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Wireless on the prairie
Used ag equipment values bounce back
Rural legislators prioritize care for the elderly, disabled
A 30-year-old Grove City tradition
Early start to flu season results in third death in Minnesota
NBA Roundup: Heat get best of LeBron
Area Holiday Tournament Schedules
College Football: Gophers carry higher standards into Citrus Bowl
NFL: Vikes' Tranquil Teddy not always able to temper his temper
Girls Basketball: Cards' Magnuson cool under fire
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
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Marcia Kay (Carlson) Mielke
Dorothy C. Weber
Gary D. Oman
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
October 1, 2014
Search for a rail congestion cure
ST. PAUL — A soybean farmers from southwestern Minnesota and an official of a taconite mine in the northeast, and more than a dozen others,...
news / state
October 1, 2014 - 12:00am
September 24, 2014
Rail delays upset lawmakers
ST. PAUL — Two Minnesota Legislature transportation leaders told the federal Surface Transportation Board on Wednesday that North Dakota crude oil is forcing delays on Amtrak’s Empire Builder. The train carries passengers from Chicago to the northwestern United States, including...
news / state
September 24, 2014 - 11:10pm
June 13, 2014
Amtrak's detours Empire Builder passenger train passing through region this afternoon
WILLMAR - Amtrak’s Empire Builder train riders are getting a major detour through west central Minnesota today due to a freight train derailment in Elk River.
news / local
June 13, 2014 - 2:16pm
January 1, 2011
BNSF: Amtrak services suspended in western Minn., N.D. and Mont. due to weather
SEATTLE (AP) -- A Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman says icy weather has backed up trains on New Year's Day and forced it to halt Amtrak service on its tracks across Montana and North Dakota. BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas says traffic has been slowed by snow, freezing temperatures...
news / state
January 1, 2011 - 7:21pm
October 13, 2010
Pickup crashes into Amtrak passenger train in ND, two hospitalized in Minot
KNOX, N.D. (AP) - Two hunters from Wisconsin were injured when they crashed into an Amtrak passenger train in North Dakota. Amtrak spokesman Steve Kulm told the Grand Forks Herald that none of the train crew or 234 passengers was hurt in the Tuesday morning crash near Knox in northeast...
news / nation
October 13, 2010 - 7:44am
August 21, 2009
Letter: Fair transportation funding
In response to "On Amtrak," on page A4 in the Aug. 11 issue of the West Central Tribune, I, being a railroad travel advocate, will address the issue. Picture, if you will, that total transportation appropriations come from a tank of water that can hold a few hundred gallons of water...
opinion / letters
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Letter: A return of Amtrak service?
In response to "Study by Minnesota 2020 urges state lawmakers to get the ball rolling on regional railroad lines" in the Oct. 16 paper, I find it necessary to respond. I have been a railroad travel advocate come 40 years in July. At this time, I find importance to informing West...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am