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Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses
UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
February 20, 2017
Snow illegally placed on roadway may be reported to local police
Question: What should I do about my neighbor who blows the snow from his driveway into the street? I do not know who to report this to. This...
February 20, 2017 - 11:45am
January 8, 2017
Road markings signal drivers when lane changes, passing allowed
Question: I enjoy reading your column. I have been driving for a number of years but still get confused as to what all the white road markings...
January 8, 2017 - 11:03pm
September 6, 2016
Man jailed for allegedly running ex-wife off of road
WILLMAR -- A 24-year-old man has been jailed after allegedly attempting to run his ex-wife off the road as they drove separate vehicles early...
September 6, 2016 - 4:15pm
March 8, 2016
Willmar Council reviews road projects, authorizes dates for bids
WILLMAR — Road improvements for this year were reviewed at a public hearing during Monday’s Willmar City Council meeting. The hearing is required by state statute to provide the public an explanation of the improvements, share estimated costs and obtain input from interested parties....
March 8, 2016 - 12:01am
March 7, 2016
MnDOT converts to LED roadway lights
ST. PAUL — More than 28,500 roadway lights along Minnesota roads and bridges will be replaced with LED lights over the next four years. The conversion from traditional high-pressure sodium lights to LED lights is expected to save the state up to $1.45 million a year in energy costs...
March 7, 2016 - 11:06pm
August 13, 2015
E. Eagle Lake Road to close for culvert work
WILLMAR - East Eagle Lake Road will be closed, starting Monday, while construction crews remove and replace a large culvert. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department said the road will be closed for one to two weeks, depending on the weather. Motorists are advised to use alternate...
August 13, 2015 - 4:02pm
July 9, 2015
Highway 12 between Kerkhoven and Pennock opens
PENNOCK — The resurfacing project on U.S. Highway 12 between Kerkhoven and Pennock is complete, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Thursday. The detour will be removed late Friday afternoon, at which point the road will be open to all traffic. The project resurfaced...
July 9, 2015 - 11:11pm
June 24, 2015
County Road 8 in Kandiyohi is now open to traffic
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 press release this morning that the road has been paved and work on that section of the project...
June 24, 2015 - 8:29am
June 10, 2015
North Shore Drive near Green Lake closed while crews repair water main
SPICER -- Kandiyohi County Road 30, known as North Shore Drive, is temporarily closed while crews repair a water main. The section of the road is located north of Green Lake near the Lone Tree area. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department office in Willmar announced that...
June 10, 2015 - 6:01pm
March 11, 2015
Road closed Thursday in Lake Lillian to repair broken water main
LAKE LILLIAN – Starting at 9 a.m. Thursday Kandiyohi County Road 8 in Lake Lillian will be closed to traffic while crews repair a broken water main. The work is expected to last 3-4 hours. Motorists are asked to use alternate routes.
March 11, 2015 - 4:16pm
October 7, 2014
Renville County to assist more townships with road maintenance
OLIVIA — With 711 miles of its own roads to maintain and keep clear of snow, Renville County was not actively looking for more to do. Yet the county will likely take on some added road maintenance and snow removal for townships. The Renville County Board of Commissioners informally...
October 7, 2014 - 9:51pm
September 3, 2014
Sheriff reminds people to walk, drive carefully
A safety reminder issued by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office for the back-to-school season reminds children and pedestrians to be cautious on roadways and reminds motorists to be aware of pedestrians. When getting on and off the bus, children must check to see if any cars are...
September 3, 2014 - 11:14pm
August 13, 2014
A driver waits for help to arrive Wednesday after the load of straw bales he was hauling took a sudden shift when the truck rounded a set of...
August 13, 2014 - 10:57pm
July 16, 2014
Informational meeting on County Road 5 project is Tuesday
WILLMAR — An informational meeting about a major reconstruction project on Kandiyohi County Road 5 south of Willmar will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Health and Human Services Building, 2200 23rd St. N.E. in Willmar. The 10½-mile project, which extends from County Road 15 near...
July 16, 2014 - 11:39pm
March 11, 2014
Spring road restrictions begin Friday in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR –– Kandiyohi County’s seasonal load restrictions go into effect Friday. The restrictions, which begin at 12:01 a.m., apply to roads countywide. Seasonal road restrictions protect roads during the spring thaw, when road strength is at its lowest point of the year,...
March 11, 2014 - 11:41am