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January 11, 2017
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the Snap-on Tool truck driver was westbound on U.S. Highway 10,  south of Royalton in Benton County when he drove into the back of a snowplow, also driving west, operated by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The plow was clearing snow and had its warning lights activated at the time of the 11:30 a.m. collision. Illustration
Truck driver killed in collision with MnDOT snowplow in central Minn.
January 11, 2017 - 10:52am
February 23, 2015
Justin DeLeeuw, of the Willmar Public Works Department, clears snow Monday from trails around Robbins Island in Willmar. There might be some more snow to clear this morning. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Winter on Robbins Island
February 23, 2015 - 11:55pm
Norm Riediger, a member of the West Central Antique Power Collectors, gets ready to drive a vintage Snogo snowblower Thursday from the Kandiyohi County Highway Department in Willmar to the club’s show site near Blomkest. The 75-year-old machine has been in storage for 14 years and could have ended up as scrap metal. The club intends to display the machine during its annual show June 21-22. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
County’s vintage Snogo finds new home near Blomkest
May 23, 2014 - 3:00am
July 10, 2013
Bud Radunz, a retired mechanic for the Kandiyohi County Highway Department, checks the oil on the old snow blower the county intends to sell this summer. Believed to be a 1937 model, the Snogo rotary blower powered with a Climax Blue Streak engine, is valued by collectors. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Vintage Kandiyohi County snowplow to be sold
July 10, 2013 - 11:55pm
Minnesota Department of Transportation driver Rick Reigstad drives his snowplow Sunday morning along U.S. Highway 12 west of Pennock. Reigstad and other snowplow drivers from MnDOT have been deployed during the current snow storm that has hit west central Minnesota. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
View from a MnDOT snowplow during today's storm
February 10, 2013 - 11:08am
December 18, 2009
Wis. man acquitted in snowy Highway 71 crash
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2009
Wis. man acquitted in snowy Highway 71 crash
December 17, 2009 - 12:00am