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February 25, 2016
Lt. Gov. Smith to discuss Highway 23 Friday in Willmar
WILLMAR (Staff reports) — A town hall meeting to discuss transportation needs in west central Minnesota, including proposed improvements to state Highway 23, will be 4:30 p.m. today in Willmar. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation Charlie...
February 25, 2016 - 8:53pm
Highway 23 expansion plans available for review at open house Thursday in Hawick
WILLMAR — Updated plans for a proposed four-lane expansion of state Highway 23 between New London and Paynesville will be available for public...
January 25, 2016 - 12:01am
January 23, 2016
Peterson urges Highway 23 Coalition to keep working for four-lane completion
WILLMAR — The Highway 23 Coalition has been successful in the past and needs to continue working for a four-lane highway from Willmar to Interstate...
January 23, 2016 - 12:15am
January 8, 2016
MnDOT: Keep roads clear of snow
WILLMAR — With the newest covering of snow bringing out the shovels and snowblowers, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking residents to remember not to shovel or blow snow from their driveways and walkways on to public streets and highways. Minnesota law, along with...
January 8, 2016 - 11:23pm
December 16, 2015
Kandiyohi County crash injures three
WILLMAR — Three people were injured Wednesday afternoon in a crash south of Willmar, one seriously, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Geneva...
December 16, 2015 - 8:44pm
Highway 12 open house postponed to Jan. 12 in Kerkhoven
KERKHOVEN — An open house to learn about plans to resurface U.S. Highway 12 from Benson through Kerkhoven has been rescheduled to Jan. 12. The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today in a news release that the open house originally scheduled for tonight has...
December 16, 2015 - 12:48pm
December 9, 2015
Litchfield seeks comments on Highway 12 project
LITCHFIELD — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on the planned reconstruction in 2019 of U.S. Highway 12 and state Highway 22 through downtown Litchfield. The reconstruction involves four blocks of Highway 12 and Highway 22 from Commercial Street...
December 9, 2015 - 11:14pm
MnDOT to host Highway 12 open house Dec. 16 in Kerkhoven
KERKHOVEN — An open house to learn about plans to resurface U.S. Highway 12 from Benson through Kerkhoven will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Kerkhoven Civic Center. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to resurface that section of Highway 12 next year in a...
December 9, 2015 - 12:06am
December 2, 2015
County takes first step in jurisdictional realignment of county, township roads
WILLMAR — In what marks the first step in a countywide realignment of road jurisdictions, Kandiyohi County township officers and the County Board of Commissioners have mutually agreed on a list of roads that are candidates for a jurisdictional swap. The establishment of the list...
December 2, 2015 - 10:36pm
December 1, 2015
Kandiyohi County board eyes sales tax
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County may consider a local option sales tax as a mechanism to help pay for much needed improvements in the county road and bridge system. Although discussion is still in the early stages, the idea is getting an earnest look from the County Board of Commissioners....
December 1, 2015 - 11:13pm
November 30, 2015
MnDOT adds to its online traffic camera lineup in time for winter
As drivers in many parts of Minnesota cope with newly fallen snow this morning, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has made it easier...
November 30, 2015 - 10:21pm
November 18, 2015
Kandiyohi County road and bridge meeting to be held
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will hold a road and bridge meeting Monday, starting at 8:30 a.m. with a tour of the county road system. From 10:30 a.m. to noon, Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will meet at the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department...
November 18, 2015 - 11:26pm
November 16, 2015
Final open house is Wednesday in Wilmar for Hwy. 7/71 roundabout project near Blomkest
WILLMAR — An open house will be held Wednesday in Willmar to learn about the roundabout that’s planned for the junction of state Highway 7 and U.S. Highway 71 near Blomkest. The open house will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Willmar Community Center, 624 Highway 71 N.E., in Willmar. This...
November 16, 2015 - 12:38am
September 30, 2015
East Eagle Lake Road upgrades
It’s one-lane traffic Wednesday as a crew applies new pavement to East Eagle Lake Road north of Willmar. The road that used to be part of Kandiyohi...
September 30, 2015 - 11:09pm
September 22, 2015
MnDOT says rain could cause travel problems
WILLMAR — The heavy rain predicted this week could cause problems for travelers in west central and southwest Minnesota. Because flash flooding is difficult to predict, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said roads may be closed or restricted without warning. They also...
September 22, 2015 - 10:35pm