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Marquart, Eken talk state issues
High Tunnel class in Park Rapids
6th-grader needs heart transplant
No job too small for 'Helping Hands'
Trucks crash on icy I-94 near Barnesville, one driver killed
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
DL picks up first ‘W’
Lakers dominate Lakeview
Track and Field: Nielsen wins 2 events in Moorhead
Frazee softball opens with three-consecutive victories
In the Zone
Family favorite brightens up Easter morning
Lutheran church hosting Spring Rally
Social Security: Children do not need to live in same home to get Social Security benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Butzer on dean’s list at UM-Twin Cities
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Fine dining at the 59er: The Lake Room is their latest addition
Two stylists join team at Creative Mix salon
T.S. Dock & Lift is now Shoremaster affiliate
DL man joins staff of Karvakko Engineering
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
DL should help, not hinder downtown businesses
A low health ranking for Becker County
Eric Bergeson: Goodbye writing, hello politics
Senate, governor need to follow House lead on rural broadband, local gov’t aid
Lynn Hummel: Spring is the season for optimists
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
Cash tribute set May 6
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
Celebrating our heroes: United Way event is April 24 in Detroit Lakes
Artists sought for show
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...
news / accidents
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...
news / accidents
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 train was traveling southeast through Otter Tail County when it lost its air brakes and went into emergency mode, according to the Otter...
news / accidents
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