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February 6, 2017
Redwood Falls man killed in crash south of Olivia
OLIVIA -- A Redwood Falls man died Monday morning in a head-on crash with a semi truck on U.S. Highway 71, south of Olivia. The crash closed...
February 6, 2017 - 10:47am
November 18, 2016
Overturned semi blocks Highway 212 Friday evening near Hector, now open
HECTOR -- U.S. Highway 212, west of Hector, is currently blocked by an overturned semi-truck, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
November 18, 2016 - 5:47pm
October 5, 2016
Mall of America to be closed Thanksgiving Day
BLOOMINGTON - Mall officials announced Wednesday that the Mall of America will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.According to a letter sent to mall...
October 5, 2016 - 11:37am
Willmar Avenue and Industrial Drive closed today
WILLMAR — Willmar Avenue Southwest and Industrial Drive Southwest will be closed today for street and utility improvements, according to city of Willmar and Jennie-O Turkey Store officials. The closure is necessary so that other road projects near Jennie-O can be completed...
August 5, 2014 - 11:55pm
June 20, 2014
Update: MnDOT updates list of flooded roads that are now open
WILLMAR _-- State Highway 212 at Boone Road, near Plato, is scheduled to open to traffic by 5 p.m. today. Currently, westbound lanes on Highway 212 are open to traffic and eastbound lanes are open to a single lane of traffic. Minnesota Department of Transportation crews are flagging...
June 20, 2014 - 4:36pm
Some roads in region remain closed because of flooding; others re-open
WILLMAR –– Flooded roads continue to pose a problem for highways in the region, especially in McLeod County. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to use caution when traveling this weekend because there could be water on the roads and said motorists...
June 20, 2014 - 11:01am
June 19, 2014
Renville County parks closed due to flooding
OLIVIA — Several Renville County parks are closed due to flooding. The parks will be closed until further notice, according to county officials. The parks include Anderson Lake, Beaver falls, Birch Coulee, Mack Lake, Skalbekken and Vicksburg. At Vicksburg County Park, the entrance...
June 19, 2014 - 3:15pm
No roads are closed in Kandiyohi County as of Thursday morning
There are on roads closed in Kandiyohi County as of Thursday morning, according to the Kandiyohi County Highway Department.
June 19, 2014 - 10:36am
February 7, 2014
U.S. Highway 212 closed in west metro until at least noon
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reporting that a section of U.S. Highway 212 is closed in both directions until at least noon ...
February 7, 2014 - 9:28am
January 3, 2014
Update: Arctic blast means no Minnesota public school classes Monday
ST. PAUL -- Frigid temperatures predicted for Monday led Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to cancel public school classes statewide for the first time...
January 3, 2014 - 1:07pm
Several Renville County Parks still remain closed
OLIVIA -- While most Renville County parks have reopened following last week’s flooding, several remain closed as of July 3. Mack Lake County Park, Anderson Lake County Park and Skalbekken County Park, on the west side of Renville County Road 10, are still closed. Beaver Falls...
July 3, 2013 - 9:42am
March 20, 2013
Road closed until further notice in southern Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR – A road in Whitefield Township, in southern Kandiyohi County, is closed until further notice because of persistent problems with snow drifts. The closure includes a stretch of 60th Street Southwest southeast of Priam. It begins about a quarter mile north of County Highway...
March 20, 2013 - 2:28pm
February 19, 2013
Update 8 a.m.: More highways open in region, Hwy 19 still remains closed Redwood Falls to Marshall
Update 8 a.m.: WILLMAR, Minn. – More highways are opening across west central Minnesota this morning. Highways open as of 8 a.m. today according to Minnesota Department of Transportation include: - Highway 7 from Montevideo to Highway 71 - Highway 19 from Redwood Falls to Gaylord...
February 19, 2013 - 8:01am
Willmar and Community Christian schools are closed, others running late or closing
Willmar Public and Community Christian schools are closed today. Many schools across west central Minnesota are running two hours late or are now closing.
February 19, 2013 - 7:20am
November 3, 2012
10th Street N.W. to close for BNSF crossing work
WILLMAR -- Tenth Street Northwest between Pacific Avenue and Atlantic Avenue will temporarily close Monday to Thursday for railroad crossing improvements by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, Willmar city officials said. The city anticipates 10th Street Northwest will be open...
November 3, 2012 - 12:00am