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Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Corps prepares for final construction repairs at Lac qui Parle Dam
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inch forward in Minnesota
Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
Twins' Gibson hopes new motion will deliver healthier arm
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
February 6, 2017
Highway 71 reopened after fatal crash near Olivia
UPDATED: 3 p.m. WILLMAR – A stretch of U.S. Highway 71 south of Olivia, closed for several hours due to a fatal crash, has been reopened. Traffic...
February 6, 2017 - 8:20am
February 1, 2017
MnDOT revises permit applications for mowing ditches
ST PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Transportation adjusted requirements and extended the permit application deadline for people who want to mow and bale hay on any state highway right-of-way that is adjacent to their land. The adjustments were made in response to concerns...
February 1, 2017 - 10:53pm
January 20, 2017
Speed limit to increase on some highways in Minnesota
WILLMAR — The speed limits on several highways in west central Minnesota will increase from 55 to 60 miles per hour. The change begins...
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
January 11, 2017
Truck driver killed in collision with MnDOT snowplow in central Minn.
ROYALTON, Minn. -- A truck driver was killed Tuesday morning in central Minnesota when his vehicle rear-ended a snowplow. According to the Minnesota...
January 11, 2017 - 10:52am
January 10, 2017
Beams to be set next week for Kandiyohi County Road 5 bridge
WILLMAR — A new overpass that takes Kandiyohi County Road 5 across Minnesota Highway 23 will begin taking shape next week with the setting...
January 10, 2017 - 10:55pm
Schools close early as wind whips up new snow
WILLMAR – A number of schools in west central Minnesota have already closed – or will be closing early today – as weather and driving conditions...
January 10, 2017 - 12:27pm
Travel alert: Freezing rain and snow will be followed by high winds today
WILLMAR – Freezing rain followed by a heavy dose of snow that could last until noon is causing travel problems for morning commuters in the...
January 10, 2017 - 9:03am
January 3, 2017
Travel conditions dicey -- MnDOT urges caution
WILLMAR – Travel is proving to be tricky in parts of west central Minnesota this morning. Several area school districts, including Willmar...
January 3, 2017 - 9:53am
October 22, 2016
Decision nearing on highway route in wye project around Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR – While there are no major updates on the Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial Park Access Project, also known as the Willmar Wye,...
October 22, 2016 - 2:49am
October 17, 2016
Public meeting on Willmar wye Tuesday
WILLMAR — A public meeting on the Willmar Wye rail connector project will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Minnesota Department...
October 17, 2016 - 8:11pm
October 12, 2016
Detour of Highway 4 in Hector ends Thursday
WILLMAR — The detour of state Highway 4 through the city of Hector ends Thursday. Detour signs will be removed and the road will be opened...
October 12, 2016 - 4:17pm
September 9, 2016
Unfinished work at Legislature could delay road projects
WILLMAR—Business left unfinished during the last legislative session could result in delays to road projects across the state in the coming year.
September 9, 2016 - 6:55pm
Detour for construction of passing lane north of Raymond begins Monday
WILLMAR — The construction of the passing lane on Minnesota Highway 23 north of Raymond will begin Monday. The detour will take motorists...
September 9, 2016 - 6:39pm
September 2, 2016
Wet weather delays regional MnDOT projects
WILLMAR—Because of recent wet weather, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will delay several concrete rehabilitation projects that were scheduled to begin Tuesday. Unless weather creates additional delays, many of the projects are now scheduled to begin Sept. 12, according...
September 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
June 30, 2016
MnDOT asks vacationers to hit the brakes on Hwy. 23/71 bypass
WILLMAR - An extended holiday weekend might prompt drivers to adopt a lead foot during the mad dash out of town, but the Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking excited citizens to take it easy on roads with construction areas. Those leaving or adventuring around the Willmar...
June 30, 2016 - 3:19pm