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September 10, 2014
MnDOT to remove U.S. Highway 12 resurfacing project detour tonight
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the detour for the resurfacing project on U.S. Highway 12 near the Willmar Bypass will be removed tonight as the road opens to allow traffic through the work zone. Work continues on the project as crews excavate and reconstruct...
September 10, 2014 - 4:01pm
August 26, 2014
Lane closes today on 7th St.
WILLMAR — Motorists traveling U.S. Highway 12 in Willmar can expect brief delays at a temporary eastbound lane closure at Seventh Street Southwest beginning today to allow crews to saw cut the old concrete for construction of a right-turn lane for traffic heading south onto Seventh...
August 26, 2014 - 11:12pm
Seventh Street Southwest lane closure set Wednesday in Highway 12 project
WILLMAR -- Motorists traveling U.S. Highway 12 in Willmar can expect brief delays at a temporary eastbound lane closure at Seventh Street Southwest beginning Wednesday to allow crews to saw cut the old concrete for construction of a right-turn lane for traffic turning south from Highway...
August 26, 2014 - 1:15pm
July 31, 2014
One victim airlifted following semi-car collision on Highway 12 east of Pennock
PENNOCK - Multiple individuals were injured this morning in a semi-truck and car collision near the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and 75th...
July 31, 2014 - 12:45pm
June 26, 2014
Willmar businesses gear up for Highway 12 construction project
WILLMAR — When reconstruction of a one-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 12 starts next month on the east side of Willmar, the road work and detours...
June 26, 2014 - 11:31pm
June 25, 2014
20 miles a day on foot: Running across Minnesota for a cause far, far away
RAYMOND — If the plight of refugees in Burma and Thailand seems like something far, far away, consider how distant the Wisconsin border appears...
June 25, 2014 - 10:44pm
May 30, 2014
Study will guide U.S. Highway 12 issues
WILLMAR — Consultants and three government entities are drafting goals and objectives to guide future land use and transportation issues along the U.S. Highway 12 corridor. Partners in the study — consultants Short Elliott Hendrickson of St. Paul, the City of Willmar, Kandiyohi...
May 30, 2014 - 11:10pm
May 16, 2014
Jury trial set for man in Highway 12 assault
LITCHFIELD — An August jury trial was set Friday for a 57-year-old Grove City man charged with first-degree assault for allegedly chasing and attacking two people Nov. 19 along U.S. Highway 12 west of Grove City. The trial for William Richard Dugan was set for Aug. 13 and 14 before...
May 16, 2014 - 11:09pm
January 29, 2014
Seventh Street part of Highway 12 plan
WILLMAR — This year’s U.S. Highway 12 improvement project in Willmar includes a new right-turn lane at the intersection with Seventh Street...
January 29, 2014 - 11:56pm
December 22, 2013
Partners planning public meetings for Highway 12 corridor study
WILLMAR — Business owners, homeowners and others who live, work and drive on U.S. Highway 12 through Willmar will have an opportunity to comment...
December 22, 2013 - 11:26pm
November 20, 2013
Grove City man in jail, assaulted man, rammed vehicle along Highway 12
GROVE CITY — A 57-year-old Grove City man is in the Meeker County Jail facing assault and property damage charges for allegedly assaulting a man Tuesday afternoon along U.S. Highway 12 near Grove City. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, William Richard Dugan...
November 20, 2013 - 8:48am
November 5, 2013
Study to look at problems on Highway 12 corridor
WILLMAR — A year-long study to examine the current problems and long-range vision for the U.S. Highway 12 corridor through the city of Willmar is expected to begin in January. The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to allocate $20,000 toward the $150,000...
November 5, 2013 - 11:33pm
October 22, 2013
Serious traffic crash east of Kandiyohi on Highway 12
KANDIYOHI — The State Patrol and other emergency responders are on the scene of a serious, head-on crash east of Kandiyohi on U.S. Highway 12. According to the Patrol, more information about the crash will be released as it becomes available. The crash was reported around 3:50...
October 22, 2013 - 4:32pm
June 11, 2013
MnDOT: Turnout good for Highway 12 project open house
WILLMAR -- Mark Yungerberg was interested in hearing Monday afternoon how next year's proposed U.S. Highway 12 reconstruction project near...
June 11, 2013 - 11:14pm
May 9, 2013
U.S. Highway 12 west of Murdock re-opens to traffic
MURDOCK — U.S. Highway 12 west of Murdock re-opened for traffic at 12:30 p.m. today, two to three days before officials thought it could be done. The highway was opened shortly after workers removed the ruptured anhydrous ammonia tank that had struck in an accident around 8:30...
May 9, 2013 - 1:27pm