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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Mary A. Oellien
Constance Marlene Archer
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
January 15, 2015
Trains roll through low oil prices
ST. PAUL -- Plunging oil prices do not immediately mean fewer trains will cross Minnesota, a state railroad expert says. North Dakota oilfield...
January 15, 2015 - 8:19am
January 14, 2015
Perham gets $150,000 rail crossing safety grant
Perham has been selected as one of eight communities in Minnesota to receive state funding for railroad crossing improvements. The Minnesota Department of Transportation last week released a study on the rail lines that carry Bakken crude oil from North Dakota through Minnesota,...
January 14, 2015 - 12:30pm
January 2, 2015
Minn. study: Millions needed for rail safety
Minnesota needs to spend $244 million to improve railroad crossing safety where oil trains cross the state, the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
January 2, 2015 - 2:07pm
After derailment, BNSF expects to have full rail service restored by Thursday
WADENA, Minn. -- Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railways is expected to have both tracks open by Thursday, while at least partial service resumed...
December 2, 2014 - 9:12pm
December 1, 2014
Train derails in Otter Tail County
BLUFFTON, Minn. – Emergency responders are on the scene of a 32-car train derailment near Highway 10 just northeast of here, law enforcement...
December 1, 2014 - 9:19am
October 15, 2014
Gov. Dayton, business leaders gather in Duluth over rail-shipping concerns
DULUTH -- The titans of industry converged on University Minnesota Duluth’s Kirby Ballroom in the name of railway safety Tuesday. But all anyone wanted to talk about were the hardships brought to bear by Minnesota rail lines clogged with oil being transported from North Dakota’s...
October 15, 2014 - 8:41am
October 14, 2014
Minnesota leaders seek federal rail help
DULUTH -- Minnesota's leaders want federal help to ease railroad delays. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday sent a letter to the head of the Surface Transportation Board saying that rail delays are hurting many parts of the economy. "As we...
October 14, 2014 - 7:49am
October 10, 2014
ND Amtrak trains reverse directions
Amtrak’s temporary detour of Empire Builder trains has reversed directions in North Dakota. Eastbound passengers boarding or leaving Amtrak in northern and northeastern North Dakota are now traveling by buses between Minot and Fargo, bypassing Rugby, Devils Lake and Grand Forks,...
October 10, 2014 - 1:56pm
October 9, 2014
BNSF, CP railroads report improved service progress
With wheat harvest in the late innings and soybean and corn harvests coming up, the region’s railroads are reporting better service progress. But, North Dakota’s number of past-due car orders far exceeds that of any surrounding states. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway,...
October 9, 2014 - 2:30pm
October 8, 2014
Improving rail safety: Area emergency responders to train on special rail tanker cars
Emergency responders in Fargo area will train on a special rail tanker car equipped with valves and fittings to help them better deal with derailments...
October 8, 2014 - 11:30am
September 27, 2014
Amtrak detour continues: Construction delays slow BNSF track work
Amtrak’s Empire Builder detour will continue at least until late this year through eastern North Dakota, the result of construction delays along BSNF Railway tracks. Amtrak has been using chartered buses since May to make connections for westbound rail passengers traveling to...
September 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
September 24, 2014
Dayton wants North Dakota to make oil safer
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton latched onto a North Dakotan's suggestion about how to make oil safer to transport earlier this month and on Tuesday asked North Dakota leaders to take action. Dayton wrote to North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem...
September 24, 2014 - 8:07am
September 13, 2014
U.S. lawmakers fault rail sector for slow service
U.S. rail operators must put investment ahead of profits to clear the way for grain, automotive and chemical shipments now clogging the tracks, lawmakers said at a congressional hearing Wednesday about the health of the rail grid. Rail backups in the Midwest are particularly acute...
September 13, 2014 - 1:30pm
August 12, 2014
Minnesota planning ‘Bakken awareness 101’
LITTLE CANADA, Minn. -- Minnesota emergency services personnel will be trained and equipped in a few years to deal with oil train disasters,...
August 12, 2014 - 7:59am
July 2, 2014
New Minnesota rail regulations are a safety net for increased oil by rail shipment
ST. PAUL — New Minnesota laws took effect Tuesday to improve the safety of citizens and rail workers who live and work near railroad tracks that carry crude oil through Minnesota. “Trains carrying crude oil pass through our communities every day,” said Gov. Mark Dayton in...
July 2, 2014 - 8:02am