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July 13, 2010
Colleen's School of Dance moves WILLMAR -- After 25 years at the same location, Colleen's School of Dance is moving from 102 Sixth St. S.W. to a new location at 132 Benson Ave. S.W., announces owner Colleen Peterson. The dance school was started 28 years ago and its original owner...
July 13, 2010 - 12:00am
June 24, 2010
Storm leaves mark on street
WILLMAR -- Pressure from rain water backing up in the storm sewer caused the road surface to buckle early Wednesday morning in the intersection...
June 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
City Public Works boss resigns for position at MnDOT
WILLMAR -- City Public Works Director Mel Odens will resign his position to take a job with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. His last...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 8, 2010
Assessments for this year's street work approved by City Council
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council on Monday night approved assessments to help pay the cost of this year's street improvements. Each year, the city reconstructs and overlays a certain number of streets and 75 percent of the costs are assessed against benefited property owners. The...
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2010
MnDOT conducts vehicle counts on city streets
WILLMAR -- If you've driven on one of Willmar's main streets recently, your vehicle was likely counted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT is required by the federal government to conduct traffic counts every two years on trunk highways, such as U.S. Highway 12,...
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am
April 3, 2010
City Council faces decision on Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast intersection work
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council should decide if safety improvements will be made this year at the Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast intersection. That's the advice of city officials who were told this week that a proposed improvement design favored by the city...
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
City proposes once again buying phosphorus credits
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council will be asked next week to approve a phosphorus trade agreement between the city of Willmar and the city of Mankato for 2010 to reduce Minnesota River pollution until Willmar's new wastewater treatment plant begins operation this fall. The Minnesota...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
City street projects include Roosevelt School road
WILLMAR -- The city's list of proposed 2010 street improvements includes a project requested by the Willmar School District to build a 1,170-foot...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 16, 2010
City Council orders street improvement report for '10
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council on Monday ordered the city engineering department to prepare the improvement report for proposed 2010 street...
March 16, 2010 - 12:00am
March 1, 2010
City spends time clearing intersections
WILLMAR -- Public Works Department employees have been spending more time on snow-related activities this winter than in past winters, particularly...
March 1, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2010
City Council approves study of street reconstruction financing options
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has directed staff to research funding options to reconstruct more streets this year. The council wants...
February 4, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
City speeds up study of old plant for storm water management
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council will accelerate a study of using the old wastewater treatment plant for storm water management purposes. The council voted Monday to speed up Barr Engineering's storm water management analysis to coincide with the decommissioning process being...
February 2, 2010 - 12:00am
January 30, 2010
Committee favors more reconstruction of streets in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Willmar officials will research funding options to reconstruct more streets this year if the City Council accepts a committee recommendation. The Public Works/Safety Committee is recommending the council direct staff to research local funding options for a larger rather...
January 30, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Funding transfer OK'd for repair to city road grader
WILLMAR -- Funding has been approved to repair a major piece of the city Public Works Department's equipment. A $17,000 bill to repair the transmission...
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2009
No problems with LED bulbs in Willmar
WILLMAR -- The city of Willmar has had no problem with snow crusting on the energy-efficient LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs that have been...
December 17, 2009 - 12:00am