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October 15, 2018
Minnesota National Guard breaks ground on new $40 million 'Red Bulls' headquarters
October 15, 2018 - 10:40pm
October 9, 2018
19th Avenue Southwest road work postponed in Willmar
October 9, 2018 - 6:19pm
October 6, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A portion of 19th Avenue between 22nd Street Southwest and Kandiyohi County Road 5 in Willmar will be closed starting Tuesday to accommodate a city storm sewer project.
Portion of 19th Avenue Southwest in Willmar to be closed starting Tuesday
October 6, 2018 - 6:28am
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 30, 2018
Intersection work begins today in Willmar
September 30, 2018 - 10:43am
September 26, 2018
Tribune file photo

The Hoffman Team -- made up of Hoffman Construction Company, Lunda Construction Company and Bolton & Menk Inc. -- has been chosen to design and construct the roads and bridges that are part of the Willmar Wye project. Bid opening was Wednesday.
Willmar Wye road contractor selected
September 26, 2018 - 5:25pm
September 20, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson speaks at a transportation meeting Thursday at the Oaks at Eagle Creek in Willmar. He praised local groups who make repeated treks to Washington, D.C., to seek federal funding for local transportation projects.
Transportation meeting in Willmar highlights ongoing needs
September 20, 2018 - 9:15pm
September 18, 2018
Protesters prepare to leave a construction site near the Mississippi River in Clearwater County on Tuesday, Sept. 18. (Jillian Gandsey | Forum News Service)
Line 3 protesters block Clearwater County roadwork
September 18, 2018 - 6:40pm
September 16, 2018
Washington County water-cleaning projects won't start until 2020
September 16, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 3, 2018
Tribune File Photo
Highway 23 lane closures begin Tuesday between Willmar, Spicer
September 3, 2018 - 7:38am
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
Erica Dischino / Tribune
A “Road Closed” sign informs drivers Friday to avoid Highway 71 while it is being repaved to improve driving conditions.
Labor Day and school starting next week calls for highway caution
August 31, 2018 - 10:37am
Seventh Street crossing reopens today
August 31, 2018 - 10:09am
August 29, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
A pile of concrete bricks lay outside of a building on the 600 block fo First Street South in Willmar in the process of being demolished button
First Street South building is demolished
August 29, 2018 - 11:13pm