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January 18, 2017
Iron workers place beams Wednesday for a new overpass over state Highway 23 at the intersection with Kandiyohi County Road 5. Five beams were placed Wednesday, and five more will be placed Thursday.

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Beams placed for Kandiyohi County Road 5 overpass over state Highway 23
23 hours 10 min ago
January 10, 2017
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Snow blows across the construction area Tuesday on state Highway 23 at the intersection with Kandiyohi County Road 5. Next week beams will be set for the new overpass that will take Kandiyohi County Road 5 across Minnesota Highway 23.
Beams to be set next week for Kandiyohi County Road 5 bridge
January 10, 2017 - 10:55pm
Beams to be set next week for Kandiyohi County Road 5 bridge
January 10, 2017 - 12:02pm
Travel alert: Freezing rain and snow will be followed by high winds today
January 10, 2017 - 9:03am
January 5, 2017
Greater Minnesota cities stake claim
January 5, 2017 - 9:19pm
January 3, 2017
Drivers along U.S. Highway 71 a few miles north of Olivia Tuesday morning were headed north. Most of vehicles were traveling below the speed limit due to visibility and icy road conditions. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to slow down and drive cautiously today.
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Travel conditions dicey -- MnDOT urges caution
January 3, 2017 - 9:53am
December 31, 2016
An overflow crowd, mostly of construction workers, jams a Minnesota legislative hearing room Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, to hear testimony about the need to increase transportation funding. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Agreement continues on MN transportation needs, not funding
December 31, 2016 - 8:11am
December 17, 2016
U.S. proposes requiring vehicles to 'talk' to each other to avoid crashes
December 17, 2016 - 6:27am
November 30, 2016
Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, responds to a question Oct. 19 during a candidate forum at the Willmar Conference Center. Baker thinks there is still a chance of a special session being called.

Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Willmar lawmaker says special session may be brewing
November 30, 2016 - 10:53pm
November 24, 2016
A woman talks on her cell phone while driving in Burbank, California June 25, 2008.    REUTERS/Fred Prouser
U.S. offers mobile device guidelines to curb driver distraction
November 24, 2016 - 9:44am
November 22, 2016
Update: Some schools closed; others delayed because of icy roads
November 22, 2016 - 6:24am
October 31, 2016
Roger Imdieke letter: Transportation funds may be at risk
October 31, 2016 - 1:58pm
October 24, 2016
Abdullahi Olow, operations manager of Southwest Transportation, stands by his company vehicle in downtown Willmar. He and two partners quit their jobs to start the company which provides rides to medical appointments for Medicare and Medical Assistance clients.

Linda Vanderwerf / Tribune
Willmar man involved in new medical transportation business
October 24, 2016 - 11:50pm
October 22, 2016
Rail bypass funding, realignment loom large as Kandiyohi County concerns
October 22, 2016 - 2:24am
October 21, 2016
Bob Dols letter: Ending the gridlock on Highway 23
October 21, 2016 - 12:53am