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August 7, 2018
Red pine logs are shown in this 2006 file photo. Forum News Service
Minnesota looking to attract 'mass timber' producers as alternative to steel for building construction
August 7, 2018 - 7:54am
August 1, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

A billboard on U.S. Highway 12 in Benson urges support for the Benson School District's proposed $26 million construction project. Residents go to the polls Aug. 14 to vote on the project.play button
$26 million referendum on ballot in Benson School District
August 1, 2018 - 10:01pm
July 14, 2018
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Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws a 'win-win-win,' researcher says; critics call for changes
July 14, 2018 - 9:19am
July 5, 2018
Letter: Action needed at dangerous Highway 23 intersection
July 5, 2018 - 11:44am
July 2, 2018
Inventor Greg Amundson holds a spool of InstraTrim, a caulking alternative he developed that is soon to be sold at Walmart, in his garage/lab in Scandia, Minn. on Wednesday, June 27. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota man invents new way to seal cracks then seals deal with major retailer
July 2, 2018 - 12:38pm
May 25, 2018
Tribune file photo
Seeing orange: Highway improvements slated for summer
May 25, 2018 - 5:18am
May 9, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A grand piano stands on the stage in the New London-Spicer School District's new Performing Arts Center in New London. The district has given preview tours of the facility that will host concerts starting next week.
Worth the wait: NLS provides sneak peek at Performing Arts Center
May 9, 2018 - 10:57pm
April 4, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

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 in September. The $6 million project begins this spring.
MnDOT prepares for 2018 construction projects in region
April 4, 2018 - 10:13pm
March 7, 2018
Soil testing is underway beneath the I-35 "Can of Worms" in Duluth to determine what kinds of loads it can support during the reconstruction, where proposed elevated roadways will be brought to ground level. Bob King / Forum News Service
MnDOT studying how to bring elevated freeway to the ground in Duluth
March 7, 2018 - 8:28pm
February 20, 2018
Niewbeerta
Marcus Construction's Nieuwbeerta honored
February 20, 2018 - 10:41am
February 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Remains of the fire-damaged James House lay scattered at the site after demolition Tuesday morning in southwest Willmar. The board of the men’s halfway house for recovering addicts plans to rebuild.
Demo makes way for new beginning at James House in Willmar
February 14, 2018 - 6:37am
February 4, 2018
Artist view of the the observatory and "Nightsky Patio" for public observing on top of Marshall W. Alworth Hall. Courtesy of UMD
Dreaming of the stars: Observatory dome returns to UMD as part of larger plan
February 4, 2018 - 6:05am
January 25, 2018
Tribune file photo
Among the remodeling projects yet to be completed within the Willmar School District are improvements at Roosevelt Elementary. The outdated media center will be redone, with new paint, carpeting and movable furniture. A wall in the middle of the school office will be taken out to provide more efficient space, and a wall will be removed between two classrooms to create a collaborative space, similar to collaborative learning areas at the new Lakeland Elementary building.
School remodeling work will wrap up Willmar's referendum projects
January 25, 2018 - 7:28am
January 9, 2018
Expansion of the West Central Regional Juvenile Center at 729 11th St. N. in Moorhead is underway on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Moorhead's 11-county juvenile detention center to get $7.5 million expansion
January 9, 2018 - 5:01pm
December 24, 2017
Workers for Morcon Construction, which contracts with the U.S. Postal Service, work to convert a former hunting shack into the new Embarrass (Minn.) Post Office. Janna Goerdt | Special to Forum News Service
Special delivery: Embarrass, Minn., to get town hub back with return of post office
December 24, 2017 - 6:00am
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