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February 13, 2019
Proposed train route from Duluth to Minneapolis.
Rail to Twin Cities draws closer look
February 13, 2019 - 5:38pm
February 9, 2019
Central Cass School students run to their buses after school Feb. 1 in Casselton, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Why don't all school buses have seat belts for kids?
February 9, 2019 - 2:41pm
January 30, 2019
A portion of a long line of BNSF locomotives are lined up on a curved section of tracks Monday, May 9, 2016, north of the 12th Avenue North bridge over the tracks in Fargo. (Dave Wallis / Forum News Service)
No need to torch the tracks: This is how BNSF keeps trains running in bitter cold
January 30, 2019 - 9:26pm
January 8, 2019
TSA lines at Hector International Airport in Fargo have not been affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Forum file photo
Airport exec says rumors of longer TSA lines 'overblown'
January 8, 2019 - 6:09pm
January 4, 2019
Forum News Service file photo
MnDOT launches new system to help truckers find safe parking
January 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
December 30, 2018
Dean Peterson, program manager for NRRI’s economic geology group, developed a mapping application MnDOT will use to identify areas where shallow bedrock has the potential to produce acids if disturbed by road projects. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
First-of-a-kind digital map pegs acid risks for MnDOT
December 30, 2018 - 6:00am
December 12, 2018
The Duluth Transit Authority parked its fleet of seven electric buses in late November to address issues with hill braking and heat. The buses were introduced in October, and were purchased via federal grant as a way of testing electric technology in Duluth's cold weather and hilly streets.
Duluth temporarily parks electric buses for braking, heat improvements
December 12, 2018 - 5:45pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

A major resurfacing project on U.S. Highway 71 north of Willmar  will receive the 2018 merit award for bituminous surfacing during a March event hosted by the Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The project included the addition of six new left-turn lanes, a right-turn lane and a bypass lane, as well as a pedestrian underpass.
Highway 71 resurfacing project wins statewide award
December 12, 2018 - 7:28am
November 19, 2018
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Regional gas prices drop in time for Thanksgiving
November 19, 2018 - 5:01pm
November 15, 2018
$2B Southwest light rail project cleared to begin construction
November 15, 2018 - 12:38pm
November 8, 2018
Tesla chief Elon Musk speaks during a Boring Co. event in Los Angeles, California.  Bloomberg photo by Patrick T. Fallon.
Tesla names a new chairman to replace Elon Musk
November 8, 2018 - 8:18am
October 25, 2018
The DTA officially unveiled it first of a fleet of seven electric buses Thursday morning. Attendees of the event got a free ride up to Superior Street and back to the Duluth Transportation Center. Bob King / Forum News Service
Duluth unveils new electric bus
October 25, 2018 - 6:59pm
October 10, 2018
Aerial photo of the Soo Locks in Michigan between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. Wikimedia Commons photo provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Senate OKs funding for Soo Locks upgrade
October 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
October 4, 2018
Tribune file photo
Hwy. 23 project complete from Willmar to New London
October 4, 2018 - 6:27pm
September 20, 2018
Owner Larry Milsow stands in his Great Northern "City of Spokane" passenger car at St. Paul's Union Depot on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The city of Spokane is one of eight private luxury passenger train cars belonging to the members of the American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
A ride into the past: Luxury train cars on display in St. Paul
September 20, 2018 - 12:57pm