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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Adeline T.J. Skogstoe
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
May 13, 2016
MnDOT begins summer road projects
WILLMAR- The Minnesota Department of Transportation's District 8 office has more big projects scheduled for the summer months around Willmar,...
May 13, 2016 - 3:50pm
May 12, 2016
Minnesota Highway 23 meeting set for Tuesday in Cottonwood
COTTONWOOD — Area residents and business owners are invited to an open house from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Cottonwood Community Center, at 142 W. Main St. in Cottonwood, to discuss the upcoming Minnesota Highway 23 passing lanes project between Hanley Falls and Cottonwood....
May 12, 2016 - 11:08pm
State Highway 23 open house to be Tuesday in Hawick
WILLMAR — The final draft of a preliminary plan to fill the four-lane gap between New London and Paynesville on state Highway 23 is completed...
May 12, 2016 - 11:06pm
April 27, 2016
Governor’s stay only hope for Watson's Mile Tree
WATSON — Barring something as unexpected as a last minute stay-of-execution by the governor, Watson’s Mile Tree will be coming down in May....
April 27, 2016 - 8:53am
February 12, 2016
MnDOT to hold open house on Highway 12 downtown Litchfield project
WILLMAR -- The public is invited to attend an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the lobby area next to the Sweet Depot at 207 N. Sibley Ave. in Litchfield to give feedback on a 2019 reconstruction project involving downtown Litchfield. According to a news release, the Minnesota...
February 12, 2016 - 11:01pm
October 23, 2015
Kandiyohi County Rd. 5 to reopen Monday
WILLMAR - Kandiyohi County Road 5 from Roseland to Minnesota Highway 23 will reopen to traffic beginning Monday. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department office in Willmar announced that construction crews are finished with the majority of work on the road. It will remain...
October 23, 2015 - 11:43am
August 3, 2015
Intersection of U.S. Highway 12, Minnesota Highway 22 to be milled and paved
LITCHFIELD — Motorists can expect delays this week as the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Minnesota Highway 22 will be milled and paved, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The intersection is part of the current detour for the Highway 12 project between...
August 3, 2015 - 8:37pm
July 9, 2015
Trott and Kandiyohi Avenues close for repairs through August
WILLMAR — Trott Avenue and Kandiyohi Avenue will close Wednesday for utility work and road repair and likely will not reopen until the end...
July 9, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
Update: Willmar roads currently closed for maintenance
WILLMAR -- Trott Avenue and Kandiyohi Avenue are currently closed for utility work and road repair, according to law enforcement officials. Trott...
July 8, 2015 - 11:05am
July 6, 2015
Granite Falls highway project to begin July 20
GRANITE FALLS — A $5.6 million resurfacing project that will improve state Highway 67 and U.S. Highway 212 in Granite Falls is scheduled to begin July 20. Motorists traveling on Highway 67 from U.S. Highway 75 to Highway 212 near Granite Falls and Highway 212 from Highway 67 to...
July 6, 2015 - 11:25pm
June 30, 2015
MnDOT: Use caution when driving July Fourth
ST. PAUL — Motorists should use extra caution when navigating highway works zones during the July Fourth holiday weekend, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. “While we shut down many projects over the Fourth of July holiday, there are still many work zones...
June 30, 2015 - 10:30pm
June 29, 2015
Lane to close for short distance on Highway 15
BROWNTON — Motorists traveling on state Highway 15 north of Brownton may experience delays due to the construction of a turning lane on a 0.2-mile stretch of road just north of U.S. Highway 212. Lane closures began Monday and are scheduled to last until July 15, the Minnesota Department...
June 29, 2015 - 10:34pm
June 24, 2015
MnDOT hosts open house for Highway 67
WILLMAR — Area residents and other interested individuals are invited to attend an open house to learn details of the state Highway 67 and U.S. Highway 212 reconstruction project from U.S. Highway 75 to state Highway 23 in Granite Falls. The open house will be 4 to 6 p.m. July...
June 24, 2015 - 11:35pm
Kandiyohi County Road 8 in Kandiyohi City reopens
KANDIYOHI — Construction on Kandiyohi County Road 8 in the City of Kandiyohi is done and the road is now open to traffic. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department said in a news release Wednesday that the road has been paved and work on that section of the project has been...
June 24, 2015 - 11:21pm
Business drops in Grove City due to Highway 12 detour
GROVE CITY — Between Atwater and Litchfield, U.S. Highway 12 is under construction. Grove City, which lies on the route, resembles a disaster...
June 24, 2015 - 12:24pm