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Updated: Head-on crash kills two on Hwy 71 in Renville County
October 19, 2018 - 7:19pm
N. Highway 71 to be detoured Monday
October 19, 2018 - 4:26pm
Update: U.S. Highway 71 has re-opened north of Olivia
October 19, 2018 - 12:39pm
October 2, 2018
5-hour detour begins at 8 a.m. today on Highway 71 north of Willmar
October 2, 2018 - 6:19am
October 1, 2018
Update: Temporary detour will begin at 8 a.m.Tuesday on Highway 71 north of Willmar
October 1, 2018 - 12:53pm
September 13, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The “Road Closed” signs remain on U.S. Highway 71 north of Willmar for a resurfacing project, but the end is in sight. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said this week that the $6 million project should be complete by Sept. 12.
Highway 71 to reopen Friday north of Willmar
September 13, 2018 - 10:09pm
August 31, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Construction workers place new asphalt on U.S. Highway 71 Friday morning near the Kandiyohi County Landfill. On Sept. 10, weather permitting, highway construction crews will begin chip sealing: a type of paving that mixes asphalt with pieces of gravel for longer life at lower cost.
Completion near for U.S. 71 project north of Willmar
August 31, 2018 - 9:33pm
August 10, 2018
Highway 23 project from Willmar to New London starts Monday
August 10, 2018 - 6:10am
Three injured in crash north of Willmar
June 10, 2018 - 3:38pm
May 25, 2018
Tribune file photo
Seeing orange: Highway improvements slated for summer
May 25, 2018 - 5:18am
May 11, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Cars drive Wednesday past a sign announcing the start of Monday's detour on U.S. Highway 71 for a $6 million resurfacing and construction project from the junction of U.S. Highway 71 and state Highway 23 north of Willmar to just north of state Highway 9. There will be no through traffic on Highway 71 for the entire duration of the project.
Detour ahead: Highway 71 detour begins Monday north of Willmar
May 11, 2018 - 6:48am
April 14, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Details about detours for a 9-mile construction project this summer on U.S. Highway 71 north of Willmar were presented Thursday during an open house.
MnDOT discusses detours for Highway 71 project north of Willmar
April 14, 2018 - 5:53am
Short detour begins Sunday on Highway 71 in Olivia
October 14, 2017 - 10:00am
September 18, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Nathan Pederson, right, with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, explains details of the U.S. Highway 71 resurfacing project to Don Plantinga, front left, and Bob Dickerson during an informational meeting Thursday. The $6 million project begins next spring.
Improvements slated for dangerous stretch of Hwy. 71
September 18, 2017 - 7:02am
September 13, 2017
Tribune file photo
Highway 71 project to be reviewed Thursday
September 13, 2017 - 7:20am
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