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August 22, 2012
Portion of Trott Ave. to close
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
August 21, 2012
Trott Avenue East to close for two days
August 21, 2012 - 2:03pm
May 30, 2012
Willmar, Minn., hit-and-run driver caught, facing multiple charges
May 30, 2012 - 4:58pm
April 13, 2012
Becker Avenue Southeast construction starts next week
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 29, 2011
Pacific Avenue, which runs to the north of the city's power plant, is pictured Monday facing west. Barricades will be installed today by Willmar Municipal Utilities that will permanently close Pacific Avenue between seventh and 10th streets. Eighth Street Southwest will also be closed between Benson and Pacific avenues. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Pacific Avenue near utilities bldg. permanently closes
March 29, 2011 - 3:23pm
August 4, 2010
Grant application for $1.8M Becker Avenue redesign gets backing of Willmar City Council
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 29, 2010
Willmar's Becker Avenue project is one of seven projects in the state that will be part of an application seeking federal grant funds. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams
City Council panel OKs grant application for Becker project
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 27, 2010
A car and truck collided Tuesday morning at the intersection of First Street South and Kandiyohi Avenue in Willmar.
Willmar accident detours First Street South traffic Tuesday morning
July 27, 2010 - 9:09am
June 11, 2010
Photo gallery 1 of Willmar street flooding Friday morning
June 11, 2010 - 10:08am
May 7, 2010
Traffic is seen at the intersection of Fifth Street Southwest and Becker Avenue Southwest. The City Council has endorsed a redesign of Becker Avenue that could change the entire landscape of Willmar's downtown area. Tribune photos by Gary Miller
Council endorses major redesign of downtown Becker Ave.
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
Willmar firefighters remove cones Tuesday after responding to a rail fire near the railroad crossing on Trott Avenue Southeast in Willmar. No further information was available at press time. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar crews respond to rail fire
April 28, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has voted to ask the City Council to close Pacific Avenue Southwest from Seventh Street to 10th Street for safety reasons and as part of the utility's long-range plan to improve coal handling and storage at the power plant. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Municipal Utilities will ask Council to close Pacific Avenue
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 4, 2009
Emergency personnel respond Thursday to the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 19th Avenue Southwest and 5th Street Southwest near the parking lot to Wal-Mart Supercenter in Willmar. No further information was available at press time. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Two vehicles crash in S.W. Willmar
December 4, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Blind man hit by vehicle upgraded, is reunited with his guide dog
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
Bruce Chamberlain of the Hoisington Koegler Group in Minneapolis discusses a proposed plan Wednesday for the Becker Avenue Market Block in downtown Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Becker Ave. concept being refined, final proposal next
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am