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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 12, 2016
Detour of Highway 4 in Hector ends Thursday
WILLMAR — The detour of state Highway 4 through the city of Hector ends Thursday. Detour signs will be removed and the road will be opened...
October 12, 2016 - 4:17pm
September 27, 2016
Be on the alert for road closures this week in Willmar
WILLMAR—With several active construction projects taking place around Willmar, city public works staff have announced three upcoming temporary...
September 27, 2016 - 1:58pm
September 9, 2016
Unfinished work at Legislature could delay road projects
WILLMAR—Business left unfinished during the last legislative session could result in delays to road projects across the state in the coming year.
September 9, 2016 - 6:55pm
September 8, 2016
Kandiyohi County Township Association to meet Tuesday for annual session on road
WILLMAR—The Kandiyohi County Township Association Board of Directors will host its second annual "It's All About Roads" meeting with County Engineer Mel Odens. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building....
September 8, 2016 - 8:38pm
September 2, 2016
Wet weather delays regional MnDOT projects
WILLMAR—Because of recent wet weather, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will delay several concrete rehabilitation projects that were scheduled to begin Tuesday. Unless weather creates additional delays, many of the projects are now scheduled to begin Sept. 12, according...
September 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
June 1, 2016
Highway 23 passing lane projects to get underway
RAYMOND — “Nothing worse than being behind a train of cars,’’ Brian Neal said. It was his way of saying he hopes the passing lanes to...
June 1, 2016 - 11:23pm
May 25, 2016
Roadwork abounds this summer
WILLMAR — The season of orange cones, traffic delays and detours is here. With construction underway in earnest, motorists can expect to deal...
May 25, 2016 - 11:54pm
May 17, 2016
Willmar City Council approves street project assessments
WILLMAR — The assessment roll for this year’s street improvements was approved Monday by the Willmar City Council, along with awarding of contracts for the projects. The estimated cost for the four projects is $2,622,493, with $882,993 coming from property assessments. “Unfortunately,...
May 17, 2016 - 10:04pm
May 10, 2016
U.S. infrastructure short $1.44 trillion through 2025
America will fall $1.44 trillion short of what it needs to spend on infrastructure through the next decade, a gap that could strip 2.5 million...
May 10, 2016 - 11:19pm
April 30, 2016
With talks set to begin, Minn. lawmakers optimistic on transportation funding
ST. PAUL — How Minnesota can provide billions of dollars to fix roads and provide for other transportation needs in the next decade may become...
April 30, 2016 - 12:54am
Construction begins Monday on 15th Avenue Northwest in Willmar
WILLMAR — Construction will begin Monday on 15th Avenue Northwest, also known as Kandiyohi County Road 24 or College Road, from County Road 41 to Westwood Court. The city of Willmar project includes the installation of underground sewer in the roadway and ditch areas of the road....
April 30, 2016 - 12:35am
Road construction and detour start Monday on Kandiohi County Road 40
WILLMAR — Road work is scheduled to start Monday on Kandiyohi County Road 40 east of New London. The project involves a stretch of road from 0.09 mile east of Minnesota Highway 23 to 0.12 mile east of County Road 4. Work will consist of grading, culvert replacements, gravel base...
April 30, 2016 - 12:33am
April 19, 2016
Watson Tree gets one week reprieve
WATSON — Kylene Olson and supporters of the Watson Mile Tree won a one-week reprieve in their effort save it. The Minnesota Department of Transportation...
April 19, 2016 - 7:50am
April 15, 2016
West Central Minnesota Road construction projects
Projects for 2016 in Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 (Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray,...
April 15, 2016 - 8:01am
April 14, 2016
As local road projects begin, funding questions are ample
ST. PAUL — Road construction season is starting early in Minnesota this year and, no different than in recent years, without the funds needed...
April 14, 2016 - 11:37pm