Weather Forecast



February 10, 2018
Tribune file photo
Open house set Thursday on reduced conflict intersection north of Willmar
February 10, 2018 - 11:23am
January 20, 2018
Tribune File Photo
Review suggests intersections safety fixes on Hwy. 23 near New London
January 20, 2018 - 6:19am
January 10, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Salt is loaded into a snowplow vehicle at Wednesday Minnesota Department of Transportation building in Willmar in preparation for the mixed precipitation forecast for southwest and west central Minnesota.
MnDOT prepares for the weather
January 10, 2018 - 11:06pm
December 11, 2017
Black ice on roads this morning causes accidents and two-hour delay of Willmar and NLS schools
December 11, 2017 - 6:26am
November 26, 2012
Culvert replacement on Highway 4 near Hector, Minn., complete
November 26, 2012 - 2:41pm
November 19, 2012
State Hwy. 29 project to wrap up Tuesday in Montevideo, Minn.
November 19, 2012 - 10:31am
November 9, 2012
Culvert replacement on Highway 4 near Hector, Minn., begins Tuesday
November 9, 2012 - 12:22pm
November 1, 2012
Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Tom Sorel. Tribune file photo
MnDOT commissioner departing for AAA Minneapolis
November 1, 2012 - 2:02pm
Meeting slated Thursday in Willmar, Minn., to help shape future funding of roads
October 1, 2012 - 8:00am
September 11, 2012
MnDOT urging road safety during harvest season
September 11, 2012 - 12:00am
September 6, 2012
MnDOT Commissioner in Willmar, Minn., Friday to discusses transportation
September 6, 2012 - 4:44pm
August 30, 2012
U.S. Highway 75 near Dawson, Minn., to open Friday
August 30, 2012 - 7:45am
August 24, 2012
Paynesville resident Don Zahler watches contractors preparing land Thursday that now borders the new Highway 23 bypass for development. A McDonald's restaurant will be the first business to open there. Zahler said residents in the Paynesville community appreciate the reduction of in-town traffic and noise, but are also concerned about how the lack of traffic will affect some businesses on what is now Business 23. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Ribbon cutting ceremony marks end of Highway 23 bypass project
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
July 21, 2012
A sign informs Highway 23 motorists Friday that the newly completed bypass around the city of Paynesville is open. The 7.7-mile stretch of road, also seen at top, was completed about month early. Construction began in April of 2010 and even though the state budget shutdown put a temporary halt to construction last year, mild fall weather helped crews get ahead of schedule. The $32.2 million, concrete bypass skirts the western and northern edges of town and the 65 mph speed limit should shave several button
Highway 23 bypass around Paynesville, Minn., open to motorists
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 26, 2012
MnDOT advises farmers that crews are mowing highway rights of way
June 26, 2012 - 12:00am