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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
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
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
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
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
May 20, 2016
Wait for Highway 23 funds continues
HAWICK — The modest, pale green house on the edge of Hawick that Mary and Dave Solum have called home for 50 years — and where they raised...
May 20, 2016 - 12:14am
May 12, 2016
Minnesota Highway 23 meeting set for Tuesday in Cottonwood
COTTONWOOD — Area residents and business owners are invited to an open house from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Cottonwood Community Center, at 142 W. Main St. in Cottonwood, to discuss the upcoming Minnesota Highway 23 passing lanes project between Hanley Falls and Cottonwood....
May 12, 2016 - 11:08pm
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
March 16, 2016
Letter: Baker is deaf to Highway 23 needs
When Dave Baker first ran for the Legislature in 2014 he said something that I agreed with: “We need to understand the shared priorities...
March 16, 2016 - 1:30am
February 28, 2016
Willmar woman among two injured in Highway 23 head-on crash
ROSCOE - A Willmar woman was injured in a head-on crash Saturday night on state Highway 23 near Roscoe after the driver of the other vehicle crossed the center line. According to the State Patrol, Jessie A. Jacobson, 53, was driving a 2015 Ford Taurus west on Highway 23 when a 1994...
February 28, 2016 - 6:47am
February 25, 2016
Lt. Gov. Smith to discuss Highway 23 Friday in Willmar
WILLMAR (Staff reports) — A town hall meeting to discuss transportation needs in west central Minnesota, including proposed improvements to state Highway 23, will be 4:30 p.m. today in Willmar. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation Charlie...
February 25, 2016 - 8:53pm
February 8, 2016
Updated 4:30 p.m.: MnDOT lifts no travel advisory in southwest Minnesota
Updated 4:30 p.m. WILLMAR, Minn.— The no travel advisory in five counties in southwest Minnesota has been lifted as of 4:30 p.m. this afternoon, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT issued the advisory at 9:20 a.m. Monday morning. The no travel advisory...
February 8, 2016 - 3:38pm
January 28, 2016
Highway 23 plans get another look from residents
HAWICK — Jan Peterson is wondering how she’s going to get a wagon full of horse manure across state Highway 23 when — or if — the four-lane...
January 28, 2016 - 11:56pm
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
January 23, 2016
Peterson urges Highway 23 Coalition to keep working for four-lane completion
WILLMAR — The Highway 23 Coalition has been successful in the past and needs to continue working for a four-lane highway from Willmar to Interstate...
January 23, 2016 - 12:15am
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 24, 2015
Broadside crash near New London injures three
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correct the day and the location. WILLMAR -- A broadside crash late Tuesday afternoon near New London injured three people, reports the State Patrol. None of them had life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol, but all...
November 24, 2015 - 11:37pm
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 19, 2015
Officials consider detour route for State Highway 23 passing lane construction by Raymond and Clara City
RAYMOND — Funding is allocated and plans are on track to build passing lanes on Minnesota Highway 23 near Raymond and Clara City next summer, but one big decision remains. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will decide whether to detour traffic entirely around the communities...
November 19, 2015 - 12:04am
November 14, 2015
Highway 23 passing lanes to be discussed Tuesday in Raymond, Clara City
WILLMAR — Public meetings will be held Tuesday in Raymond and Clara City to discuss potential detours that will take place next summer during the construction of passing lanes on state Highway 23. An open house will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Raymond Community Center, 208...
November 14, 2015 - 1:32pm