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The boys of fall
Joint powers board names new regional transit system
Frailties of mental health system laid bare at local meeting
Beasts under the big top
Lane closure on Willmar Ave. S.E.
Prep Football: ACGC flattens Benson
NFL: Goodell promises changes to league's conduct policy
Tom Powers: Minnesota teaches the NFL a lesson
Prep Football: Zylstra, Wildcats upend Glencoe-SL
NFL: Zimmer knows how to deal with adversity
Video: Jude's Gentle Giants - Belgrade man features his real-life Percheron horses in coming-of-age novel
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Calvin LeRoy Isaacson
Gerald H. Olson
Kerry Lynn Schulz
Evelyn L. Reinke
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
August 12, 2012
Update: Victim in Meeker County train fatality identified
EDEN VALLEY - Nicholas Phillipp, 21, of Eden Valley was killed early Saturday morning when he was struck by a train as he was walking across the railroad tracks on state Highway 22 in Eden Valley. The incident happened around 3:30 a.m.
August 12, 2012 - 6:20pm
March 31, 2012
State Patrol: Driver in Plummer train-truck accident dies
PLUMMER, Minn. - A semi driver died early this morning when his vehicle collided with an eastbound Canadian Pacific Railway train crossing U.S....
news / state
March 31, 2012 - 1:31pm
Plummer, Minn., temporarily evacuated following Canadian Pacific train accident
PLUMMER, Minn. - The northwest Minnesota town of Plummer was evacuated for a time this morning after a train accident, according to a Canadian...
March 31, 2012 - 10:35am
June 8, 2011
Canadian Pacific repair completed in Paynesville, rail traffic begins on line
The Canadian Pacific Railway line that shut down near Paynesville Monday is expecting to restart normal operations earlier than expected, according to company spokesman Mike LoVecchio. After ten railroad cars were derailed Monday afternoon, railroad employees worked throughout the...
news / region
June 8, 2011 - 11:08am
March 29, 2011
Pacific Avenue near utilities bldg. permanently closes
WILLMAR -- Willmar Municipal Utilities will install barricades today to permanently close several blocks of Pacific Avenue Southwest. Pacific Avenue will be closed between Seventh and 10th streets. Eighth Street Southwest will also be closed between Benson and Pacific avenues. The...
news / local
March 29, 2011 - 3:23pm
March 13, 2010
Municipal Utilities will ask Council to close Pacific Avenue
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has voted to ask the City Council to close Pacific Avenue Southwest from Seventh Street...
news / local
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
UPDATE: Superior train accident victim in serious condition
DULUTH - A Superior man whose foot was amputated when he slipped under train wheels Saturday in the Union Pacific rail yard in Itasca remains in serious condition at St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth. Jeffrey P. Ayotte, 54, a railroad employee, had been involved in switching cars...
news / nation
January 6, 2009 - 11:00am
October 30, 2008
Canadian Pacific completes purchase of DM&E Railway
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Canadian Pacific Railway has officially taken over the operations of Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad. Canadian...
news / business / state / nation
October 30, 2008 - 11:00am
October 24, 2008
Big Stone II power plant partners study independent report
WILLMAR -- Electric utilities proposing the Big Stone II power plant are just starting to analyze an independent report that says the utilities have underestimated construction costs and overestimated the costs of energy alternatives. The report to the Minnesota Public Utilities...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am