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Saturday night rain totals
Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
December 15, 2014
Mahnomen man dies after his vehicle collides with a train Sunday
A Mahnomen man died south of town early Sunday morning when the car he was driving collided with a train. According to the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office, Timothy Goodman, 45, was driving on 140th Street when he crossed the railroad tracks. Around 3:31am, a Canadian...
news / region
December 15, 2014 - 12:43pm
December 1, 2014
Train derails northwest of Wadena
About 18 cars derailed at 6:23 a.m. Monday four miles northwest of Wadena according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Ten of the cars were empty tankers while the rest of the cars held sugar and corn meal. The sheriff’s office emphasized there was no public health...
news / region
December 1, 2014 - 12:37pm
June 26, 2014
40-plus oil trains pass through Cass County weekly, documents show
By Kyle Potter / Forum News Service FARGO – More than 40 trains, each a mile long, hauling 3 million-plus gallons of Bakken crude, pass through Cass County every week – the most crude-by-rail traffic in North Dakota, according to documents released Wednesday by state officials....
news / region
June 26, 2014 - 8:47am
May 28, 2013
Frazee man dies after being struck by train
A Frazee man died Thursday night after being struck by a train. Sim Vincent Pettibone, 22, of 406 E. Main Ave. was pronounced dead at the scene. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad reported at 11:23 p.m. that one of their trains had struck a pedestrian 200 yards east of Lake...
news / region
May 28, 2013 - 7:42am
April 4, 2013
$44,000 worth of pot found on train in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- With the help of a dog and tip about a suspicious passenger, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department deputies and Border Patrol agents busted a Portland, Ore., man and confiscated $44,000 worth of high-quality marijuana from an Amtrak train that was stopped in Grand...
news / region
April 4, 2013 - 8:46am
June 28, 2012
Autopsy: UND student found in rail yard died of blood loss
GRAND FORKS - The UND student found dead in March in the rail yard here died of blood loss after his right arm got tangled up in a train and torn off, according to a police report and autopsy results. Blake Christopher Ayling, 20, also had a blood alcohol content of .287, the report...
June 28, 2012 - 7:33am
April 3, 2012
Witness: Nilles drinking before train accident
MOORHEAD - Recently filed court documents shed more light on the investigation into the death of 27-year-old Jared Nilles of Fargo, whose body was found March 19 along the railroad tracks between Glyndon and Hawley. Investigators aren't yet sure how Nilles, an Amtrak passenger, ended...
April 3, 2012 - 7:23am
March 27, 2012
Roommate: UND student found dead along railroad tracks often used shortcut
GRAND FORKS - The UND student found dead Saturday morning in the Grand Forks rail yard was apparently taking a shortcut between his apartment and campus, according to police and his roommate. He may have clambered over or through a train blocking his way, said Lt. Jim Remer with...
March 27, 2012 - 7:48am
October 8, 2010
Beet truck driver critically hurt in crash with train near Fisher
RURAL FISHER, Minn. -Robert Forsman, 47, was in critical condition when he was transported from Altru Hospital to Minneapolis with injuries from...
October 8, 2010 - 8:56am
October 1, 2010
Trains collide in near Two Harbors; five crew members injured
Five crew members were injured in a head-on collision Thursday between two Canadian National trains north of Two Harbors, according to a CN spokesman...
October 1, 2010 - 7:30am
August 24, 2010
Woman found dead on railroad tracks in Duluth
Duluth police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found this morning on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad tracks near the New Page Paper Mill. The woman's identity hasn't been confirmed but police say they believe she is a 48-year-old Duluth woman. She was...
August 24, 2010 - 7:13am