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October 21, 2015
Dayton decries shift of oil shipments
October 21, 2015 - 11:33pm
September 2, 2015
Trains sit in the rail yard in Willmar in this August file photo. U.S. Sen. Al Franken attended a forum on rail safety Wednesday. “We don’t want this all to depend on luck,” Franken said. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Officials want better communication with railroads
September 2, 2015 - 11:28pm
August 26, 2015
U.S. stocks snap losing streak but oil and bonds decline
August 26, 2015 - 11:25pm
Enbridge seeks huge payback on taxes
August 26, 2015 - 11:16pm
June 23, 2015
Tank cars sit on railroad tracks in front of a Granite Falls Energy ethanol tank. Weak crude oil prices and strict safety measures have led some companies to convert tank cars to carry corn-based biofuel instead. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Once shunned for oil, ethanol returns to the rails
June 23, 2015 - 11:15pm
June 9, 2015
Gov. Mark Dayton talks with St. Paul Park Police Chief Mike Monahan Tuesday at the site of Sunday’s collision between a BNSF crude oil train and a semi-truck hauling flour. Newport City Council member Tom Ingemann (center) and St. Paul Park Fire Chief Kurk Lee look on. The incident sparked a renewed effort from local officials to improve safety in the rail corridor.(Emily Buss | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Oil train, semi collision renews rail safety talk
June 9, 2015 - 11:18pm
May 12, 2015
Oil companies challenge new oil train safety rules
May 12, 2015 - 10:54pm
May 7, 2015
Cleanup crews and investigators gather Thursday near Heimdal, North Dakota after a fiery oil train derailment the previous day. (SUBMITTED/Darla Siewert)
Federal officials investigate North Dakota oil train derailment
May 7, 2015 - 11:07pm
Derailed oil tankers lie along the BNSF Railway line Thursday near Heimdal, North Dakota. (SUBMITTED/Darla Siewert)
Company says oil on derailed train met new rules
May 7, 2015 - 11:02pm
May 6, 2015
Trains fill the Willmar rail yard Wednesday. State lawmakers are still working on rail safety policies. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Derailment draws attention to lack of state rail deal
May 6, 2015 - 11:26pm
Thick black smoke rises from the oil train derailment near Heimdal in north central North Dakota Wednesday afternoon. The derailment occurred about
7:30 a.m. and burned into the afternoon. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Curt Benson)
Oil train derails in small North Dakota town
May 6, 2015 - 11:23pm
March 19, 2015
A pair of locomotives move past a variety of freight and tanker cars on tracks in December in Willmar.
326,170 Minnesotans live near oil train tracks
March 19, 2015 - 11:56am
March 10, 2015
Rep. Paul Marquart, of Dilworth, points  Tuesday to a map showing where rail crossing repairs are needed. With him is Rep. Lyndon Carlson, of Crystal. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis)
State leaders disagree on rail oil safety plans
March 10, 2015 - 11:26pm
January 14, 2015
Dave Christianson of the Minnesota Department of Transportation tells senators Wednesday that a low price for oil probably will not slow train traffic in the state. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis)
Trains roll through low oil prices
January 14, 2015 - 11:11pm
January 12, 2015
Editorial: Trafficked - Attack sex trafficking across all state lines
January 12, 2015 - 11:22am