Highway 75

Two rural streetlights will be installed at the intersection of Highway 75 and County Road 12 in northern Rock County. The lights will improve visibility for the intersection at the Rock-Pipestone county line.
Two streetlights will illuminate the intersection of Highway 75 and County Road 12 at the Rock and Pipestone county line, according to action at the Rock County Board meeting June 16. The rural intersection lights will improve visibility during inclement weather and nighttime conditions. In January...
Luverne Middle School students (from left) Dominic Barnett, Hunter Cope, Isaac DeBates, Tucker Banck and teacher Gavin Folkestad walk the west ditch of South Highway 75 Friday afternoon.
Luverne Middle School students completed their annual highway cleanup Friday under clear, sunny skies. For the past two decades eighth-graders have walked the 10 miles of ditches along South Highway 75 picking up garbage each fall and spring. About half the class walks in the fall, and the other...
The rough driving lanes on North Highway 75 in Luverne will get emergency repairs by the end of July, according to Minnesota Department of Transportation officials who met with local leaders July 2. They’re being called emergency repairs because they’ll carry the road surface over until it’s...
Emergency responders assisted at the scene of this two-vehicle crash south of Luverne on Highway 75 near the airport Monday morning, July 1.  The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash, which reportedly resulted in minor injuries. A Nissan Rouge, driven by 76-year-old Diane Marilee...
Malfunction within a trailer’s brake system was the possible cause of a fire inside a toy hauler RV Thursday afternoon, May 30, on South Highway 75 in Luverne. The Luverne Fire Department was called to the scene near the intersection of Koehn Avenue and Highway 75. The call came shortly before 5 p....
This summer MnDOT crews will conduct emergency mill and overlay repairs to Highway 75 this summer.
Highway 75 in Luverne is falling apart, and it will likely require a structural rebuild to bring it up to acceptable standards. That was the general consensus at a meeting of local leaders and state transportation officials Tuesday, but funding isn’t available to do it. In fact a Band-Aid “milling...
A different approach and a more focused roadway condition study by Minnesota Department of Transportation officials has propelled U.S. Highway 75 to be included in MnDOT’s 10-year roadway improvement plan. Greg Ous, transportation engineer with District 7 that includes Rock County, presented MnDOT’...
Crews work on the Highway 75 crossing Tuesday morning for Minnesota Southern Railway. The highway is closed at the crossig and traffic is detoured a few blocks east until the work is done. The new rails will make it smoother for both railcars and vehicle traffic to cross through and over the...
On Monday workers from River City Electric Inc. of Mankato began assembling the poles necessary for a rapid rectangular flashing beacon (RRFB) pedestrian crossing across the highway at the corner of Dodge Street and U.S. Highway 75. The workers also placed a RRFB crossing at the corner of Barck...
Workers tear into the asphalt and dig through aggregate to locate a broken sewer line under the intersection of Brown Street and Highway 75 Wednesday, March 16. According to city officials, the line was repaired quickly and the cones were removed from the highway that same day. A few cones remain...

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