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Prosecutor declines charges in fight that left NDSU student badly hurt
Tobacco ordinance conflicts with developments in City of Renville
Early morning storm packs a punch: Farms, trees, city streets, power lines and a house of worship are damaged
Pet of the week published Sept. 21
Graham-Cassidy bill would cut funding to 34 states, report shows
College Volleyball: Warriors efficient in victory
Prep Sports: Six to be inducted into Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame
Prep Football: Battle of unbeatens
Dalvin Cook's no stranger to Tampa Bay Bucs
Denver unaffected by early departures unlike rest of NCHC rivals
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
December 31, 2013
Oil cars still burning after N.D. derailment on BNSF line
CASSELTON, N.D. - Crews worked through the night to contain a huge oil-fueled fire caused by a train derailment and collision near here Monday afternoon.
December 31, 2013 - 12:06pm
Authorities call for evacuation of N.D. town as oil still burns after train crash (with video)
CASSELTON, N.D. – Officials urged people in Casselton and the surrounding area to evacuate their homes as they dealt with the fallout from...
December 31, 2013 - 1:09am
December 30, 2013
Train carrying oil derails near Casselton, N.D. (with video)
CASSELTON, N.D. – A train that derailed about a mile west of Casselton was eastbound carrying crude oil, according to a BNSF Railway spoke...
December 30, 2013 - 4:06pm
November 8, 2013
Train carrying ND crude oil derails, explodes in Alabama
(Reuters) - A 90-car train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in a rural area of western Alabama early on Friday, leaving 11 cars burning and potentially bolstering the push for tougher regulation of a boom in moving oil by rail.
November 8, 2013 - 2:35pm
October 13, 2013
Video: Steam Locomotive
Milwaukee Road steam locomotive No. 261 pulls in to The Willmar train station Saturday the day-long excursion began in Minneapolis and ended...
October 13, 2013 - 4:51pm
October 10, 2013
Visit by steam locomotive to bring piece of railroad history to town
WILLMAR — A piece of railroad history is chugging into town Saturday with a visit by the Milwaukee Road No. 261 steam engine. Willmar is the train’s last stop during a day-long excursion that starts Saturday morning in Minneapolis. The train will use the former Great...
October 10, 2013 - 11:34pm
September 12, 2013
Letter: The cost of micromanagement
The argument over Syria, like that over immigration, finds plenty of truth on all sides. The lessons learned from our recent excesses have us, and justly so, extremely reticent about diving into this swamp, or for that matter, even sticking in our toes. The problem is, a line...
September 12, 2013 - 2:00am
August 16, 2013
Boy's feet severed by train in St. Paul
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Police say a 9-year-old boy playing on, or near some train tracks in St. Paul has lost both his feet. Authorities say a passing train severed the child's feet at the ankles. He was taken to Regions Hospital. His condition was not available. St. Paul police...
August 16, 2013 - 5:00am
July 29, 2013
Swiss TV: Police say 44 injured in train collision
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss television, citing local police, reports that 44 people have been injured, four of them seriously, in a head-on train collision...
July 29, 2013 - 1:57pm
July 8, 2013
'Oil by rail' is involved in Canadian derailment tragedy, also moving over Minn. railroad lines
The deadly train derailment in Quebec this weekend is set to bring intense scrutiny to the dramatic growth in North America of shipping crude...
July 8, 2013 - 12:47pm
June 7, 2013
Riders complain after nude revelers greet popular southwest Colorado tourist train
June 7, 2013 - 7:00am
May 13, 2013
Driver of semi in train collision near Murdock has died
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The driver of a semi that collided with a freight train near Murdock last week has died. St. Cloud Hospital spokeswoman Jeanine Nistler says Eric Westin, of Pine City, died early Monday morning. Westin was hauling a load of anhydrous ammonia when his...
May 13, 2013 - 10:46am
May 8, 2013
U.S. Highway 12 remains closed Wednesday between Murdock and DeGraff, Minn.
DETROIT LAKES -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation says U.S. Highway 12 remains closed this morning between Murdock and DeGraff due...
May 8, 2013 - 6:49am
May 7, 2013
Four treated after semi carrying anhydrous ammonia, train collide near Murdock, Minn.
MURDOCK — Four people were treated at the Swift County-Benson Hospital for inhalation of anhydrous ammonia, and two were subsequently transported...
May 7, 2013 - 11:00pm
Bus routes canceled today for some KMS students due to truck-train crash
KERKHOVEN - The crash of a train and an anhydrous ammonia tanker truck near Murdock this morning has led KMS school officials to cancel some bus routes for students. The district will end the school day today at the usual time.
May 7, 2013 - 1:31pm