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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
August 24, 2010
Roadwork on Highway 71 will create delays
WILLMAR - A major pavement patching project on U.S. Highway 71 begins Thursday. The project begins south of Willmar and extends to state Highway 7 near Blomkest Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 to 15 minutes between 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday and Monday. Flaggers...
August 24, 2010 - 12:48pm
August 17, 2010
Installation of rural intersection lighting to begin across region
WILLMAR -- Intersection lighting will be installed at 18 rural locations in Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray and Redwood counties beginning on Monday. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release that the lighting projects will improve visibility...
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
August 3, 2010
New road coming along
August 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Open house set for Highway 212 work near Granite Falls
WILLMAR -- An open house will be held for anyone interested in learning about the upcoming U.S. Highway 212 concrete rehabilitation project near Granite Falls. The open house will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 1 at the Kilowatt Community Center, 600 Kilowatt Drive, Granite Falls.
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Traffic delays on Highway 55 during Paynesville by-pass construction
WILLMAR - Motorists will encounter minor delays on Highway 55 between Stearns County Road 130 and North Grande Street in Paynesville as earth moving equipment crosses Highway 55 to haul materials for the Highway 23 bypass project. The contractor was able to begin work June 15 instead...
June 16, 2010 - 10:27am
Minor traffic delays on Highway 55 in Paynesville now underway
WILLMAR - Motorists will encounter minor delays on Minnesota Highway 55 between Stearns County Road 130 and North Grande Street in Paynesville as earth moving equipment crosses Highway 55 to haul materials for the Highway 23 bypass project.
June 16, 2010 - 10:25am
June 7, 2010
Highway 9 closed between Benson and Hancock
DETROIT LAKES -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation office in Detroit Lakes reminds motorists that Minnesota Highway 9 between Hancock and Benson is closed to through traffic due to a road construction project. Motorists should follow detour signs on Stevens County Road 8,...
June 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 18, 2010
Willmar sees construction decline in 2009 in return to a typical year
WILLMAR -- Construction activity was down substantially in 2009, with a total valuation of $30,992,475. That figure was down from the record...
May 18, 2010 - 12:00am
May 17, 2010
New London dam to be replaced this summer
NEW LONDON -- Construction is set to begin this week on a project to replace New London's Mill Pond dam. The $2.6 million project will be completed...
May 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 4, 2010
Westwinds work progressing
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
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 2, 2010
Bethesda center coming along
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2009
November 3, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
A new route
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Road! What road?
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am