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April 4, 2019
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After years of planning, work on the Willmar Wye is set to begin this year. Trees, brush and stumps will soon be removed from the construction zone to prepare the site for road work as soon as ground can be worked.
Wye construction set to begin in west Willmar
April 4, 2019 - 8:16am
April 2, 2019
A 2011 file photo shows an Amtrak passenger train  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Inspector General's report says Amtrak wasted $23 million on unneeded office space
April 2, 2019 - 1:26pm
March 27, 2019
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The Federal Railroad Administration requires each railroad to have emergency notification system signs at all public rail crossings.
MnDOT wants motorists to use railroad crossing emergency notification system
March 27, 2019 - 9:16am
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
April 30, 2018
There is optimism that block grants in the Infrastructure Plan that could help fix thousands of rural bridges and roads that are deteriorating. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Agriculture sector excited about president's infrastructure package
April 30, 2018 - 7:36am
February 24, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The historic home on the northside of Willmar is demolished Wednesday morning. Post-demolition, Project Turnabout will plan how to use the property for their addiction recovery program.
A piece of Willmar's history is lost and saved
February 24, 2018 - 10:13am
July 29, 2017
Officials irked by toxic train: St. Paul not alerted after chlorine-carrying train car derails
July 29, 2017 - 4:59pm
May 31, 2017
The historic Engine 261 steams into Willmar on Tuesday. The train engine and passenger cars are headed to eastern North Dakota for three days of passenger excursions to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Red River Valley & Western Railroad.

Clay Conover / Tribune
Historic Engine 261 stops in Willmar
May 31, 2017 - 6:59am
May 13, 2017
Tribune file photo
RR crossing near Willmar to close Monday for maintenance
May 13, 2017 - 6:01am
May 5, 2017
Letter: Protection for freight rail
May 5, 2017 - 4:04pm
April 25, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Trains are shown Monday in the BNSF Railyard in Willmar. BNSF Railway in the last four years has invested $700 million in Minnesota, and this year expects to spend about $85 million in capital improvements.play button
Railroad industry reps discuss economic impact, improved safety
April 25, 2017 - 5:43am
October 6, 2016
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Artist Lila Payne created this mural as part of the Montevideo Arts Project to promote public art. The public is invited to dedicate the work at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the historic Milwaukee Road Depot in downtown Montevideo.
Montevideo railcar murals to be dedicated Oct. 13
October 6, 2016 - 5:00am
September 9, 2016
Regal railroad crossing to close for maintenance
September 9, 2016 - 2:50pm
August 26, 2016
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Video: Moving history down the road
August 26, 2016 - 8:05pm
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