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February 11, 2019
The Willmar City Council's Public Works Committee got an early preview of the 2019 street improvement program. The overall estimated costs for all the improvements on the 2019 list is about $6.1 million.

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Willmar Public Works proposes $6.1M in 2019 improvements
February 11, 2019 - 6:54am
February 5, 2019
Federal safety advocates are targeting three of the worst habits by drivers that kill more than 10,000 people a year: speeding, impaired driving and distractions from electronic gadgets. The National Transportation Safety Board unveiled its "Most Wanted" list of safety enhancements on Monday.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sadie Colbert/Released)
Speed, distracted driving make US safety board's 'most wanted'
February 5, 2019 - 2:06pm
January 23, 2019
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
More Minnesota highways approved for 60 mph speed limits after study shows we were driving that fast anyway
January 23, 2019 - 4:40pm
January 16, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune

VEhicles turn Tuesday evening at the intersection of Kandiyohi County Road 5 and County Road 15 in Willmar where construction of a roundabout will begin after Memorial Day. Motorists on the two roads – also known as 30th Street and 19th Avenue Southwest – will be detoured during the work.
Roundabout project tops Kandiyohi County road construction calendar for 2019
January 16, 2019 - 4:38am
January 14, 2019
Spicer teen hurt in roll-over on icy roads
January 14, 2019 - 11:16am
Black ice creates dangerous driving conditions in west central Minnesota
January 14, 2019 - 9:19am
January 7, 2019
UPDATE: No travel advisory lifted for all west central Minnesota
January 7, 2019 - 5:44am
January 3, 2019
Update: RR crossing in Milan is now open
January 3, 2019 - 4:47pm
Malfunctioning railroad arms in Milan causes traffic problems
January 3, 2019 - 11:59am
December 21, 2018
Minnesota Department of Transportation photo
Holiday road conditions available on MnDOT website
December 21, 2018 - 2:04pm
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