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February 24, 2016
Southwest Minnesota: Land of impaired waters
February 24, 2016 - 11:34pm
January 25, 2016
10 winter health hazards — and 10 solutions
January 25, 2016 - 12:12am
January 18, 2016
Carbon monoxide alarms are required in all single-family and multi-family housing units in Minnesota, according to state law. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Willmar Fire Chief warns of carbon monoxide dangers
January 18, 2016 - 10:53pm
January 13, 2016
Willmar citizens raise concerns about safety of children, seniors when going to library
January 13, 2016 - 11:46pm
January 12, 2016
Peggy Harter, a rail crossing engineer with Stantec Engineering, described options the firm helped the city of Benson develop to address safety and mobility issues at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway crossings. Harter and city officials hosted an open house-style meeting Monday to gather citizen input on the proposals. (TOM CHERVENY | WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE)
Safety issues bolster Benson’s case for improving rail crossings
January 12, 2016 - 11:36pm
January 7, 2016
Benson residents will have an opportunity to learn about three different proposals to reconfigure the downtown railroad crossings and increase safety during an open house Monday at the City Hall. In all three proposals, the two-gate system at the busy 14th Street intersection would be replaced with quad or four-way gates that would prevent traffic from slipping around them. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Benson offers look at railroad crossing plans
January 7, 2016 - 11:30pm
December 17, 2015
Rescuers and fishermen walk off Upper Red Lake on Monday near the south side of the lake after nearly 50 people were stranded after several sheets of ice broke up on the lake stranding them with their ice houses. (BEMIDJI PIONEER)
Officials caution Minnesotans to check ice conditions before venturing on lakes
December 17, 2015 - 6:00am
December 15, 2015
A new proposal for the south end of Willmar railroad bypass calls for an additional bridge to eliminate an at-grade crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 55. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Kandiyohi County proposes safety features for BNSF bypass
December 15, 2015 - 11:47pm
December 10, 2015
DNR warns of thin ice on lakes
December 10, 2015 - 11:05pm
No ice for old men, or anyone, as temperatures well above average leave weak ice Wednesday on Foot Lake and elsewhere around the state. By this time a year ago the Foot Lake ice was speckled with ice houses and vehicles. The mid-afternoon temp was a pleasant 43 degrees in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
West central Minnesota anglers wait for ice
December 10, 2015 - 12:03am
November 14, 2015
Gov. Dayton asks for extension for REAL ID compliance
November 14, 2015 - 12:12am
November 5, 2015
A portion of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway engine is pictured Wednesday in Willmar. BNSF lead the charge to delay a mandate to install positive train control technology, with railroad advocates threatening to attempt to cripple the economy. TRIBUNE PHOTO
BNSF Railway helped lead fight to delay train safety technology
November 5, 2015 - 12:02pm
October 24, 2015
State honors area law enforcement agencies for outreach
October 24, 2015 - 12:04am
October 22, 2015
Council OKs plan to remove, repair and monitor playground equipment
October 22, 2015 - 11:04pm
Survey finds increase in drivers not stopping for school bus stop arms
October 22, 2015 - 10:46pm
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