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Mississippi horror: A timeline of 8 killings, including a sheriff's deputy, by one man in a single night
Manuel Noriega, a CIA spy turned drug-running dictator in Panama, dies at 83
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August 24, 2009
Duininck Inc. crews scheduled to begin Trott Avenue Southwest reconstruction work Wed.
WILLMAR -- Reconstruction of Trott Avenue Southwest from 10th Street to 16th Street in Willmar will start Wednesday, according to Mel Odens, city public works director. Work will begin in a two-block stretch from 10th Street to 12th Street and will continue in two-block increments....
August 24, 2009 - 12:00am
August 18, 2009
Becker Avenue planners get a taste of downtown activities
WILLMAR -- Anna Claussen of Minneapolis grew up in the Benson-Montevideo area and found herself at least once a week in Willmar hanging around...
August 18, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
Juvenile passenger, driver to hospital after 19th Avenue crash
WILLMAR -- Two people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday along 19th Avenue Southeast. According to the crash report from the Willmar Police Department, Carole Palm, 70, of Willmar, was driving a 2001 Ford that collided with a 1996 Ford Explorer...
July 29, 2009 - 3:20pm
Crews respond to Willmar crash
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
July 8, 2009
Driver faints, knocks out power around Kandi Mall
WILLMAR -- A Fresnos, Texas, woman fainted while driving east on 19th Avenue Southeast in Willmar on Tuesday, crashing head-on into a utility...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am
July 1, 2009
A major facelift
July 1, 2009 - 12:00am
June 30, 2009
Two transported to Rice
June 30, 2009 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
Willmar City Council committee proposes Mound firm prepare Becker Avenue design
WILLMAR -- The landscape architectural firm of Hoisington Koegler Group of Mound is being recommended to prepare schematic drawings and cost estimates for the proposed downtown Becker Avenue streetscape project. Hoisington was selected from four firms interviewed May 1 by a committee...
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 4, 2009
Spicer Council hears update on Lake Ave. project
SPICER -- Blacktopping of the newly reconstructed portion of Lake Avenue South in Spicer is scheduled to be finished in time for the city's Fourth of July celebration. Construction officials provided an update on the road project Tuesday to members of the Spicer City Council. The...
June 4, 2009 - 12:00am
May 28, 2009
Paving Willmar Avenue
May 28, 2009 - 12:00am
May 13, 2009
Phew! That was a close one
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
April 21, 2009
Taking his work to new heights
April 21, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Spicer preparing for spring restart of Lake Avenue South construction; work was halted in November due to weather
SPICER -- Construction trucks could start rolling onto Lake Avenue South again the middle of next month if the weather cooperates, according to City Engineer Randy Sabart of Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc. Sabart told the Spicer City Council on Tuesday that he has met with Chad Monson...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
EDC gets on board with Becker Avenue streetscape design plan; will provide $10K for the project
WILLMAR -- Operations board members of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission voted Thursday to give $10,000 to the Willmar Design Center for developing a Becker Avenue public commons. Board members said they believe the project will be an important...
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Design Center works on Becker Avenue plaza concept
WILLMAR -- Downtown Becker Avenue would become a tree-lined street and multi-use market plaza with a recreation path for walkers and bikers if...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am