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Track and field: Lesnar’s school record paces seventh-place finish at true team state
Sports schedule for Saturday, May 19
Adapted bowling: Cardinals continue to shine at the state tournament
Baseball: Panthers sit at .500 but hopeful they can rekindle some playoff magic
Softball: WCA wraps up regular season with 16 wins
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
Audrey F. Kloehn
Richard "Woody" Erickson
John "Jack" Burns
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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May 10, 2017
Fertilizer truck hit by train in Swift County
DANVERS — A truck hauling liquid fertilizer was struck by a train last Tuesday night in Danvers in Swift County. The driver of semi-truck had non-life-threatening injuries and there was minimal spillage of the fertilizer, according to a press release from Swift County Sheriff John...
May 10, 2017 - 9:54am
April 6, 2016
Rail crossing fatalities, crashes down in 2015
The number of people killed in vehicle-train crashes at public railroad crossings in 2015 was the second lowest since 1970, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The total number of crashes was also the second lowest since 1970. Four people died at railroad...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2016
FINAL UPDATE: Train derails near Callaway, town evacuated
By Adrian Glass-Moore and Rick Abbott, Forum News Service An explosion shot a ball of flames into the air late Thursday, March 24, hours after...
March 25, 2016 - 9:41am
January 2, 2014
Will Alexandria silence train whistles?
Will the lonesome whistle of a train no longer be heard in Alexandria? The Alexandria City Council is looking into the possibility. At its...
January 2, 2014 - 3:46pm
December 12, 2013
Oil field traffic forces Amtrak cancellations
By Forum News Service FARGO – Heavy freight train traffic in the oil fields has canceled several of Amtrak’s passenger trips between Chicago and Spokane, Wash., through the weekend, disrupting service for hundreds of customers. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said freight...
December 12, 2013 - 7:36am
Woman killed in truck-train collision in Morris
By Kim Ukura, Forum News Service MORRIS, Minn. -- A woman was killed in a truck-train crash just after 2 p.m. Wednesday in Morris. ...
December 12, 2013 - 7:27am
December 9, 2013
Bemidji truck driver killed in crash with Amtrak train in Todd County
A Bemidji man was killed Friday afternoon when the tractor-trailer he was driving collided with an Amtrak passenger train in Todd County.
December 9, 2013 - 9:16am
August 26, 2013
Eveleth man struck, killed by train
EVELETH, Minn. -- A 38-year-old Eveleth man was struck and killed by a train early Sunday morning in Mountain Iron. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported that the incident happened just before 3 a.m. Canadian National railroad contacted authorities to report that...
August 26, 2013 - 9:15am
April 3, 2013
Train spilled less oil than thought, says MPCA
A train that derailed north of Parkers Prairie last Wednesday didn't spill as much oil as initially estimated, according to officials with the...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
UPDATE 12:40 P.M. FRIDAY: Oil estimates reduced in train derailment near Parkers Prairie
Minnesota officials have reduced their estimate of how much Canadian crude oil spilled Wednesday when a train derailed north of Parkers Prairie. And the track was cleaned off, fixed and back in use by about noon Thursday. The latest estimate from the Minnesota Pollution Control...
March 29, 2013 - 12:36pm
Train derails, spills oil near Parkers Prairie
Tanker railcars carrying crude oil derailed north of Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m.
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Train derails near Parkers Prairie
A train derailed near Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m. this morning. The Canadian Pacific Railroad train was traveling southeast past the intersection...
March 27, 2013 - 9:46am
December 19, 2012
Holiday Train delivers dose of Christmas
The Canadian Pacific's Holiday Train rolled into Alexandria last Friday, bringing festive Christmas music and help for the hungry. Those who...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
A safer crossing
Twenty years ago - on the morning of November 16, 1990 - every parent's worst nightmare came true in Miltona. Shortly before 7:30 a.m., a Soo...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 21, 2010
Freight train derails in Mahnomen
A southbound Canadian Pacific freight train partially derailed in the city of Mahnomen late Monday afternoon. No injuries were reported in the 13-car derailment, which blocked the Highway 200 crossing, according to the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Department. Mahnomen Fire Department...
September 21, 2010 - 5:08pm