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No. 3 Titans advance over rivals Norman County West
Bombers run away early from Cass-Lake Bena
Red Lake forfeits opening playoff football game at Mahnomen
Thielen reflects on breakout season with Vikings
Area playoff scoreboard Oct. 24-27
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
Arlen G. Restad
Betty Jane McGuire
Michael "Money Mike" Goodman
Marylou F. Chromy
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
November 19, 2013
Police say 43-year-old Fargo man hit, killed by train
FARGO – Police have released the identity of a 43-year-old man who was found dead Monday night near the railroad tracks in an industrial area...
November 19, 2013 - 8:12am
September 11, 2013
On-time trains a rarity for Amtrak passengers
The train is late. Again. It’s 2:30 a.m. on a Friday, and the Amtrak train that hauls passengers east was supposed to be here 15 minutes...
September 11, 2013 - 10:04am
June 18, 2013
Drunken man nearly hit by train at Main Ave. intersection
FARGO – BNSF Railway conductors had a scare Monday morning after barely missing a man who managed to roll off the train tracks he was sitting on in time to miss the oncoming train, police said. Deputy Chief Pat Claus said police were called to the 1700 block of Main Avenue about...
June 18, 2013 - 8:11am
May 28, 2013
Man struck, killed by train in downtown Fargo
FARGO – A man was killed early this morning after being struck by a train in downtown Fargo. The incident was reported at 4 a.m. at Main Avenue and Fourth Street North. The victim, believed to be an adult male, was dead at the scene, according to the Fargo Fire Department. No...
May 28, 2013 - 8:39am
March 29, 2013
Minnesota pollution agency lowers estimate of oil spilled in derailment
Minnesota officials have reduced their estimate of how much Canadian crude oil spilled Wednesday when a train derailed in Otter Tail County. And the track was cleaned off, fixed and back in use by about noon Thursday. The latest estimate from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency...
March 29, 2013 - 8:16am
March 27, 2013
Train carrying oil derails near Parkers Prairie, Minn.
PARKER’S PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A train carrying crude oil derailed near Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m. this morning. The Canadian Pacific Railroad...
March 27, 2013 - 2:22pm
September 23, 2010
After derailment, rail line opens near Mahnomen
Canadian Pacific Railways got their line in Mahnomen opened about 2 a.m. Wednesday as cleanup continued in the derailment of 13 cars on a through...
September 23, 2010 - 10:03am
April 7, 2010
Train victim named
A Detroit Lakes woman was killed Tuesday morning by a train at the Washington Avenue crossing. A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train struck...
April 7, 2010 - 8:00am
March 14, 2009
Man hit by train in Moorhead
The man hit by a train Friday night in Moorhead has been identified by police as 61-year-old Gary Cargle of Moorhead. The incident happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday near Main Avenue and 14th Street. Officers found Cargle lying between the rails under the second engine of...
March 14, 2009 - 2:10pm
December 26, 2008
BNSF train derails in Moorhead
Ten cars of a BNSF train derailed in Moorhead about 4 p.m. today, but the crash posed no threat to public safety, according to Chad Stangeland, acting officer for the Moorhead Fire Department. BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas said the train derailed as it was pulling into the Dilworth...
December 26, 2008 - 6:45pm
December 10, 2008
Holiday Train rolls into Detroit Lakes on Monday
Wednesday, Dec. 10 Artists' Forum The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is hosting its monthly Artists' Forum at 7 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes Public Library. All visual artists are welcome to attend. 'Christmas Love' The Detroit Lakes Christian Women's Club presents Christmas...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Authorities identify man killed by train south of Mahnomen
MAHNOMEN - The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a train/pedestrian accident that occurred early Friday as Rueben Edward Burnette, 17, of Naytahwaush. Canadian Pacific Railway dispatch notified authorities about 3:24 a.m.
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am