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February 17, 2016
This image shows two options for a proposed bypass of Minnesota Highway 12 on the west side of Willmar. According to MnDOT, a highway bypass will allow them to build a simpler — and possibly cheaper — bridge over the proposed railroad bypass. (SUBMITTED | STAFF ILLUSTRATION)
New wye option could reroute Highway 12
February 17, 2016 - 11:52pm
January 13, 2016
Crews respond to the scene Wednesday after a snowplow was struck by a train west of Brooten. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
UPDATE: Snowplow struck by train in Brooten
January 13, 2016 - 2:33pm
December 10, 2015
Pedestrian fatally hit by Green Line train in St. Paul
December 10, 2015 - 11:03pm
October 21, 2015
Dayton decries shift of oil shipments
October 21, 2015 - 11:33pm
October 11, 2015
Milwaukee Road 261 ascends the Atwater grade observed by rail fans from the 49th Street N.E. bridge, west of Kandiyohi. The restored 71-year-old ALCO locomotive arrived in Willmar from Northeast Minneapolis at 11:45 a.m. with 400 passengers.  (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO: The 261 departs Willmar
October 11, 2015 - 11:09pm
August 25, 2015
Mel Odens, Kandiyohi County Public Works director, explains the potential Willmar Wye to House Capital Investment Committee Chairman Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, committee members, and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar. The group also toured the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory and the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services Facility. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Legislators tour bonding projects in Willmar area, learn about avian flu testing
August 25, 2015 - 11:45pm
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
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
April 28, 2015
U.S., Canada to have oil train safety plan Friday
April 28, 2015 - 11:03pm
April 21, 2015
Mayor: Wye project spur track would be ‘big deal’’ for Willmar
April 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
March 13, 2015
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Railroads would pay under Dayton’s safety plan
March 13, 2015 - 11:26pm
March 10, 2015
Emergency personnel work at the scene of the fatal bus-train accident near Larimore, N.D.Jan. 5, 2015.( Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
ND Highway Patrol investigation into train-bus collision over
March 10, 2015 - 7:00am
December 29, 2014
A pair of locomotives move Monday past a variety of freight cars on tracks in Willmar. The Willmar City Council, Kandiyohi County Board, Minnesota  Department of Transportation and Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission will partner in funding part of the bypass. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Group reapplies for grant to build Willmar railroad bypass
December 29, 2014 - 10:08pm
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