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How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 12, 2016
Detours on Highway 23 to be removed
WILLMAR – The detours on Minnesota Trunk Highway 23 north of Raymond and south of Granite Falls will be removed and the road opened to traffic...
October 12, 2016 - 9:56am
September 27, 2016
Updated: Spicer couple injured in crash on Highway 23
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to say that no alcohol was detected in anyone involved in this accident based upon a corrected Minnesota...
September 27, 2016 - 10:08am
September 3, 2016
Four injured in Highway 23 crash near New London
NEW LONDON -- Four people were injured in a two vehicle accident Friday night on state Highway 23 north of New London. All of the injuries were...
September 3, 2016 - 6:50am
August 23, 2016
Hwy. 23 detour to end Friday between Clara City, Raymond
WILLMAR—The state Highway 23 detour from Clara City to Raymond will end Friday and the road will be open to traffic, according to the Minnesota...
August 23, 2016 - 7:50pm
July 18, 2016
Highway 23 detour starts July 20
GRANITE FALLS—A detour of Highway 23 from Granite Falls to Cottonwood will begin July 20, so the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
July 18, 2016 - 12:26am
July 16, 2016
Letter: Positive news for HIghway 23
The July 9 article headline, "MnDOT Denies Study for Highway 23 Gap", in the West Central Tribune gave the impression there was a negative development pertaining to the completion of Minnesota Highway 23. That was not the case. The fact that the gap from New London to Paynesville...
July 16, 2016 - 4:00am
July 9, 2016
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
June 14, 2016
Bonding panel focuses on transportation
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding appears to remain the main hurdle to a special legislative session to fund Minnesota public works projects and fix a tax bill. A meeting of House and Senate public works negotiators Tuesday failed to produce any sign they are closer to agreement...
June 14, 2016 - 11:55pm
June 9, 2016
16 from west central Minnesota vie for Highway 23 funds in Washington, D.C.
WILLMAR — A group of 16 area business people, elected officials and public employees spent 24 hours in Washington, D.C., this week in a first-step effort to get new federal grant money for state Highway 23. If Highway 23 is designated as a Critical Rural Freight Corridor, there...
June 9, 2016 - 10:53pm
June 8, 2016
Detour starts Monday for state Highway 23 passing lanes project
WILLMAR — Motorists are advised that a detour will begin at 7 a.m. Monday for travel on Minnesota Highway 23 between Raymond and Clara City....
June 8, 2016 - 11:36pm
June 1, 2016
Highway 23 passing lane projects to get underway
RAYMOND — “Nothing worse than being behind a train of cars,’’ Brian Neal said. It was his way of saying he hopes the passing lanes to...
June 1, 2016 - 11:23pm
May 27, 2016
MnDOT hosts meetings Tuesday in Raymond, Clara City for Highway 23 passing lanes
WILLMAR (Staff report) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is hosting open house meetings Tuesday in Clara City and Raymond to discuss the upcoming passing lane projects on state Highway 23. The meetings will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Clara City City Offices,...
May 27, 2016 - 11:31pm
May 26, 2016
Special session sought for bonding bill
NEW LONDON — Standing in the parking lot of his auto body and car sales business on the edge of state Highway 23 by New London, Troy Holtkamp...
May 26, 2016 - 11:57pm
May 25, 2016
Roadwork abounds this summer
WILLMAR — The season of orange cones, traffic delays and detours is here. With construction underway in earnest, motorists can expect to deal...
May 25, 2016 - 11:54pm
May 21, 2016
Editorial: The work continues on closing gaps on Highway 23
The wait for filling the gaps on Minnesota Highway 23 continues. With no transportation agreement yet in the 2016 Minnesota Legislature, Willmar...
May 21, 2016 - 7:54am