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January 13, 2016
Injuries reported after crash on U.S. Highway 12 near Willmar
A Chrysler minivan and a semi hauling poultry feed were involved in two-vehicle crash shortly after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection...
January 13, 2016 - 10:31am
December 9, 2015
Litchfield seeks comments on Highway 12 project
LITCHFIELD — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on the planned reconstruction in 2019 of U.S. Highway 12 and state Highway 22 through downtown Litchfield. The reconstruction involves four blocks of Highway 12 and Highway 22 from Commercial Street...
December 9, 2015 - 11:14pm
December 4, 2015
VIDEO: Two vehicles involved in crash Friday west of Willmar
Three people were injured in an apparent head-on crash Friday morning on U.S. Highway 12 west of Willmar. The Minnesota State Patrol released...
December 4, 2015 - 1:02pm
December 3, 2015
Minnesota woman airlifted after Highway 12 rollover crash
ORTONVILLE - A 29-year-old woman was airlifted to Sanford Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota, after the van she was driving hit an icy spot on U.S. Highway 12 in Big Stone County and rolled, ejecting her. Tausha M. Rogers, of Clinton, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Fargo...
December 3, 2015 - 9:39am
October 6, 2015
Willmar Highway 12 bridge project is done
WILLMAR — A bridge repair project on U.S. Highway 12 on the west end of Willmar is done. The $530,000 project, which included replacement of approach and repairs to the bridge deck, was finished Tuesday afternoon, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced. PCI Roads...
October 6, 2015 - 7:42pm
Willmar Highway 12 bridge repair is done
WILLMAR – A bridge repair project on Highway 12 on the west side of Willmar is done. The $530,000 project, which included replacement of approach and repairs to the bridge deck, was finished this afternoon, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. PCI Roads,...
October 6, 2015 - 4:42pm
August 30, 2015
California man dies in nine-person, two-vehicle crash
PENNOCK — One person died and eight were injured late Saturday in a two-vehicle broadside crash on U.S. Highway 12. Marcus U. Hahn, 55, of...
August 30, 2015 - 9:42pm
July 24, 2015
Temporary lane closures on Highway 12 in Litchfield
Lane closures on the east edge of U.S. Highway 12 near County Road 34 will begin today at 10:30 a.m. to fix a bump in the road. Flaggers will direct traffic through the work zone, and motorists may encounter delays. The project should be complete today in the early...
July 24, 2015 - 10:24am
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
April 30, 2015
MnDOT puts finishing touches on U.S. Highway 12 project
WILLMAR – Motorists traveling on U.S. Highway 12 from Sixth Street Southeast to near the Highway 71 bypass in Willmar may encounter minor delays that began today as crews put the finishing touches on the Highway 12 reconstruction project. Work includes minor grading, seeding...
April 30, 2015 - 2:35pm
April 21, 2015
MnDOT sets open houses for highway projects
Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 Headquarters will sponsor open houses Monday and Tuesday for area residents, business owners and others to learn about traffic changes and other details associated with projects proposed for U.S. Highway 12 from Pennock to Kerkhoven,...
April 21, 2015 - 9:23pm
October 23, 2014
Highway 12 East near bypass opens as resurfacing work ends
WILLMAR — The resurfacing project on U.S. Highway 12 East at the Willmar bypass has been completed. Crews removed traffic control devices and opened the road to motorists, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Thursday. The turn lane at Seventh Street Southwest is...
October 23, 2014 - 11:16pm
Highway 12 project at Willmar Bypass is done and open to traffic
WILLMAR – U.S. Highway 12 on the east side of Willmar is done and open to traffic today. Judy Jacobs, public affairs coordinator from the Minnesota Department of Transportation's District 8 office in Willmar, said the resurfacing project on Highway 12 at the Willmar bypass has...
October 23, 2014 - 11:53am
September 15, 2014
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
We are all saddened by the death of a wonderful young man, Robert Brau, in the accident in Montrose, where a young woman allowed her car to drift across the midline and strike Brau’s motorcycle. Several years ago another young Willmar man, Trae Mielke, was killed in Delano when...
September 15, 2014 - 6:00am