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Snow illegally placed on roadway may be reported to local police
February 20, 2017 - 11:45am
January 8, 2017

Road markings in Minnesota signal various things to drivers. Solid white lines mark crosswalks, stop lines at intersections, parking stalls, and the edges of a roadway.
Road markings signal drivers when lane changes, passing allowed
January 8, 2017 - 11:03pm
Updated 4:30 p.m.: MnDOT lifts no travel advisory in southwest Minnesota
February 8, 2016 - 3:38pm
February 2, 2016
Highway 12 meeting in Litchfield post-poned today because of storm
February 2, 2016 - 12:25pm
August 28, 2015
UPDATE: Victims of two west central Minnesota accidents identified
August 28, 2015 - 12:45pm
June 26, 2014
Bill Knofczynski, left, and Paul Rasmussen, from the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s District 8 office in Willmar, explain the Highway 12 reconstruction project and detours to area businesses during an informational meeting Thursday. The project is expected to begin July 7. A meeting for the general public will be held 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the MnDOT headquarters. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Willmar businesses gear up for Highway 12 construction project
June 26, 2014 - 11:31pm
March 20, 2014
One of the most dangerous intersections in the area, Highway 23 and Kandiyohi County Road 5 near Willmar, is slated for a major renovation that includes a bridge over Highway 23. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Major project: Crash-prone intersection near Willmar prompts overpass plan
March 20, 2014 - 10:55pm
January 27, 2014
Many highways reporting fair conditions, Hwy 71 and Hwy 4 north of Hwy 55 reported as hazardous
January 27, 2014 - 2:40pm
December 25, 2013
The state Transportation Department’s 20-year plan includes improvements to several area highways, but doesn’t mention converting the two-lane stretches of Highway 23 on either side of Paynesville to four lanes. Tribune photo by Jan Queenan
20-year plan: State issues highway investment priorities
December 25, 2013 - 10:36pm
April 22, 2013
MN Highway 4 detour in Cosmos begins today
April 22, 2013 - 9:30am
November 26, 2012
Culvert replacement on Highway 4 near Hector, Minn., complete
November 26, 2012 - 2:41pm
November 21, 2012
Minn. Hwy. 23 traffic being detoured around an accident north of Clara City
November 21, 2012 - 5:06pm
November 9, 2012
Culvert replacement on Highway 4 near Hector, Minn., begins Tuesday
November 9, 2012 - 12:22pm
November 1, 2012
Highway 40 bridge repairs complete
November 1, 2012 - 12:00am
October 16, 2012
Minnesota State Patrol troopers reconstruct the scene this morning of a fatal accident involving a bicyclist and a semi truck south of Belgrade along U.S. Highway 71.(Tribune photo by Gretchen Schlosser)
UPDATE: Belgrade, Minn., man killed in semi-bicycle crash south of Belgrade
October 16, 2012 - 10:47am