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Blane Aidan Wendt
December 27, 2012
Intersection near New London, Minn., has been the site of multiple crashes
NEW LONDON — Janett Helgeson drives frequently on state Highway 9 from her home in Sunburg to get to U.S. Highway 71. That’s where she was...
December 27, 2012 - 11:13pm
December 31, 2010
10 stories that made 2010 history
While a number of stories played a part in shaping the region during 2010, the No. 1 news story of the year is the number of local elected officials...
December 31, 2010 - 12:03pm
November 24, 2010
Mn/DOT to monitor, add delineators and signs at Business 71, CR 24 and 23rd Street intersection
Update 3 p.m.
November 24, 2010 - 2:36pm
Local commuters not shy in expressing opinion, concerns on new intersection
The Minnesota Department of Transportation's District 8 Office in Willmar on Tuesday officially opened the recently completed U-turn, no-left-turn...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 22, 2010
North Business 71 intersection to open Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The safety improvement project at the intersection of Business 71, Kandiyohi County Road 24 and 23rd Street Northeast in Willmar is expected to be completed and the intersection open to traffic on Tuesday, weather permitting, according to a news release from the District...
November 22, 2010 - 2:00pm
November 18, 2010
Letter: It's a poor intersection fix
I would like to congratulate Duininck Construction on their quick work to complete the Highway 71/23 (business) intersection with the law enforcement road and the golf course road. However, this poorly designed project, which cost more than $725,000 (plus the additional costs of...
November 18, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
MnDOT reports opening for intersection on Highway 71 delayed
WILLMAR -- The opening of the newly redesigned intersection on North Business 71 near the Health and Human Services Building in Willmar is being held up. The Minnesota Department of Transportation had planned to open the intersection sometime this week, according to Diane Beck, public...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2010
Last-minute change made to intersection design
WILLMAR -- A misunderstanding or miscommunication between three government entities that are involved with a project to create a safer intersection...
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
Business 71 intersection safety improvements begin Monday
WILLMAR -- Motorists will encounter lane closures on the Business 71 four-lane as a safety improvement project begins Monday at the Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast intersection, announces the District 8 office in Willmar of the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The...
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Intersection project approved by Kandiyohi County Board
WILLMAR -- The final leg of the three-legged stool was put in place Tuesday when the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with the city of Willmar and Minnesota Department of Transportation to revamp an intersection on the north edge of town near the Health...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
August 3, 2010
Willmar City Council approves intersection agreement
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council on Monday night approved a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Kandiyohi...
August 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Willmar council to consider agreement for improvement to troubled intersection
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council on Monday night will consider a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Kandiyohi County for construction of the proposed safety improvement at the Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast intersection. The...
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Storm water flooding hits 10th and Kandiyohi again, causes intersection pavement to buckle
WILLMAR -- Water pressure from flooding that resulted from heavy rain apparently caused a portion of pavement in the intersection of 10th Street...
June 23, 2010 - 9:48am
April 20, 2010
Favored plan for troubled intersection gets backing from the city
WILLMAR -- Belle Plaine's experience with crash-reducing safety improvements at a highway intersection has apparently convinced the Willmar City Council to support similar safety improvements at the Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast intersection. The council voted...
April 20, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Two hurt in crash at intersection
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am