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February 20, 2017
Snow illegally placed on roadway may be reported to local police
February 20, 2017 - 11:45am
January 8, 2017

Road markings in Minnesota signal various things to drivers. Solid white lines mark crosswalks, stop lines at intersections, parking stalls, and the edges of a roadway.
Road markings signal drivers when lane changes, passing allowed
January 8, 2017 - 11:03pm
January 17, 2013
A United Airlines Boeing 787 is parked at Narita Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. The Federal Aviation Administration late Wednesday grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner until the risk of battery fires is resolved. The order applies only to the six Dreamliners operated by United Airlines, the lone U.S. carrier with 787s. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
Lithium batteries central to Boeing's 787 woes
January 17, 2013 - 8:30am
May 18, 2011
911 working in Kandiyohi County, YM County calls rerouted to Lyon Co.
May 18, 2011 - 1:05pm
June 21, 2010
Delta expands international service from Minneapolis
June 21, 2010 - 2:09pm
March 2, 2010
Kenny Fransen, left, and Forrest Foster close a hole Monday after spotting and repairing gas lines at the intersection of Willmar Avenue and 10th Street Southeast. The two employees with Midwest Underground of Willmar were part of a crew that located gas lines in preparation of the installation of a sewer line for Bethesda Health and Housing's new senior wellness center.
Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Buried deep
March 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2009
These H-shaped power poles currently carry a 115-kilovolt power line to the Minnesota Falls substation adjacent to the Xcel Energy plant in Granite Falls.The CapX project proposes replacing them with single, steel poles carrying a 345-kV line. The new poles would range from 130 to 175 feet in height, depending on terrain, and the average span between poles would be 1,000 feet. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Residents get up close look at tall project
November 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 14, 2009
Willmar Municipal Utilities employees Zach Larson, right, and Dick Thynes remove utility poles Monday along Ann Street Southeast in Willmar. Thynes said the lines that were once suspended above the poles were buried beneath the ground last year. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Going underground
April 14, 2009 - 12:00am
October 12, 2007
Transmission line proceedings delayed possibly for six months
October 12, 2007 - 12:00am
January 22, 2007
Supporters and opponents of Big Stone II power lines await judges' recommendation
January 22, 2007 - 12:00am
December 6, 2006
Both sides plead cases as Big Stone II hearings progressing
December 6, 2006 - 12:00am