County Road 7 in Marshall
WILLMAR -- The access at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 23 and Lyon County Road 7 in Marshall is temporarily closed due to paving operations, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Travelers can access Highway 23 via city streets south of the junction. The...
June 23, 2010 - 9:46am
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
June 7, 2010
Highway 23 bypass project will cause minor traffic delays
WILLMAR - Motorists will encounter minor delays on Cemetery Road between Liberty Street and Airport Road in Paynesville beginning June 14 as earth moving equipment crosses Cemetery Road to haul materials for the Highway 23 bypass project, the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
June 7, 2010 - 9:37am
May 10, 2010
New location set for Highway 23 meetings
WILLMAR - The location for the bi-weekly, state Highway 23 Paynesville Bypass public information meetings has changed. Future meetings will be held at the Paynesville American Legion, 770 West State Highway 23 in Paynesville. The new location will better accommodate the public,...
May 10, 2010 - 8:55am
April 30, 2010
Resurfacing of Hwy. 23 begins Monday between Russell and Marshall
WILLMAR -- Highway 23 motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures and detours between Russell and Marshall beginning Monday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced. The 12-mile resurfacing project extends from Russell to one-half mile north of Highway 19 in...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 29, 2010
Highway 23 resurfacing project between Russell and Marshall begins May 3
WILLMAR -- Highway 23 motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures and detours between Russell and Marshall beginning Monday, May 3, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced. The 12-mile resurfacing project extends from Russell to one-half mile north of Highway...
April 29, 2010 - 1:37pm
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
Open house is Thursday for Highway 23 project near Marshall
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation will provide information on the state Highway 23 Marshall-to-Russell concrete overlay and pedestrian underpass project from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Marshall MnDOT building, 1800 E. College Dr., in Marshall. Work on the project...
April 27, 2010 - 9:32am
April 26, 2010
Low-key event puts stamp on years of efforts to get bypass on Highway 23
PAYNESVILLE -- Since he began working on the project nearly 14 years ago, Paynesville Mayor Jeff Thompson has been waiting for the day when ground...
April 26, 2010 - 12:00am
April 20, 2010
Groundbreaking ceremony is Saturday for Hwy. 23 bypass
WILLMAR -- Groundbreaking for the Highway 23 Paynesville bypass project is being held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Crews will begin work on the $32.4 million, three-year project on Monday. The ceremony will take place on Veterans Drive west of Highway 23 in Paynesville. Speakers will...
April 20, 2010 - 12:00am
April 19, 2010
MnDOT plans prescribed burn of wetland today
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation will conduct a prescribed burn of a wetland along Highway 23 southwest of Spicer today. The burn is scheduled for late morning or early afternoon. Prescribed burning is a procedure used to promote the growth and seed production...
April 19, 2010 - 10:39am
April 15, 2010
Paynesville area residents seek answers on Hwy. 23 plan
PAYNESVILLE -- School bus routes and traffic flow will be concerns during construction of the Minnesota Highway 23 bypass around Paynesville. However,...
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
April 13, 2010
UPDATE: Teen driver airlifted after Highway 23 crash
WILLMAR -- A 18-year-old Willmar teen was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center this morning for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Highway 23 and County Road 5 southwest of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Bryan Nelson...
April 13, 2010 - 4:17pm
Crews respond to crash at Highway 23 and County Road 5
WILLMAR - Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash around 10:30 a.m. today at the intersection of State Highway 23 and County Road 5...
April 13, 2010 - 11:26am