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'I voted' stickers for all, less test help for many
Man who died on Big Kandi identified
BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
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Hwy. 59 to close Tuesday near Appleton
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Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Roger Herbert Holm
Laura Ione Rasmussen
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
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Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
Commentary: Health care for the future in our community
Letter: Playground is a community accomplishment
May 12, 2016
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
April 27, 2016
Governor’s stay only hope for Watson's Mile Tree
WATSON — Barring something as unexpected as a last minute stay-of-execution by the governor, Watson’s Mile Tree will be coming down in May....
April 27, 2016 - 8:53am
April 19, 2016
Watson Tree gets one week reprieve
WATSON — Kylene Olson and supporters of the Watson Mile Tree won a one-week reprieve in their effort save it. The Minnesota Department of Transportation...
April 19, 2016 - 7:50am
April 9, 2016
MnDOT plans to fell Watson’s Mile Tree
WATSON — An iconic symbol of a small western Minnesota community is once again under threat of being felled by the axe. And, its longtime...
April 9, 2016 - 12:14am
April 6, 2016
Letter: Citizen wishes were heeded
Last year I wrote several letters concerning Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Milan bridge issue. MnDOT had scheduled the rehabilitation of the Milan bridge; local citizens of Milan and the surrounding area were outraged! The citizens felt and knew that a new bridge...
April 6, 2016 - 1:00am
March 21, 2016
MnDOT plans to replace Highway 40 bridge in Milan
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will replace rather than rehabilitate the Milan bridge on Minnesota Highway 40, the District...
March 21, 2016 - 10:58pm
March 14, 2016
Greater Minnesota eyes transportation funding debate
ST. PAUL — Greater Minnesota has lots at stake in a legislative transportation funding debate. Senate Democrats said Monday that it is not...
March 14, 2016 - 11:37pm
March 7, 2016
MnDOT converts to LED roadway lights
ST. PAUL — More than 28,500 roadway lights along Minnesota roads and bridges will be replaced with LED lights over the next four years. The conversion from traditional high-pressure sodium lights to LED lights is expected to save the state up to $1.45 million a year in energy costs...
March 7, 2016 - 11:06pm
February 27, 2016
Three area trail projects recommended for funding in southwest MN
WILLMAR — Bicycle and pedestrian projects proposed in Clara City, Olivia and Willmar are being recommended for funding, the Area Transportation Partnership for the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s District 8 learned at its meeting Friday in Willmar. The Area Transportation...
February 27, 2016 - 12:16am
Lower oil costs mean more miles of road work possible this summer in southwest MN
WILLMAR — Lower oil prices mean more miles of road construction this summer. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is adding to its 2016 road construction projects this year thanks to the savings made possible by lower oil prices, according to Susann Karnowski, assistant district...
February 27, 2016 - 12:15am
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 17, 2016
New wye option could reroute Highway 12
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is considering a second option for the Willmar rail wye project, which would reroute U.S....
February 17, 2016 - 11:52pm
February 3, 2016
UPDATE: MnDOT lifts no travel advisory for southwest Minnesota
WILLMAR - The Minnesota Department of Transportation lifted the no travel advisory this morning for southwest Minnesota, including Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood and Renville counties. MnDOT issued the advisory last night because of a fast-moving storm that packed snow...
February 3, 2016 - 9:41am
February 2, 2016
Highway 12 meeting in Litchfield post-poned today because of storm
LITCHFIELD – The Minnesota Department of Transportation has post-poned the Highway 12 open house that was scheduled for today in Litchfield. MnDOT District 8 Public Affairs Coordinaor Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt said the open house to discuss the downtown Litchfield highway reconstruction...
February 2, 2016 - 12:25pm
MnDOT urging caution on roads as inclement weather forecast
WILLMAR - The Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking motorists to make plans to be safe if in the event toady's forecast blizzard holds true. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for southwest Minnesota and a winter weather advisory for west central...
February 2, 2016 - 9:45am