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Sam Cook: Legislature showing little inclination to increase outdoors funding
Jon Hauser: Symbols of my life
Conversations about sexual assault have changed, but perceptions about victims persist
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Mike Jacobs: Hermit thrushes 'fall' into Grand Forks
Spotless for spring: 8 areas to deep clean for a sparkling home
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
A look at the 11 players the Vikings selected in the 2017 draft
Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
Larson capitalizes late to take ToyotaCare 250
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Marion LaVerne Haug
Marie Ann Linn
Luverne A. "Pete" Peterson
Harriet "Leona" Madison
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 14, 2017
MnDOT announces road work for 2017
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation on Thursday announced its 2017 transportation construction program, and motorists...
April 14, 2017 - 5:30am
April 8, 2017
Southwest MN transportation group says proposals fall short
WILLMAR — Transportation bills now headed to negotiations in the state Capitol include increases in funding, but members of the Area Transportation...
April 8, 2017 - 6:05am
March 25, 2017
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
Recently , a broad and diverse coalition representing agriculture, businesses, workers, and local governments met at the State Capitol to tell...
March 25, 2017 - 8:05am
March 11, 2017
Mid-Minnesota to discuss regional road projects March 24
LITCHFIELD — Area residents have an opportunity to provide input and learn about transportation improvements being planned in the region...
March 11, 2017 - 8:22am
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