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May 18, 2016
Kandiyohi County steps closer to railroad wye overpass
May 18, 2016 - 12:08am
May 14, 2016
Kandiyohi County Board to hear railroad bypass update
May 14, 2016 - 11:13am
April 3, 2016
County to acquire right of way in rail bypass corridor
April 3, 2016 - 11:33pm
February 23, 2016
Open house about wye set for Thursday
February 23, 2016 - 11:20pm
February 17, 2016
This image shows two options for a proposed bypass of Minnesota Highway 12 on the west side of Willmar. According to MnDOT, a highway bypass will allow them to build a simpler — and possibly cheaper — bridge over the proposed railroad bypass. (SUBMITTED | STAFF ILLUSTRATION)
New wye option could reroute Highway 12
February 17, 2016 - 11:52pm
December 15, 2015
A new proposal for the south end of Willmar railroad bypass calls for an additional bridge to eliminate an at-grade crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 55. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Kandiyohi County proposes safety features for BNSF bypass
December 15, 2015 - 11:47pm
November 19, 2015
Bruce Peterson narrates a bus tour of the proposed Willmar wye railroad bypass Thursday morning. State Senators and staff from the Capital Investment Committee were on board, part of their three-day tour of the south central and southwest regions to learn about projects seeking state funding. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Senate committee tours route of railroad wye
November 19, 2015 - 11:27pm
October 28, 2015
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway trains are seen Tuesday in Willmar. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
It’s official: Feds OK $10 million for Willmar railroad bypass
October 28, 2015 - 9:28am
August 25, 2015
Mel Odens, Kandiyohi County Public Works director, explains the potential Willmar Wye to House Capital Investment Committee Chairman Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, committee members, and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar. The group also toured the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory and the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services Facility. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Legislators tour bonding projects in Willmar area, learn about avian flu testing
August 25, 2015 - 11:45pm
April 21, 2015
Mayor: Wye project spur track would be ‘big deal’’ for Willmar
April 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
April 8, 2015
Local group travels to Washington to promote Willmar railroad bypass
April 8, 2015 - 11:32pm
March 15, 2015
Economic Development Commission supports bypass
March 15, 2015 - 11:20pm
March 13, 2015
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Railroads would pay under Dayton’s safety plan
March 13, 2015 - 11:26pm
December 29, 2014
A pair of locomotives move Monday past a variety of freight cars on tracks in Willmar. The Willmar City Council, Kandiyohi County Board, Minnesota  Department of Transportation and Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission will partner in funding part of the bypass. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Group reapplies for grant to build Willmar railroad bypass
December 29, 2014 - 10:08pm
December 9, 2014
Railroad cars and engine are positioned Tuesday on tracks near the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway office in Willmar. Concerns about congestion and constraints on rail shipments led to calls for support of a Willmar rail bypass during a meeting hosted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation on a state rail plan. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Local rail needs grow along with congestion
December 9, 2014 - 10:50pm