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September 9, 2016
Floodwaters in the Voss park neighborhood. (Tribune photo)
Willmar waives some permit fees for flood repairs from August storm
September 9, 2016 - 9:36am
April 1, 2016
This map — from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, district 8 — shows roadwork slated for fiscal years 2017 to 2020. Green depicts 2017, blue is 2018, red is 2019 and orange is 2020. (Submitted)
High-profile transportation projects ahead, so are rough roads
April 1, 2016 - 10:40am
June 17, 2015
Thousands of gallons of water was lost every day through a small hole in a small service line in the Green Lake Sanitary Sewer and Water District. The broken line was discovered and replaced last week.(CAROLYN LANGE  | TRIBUNE)
Small hole creates big water loss for Green Lake Sanitary Sewer and Water District
June 17, 2015 - 11:36pm
April 6, 2015
Jeff Mills was studying auto mechanics at the Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis in 1979 when he realized his real passion was for working on bicycles. After more than three decades of living on the West Coast, he moved back to Montevideo and opened Bicycles and Beyond at 305 North First Street. He repairs, refurbishes and sells a wide variety of bicycles on consignment. (Tribune/Tom Cherveny)
Jeff Mills keeps wheels turning at Bicycles and Beyond
April 6, 2015 - 11:15pm
April 18, 2014
Master plan outlines upgrades to extend life of City Auditorium
April 18, 2014 - 5:00am
Relief sculpture panels adorn the space above the Willmar City Auditorium’s front entrance. These sculptures on the front facade are damaged due mostly to the effects of winter climate. That is just one of many detailed findings included in a new master plan that looks out 10 to 15 years. Some of the recommended work for the building may never be completed, depending on city decisions about ongoing use of the building. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
New master plan addresses maintenance, repair issues at historic Willmar City Auditorium
April 18, 2014 - 5:00am
April 10, 2014
Mike VanDenEinde, left, and Curt Hein of the Willmar Public Works replace the shingles on the roof of a gazebo Wednesday at the park on Seventth Street Northwest in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Gazebo facelift
April 10, 2014 - 7:00am
September 15, 2013
A serious push to tackle state’s problem bridges
September 15, 2013 - 11:18pm
October 31, 2012
Crews verify, check turbine repairs
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2012
Workers with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway track crew work Monday on a stretch of track between Willmar and Kandiyohi. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Track maintenance
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 17, 2012
A 12-inch water main ruptured on Fourth Street Southwest between Minnesota Avenue and Monongalia Avenue Southwest in Willmar, Minn. A contractor has been called in for repairs. (Tribune photo by Kelly Boldan)
Contractor called to repair water main break in Willmar, Minn.
January 17, 2012 - 10:02am
December 13, 2010
The collapsed roof of the Metrodome is shown Dec. 12 from this aerial view. The situation with the Dome has state lawmakers eyeing proposals to construct a new stadium for the Vikings. The team's Metrodome lease expires after the 2011 season. AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt
Crews to inspect Metrodome this afternoon, estimate repair time
December 13, 2010 - 1:08pm
August 28, 2010
Raul Antonio Menendez Vega made his first appearance Thursday on felony arson charges for allegedly attempting to start his auto repair shop on fire.
Man faces arson charges for fire at his auto shop
August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2009
A crew with Monson Excavating assists the city of Willmar on Monday with repairing a water main on Trott Avenue Southwest in the Industrial Park. The main developed a crack and began leaking water onto the street during the weekend. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
Water main repaired
November 17, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
Railroad crossing work Monday will close Highway 12
August 4, 2009 - 3:52pm