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MnDOT finds no need for EIS for Highway 23 gap
NEW LONDON—Expanding Minnesota Highway 23 to four-lanes from New London to Paynesville does not have the potential for significant environmental impacts, and an Environmental Impact Study is not required for it, the Minnesota Department of Transportation concluded in a finding...
July 9, 2016 - 12:33am
May 12, 2016
State Highway 23 open house to be Tuesday in Hawick
WILLMAR — The final draft of a preliminary plan to fill the four-lane gap between New London and Paynesville on state Highway 23 is completed...
May 12, 2016 - 11:06pm
January 25, 2016
Highway 23 expansion plans available for review at open house Thursday in Hawick
WILLMAR — Updated plans for a proposed four-lane expansion of state Highway 23 between New London and Paynesville will be available for public...
January 25, 2016 - 12:01am
December 16, 2015
Five people hospitalized after head-on crash east of Hawick
Five people were taken to the hospital following a head-on crash Wednesday evening in Kandiyohi County. None experienced life-threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. east of Hawick on Minnesota Highway 23. Jovita Harguth,...
December 16, 2015 - 10:59pm
November 23, 2015
Citizens support pedestrian underpass on Highway 23 near Hawick
WILLMAR — Members of the public have spoken loud and clear about one of the features they want in a four-lane Minnesota Highway 23 from New London to Paynesville: a safe way for those using the Glacial Lakes trail system to cross the highway. Kandiyohi County took steps Monday...
November 23, 2015 - 9:22pm
November 11, 2015
Records published Nov.12
This is the records summary for Nov. 11. Theft HAWICK — The theft of a White brand riding lawn mower and a yellow Yamaha three-wheeler was reported at 4:26 p.m. Monday. The theft was from the 22000 block of 158th Street Northeast, Hawick. Property damage WILLMAR...
November 11, 2015 - 12:20am
July 21, 2015
Highway 23 open house set for July 28
HAWICK — Area residents, business owners and others are invited to attend an open house on the Minnesota Highway 23 expansion 4 to 6 p.m. July 28 at Roseville Township Hall, which is located at 15768 232nd Ave. Northeast in Hawick. The project calls for four lanes from New London...
July 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
July 10, 2015
County Road 105 to close Monday for maintenance
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department has announced that construction crews will work on a portion of County Road 105. The short stretch of highway is located in southeast Roseville Township east of Hawick. County Road 105 will be closed to through traffic starting...
July 10, 2015 - 11:04pm
April 29, 2015
VIDEO: Highway 23 plans get tweaked
The Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 office in Willmar hosted an open house Tuesday in Hawick to present revised options for...
April 29, 2015 - 2:06pm
March 16, 2015
Records published March 17
The following contains the records summary for March 17. Hazardous materials team responds to oil spill at Willmar railyard WILLMAR — It was reported around 12:37 p.m. Monday that about 500 gallons of oil spilled from one of the rail cars at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railyard...
March 16, 2015 - 11:46pm
February 26, 2015
Truck driver who passed school bus sentenced to year in jail, two years of probation
WILLMAR — The truck driver alleged to have frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right in May was sentenced Wednesday to one year in the Kandiyohi County Jail. Allen Howard Morris, 48, of Apple Valley, was convicted of gross misdemeanor passing a school bus...
February 26, 2015 - 11:14pm
January 27, 2015
State Highway 23 proposal meeting draws big crowd
HAWICK — An open house Tuesday to learn about preliminary plans for a four-lane highway between New London and Paynesville wasn’t supposed...
January 27, 2015 - 11:45pm
January 24, 2015
Highway 23 four-lane to be discussed at open house Tuesday in Hawick
WILLMAR — An open house to present plans to expand state Highway 23 to four lanes from New London to Paynesville will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Roseville Township hall in rural Hawick. Area residents, business owners and others are invited to attend the event at the town...
January 24, 2015 - 2:48pm
November 1, 2014
Letter: Truth on Senate building
I am just sick of getting so much negative campaign literature about Mary Sawatzky. I am especially sick of getting pieces about the new Senate Office Building that is under construction. Our Capitol is a state treasure. It is decades past due in getting refurbished. Republican...
November 1, 2014 - 12:01am
October 13, 2014
Kandiyohi County law enforcement is no longer seeking help in locating domestic abuse suspect
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office is no longer seeking assistance from the public in locating the domestic abuse suspect who fled Friday from sheriff's deputies in the Hawick area, Corporal Jason Keith said Sunday night in a news release. Law enforcement concluded...
October 13, 2014 - 10:00am