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Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Records summary for Sept. 24
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
Police search for gunman who killed 5 at mall in Washington state
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
August 30, 2012
U.S. Highway 75 near Dawson, Minn., to open Friday
WILLMAR -- Motorists will be able to drive along U.S. Highway 75 near Dawson beginning Friday, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The detour is being removed as construction along the U.S. Highway 212 corridor between Dawson and Montevideo nears completion. The...
August 30, 2012 - 7:45am
June 6, 2012
Detour begins Monday on Kandiyohi County Road 5
WILLMAR - Construction is expected to begin Monday on a 2 ½ mile stretch of Kandiyohi County Road 5 south of Roseland that will result in a traffic detour for the next two months. The $2.2 million project includes grading operations and applying a gravel base this year. The bituminous...
June 6, 2012 - 11:21am
May 28, 2012
Detour begins Tuesday on Minnesota Hwy. 29 between Starbuck, Benson
BENSON -- Motorists on state Highway 29 between Starbuck and Benson will experience delays when a road resurfacing project and detour begins Tuesday. According to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, starting Tuesday, traffic will use a detour on state...
May 28, 2012 - 8:28am
May 22, 2012
Detour begins next week on Hwy. 29
BENSON -- Motorists on state Highway 29 between Starbuck and Benson will experience delays when a road resurfacing project and detour begins next week. According to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, starting on May 29, traffic will use a detour on state...
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 21, 2012
Detour begins next week between Starbuck and Benson, Minn.
BENSON - Motorists on Highway 29 between Starbuck and Benson will experience delays when a road resurfacing project and detour begins next week. Starting on May 29, traffic will use a detour on Highway 28, Stevens County Road 1 and Highway 9 through late June while crews replace...
May 21, 2012 - 12:03pm
November 13, 2011
Kandiyohi County Road 9 detour begins Monday near Willmar, MInn.
WILLMAR -- Starting Monday, Kandiyohi County Road 9 by Eagle Lake will be closed to traffic while a culvert is replaced. The closure is from 47th Avenue Northeast to 37th Street Northeast. The culvert replacement is located just north of 47th Avenue. The road will be closed for...
November 13, 2011 - 7:30am
September 15, 2011
Detour begins Monday near Willmar airport
WILLMAR -- A project begins Monday to replace a bridge on Kandiyohi County Road 55 -- located on the west side of Willmar -- near the municipal airport. The work zone will be closed to traffic. Motorists will be diverted east on State Highway 40, north on Kandiyohi County Road 5...
September 15, 2011 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
Detour begins Monday near Willmar Airport
WILLMAR -- A project to replace a bridge on Kandiyohi County Road 55, located on the far west side of Willmar near the municipal airport, begins Monday. The work zone will be closed to traffic and motorists will be diverted east on State Highway 40, north on Kandiyohi County Road...
September 14, 2011 - 3:03pm
September 1, 2011
Road construction begins Tuesday through downtown New London
WILLMAR -- A major road construction project begins Tuesday on New London's Main Street. Detours will be in place for the duration of the project, which is expected to be completed in early November. The project includes resurfacing, installing accessible pedestrian ramps and replacing...
September 1, 2011 - 2:58pm
August 22, 2011
Crews accelerate work on Highway 23 Bypass at Paynesville, Minn.
PAYNESVILLE -- Construction crews working on the state Highway 23 bypass around Paynesville will be putting in overtime and working double shifts...
August 22, 2011 - 12:00am
August 18, 2011
Highway 23 detour begins Tuesday by Paynesville
WILLMAR - Starting Tuesday traffic will be detoured on Highway 23 near Paynesville as crews build the east connection for the Paynesville Bypass project. The detour will last until mid October. Traffic will be detoured onto Stearns County Roads 33,16,10,68/114 and then back to...
August 18, 2011 - 12:46pm
July 9, 2011
Rebuilding of part of County Road 8 begins Tuesday
WILLMAR. -- A project to reconstruct a section of Kandiyohi County 8 south of Lake Lillian is expected to begin next week, resulting in a detour that will last until early September. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department office in Willmar said Friday that, weather permitting,...
July 9, 2011 - 12:00am
May 31, 2011
County Road 4 near Lake Lillian closed to traffic
WILLMAR -- A section of Kandiyohi County Road 4 north of the city of Lake Lillian is closed to traffic today while crews repair a culvert. The closure begins three-fourths of a mile north of Lake Lillian on County Road 4. Traffic is being detoured north on Kandiyohi County Road...
May 31, 2011 - 10:59am
April 13, 2011
Flood detour on I-29 in N.D. adds miles, dollars to truck drivers' routes
FARGO - The closure of Interstate 29 north of here is more than a headache for area businesses. It's costly. The route between Fargo and Grand...
April 13, 2011 - 2:21pm
February 10, 2011
Willmar traffic will be diverted during Sunday demolition of church
WILLMAR -- The demolition of a 90-year old church that's scheduled to take place early Sunday morning in downtown Willmar will affect local traffic for several hours. The Templo Mahanaim Assemblea de Dios Church, located at U.S. Highway 12 and 7th Street, has been condemned as unsafe...
February 10, 2011 - 11:41am