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Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Records summary for Sept. 24
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
Police search for gunman who killed 5 at mall in Washington state
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
September 11, 2016
Transportation funding gaps likely to grow
WILLMAR—Transportation funding needs will continue to grow as the state attempts to expand public transit services in rural areas and maintain...
September 11, 2016 - 9:44pm
February 3, 2016
Messy roads and record snowfall: Minnesota digs out after wintry punch
By Jon Collins and Tim Nelson Minnesota Public Radio | 88.9 FM Snowfall overnight set much of the southern half of the state up for a messy commute...
February 3, 2016 - 10:57pm
November 19, 2015
Speed limits to increase on some area highways
WILLMAR, Minn. – The speed limit will be increasing from 55 mph to 60 mph next week on several west central Minnesota highways.The Minnesota Department of Transportation is scheduled to install new speed limit signs Monday and Tuesday, weather permitting. The areas with increased...
November 19, 2015 - 4:42pm
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
February 18, 2015
Highways in west central Minnesota that made Governor Dayton's fix-it list:
Governor Dayton on Tuesday released his proposed State Highway Investment Priority List for the next decade. Below are listed projects from counties...
February 18, 2015 - 12:03am
January 27, 2014
Road conditions improving in region, some highways still closed
Road conditions across much of west central Minnesota have improved as of 9 a.m. this morning, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT’s 511MN.org website shows most highways in the region in fair driving condition at this time. Several roads in the...
January 27, 2014 - 9:05am
June 10, 2013
Listening session for future Hwy. 12 reconstruction is today in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation has invited the public to ask questions and provide comments about the future U.S. Highway 12 reconstruction project in Willmar. The public listening session will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Willmar MnDOT building, 2505...
June 10, 2013 - 7:17am
January 31, 2013
New stop signs for improved safety installed at deadly intersection near New London, Minn.
NEW LONDON — Stop signs rimmed with solar-powered flashing LED lights were installed Wednesday on state Highway 9 at the intersection with...
January 31, 2013 - 5:00am
October 23, 2012
Letter: Our dangerous highways
The tragic death of Belgrade teacher and coach Richard Vos as he rode his bicycle on U.S.
October 23, 2012 - 1:23am
January 10, 2011
MnDOT issues reminder about mailbox damage
WILLMAR -- Prompted by questions from the public about mailboxes damaged by snowplows, the Minnesota Department of Transportation issued a reminder Friday about requirements for mailboxes along state highways. Owners are responsible for the care and replacement of damaged mailboxes,...
January 10, 2011 - 12:00am
October 25, 2010
Woman rallying support to save landmark tree near Watson
October 25, 2010 - 11:30am
March 22, 2010
Highway 212 at Montevideo closed today
WILLMAR -- A portion of U.S. Highway 212 in Montevideo was closed at 6 a.m. today to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct a levee on the highway due to possible flooding in the area. Highway 212 westbound traffic will be detoured east on Chippewa County Road 16, north...
March 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 25, 2010
All state highways closed at 3 p.m. in west central and southwestern Minnesota
WILLMAR - All state highways in west central and southwestern Minnesota have closed until further notice. The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol ordered the road closing. MnDOT are pulling their snowplows and roads will become impassable. The road...
January 25, 2010 - 3:00pm
August 4, 2009
Construction continues on Highways 12 and 22 in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD -- Motorists can expect to experience minor delays as work continues on Highways 12 and 22 in Litchfield. The Highway 12 portion of the project is nearly complete and the Highway 22 portion is expected to be complete within the next two weeks as crews finish the joint...
August 4, 2009 - 1:43am