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May 19, 2016
Deputy Moorhead City Manager Scott Hutchins urges a Minnesota House committee to fund a railroad crossing Wednesday. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
House bonding leaves out Moorhead railroad crossing
May 19, 2016 - 12:14am
May 18, 2016
(FILE | TRIBUNE)
Kandiyohi County steps closer to railroad wye overpass
May 18, 2016 - 12:08am
May 14, 2016
Kandiyohi County Board to hear railroad bypass update
May 14, 2016 - 11:13am
May 12, 2016
On May 1, Engines idled in the Willmar yard; the view is looking west from the pedestrian bridge. The string of engines run an equal distance to the east. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
BNSF stores train engines in Willmar
May 12, 2016 - 11:31pm
April 13, 2016
Editorial: Willmar Wye project to be valuable to many entities
April 13, 2016 - 8:00am
April 3, 2016
County to acquire right of way in rail bypass corridor
April 3, 2016 - 11:33pm
April 2, 2016
Tank cars line up Feb. 15 in the Willmar rail yard. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
State to railroads: Time to focus on safety standards
April 2, 2016 - 10:51am
Man fatally struck by train in St. Paul worked for railroad for 17 years
April 2, 2016 - 5:30am
March 25, 2016
Backers of three Minnesota rail crossing projects argue their cases
March 25, 2016 - 12:14am
February 27, 2016
A large crowd of residents and business owners attended an open house Thursday about a possible realignment of U.S. Highway 12 as part of the BNSF railroad bypass project, or wye. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking feedback on the Willmar project. (Shelby Lindrud | Tribune)
Possible Hwy. 12 realignment draws a crowd in Willmar
February 27, 2016 - 12:25am
January 28, 2016
Burlington Northern Santa Fe flatcars carrying wind turbines stretch nearly 20 blocks Thursday at the terminal in downtown Willmar east in the BNSF yard next to Lakeland Avenue North East. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Wind rides the rails
January 28, 2016 - 11:44pm
January 12, 2016
Peggy Harter, a rail crossing engineer with Stantec Engineering, described options the firm helped the city of Benson develop to address safety and mobility issues at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway crossings. Harter and city officials hosted an open house-style meeting Monday to gather citizen input on the proposals. (TOM CHERVENY | WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE)
Safety issues bolster Benson’s case for improving rail crossings
January 12, 2016 - 11:36pm
January 7, 2016
Benson residents will have an opportunity to learn about three different proposals to reconfigure the downtown railroad crossings and increase safety during an open house Monday at the City Hall. In all three proposals, the two-gate system at the busy 14th Street intersection would be replaced with quad or four-way gates that would prevent traffic from slipping around them. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Benson offers look at railroad crossing plans
January 7, 2016 - 11:30pm
December 15, 2015
A new proposal for the south end of Willmar railroad bypass calls for an additional bridge to eliminate an at-grade crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 55. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Kandiyohi County proposes safety features for BNSF bypass
December 15, 2015 - 11:47pm
November 19, 2015
Bruce Peterson narrates a bus tour of the proposed Willmar wye railroad bypass Thursday morning. State Senators and staff from the Capital Investment Committee were on board, part of their three-day tour of the south central and southwest regions to learn about projects seeking state funding. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Senate committee tours route of railroad wye
November 19, 2015 - 11:27pm