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Septic business is hopping in a winter with freeze-thaw cycles, little snow cover for lines
The changing nature and decline of local butcher shops
Fledgling scientists strut their stuff
Cody’s Corner: One great dog; hundreds that need help
Fischer wins all-around title in dual with LP-GE
Panthers drop third section game in a row
Baumgartner wins title, Dravis surpasses 100 career victories
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
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