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Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
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State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
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Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
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'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
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'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
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May 7, 2009
Two men hurt in Tuesday crash north of Renville
RENVILLE -- Two men were hurt, including a man who was airlifted for treatment of back and neck injuries, in a two-vehicle crash around 6 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of County Roads 21 and 11 north of Renville. According to the Renville County Sheriff's office, Roberto Rodriguez...
May 7, 2009 - 9:34am
May 1, 2009
Highway 12 intersection in Litchfield reopens
LITCHFIELD -- The U.S. Highway 12 and state Highway 22 intersection in Litchfield was reopened today. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the intersection was reopened to traffic today after a Monday closure. Motorists had encountered lane closures near the...
May 1, 2009 - 3:29pm
April 22, 2009
Options to fix troubled intersection will be topic of meeting
WILLMAR -- On the heels of the fatal accident last week on Business Highway 71, the three government entities that "own" the dangerous intersection are taking short-term and long-term steps to make it safer. During a quickly organized meeting Monday, representatives from the city...
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
April 21, 2009
Letter: Another death at risky crossing
I am heartbroken to learn of another death at this intersection that has traffic crossing at high speeds. Again I urge MnDOT to place flashing lights several hundred feet in advance of the north and southbound lanes and place a sign that states "Dangerous intersection ahead, slow...
April 21, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
Editorial: A solution is needed, not the cheapest
Tragedy struck Wednesday at one of the more dangerous intersections in Willmar -- Business Highway 71 and County Road 24. A Ridgewater College football player named Deallo Felder lost his life in a two-vehicle accident. Our sympathies go out to Felder and his family for this tragic...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 16, 2009
Video from April 15 fatal accident crash scene has been posted
Video of the April 15 accident scene at the Business Highway 71-Kandiyohi County intersection has been posted.
April 16, 2009 - 12:00pm
Two-vehicle crash north of Willmar leaves one man dead
WILLMAR -- Deallo D. Felder, 20, of Minneapolis, was dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash that happened around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at the...
April 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Latest crash now puts the redesign of intersection at forefront
WILLMAR -- Wednesday's fatal accident near the Health and Human Services building has renewed a sense of urgency to redesign the accident-plagued intersection. Jon Henslin, Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 traffic engineer in Willmar, said he intends to hold a meeting...
April 16, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Update: One individual killed, others injured in north Willmar insection crash this morning
Update 1:30 p.m.
April 15, 2009 - 10:00am
January 31, 2009
Letter: Intersection has major flaw
The Business Highway 71/23 and County Road 24 intersection problem needs to have a significant flaw addressed. Drivers attempting to cross the Highway 71 racetrack are hindered by literally dozens of metal road signs impeding a clear view of oncoming traffic approaching at high speed...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Letter: Keep Highway 71 turn lanes
I applaud the Kandiyohi County Commissioners' decision recently to table a decision on the "re-do" of the intersection at the Human Services and Golf Course Road (Highways 71 and 294) and appreciate the opportunity to give feedback. I own the restaurant at the golf course, The Oaks...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Commissioners delay decision on troubled intersection
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners said they want more time to digest options for altering a busy Willmar intersection that's been...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Officials say redesign will prevent intersection crashes
WILLMAR -- A proposed highway redesign would reduce crashes at the Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street intersection west of the Kandiyohi...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Consultant to give report on accident-prone intersection
WILLMAR -- A consultant for the Minnesota Department of Transportation will present a list of recommendations for improving the safety of a hazardous intersection in Willmar. The consultant firm of CH2M Hill will offer its recommendations for improving the intersection of North Business...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Consultant says treatment plant project ready for bids
WILLMAR -- The First Street South and 28th Avenue intersection won't be dug up when a portion of the interceptor sewer pipeline leading to the new wastewater treatment plant is constructed through there. Instead, a tunnel-boring machine will install the pipe underground. One access...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am