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December 10, 2018
Open house Tuesday for Highway 12 project near Ortonville
December 10, 2018 - 12:56pm
December 1, 2018
A mother and her daughter board Amtrak’s Empire Builder passenger train at the St. Paul Union Depot on Tuesday. The Empire Builder travels from the Union Depot to Chicago daily. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Second daily train from St. Paul to Chicago likely; high-speed rail prospects stalled
December 1, 2018 - 11:15am
November 17, 2018
The speed limit has been increased on eastbound Highway 210 near the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in Brainerd. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, where road quality allows, speed limits will be increased from 55 mph to 60 on state two-lane highways. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
For those who can't drive 55, MnDOT initiative for state highways is just the ticket
November 17, 2018 - 7:30am
November 8, 2018
Minneapolis skyline. Wikipedia Commons
MnDOT plans $10B in key projects over 10 years
November 8, 2018 - 9:32am
October 26, 2018
Miles of wire are being strung around the 2-million gallon water reservoir to hold the panels in place. The reservoir is located west of Worthington and will store water for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. (Submitted photo)
Three-state water system will finally bringing Missouri River water to Worthington
October 26, 2018 - 3:02pm
October 24, 2018
UPDATED: Stormwater project continues to close southwest Willmar streets
October 24, 2018 - 11:27pm
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