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March 15, 2017
A load out technician fills a railroad tank car with ethanol fuel, converted from corn, in the town of Nevada, Iowa, December 6, 2007. REUTERS/Jason Reed
New, safer U.S. rail cars gather dust even as ethanol trains grow longer
March 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
December 7, 2016
A two-mile Canadian Pacific train loaded with oil tank cars idles on a track in Enderlin, N.D., Nov. 14, 2014. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
December 7, 2016 - 10:59am
October 28, 2015
Regional oil impact depends on oil prices
October 28, 2015 - 11:00pm
October 12, 2015
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Video: Engine 2523 celebrated for 50 years as a Willmar landmark
October 12, 2015 - 9:15am
October 11, 2015
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Video: A classic steam engine chugs into Willmar near noon Sunday
October 11, 2015 - 12:38pm
July 7, 2015
Cathy Velasquez Eberhart of St. Paul tells reporters Tuesday that a new group is working to get oil trains out of her city’s neighborhoods. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Emergency managers want more railroad communications
July 7, 2015 - 10:56pm
May 18, 2015
Letter: Trains need two-person crews
May 18, 2015 - 2:00am
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
April 8, 2015
Local group travels to Washington to promote Willmar railroad bypass
April 8, 2015 - 11:32pm
April 7, 2015
Safety board calls for new oil rail cars
April 7, 2015 - 8:00am
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
March 5, 2015
Kandiyohi County Historical Society Museum volunteers Allan Simon, left, Harley Aalfs and Dale Johnson prepare a piece of paneling that will be nailed to a stud wall being built in the background by Rollie Bahl, Loren Luschen and John Davis. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Year of the Train
March 5, 2015 - 11:38pm
July 28, 2014
Benson cannot ticket trains blocking downtown intersections
July 28, 2014 - 11:14pm
July 11, 2014
Editorial: Oil-train safety starts right in the oil fields
July 11, 2014 - 6:00am
January 1, 2014
N.D. derailment reroutes trains, focuses attention on safety (with video)
January 1, 2014 - 10:16am