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From Texas to Minnesota, canines rescued with love
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
More hunters in Minnesota, Wisconsin turning to crossbows
'You've got to do something': Kindred man follows dying wife's plea for increased farm truck safety
Cause of Savage, Minn., teen's death at NDSU known but not released to public
From on the air to on the water
Vikings QB grounded by faith, family and football
Former Davies, NDSU athlete Scheel wins men's Wild Hog Marathon in Grand Forks
Woodbury native Brennan Menell making the most of his NHL audition for Wild
Ramirez helps Loons storm past reeling FC Dallas
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Virgil F. Scholl
David A. Mitteness
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Tribune Editorial: TIF proposal for First Street South block is a good idea for Willmar
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
Jennie Mae Wubben
September 22, 2017
Highway 7 resurfacing project is complete
BLOMKEST -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation, in a press release, has announced the resurfacing project on Highway 7, between Blomkest and Clara City, is now complete. Highway 7 will be open to traffic by 5:30 p.m. Friday.
September 22, 2017 - 3:54pm
September 18, 2017
Improvements slated for dangerous stretch of Hwy. 71
NEW LONDON — A dangerous stretch of U.S. Highway 71 north of Willmar, where fatalities have happened at high-traffic intersections in recent...
September 18, 2017 - 7:02am
September 17, 2017
Historical roadside marker in Twin Cities suburb could be resurrected
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn.—For almost seven decades, a historical marker on U.S. 52 in Inver Grove Heights paid homage to the site of a...
September 17, 2017 - 7:17pm
September 13, 2017
Highway 71 project to be reviewed Thursday
WILLMAR — An informational meeting on a project to resurface U.S. Highway 71 is set for 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday. The Minnesota Department...
September 13, 2017 - 7:20am
September 4, 2017
Open house for Milan bridge project
WILLMAR — The second open house for the 2019 Lac qui Parle Bridge project is set for Thursday, September 7 at the Milan City Hall, 244...
September 4, 2017 - 9:47pm
September 1, 2017
After all-night effort, Highway 61 reopens
TACONITE HARBOR, Minn. — Minnesota Highway 61 reopened to traffic at Taconite Harbor at about noon Friday, Sept. 1, after an all-night...
September 1, 2017 - 6:26pm
August 25, 2017
Hwy. 7 detour from Clara City to Hwy. 71 extended to Sept. 22
WILLMAR — The detour for the state Highway 7 project between Clara City and the intersection with U.S. Highway 71 will be extended to Sept....
August 25, 2017 - 5:49pm
July 12, 2017
Resurfacing work to begin Monday in Benson
BENSON — Starting on July 17, motorists will find intermittent lane closures and delays on state Highway 9, U.S. Highway 12 and state...
July 12, 2017 - 8:50am
June 23, 2017
Hwy. 12 open house set Monday in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — The first open house for a 2019 project on U.S. Highway 12 in downtown Litchfield will be Monday at Litchfield City Hall....
June 23, 2017 - 8:04am
June 16, 2017
MnDOT apologizes for damaging Fond du Lac graves
DULUTH — Officials from the Minnesota Department of Transportation spared no words apologizing to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior...
June 16, 2017 - 1:32pm
June 9, 2017
Highway 7 and US 71 projects to start Monday
WILLMAR — Two road construction projects along state Highway 7 and US 71 are set to begin Monday. The Highway 7 project includes the resurfacing...
June 9, 2017 - 7:32am
Highway 29 work to begin Monday
MONTEVIDEO — A $1.5 million project to replace a bridge on state Highway 29 in Montevideo will begin Monday. According to a news release...
June 9, 2017 - 6:55am
June 7, 2017
Council discusses waiving municipal consent on Highway 12 realignment
WILLMAR — The Willmar Wye railroad bypass project will not only drastically change the traffic patterns of trains coming in and out of Willmar, but also those of drivers, especially along U.S. Highway 12, just west of Willmar. "The realignment as proposed will bring Highway...
June 7, 2017 - 10:25pm
May 16, 2017
Willmar supports final language for wye agreement
WILLMAR — The city of Willmar is finalizing the language in the master cooperative agreement for the railroad bypass project. The Willmar...
May 16, 2017 - 7:26am
May 15, 2017
Highway 23 four-lane project from Willmar to I-94 needs community push
WILLMAR — A loose-knit coalition of local transportation advocates may soon be reinvented — and reignited — in its mission...
May 15, 2017 - 6:52am