Weather Forecast


MnDOT District 8 welcomes new public affairs coordinator

WILLMAR — Sandra Schlagel has been named the new public affairs coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8, which encompasses 12 counties in west central and southwestern Minnesota, including Kandiyohi County.

In her new position Schlagel will be the point person for reporters and the public who are looking for transportation-related information.

Schlagel is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree. She is replacing Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt, who now be serving District 8 as the director of public engagement.