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Jackson bridge is meeting April 25

April 10, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

MANKATO The public is encouraged to attend an open house on the plans to replace the U.S. 71 bridge over the Des Moines River in Jackson. The open house will run from 5 to 7 p.m., with a brief presentation at 6 p.m., April 25 at Jackson City Hall, 80 W. Ashley St. Continue Reading

Highway 71 collision leaves driver hospitalized

January 14, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

A Chevrolet Z71 pick-up was damaged in a collision with a truck and trailer on Highway 71 at approximately 3:45 p.m. Monday, two miles north of Hewitt. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Belgrade, Minn., man killed in semi-bicycle crash south of Belgrade

October 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

BELGRADE The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the bicyclist killed in a crash early this morning on U.S. Highway 71 south of Belgrade. Continue Reading

Semi-truck accident on Hwy 23/71 bypass entrance ramp

July 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

An semi-truck and trailer of Everstrong Construction of Redwood Falls, Minn., was involved in an accident Monday morning on the entry ramp from U.S. Highway 71 to the Highway 23/71 Bypass on the south side of Willmar. No further accident details are available at this time. The Minnesota State Patrol, Willmar Police Department and the Willmar Fire Department personnel responded to the scene. Continue Reading

Update 1:45 p.m.: One dies after morning crash near Blomkest, Minn.

March 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

BLOMKEST One person has died after a two-vehicle crash at about 6:40 a.m. near Blomkest. Continue Reading

U.S. Hwy 71 section to close in NW Iowa for construction project

July 22, 2011 in West Central Tribune

CHEROKEE, Iowa — U.S. Highway 71 near Lake View, Iowa, will close July 27 for a construction project. Continue Reading

A multi-vehicle accident occurred this afternoon on Hwy 71, north of Willmar

June 15, 2011 in West Central Tribune

A three-vehicle collision took place at about 2 p.m. today at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and County Road 29, north of Willmar. Continue Reading

A multi-vehicle accident occurred this afternoon on Hwy 71, north of Willmar

June 15, 2011 in West Central Tribune

A three-vehicle collision took place at about 2 p.m. today at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and County Road 10, north of Willmar. Continue Reading

Multi-vehicle accident closes northbound lane of Business Highway 71 in north Willmar for a time this morning

December 22, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR – A multi-car accident about 8 a.m. today closed part of northbound Business 71 north of Willmar. Northbound traffic was detoured along the frontage road for several blocks while law enforcement and emergency personnel responded to the accident scene. Continue Reading

Local commuters not shy in expressing opinion, concerns on new intersection

November 23, 2010 in West Central Tribune

The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s District 8 Office in Willmar on Tuesday officially opened the recently completed U-turn, no-left-turn intersection at Business 71, Kandiyohi County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast near the Health and Human Services Building.
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