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Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
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Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
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Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
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First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
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July 5, 2013
Capital Chatter: Organizations continuing push for farm bill
ST. PAUL -- A coalition of 532 organizations is putting pressure on the U.S. House to pass a farm bill. "This important legislation supports our nation's farmers, ranchers, forest owners, food security, natural resources and wildlife habitats, rural communities and the 16 million...
July 5, 2013 - 9:23pm
April 19, 2013
Minnesota 60 open house scheduled for Wednesday
WORTHINGTON -- A Minnesota Department of Transportation open house on Minnesota 60 construction is scheduled for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday...
April 19, 2013 - 9:18pm
Strong winds, temperatures hamper ice removal
ST. PAUL - Heavy snow compaction and ice from Thursday's extensive snowfall are making travel difficult to hazardous from the southwest corner to the northeast corner of Minnesota. Roads in the Twin Cities Metro area are in fair condition. MnDOT urges drivers to be patient, plan...
April 19, 2013 - 9:46am
March 12, 2013
Truck restrictions begin Friday
ST. PAUL -- Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways will begin Friday for Minnesota's south, southeast and Twin Cities Metro area frost zones. Winter load increases and overweight permits remain in place for the state's central, north-central and north frost zones. MnDOT...
March 12, 2013 - 10:05pm
February 19, 2013
MnDOT continues snow regulation
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. Minnesota law and many local ordinances prohibit the plowing, blowing, shoveling or otherwise placing of snow on to public roads....
February 19, 2013 - 10:45pm
February 8, 2013
Snow fighters participate in simulation training
WINDOM -- The setup looked like an extreme video game. Participants sat in front three 42-inch flat screen monitors trying to navigate through...
February 8, 2013 - 10:01pm
October 26, 2012
U.S. 59 construction nears completion
WILLMAR -- The U.S. 59 detour from Slayton to Valhalla Road will be lifted by Friday, weather permitting. "All of the resurfacing is complete," Project Engineer Nick Klisch said in a press release. "Over the next few days the contractor will be placing gravel on the shoulders, painting...
October 26, 2012 - 9:48pm
May 18, 2012
Jackson, Windom receive highway funding
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Friday that Windom and Jackson will both be receiving needed grants for area highway improvement projects, according to an email from District 22B Rep.
May 18, 2012 - 10:26pm
March 15, 2012
MnDOT selects Minnesota 60 expansion alignments
MANKATO -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation selected the preferred alignments for finishing the four-lane expansion on Minnesota 60 from Windom to St. James, according to Peter Harff, project manager. Minnesota 60 has three gaps that will expand from two lanes to four lanes...
March 15, 2012 - 8:42pm
February 7, 2012
MnDOT seeks to make roads safer
WORTHINGTON -- Of the 27 counties that make up her territory in the Area Transportation Partnership, Amy Roggenbuck is rather proud of the fact...
February 7, 2012 - 10:19pm
January 12, 2012
MnDOT open house is Jan. 31
JASPER -- Plans for a new road surface on Minnesota 23 from Interstate 90 to Jasper this summer provides an opportunity for land owners with damaged drain crossings, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Individuals interested in learning more about the Minnesota...
January 12, 2012 - 8:20pm
December 11, 2011
MnDOT announces snow removal plan
WORTHINGTON -- During the winter months, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding drivers that through-traffic on Phase One (Nobles County 4 to Paul Avenue) of the Minnesota 60 highway construction is not allowed. Snow will be plowed in the following locations only: *...
December 11, 2011 - 8:02pm
October 7, 2011
Captial Chatter: Feds support anti-synthetic drug bills
ST. PAUL -- The federal Justice Department agrees with Sen. Amy Klobuchar that Congress should ban synthetic drugs that pose threats to Americans. The department has announced it backs three bills by the Minnesota Democrat to ban 2C-E, bath salts and synthetic marijuana. Klobuchar,...
October 7, 2011 - 9:55pm
May 25, 2011
MnDoT awarded $1 million for fixes
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The Federal Highway Administration awarded the Minnesota Department of Transportation $1 million to repair damage from spring flooding. The grant is administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation for eligible repairs that include those to restore essential...
May 25, 2011 - 8:24pm
January 5, 2011
MnDOT to conduct public hearings
MANKATO -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled public hearings about future needs and priorities for transit investment in Greater Minnesota Jan. 19 at various locations statewide. The public hearing will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., via videoconference at 15...
January 5, 2011 - 9:47pm