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January 14, 2019
Black ice creates dangerous driving conditions in west central Minnesota
January 14, 2019 - 9:19am
January 3, 2019
Malfunctioning railroad arms in Milan causes traffic problems
January 3, 2019 - 11:59am
December 28, 2018
Olivia trail initiatives move forward with grant funds
December 28, 2018 - 6:57am
December 24, 2018
A pair of BNSF Railway locomotives sit in the Willmar yard in a 2014 file photo.
Tribune file photo
Kandiyohi County approves wye agreements
December 24, 2018 - 6:30am
December 23, 2018
Minnesota’s roads and how we pay for them: A primer.
December 23, 2018 - 5:09pm
Minnesota’s gas tax hike debate renewed. Will this be the year?
December 23, 2018 - 5:04pm
December 15, 2018
House Democrats elected Rep. Melissa Hortman to the position of Minnesota House Speaker Thursday, Nov. 8, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota legislative leaders strike early deal, set up a clash on key issues
December 15, 2018 - 7:53am
December 11, 2018
Will Schroeer, center, speaks in support of a set of proposals aimed at boosting funding for public transit across Minnesota. A coalition called Keep Minnesota Moving announced its goals Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Transit coalition push includes $120 million ask for Greater Minnesota
December 11, 2018 - 6:03pm
MnDOT hosts open house for proposed Highway 29 Overpass project near Glenwood
December 11, 2018 - 7:06am
December 10, 2018
Open house Tuesday for Highway 12 project near Ortonville
December 10, 2018 - 12:56pm
December 2, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Two separate resurfacing projects on U.S. Highway 71 in Kandiyohi County from Willmar to Belgrade was completed this summer. The project include the addition of six new left-turn lanes, a right-turn lane and a bypass lane, as well as a pedestrian underpass.
MnDOT: $40 million spent on District 8 roads in west central Minnesota
December 2, 2018 - 11:14pm
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
October 10, 2018
Squirrel image from Wikipedia by -, CC BY 3.0,
Woman brings 'emotional support' squirrel on plane. That doesn't fly with Frontier
October 10, 2018 - 12:59pm
September 25, 2018
A city plow removes snow from Fourth Avenue West in Duluth. Forum News Service file photo
'Unsustainable, unfulfilled and unfunded': City of Duluth may stop taking requests to clear snowy sidewalks
September 25, 2018 - 9:45pm
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