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west central minnesota

April 1, 2016
This map — from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, district 8 — shows roadwork slated for fiscal years 2017 to 2020. Green depicts 2017, blue is 2018, red is 2019 and orange is 2020. (Submitted)
High-profile transportation projects ahead, so are rough roads
April 1, 2016 - 10:40am
March 5, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Pot crimes nothing to laugh about in region
March 5, 2016 - 3:00am
February 26, 2016
A buffer strip helps protect creek water from field runoff. (SUBMITTED | MINNESOTA BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES)
Watersheds offer programs to improve water quality
February 26, 2016 - 5:30am
February 25, 2016
Thank you, west central Minnesota
February 25, 2016 - 10:43am
February 18, 2016
Three finalists named for western Minnesota judgeship
February 18, 2016 - 11:05pm
Rural childcare access to be discussed at meeting Wednesday
February 18, 2016 - 11:03pm
Jason Dougherty paints temporary lettering for the one-month old Historic 313 Hub Winter Market Wednesday on a window of the downtown Willmar building. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Preparing for the Winter Market
February 18, 2016 - 12:05am
February 8, 2016
As a northwest wind gusts to as much as 40 miles an hour around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, vehicles nearly disappear in blowing snow as they move along U.S. Business 71 near the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Storm blows into Minnesota
February 8, 2016 - 11:56pm
As of 11 a.m. Monday morning, travel is not advised in much of southwest Minnesota this morning. The purple roads are marked travel not advised or closed. The majority of west central Minnesota roads remain partially covered. Stay tuned to for road condition updates. Source: Minnesota Department of Transporation
Update 10 a.m.: Conditions ease in west central Minnesota; blizzard conditions continue in southwest Minnesota
February 8, 2016 - 9:58am
January 29, 2016
Safe Harbor Regional Navigator Jennifer Fox speaks Thursday about human trafficking in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Human trafficking affects locals, group tells Willmar
January 29, 2016 - 12:04am
December 10, 2015
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 22, 2015
Broadband grant awards include two regional projects
November 22, 2015 - 11:22pm
November 4, 2015
County board backs broadband feasibility study
November 4, 2015 - 11:51pm
October 24, 2015
Editorial: BNSF oil train change increases region’s risk
October 24, 2015 - 12:00am
September 28, 2015
Kyle Hoehne, left, and Dale Tormondsen, right, scrape and tape the west side of the Svea Schoolhouse Monday in preparation to apply a primer coat.  (Gary Miller | Tribune)
Svea arts center gets a face-lift
September 28, 2015 - 11:52pm