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Convictions published Nov. 25
'We need to stay ahead': Duluth police recruits will test ‘customer service’ training
Former New York Mills teacher acquitted of charge alleging sexual contact with student
Inmate recaptured after walking away from Clay County Jail annex
What we know about the Al Franken accusations and responses
Hibbing native Perunovich leads UMD in scoring from defenseman position
Princeton gets payback, earns series split with Bemidji
Prep Bowl: Eden Prairie captures 11th state title
Heat scorch nets from 3, beat Timberwolves
Wild have had Blues rematch 'circled on the calendar'
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Lois M. Toupal
Catherine A. Brainard
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Tribune Editorial: Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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September 7, 2012
MnDOT boss, Sen. Gimse to discuss transportation today in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The future of transportation in Minnesota will be discussed at a meeting this morning in Willmar with Minnesota Department of Transportation...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 6, 2012
MnDOT Commissioner in Willmar, Minn., Friday to discusses transportation
WILLMAR - The future of transportation in Minnesota will be discussed at a Friday morning meeting in Willmar with MnDOT Commissioner Tom Sorel and Sen. Joe Gimse, who is chairman of the Senate transportation committee. The meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Willmar Airpor...
September 6, 2012 - 4:44pm
Detour removal delayed a week on Hwy. 212 near Dawson, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The U.S. Highway 212 detour near Dawson will remain for an additional week, as crews add centerline rumble stripes to the road surface. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release that the road now will open Tuesday, weather permitting. The remaining...
September 6, 2012 - 3:11pm
August 30, 2012
U.S. Highway 75 near Dawson, Minn., to open Friday
WILLMAR -- Motorists will be able to drive along U.S. Highway 75 near Dawson beginning Friday, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The detour is being removed as construction along the U.S. Highway 212 corridor between Dawson and Montevideo nears completion. The...
August 30, 2012 - 7:45am
August 28, 2012
Ya, Sure blog: Is it un-American?
August 28, 2012 - 8:57am
July 27, 2012
Pavement marking project in west central Minnesota begins Aug. 7
WILLMAR -- Motorists on west central Minnesota highways will encounter lane closures when a pavement marking project begins Aug. 7 In the West Central area, crews will install rumble stipes along the following road segments and paint over them with highly reflective paint: ...
July 27, 2012 - 4:34pm
May 9, 2012
MnDOT plans to host transportation corridor strategy session today in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Developing Minnesota Highway 23 into a four-lane link from Willmar to Interstate 94 near St. Cloud has been a priority for the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce for more than two decades now. How the Minnesota Department of Transportation maintains and develops this...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 19, 2012
Detour begins Monday on Highway 104 south of Glenwood, Minn.
DETROIT LAKES -- Motorists on Highway 104 south of Glenwood will experience delays when a road resurfacing project and detour begins April 23. Traffic will use a detour on Highway 55 and Pope County Road 29 through mid-May while crews replace several culverts.
April 19, 2012 - 7:56am
March 31, 2012
MnDOT conducts aerial photography of western, southwestern cities
WILLMAR -- Area residents may see 4-foot white X's on the ground near eight communities in western and southwestern Minnesota over the next two weeks, as crews complete aerial photography. The communities include Atwater, Canby, Clarkfield, Granite Falls, Lake Wilson, Milroy, Pipestone...
March 31, 2012 - 8:00am
March 9, 2012
MnDOT seeks public input Monday in Willmar, Minn., for statewide bicycle planning study
ST. PAUL -- The public, local government officials and transportation supporters are invited to provide input for Minnesota's statewide bicycle planning study at meetings statewide, including a meeting Monday in Willmar. The meeting will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Willmar Municipal...
March 9, 2012 - 2:52pm
February 15, 2012
MnDOT seeks public input for 20-year multimodal plan, meeting today in Marshall, Minn.
ST. PAUL -- The public, transportation stakeholders and local government officials are invited to provide input for Minnesota's 20-year Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan at one of nine upcoming open houses statewide. The open houses include a meeting this afternoon and evening...
February 15, 2012 - 10:44am
November 30, 2011
Mid-Minnesota seeking comments on this year's regional transit plan
WILLMAR -- The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission is seeking public input on the 2011 Local Human Service Transit Coordination Plan for the four-county region. Copies of the draft plan are available for download on the development commission's website www.mmrdc.org. Public comments...
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am
October 19, 2011
Hwy. 23 from Clara City to Granite Falls, Minn., to open Thursday afternoon
WILLMAR -- State Highway 23 from Clara City to U.S. Highway 212 near Granite Falls is scheduled to open to traffic in the late afternoon Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. The concrete repair project included removing and replacing deteriorated...
October 19, 2011 - 6:00am
October 2, 2011
MnDOT seeks public comments on 50-year transportation system vision
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites public comments through Oct. 21 on a draft 50-year vision for transportation in the state. The vision was developed with input from the public and diverse representatives of the transportation community who participated...
October 2, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Cosmos highway project gets $1.9 million federal grant
WASHINGTON, D.C -- U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced today that more than $7.2 million in grants will be used to fund 10 Minnesota highway projects, including the reconstruction of state Highway 4 through Cosmos. AT $1.9 million, the Highway 4 project is one of the...
August 17, 2011 - 2:20pm