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Deal-seekers stock up during post-Christmas sales
Records published Dec. 26
Minnesota tax increase possible, not guaranteed
Ridgewater introduces BSN program
St. Cloud loses air link to Chicago one year after getting it
College Football: Report states Gopher tight end may opt for draft
College Football: Georgia’s Gurley to enter NFL draft
NBA: Faried leads Nuggets over Wolves
Boys Basketball: Willmar rallies past Benson to earn first win
Boys Basketball: BOLD edges BBE in OT
After slogging through a mammoth roster of fabulous tunes, the Tribune’s musical misfits are back with their songs of the year list
New London, Minn., Little Theatre gets a facelift
History-oriented films top SAG nominations
Christmas classic opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minnesota
Latest issue of Business 2 Business is available online
Verdna A. Hjelle
Rhoda C. Lang
Nicholas "Nick" Harley Kleinhuizen
Schmidt — Hagen
Peterson — Spanier
Slagter — Sportel
Raatz — Kinney
Clementino — Loseth
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Letter: Bob Enos has extreme views
Letter: No inconsistency by BNSF
Midwest Opinion: Nomination for Norway displayed a poor choice
Editorial: A little bit of help goes a long way
Delta website glitch offers up tickets at rock-bottom rates
(Reuters) - A website glitch on Thursday morning caused some Delta Airlines fares to be offered at deep discounts to normal prices, including a reported roundtrip between New York and Los Angeles for $40. Delta on Thursday afternoon said the problem had been fixed, while saying...
December 27, 2013 - 7:59am
October 31, 2013
U.S. to allow expanded electronic device use on flights
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Thursday it will allow airlines to expand the use of portable electronic devices in flight. The agency said it is immediately providing airlines with guidance for implementation, the time frame for which...
news / nation
October 31, 2013 - 10:04am
July 24, 2013
St. Cloud works to gain daily air service
ST. CLOUD - Three years ago, the St. Cloud Regional Airport lost its daily scheduled air service that went from St. Cloud to Minneapolis. Now, the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation is working to bring twice-daily scheduled air service from the St. Cloud Regional Airport to...
July 24, 2013 - 12:02am
July 10, 2013
SFO plane crash probe brings questions over auto speed controls
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) -- Investigators are trying to understand whether automated cockpit equipment Asiana flight 214's pilots said...
news / nation
July 10, 2013 - 9:52am
July 9, 2013
Pilot interviews key to answers in SFO crash
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) -- Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was 500 feet up and about a half-minute from San Francisco International Airport...
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July 9, 2013 - 6:44am
July 7, 2013
At tail end of trans-Pacific flight, terror
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Police officers threw utility knives up to crew members inside the burning wreckage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 so they could cut away passengers' seat belts. Passengers jumped down emergency slides, escaping from thick billowing smoke.
news / nation
July 7, 2013 - 12:40pm
May 14, 2013
Airlines collected record baggage fees in 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year — the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago.
May 14, 2013 - 11:11am
April 25, 2013
Higher fares help Southwest Airlines' profit
DALLAS (AP) -- Higher fares helped Southwest Airlines make more money than Wall Street expected in the first quarter, but the company said Thursday that automatic federal spending cuts could hurt revenue in April. The average passenger fare on Southwest is now more than $150 one-way,...
April 25, 2013 - 7:02am
April 8, 2013
Full flights, small seats make passengers grumpy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Airline passenger complaints to the Transportation Department surged by one-fifth last year even though other measures such as on-time arrivals and mishandled baggage show airlines are doing a better job, according to a report being released Monday. By JOAN LOWY...
news / nation
April 8, 2013 - 7:20am
February 14, 2013
American, US Airways announce $11 billion merger
DALLAS (AP) -- American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to merge in an $11 billion deal that would create the world's biggest airline. The combined carrier will be called American Airlines and be based in Fort Worth, but US Airways CEO Doug Parker will run it. The merger would...
February 14, 2013 - 7:30am
January 22, 2013
Delta Air Lines ekes out $7 million profit for 4Q after Superstorm Sandy, special charges
MINNEAPOLIS - Delta says its fourth-quarter profit was nearly wiped out by Superstorm Sandy and special charges. Delta recorded a profit of $7 million for the quarter, or a penny per share. During the same period last year it earned $425 million, or 51 cents per share. Delta says...
January 22, 2013 - 8:11am
January 16, 2013
FAA grounds 787 jet after another emergency
The federal government grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that the 787 cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed. The Federal Aviation Administration said it would work with Boeing and U.S. airlines to develop...
news / nation
January 16, 2013 - 6:01pm
Emergency landing grounds Boeing 787 jets in Japan
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's two biggest airlines grounded all their Boeing 787 aircraft for safety checks Wednesday after one was forced to make an emergency landing in the latest blow for the new jet. All Nippon Airways said a cockpit message showed battery problems and a burning smell...
news / world
January 16, 2013 - 6:49am
'Operation Chocolate Chip Cookie': More cookies needed to send to U.S. military in Afghanistan
NEW LONDON -- If ever there was a time to bake chocolate chip cookies, that time is now. In a unique plea, residents from the home community of U.S. Army Pfc. Ryane Clark are being asked to make and donate dozens and dozens of homemade chocolate chip cookies that can be sent to troops...
news / local
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
December 24, 2009
Airline offers travel waiver to passengers affected by storm
Delta/Northwest Airlines is offering to reschedule flights for passengers whose travel is affected by this week's blizzard. The travel waiver applies to passengers ticketed for travel Dec. 22-27 to, from or through 10 states, including North Dakota and Minnesota, according to the...
news / state
December 24, 2009 - 1:22pm