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Opening eyes to danger on the road
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
Letter: Give families options for early childhood education
Commentary: Federal power spins its ever-growing web
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
February 9, 2017
U.S. gasoline tax hike may dent fuel demand in oversupplied market
NEW YORK—A potential increase in gasoline taxes in several U.S. states could put a dent in demand at the pumps and mark another setback...
February 9, 2017 - 4:52pm
March 21, 2016
Letter: Gas tax increase is a bargain
In Rep. Dave Baker’s column, “Tax relief is a House priority,” in the March 7 West Central Tribune, he cites “the governor’s insistence...
March 21, 2016 - 11:46am
February 27, 2016
Editorial: Minnesota’s transportation needs a critical investment
Minnesota’s transportation system is in need of significant investment across the board Transportation experts say that Minnesota underfunds...
February 27, 2016 - 1:30am
May 21, 2015
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
May 21, 2015 - 12:10am
April 3, 2015
Letter: Keep gas prices affordable
It's really hard to get a raise at work, so it has been nice for my family to have gotten a raise at the gas pump. This feeling of financial relief from cheaper gas is valuable, and cannot be understated. Doing the math, what I save on the 20 gallons of gas my family needs each...
April 3, 2015 - 1:05am
March 6, 2015
Dayton reiterates proposal: Governor promotes 600 transportation projects; says he understands cost to residents of state; calls out Chamber
WILLMAR –– Saying that money isn’t going to fall out of the “blue sky” to fix the state’s deteriorating transportation system, Gov....
March 6, 2015 - 11:12pm
January 21, 2015
Road construction by the penny
WILLMAR — Minnesota road construction and repair projects involve miles and miles of highways and hundreds of millions of dollars. The numbers can be so staggering, eyes start to “glaze over,” said Kandiyohi County Administrator Larry Kleindl. But by breaking down the big...
January 21, 2015 - 11:45pm
October 30, 2014
Letter: Gas tax is a bad idea
Finally after years, high gas prices are starting to come down to where middle class working people can afford to buy it. Gov. Dayton said if he was re-elected he would like to add a sales tax on gasoline. If he is re-elected and the Democrats control both the state House...
October 30, 2014 - 9:30am
July 1, 2014
Obama administration warns states that federal highway funds are nearly gone
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration warned states on Tuesday that federal highway funds will be largely depleted in August, limiting the money states can expect to pay for road and bridge projects this summer.
July 1, 2014 - 10:58pm
May 11, 2013
Minn. Senate approves gas tax increase
n a sudden shift Friday, the Minnesota Senate revived the possibility of raising the gas tax for roadwork and a metropolitan area sales tax for mass transit projects by making over what had been a stand-pat transportation finance plan. The revision came in a surprise amendment...
May 11, 2013 - 6:51am
March 5, 2013
Minn.’s Democratic leaders eyeing higher gas tax and other fees to fund roadwork
ST. PAUL — Minnesota drivers could pay nearly 10 cents extra per gallon at the pump under a package of tax hikes House Democrats proposed Tuesday to help pay for roads, bridges and transit projects across the state. Besides a 5-cent gasoline tax increase and 4.5-cent fuel charge...
March 5, 2013 - 10:59pm