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July 24, 2016
Vehicles cross the railroad tacks Friday afternoon on Kandiyohi County Road 5 in Willmar. A railroad bypass project in the works is projected to reduce the number of trains going through downtown Willmar. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune )
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
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Tanker truck catches fire after collision with train in northwestern Minn.
March 24, 2016 - 1:56pm
December 14, 2014
Documents cast doubt on BNSF’s reasons for shipping delays
December 14, 2014 - 11:37pm
November 12, 2014
A variety of cars, including tanks, are parked on tracks in Willmar. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
BNSF puts a moratorium on adding more oil tank cars
November 12, 2014 - 11:29pm
July 28, 2014
Benson cannot ticket trains blocking downtown intersections
July 28, 2014 - 11:14pm
July 1, 2014
Tanker cars are shown Tuesday afternoon in the BNSF Railway yard in Willmar, as seen from the pedestrian bridge at Sixth Street Southeast. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
New Minn. rail regulations aim to enhance safety for increased shipments of oil by rail
July 1, 2014 - 10:54pm
January 9, 2014
Sen. Heitkamp seeks information on derailment history at eastern N.D. location
January 9, 2014 - 1:07pm
December 31, 2013
Fire erupts after trains, one of them transporting crude oil, collided west of Casselton, N.D., on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. (Forum News Service)play button
Authorities call for evacuation of N.D. town as oil still burns after train crash (with video)
December 31, 2013 - 1:09am
December 30, 2013
A fire from a train derailment burns uncontrollably as seem from a mile away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, west of Casselton, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
Train carrying oil derails near Casselton, N.D. (with video)
December 30, 2013 - 4:06pm
December 27, 2013
UPS glitches could boost U.S. delivery competition
December 27, 2013 - 7:25am
December 18, 2013
FedEx posts higher second-quarter profit
December 18, 2013 - 7:55am
December 14, 2013
Farmers lose as bumper grain harvest overwhelms ships, trains
December 14, 2013 - 8:19am
January 18, 2013
The Twin Cities & Western Railroad handles more than 25,000 cars a year from the region west of the Twin Cities. Its line runs parallel to U.S. Highway 212, and the company also operates the Minnesota Prairie Line. (Tribune file photo)
Light rail proposal still carries costly alternative freight route for TC & W
January 18, 2013 - 5:00am
January 21, 2010
Willmar City Council member Steve Ahmann takes notes Wednesday on a rail proposal during a meeting at the Minnesota Department of Transportation's District 8 office in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Comprehensive rail plan for Minnesota unveiled during public hearing
January 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2009
For Willmar, the city's big rail days may still be waiting down the line
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am