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Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
'Kicking' up the holiday savings: Local woman uses her smartphone to find rebates while shopping
Feds tighten restrictions on meds for farm animals
Callaway woman accused of trying to smuggle cocaine into jail
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Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Versatile scoring gives Raiders second victory
Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (57)
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
50 coal train cars derail in Pillager, Minn.
PILLAGER, MN — Coal and crushed metal littered the train tracks early Monday as crews worked to clear the scene of a massive train derailment...
May 12, 2014 - 12:00pm
March 19, 2014
Committee moves toward oil disaster preparedness
ST. PAUL -- Plans to train first responders such as firefighters to battle oil disasters are gaining traction in the Minnesota Legislature. "It...
March 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
Oil traffic causes BNSF slowdown
No, it’s not your imagination — there have been more Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight trains parked idling in the area than there used...
March 19, 2014 - 4:00pm
March 14, 2014
Train spills small amount of fuel in central Minnesota
RANDALL, Minn. -- A train spilled fuel Thursday morning along Highway 10 in this central Minnesota town, but a fire crew that responded said...
March 14, 2014 - 8:33am
February 12, 2014
Train stops moments before it would have hit truck stuck on tracks
BRAINERD, Minn. - It was a close call Wednesday morning when a tractor-trailer got stuck on BNSF railroad tracks in Brainerd with a train approaching. The...
February 12, 2014 - 8:45pm
February 5, 2014
Train sprays oil for nearly 70 miles
RED WING, Minn. - A southbound Canadian Pacific train leaked a trail of about 12,000 gallons of crude oil Monday morning after passing through Red Wing, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. MPCA emergency responders worked with railroad personnel throughout the...
February 5, 2014 - 8:21am
February 3, 2014
Victims of Sabin train-vehicle crash lived just yards from intersection
SABIN, Minn. – A Sabin man was killed and his wife was airlifted to a Fargo hospital Sunday afternoon following a train/vehicle crash just...
February 3, 2014 - 8:50am
February 1, 2014
Cold and snow mean train woes
Westbound Amtrak train service on the Empire Builder is being switched to buses until Sunday for passengers in Grand Forks, Devils Lake and Rugby, N.D. Devils Lake Mayor Dick Johnson received the news late Monday afternoon in an email from Amtrak’s government affairs office in...
February 1, 2014 - 4:00pm
January 13, 2014
Report puts train crash damage estimate at $6.1 million
CASSELTON – Nearly all of the tank cars involved in a fiery train crash near here last month punctured in the wreck, spilling more than 400,000...
January 13, 2014 - 12:22pm
December 30, 2013
Train carrying crude oil derails near Casselton, N.D.
CASSELTON – At least seven oil train cars have burst into flames here after a BNSF train carrying crude oil derailed and was then hit by another...
December 30, 2013 - 4:45pm
December 16, 2013
Semi struck by train in Perham; three escape just before impact
PERHAM, MN -- A train hit a semi-truck and trailer at the Sixth Avenue NW railroad crossing in Perham at about 10 p.m. on Saturday. According...
December 16, 2013 - 8:13pm
December 12, 2013
Oil field traffic forces Amtrak cancellations Friday and Sunday
FARGO – Heavy freight train traffic in the oil fields has canceled several of Amtrak’s passenger trips between Chicago and Spokane, Wash., through the weekend, disrupting service for hundreds of customers. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said freight congestion – combined...
December 12, 2013 - 9:01am
Minnesota woman killed in truck-train collision in Morris
MORRIS – A woman was killed in a motor vehicle-train crash just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday in Morris. On Thursday, the Morris Police Department...
December 12, 2013 - 8:22am
December 11, 2013
Two crew members not on train as it derailed in Two Harbors
TWO HARBORS, Minn. -- Two of the four crew members on the Canadian National train that derailed in Two Harbors were not aboard when it left the tracks, a CN spokesman said. The two crew members who were injured were in the lead locomotive long enough to pull the emergency brake,...
December 11, 2013 - 8:07am