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Frazee man gets over five years for meth
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Man accused of stealing $1,200 worth of cigarettes
DL Ice Harvest Committee rallies to generate local ice palace project after St. Paul plans fall through
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Tracy state butterfly champ, Lakers 11th at Class A True Team
Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds logo revealed
Indians extend win streak to seven games
Bombers seeded fourth in Section 6, 9-man
Lakers steamroll Prowlers to finish regular season
Accessing Social Security on the go
You may qualify for extra help paying your drug costs
Parrot Heads give $8,000 to Marshmallow Foundation
Holy Rosary announces scholarship winners
friends & neighbors
CenturyLink deploying faster broadband speeds to more than 350,000 customers in the Twin Cities and greater MN
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Gas prices down this week
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Duane Douglas Nelson
Clark L. Hendrickson
Philip Wayne Arneson
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Guest Editorial: Technology in cars is causing more crashes
Potatoes - they're what's for dinner
Letter: Tax chair says cities, counties better not raise taxes
Letter: St. Paul Ice Palace group thanks supporters in DL
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
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.
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