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May 26, 2018
Briana Sanchez / Tribune Vehicles cross the railroad tacks Friday afternoon on Kandiyohi County Road 5 in Willmar. A railroad bypass project in the works is projected to reduce the number of trains going through downtown Willmar.
Willmar Wye project on track for spring 2019 start
May 26, 2018 - 6:28am
May 25, 2018
Tribune file photo
Seeing orange: Highway improvements slated for summer
May 25, 2018 - 5:18am
May 11, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Cars drive Wednesday past a sign announcing the start of Monday's detour on U.S. Highway 71 for a $6 million resurfacing and construction project from the junction of U.S. Highway 71 and state Highway 23 north of Willmar to just north of state Highway 9. There will be no through traffic on Highway 71 for the entire duration of the project.
Detour ahead: Highway 71 detour begins Monday north of Willmar
May 11, 2018 - 6:48am
May 7, 2018
Rep. Paul Torkelson
Rep. Paul Torkelson: MnDOT's Corridor of Commerce choices left Greater Minnesota behind
May 7, 2018 - 4:56pm
May 3, 2018
Charlie Zelle, Commissioner
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Charlie Zelle: MnDOT followed its legislative directive on Corridors of Commerce
May 3, 2018 - 11:18am
May 1, 2018
Tribune Editorial: MnDOT sticks it to Greater Minnesota
May 1, 2018 - 6:18pm
April 15, 2018
Submitted photo by Phil Hatlestad 

A farm auction went on Saturday morning near Spicer despite the blizzard.
Historic storm for some -- average for others
April 15, 2018 - 11:59pm
Weekend snow: It isn’t over yet
April 15, 2018 - 8:19am
April 14, 2018
MnDOT file photo
Update: MnDOT lifts most road closures in southwest, west central MN
April 14, 2018 - 9:50pm
A screenshot of the MN 511 map shows the numerous road closures in southwest Minnesota.
Afternoon update: MnDOT closes more roads due to blizzard
April 14, 2018 - 12:54pm
Taken at farm south of Svea, Kandiyohi County Road 11, at 8:30 Saturday morning. There's a building that you can't see that is only 300 feet away, obscured by the blizzard. Road closures have not yet reached as far north as Kandiyohi County. (Photo by Dan Petersen)
MnDOT closes roads in southwestern counties
April 14, 2018 - 10:05am
Photo credit: Minnesota Department of Transportation
No travel advised for southwest Minnesota
April 14, 2018 - 9:09am
April 13, 2018
MnDOT prepares for weekend storm
April 13, 2018 - 3:24pm
April 4, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

Nathan Pederson, right, with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, explains details of the U.S. Highway 71 resurfacing project to Don Plantinga, front left, and Bob Dickerson during an informational meeting in September. The $6 million project begins this spring.
MnDOT prepares for 2018 construction projects in region
April 4, 2018 - 10:13pm
March 31, 2018
Plow accident leaves one injured in central Minnesota
March 31, 2018 - 2:04pm
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