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Officials reopen parts of Hwy 23 and 212 in west central Minnesota this morning

WILLMAR - Two state highways in west central Minnesota have been reopened earlier this morning.

State Highway 23 from Willmar to Granite Falls and Highway 212 from Granite Falls to Olivia were reopened about 6:45 a.m. today.

The Minnesota Department of Transporation and the Minnesota State Patrol are working open the remaining closed highways in west central Minnesota. Those roads remain closed due to blowing snow, freezing temperatures and stall vehicles.

Kelly Boldan

Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: or the Tribune's blog at:

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