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Jennie Mae Wubben
August 21, 2017
Detour in effect at RR crossing in Olivia
OLIVIA—Motorists traveling in Olivia will encounter a short detour, starting Monday, as crews work on the railroad crossing near the intersection of U.S. Highways 212 and 71 on the west edge of Olivia. Motorists will be detoured on Highway 212 to Renville County Road 1 north,...
August 21, 2017 - 11:39am
February 6, 2017
Highway 71 reopened after fatal crash near Olivia
UPDATED: 3 p.m. WILLMAR – A stretch of U.S. Highway 71 south of Olivia, closed for several hours due to a fatal crash, has been reopened. Traffic...
February 6, 2017 - 8:20am
August 23, 2016
Hwy. 23 detour to end Friday between Clara City, Raymond
WILLMAR—The state Highway 23 detour from Clara City to Raymond will end Friday and the road will be open to traffic, according to the Minnesota...
August 23, 2016 - 7:50pm
July 18, 2016
Highway 23 detour starts July 20
GRANITE FALLS—A detour of Highway 23 from Granite Falls to Cottonwood will begin July 20, so the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
July 18, 2016 - 12:26am
June 8, 2016
Detour starts Monday for state Highway 23 passing lanes project
WILLMAR — Motorists are advised that a detour will begin at 7 a.m. Monday for travel on Minnesota Highway 23 between Raymond and Clara City....
June 8, 2016 - 11:36pm
April 1, 2016
Part of Seventh Street closed for water main repair
WILLMAR -- Seventh Street Southwest is closed today between Robbins Avenue Southwest and Grace Avenue Southwest for emergency water main repair....
April 1, 2016 - 12:11pm
September 14, 2015
MnDOT to lift detour from Atwater to Litchfield
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation announces that the resurfacing project on U.S. Highway 12 from Atwater to Litchfield that began June 8 will be completed today. The project included the resurfacing of 10.9 miles of roadway for a smoother road surface and the...
September 14, 2015 - 8:34pm
August 3, 2015
Intersection of U.S. Highway 12, Minnesota Highway 22 to be milled and paved
LITCHFIELD — Motorists can expect delays this week as the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Minnesota Highway 22 will be milled and paved, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The intersection is part of the current detour for the Highway 12 project between...
August 3, 2015 - 8:37pm
July 6, 2015
Granite Falls highway project to begin July 20
GRANITE FALLS — A $5.6 million resurfacing project that will improve state Highway 67 and U.S. Highway 212 in Granite Falls is scheduled to begin July 20. Motorists traveling on Highway 67 from U.S. Highway 75 to Highway 212 near Granite Falls and Highway 212 from Highway 67 to...
July 6, 2015 - 11:25pm
June 24, 2015
Kandiyohi County Road 8 in Kandiyohi City reopens
KANDIYOHI — Construction on Kandiyohi County Road 8 in the City of Kandiyohi is done and the road is now open to traffic. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department said in a news release Wednesday that the road has been paved and work on that section of the project has been...
June 24, 2015 - 11:21pm
Business drops in Grove City due to Highway 12 detour
GROVE CITY — Between Atwater and Litchfield, U.S. Highway 12 is under construction. Grove City, which lies on the route, resembles a disaster...
June 24, 2015 - 12:24pm
May 28, 2015
Kandiyohi County Road 5 detour begins Monday
WILLMAR — A four-month-long construction project and detour is expected to begin Monday on Kandiyohi County Road 5 south of Willmar. The project zone, which extends south from state Highway 23 to Roseland, will be closed to traffic during construction, the Kandiyohi County...
May 28, 2015 - 11:09pm
May 27, 2015
MnDOT delays Highway 12 work
WILLMAR — Construction on U.S. Highway 12 between Atwater and Litchfield will be delayed a week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Wednesday in a news release that the $7.2 million project will be delayed from June 1 to June 8. The construction on the 11-mile...
May 27, 2015 - 11:35pm
May 5, 2015
U.S. Highway 12 detour from Kerkhoven to Pennock starts Monday
WILLMAR — Motorists will encounter a detour on U.S. Highway 12 from Kerkhoven to Pennock beginning Monday as crews start work on a resurfacing project, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced. According to a news release from MnDOT, the 8-mile project extends from...
May 5, 2015 - 9:29pm
MnDOT to host open house on U.S. Highway 12 construction from Atwater to Litchfield
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation encourages the public to attend an open house informational meeting regarding construction on U.S. Highway 12 from Atwater to Litchfield, which includes a detour. According to a news release from MnDOT, the meeting will be from...
May 5, 2015 - 9:26pm