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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Records published July 25
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
September 21, 2015
MnDOT asks motorists, farmers to share the road
ST. PAUL — Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. “Harvest season is in full swing and farmers...
September 21, 2015 - 11:31pm
September 16, 2015
Growing hole closes Nielsville Bridge
NIELSVILLE — The Nielsville Bridge, a Red River crossing connecting Minnesota’s Polk County with North Dakota’s Traill County, closed this...
September 16, 2015 - 5:00am
September 14, 2015
MnDOT to lift detour from Atwater to Litchfield
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation announces that the resurfacing project on U.S. Highway 12 from Atwater to Litchfield that began June 8 will be completed today. The project included the resurfacing of 10.9 miles of roadway for a smoother road surface and the...
September 14, 2015 - 8:34pm
September 8, 2015
MnDOT sets open house Thursday in Blomkest on plans for Highway 71/7 roundabout
WILLMAR — An informational meeting to learn about a roundabout scheduled to be built at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and state Highway 7 near Blomkest will be conducted from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Blomkest Community Center. This is the second in a series of three open...
September 8, 2015 - 12:06am
September 5, 2015
Milling to begin Tuesday on state Highway 67 in Granite Falls
WILLMAR — Milling on state Highway 67 in Granite Falls will begin Tuesday. Paving will begin the following week, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced in a news release. A mill and overlay project — and also improvements under the Americans with Disabilities Act...
September 5, 2015 - 12:32am
September 2, 2015
MnDOT urges drivers to be careful this weekend
ST. PAUL — Even though most road construction projects are shut down over the holiday weekend, there will still be many work zones around the state that will affect travel. Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle said motorists need to use extra caution...
September 2, 2015 - 8:59pm
August 25, 2015
Pick up the new state bicycle map at the state fair
ST. PAUL — The 2015 state bicycle map is now available from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Maps can be found at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 27 to Sept. 7 at the Kick Gas exhibit inside the Eco Experience building on Randall Avenue. The map is also available at the...
August 25, 2015 - 11:00pm
August 20, 2015
MnDOT works toward consensus on Milan Bridge
MILAN — A consultant is being brought on board to help the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Milan-area residents come to a consensus...
August 20, 2015 - 11:40pm
August 14, 2015
Seat coating on area highways begins Monday
WILLMAR — Seal coating, in various locations throughout he Minnesota Department of Transportation’s District 8, will begin Monday and continue through Aug. 31. MnDOT said in a news release that a total of 121 miles of roadway will be seal coated. Lane closures will be in place...
August 14, 2015 - 11:14pm
August 10, 2015
Road work clears on Highway 15 from Hutchinson to Dassel
WILLMAR — A project for bituminous overlay of Minnesota State Highway 15 from Hutchinson to Dassel is complete. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, in 2014, that portion of State Highway 15 received a 1.5-inch bituminous overlay. Due to the extent of the deteriorated...
August 10, 2015 - 9:02pm
August 3, 2015
Intersection of U.S. Highway 12, Minnesota Highway 22 to be milled and paved
LITCHFIELD — Motorists can expect delays this week as the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Minnesota Highway 22 will be milled and paved, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The intersection is part of the current detour for the Highway 12 project between...
August 3, 2015 - 8:37pm
Roundabout to be constructed in 2017 at intersection of Hwys. 7, 71
LAKE LILLIAN — The safety of roundabouts as a traffic control device was the message from transportation officials discussing Kandiyohi County’s...
August 3, 2015 - 12:35am
July 22, 2015
Open house to discuss roundabout set for July 30
LAKE LILLIAN — Area residents, business owners and others are invited to attend an open house 5 to 7:30 p.m. July 30 to learn about the U.S. Highway 71 and state Highway 7 roundabout project. Attendees may view potential design concepts, ask questions directly of Minnesota Department...
July 22, 2015 - 10:47pm
July 21, 2015
Highway 23 open house set for July 28
HAWICK — Area residents, business owners and others are invited to attend an open house on the Minnesota Highway 23 expansion 4 to 6 p.m. July 28 at Roseville Township Hall, which is located at 15768 232nd Ave. Northeast in Hawick. The project calls for four lanes from New London...
July 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
July 9, 2015
Highway 12 between Kerkhoven and Pennock opens
PENNOCK — The resurfacing project on U.S. Highway 12 between Kerkhoven and Pennock is complete, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Thursday. The detour will be removed late Friday afternoon, at which point the road will be open to all traffic. The project resurfaced...
July 9, 2015 - 11:11pm