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August 24, 2010
Roadwork on Highway 71 will create delays
August 24, 2010 - 12:48pm
August 17, 2010
Installation of rural intersection lighting to begin across region
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
August 3, 2010
Trucks come and go Monday as workers apply gravel to a new road under construction for school buses between 15th Avenue Southwest and the parking lot of Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
New road coming along
August 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Open house set for Highway 212 work near Granite Falls
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Traffic delays on Highway 55 during Paynesville by-pass construction
June 16, 2010 - 10:27am
Minor traffic delays on Highway 55 in Paynesville now underway
June 16, 2010 - 10:25am
June 7, 2010
Highway 9 closed between Benson and Hancock
June 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 18, 2010
The Bethesda Wellness Center is one of the highest-priced private construction projects begun in 2009 in the city of Willmar. Construction continues at the center on Willmar Avenue between Bethesda Pleasantview and Bethesda Sunrise Village. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Willmar sees construction decline in 2009 in return to a typical year
May 18, 2010 - 12:00am
May 17, 2010
Construction vehicles are in place in New London where replacement of the Mill Pond dam will take place this summer. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
New London dam to be replaced this summer
May 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 4, 2010
Workers pour concrete from a pump truck Monday to make foundation walls at the Westwind development on Willmar's southwest side. The low-income housing development will consist of 14-unit rental twinhomes, with two homes to each unit. Work should be finished by December at the site, according to Kue Contractors Inc. of Waktins, the project's general contractor. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Westwinds work progressing
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2010
Tom Kvas of KGM Contractors, left, and Marlene Theel of Paynesville Motor and Transfer on Tuesday discuss the effect of the Minnesota Highway 23 bypass construction on school bus routes around Paynesvile. Tribune photo by Linda Vanderwerf
Paynesville area residents seek answers on Hwy. 23 plan
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Keith Olson, left, of Willmar and Todd Van Buren of Spicer fasten the roof sheathing Thursday at the new Bethesda Wellness Center opposite Bethesda Pleasantview. According to Tribune archives, Bethesda Health and Housing broke ground last fall for the $6 million center that will incorporate state-of-the-art exercise equipment and a warm-water therapeutic pool. Designed for older adults, it will be open to seniors in the community as well as to Bethesda residents, with the goal of fostering health and phy...
Bethesda center coming along
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2009
Crews with Duininck Bros. Inc. of Prinsburg apply a layer of bituminous Monday to Trott Avenue Southwest at the intersection with 12th Street Southwest. This area of Trott Avenue Southwest has been closed to traffic since reconstruction begin in September. City officially anticipates the project will be complete this month, weather permitting. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Almost done
November 3, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
Jeramy Sietsema attaches a cable to a section of tile Tuesday to be moved by a crane operated by Todd Skare, not pictured, on Willmar Avenue Southwest. The work, which is being completed by Duininck Bros. Inc. of Prinsburg, is part of a project to change the route of that portion of Willmar Avenue. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
A new route
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
While workers apply pavement Tuesday to a portion of Kandiyohi County Road 41 closer to Willmar, what's north of town is hardly a road at all at this point. In this photo, crews work on an area of County Road 41 that remains completely torn up. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Road! What road?
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am