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St. Paul mayor urges council candidate Martinez to drop out of race after topless photo post
The Midwest eases its Trump swoon and flirts again with Democratic candidates
A 71-year-old Florida man tied a gun to a weather balloon to fake his own murder, police say
Baxter to host open house July 19 on Excelsior/Cypress streets project
Spray patching continues this week in Crow Wing County
Deadline approaching in Minnesota for SBA Working Capital Loansdue to excessive moisture and flooding
Career 2.0: Passion, necessity drive many career changes
Pequot Lakes: Malecha returns to her first business location - opens Timeless Appeal in former grocery store spot
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CRMC plans $13M outpatient clinic, remodeling of Crosby campus - Care Center to be consolidated as departments relocate
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Fernando Rodney works early, then flies to Miami to become U.S. citizen
Sun cruise past Lynx with balanced attack
Twins top Rays thanks to Dozier's walk-off grand slam
France lifts second World Cup after winning classic final
Kim pours it on, wins John Deere Classic by eight shots
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Duluth Traverse trail nearing completion
Outdoor Notes for July 15
What's Up Outdoors: Getting away from it all at Tazin Lake
Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley Archery Hunts
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
To reduce waste, try this instead of that
How to transform a bakery croissant into something marvelous
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Volcano stops student mission trip in tracks
She cut her weekly trash down so much it fits into an unbelievably small jar
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This Was Brainerd
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
LAMF to kick off season with prelude concerts July 14
Lakes Area Music Festival kicks off its Prelude Series Concerts
Live Music - July 12
Her Voice Magazine
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July 11, 2018
Man dies after walking in front of train in Brainerd
A 38-year-old Brainerd man was struck and killed by a BNSF Railway train during the early morning hours Wednesday, July 11, near Southeast 13th...
July 11, 2018 - 5:16pm
Person struck, killed by train in Brainerd
A person was struck and killed by a BNSF Railway train during the early morning hours Wednesday, July 11, near Southeast 13th Street in Brainerd,...
July 11, 2018 - 11:53am
July 6, 2018
Highway 71 in Wadena closes week of July 9
WADENA—Motorists who travel Highway 71 through Wadena will encounter delays and a detour as the road is closed between Highway 10 and Colfax...
July 6, 2018 - 8:00am
May 20, 2018
Knollwood to close May 21 for railroad crossing work
Knollwood Drive from Highway 210 to Foley Road will close beginning 9 a.m. Monday, May 21, for rehabilitation of the BNSF Railway crossing. This...
May 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 10, 2018
Firefighters respond to multiple calls, including elevator rescue
The Brainerd Fire Department was called Saturday, April 7, for an elevator rescue, one of a host of calls in Brainerd since the weekend. The...
April 10, 2018 - 9:00am
January 3, 2018
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
DULUTH, Minn.—Bursting with horsepower to spare in what has been a banner season, the Great Lakes shipping industry slowed against its...
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
July 17, 2017
Two injured near Bemidji in train-pickup crash
BEMIDJI, Minn. —Two people were hurt Sunday afternoon when the pickup truck in which they were riding was hit by a train in Beltrami County,...
July 17, 2017 - 3:56pm
June 9, 2017
All Aboard: BNSF offers special ride to its employees
All aboard for the 2017 BNSF Railway Special. Close to 600 people were afforded the chance Thursday for one of two memorable train rides from...
June 9, 2017 - 5:00am
May 11, 2017
Highway 27 in Little Falls to close for railway repairs
Motorists will encounter a detour and delays on Highway 27/Broadway Avenue in Little Falls while the road closes at the BNSF railroad crossing, just west of the Mississippi River, after 6 a.m. Monday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release. The road is scheduled...
May 11, 2017 - 4:30am
April 26, 2017
Comment period opens for passenger rail plan linking Twin Cities to Duluth
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, have released the Tier 2 Project Level Environmental Assessment document on the Northern Lights Express Project, a proposed higher speed...
April 26, 2017 - 3:20am
February 2, 2017
Oil train numbers drop along with oil prices
ST. PAUL — A third as many trains haul North Dakota crude oil across Minnesota as two years ago. Falling oil prices forced a drop in oil...
February 2, 2017 - 5:58pm
December 14, 2016
Anoka County sheriff: 18-year old woman killed by BNSF train slipped in snow
ANOKA - Authorities say an 18-year-old woman trying to get to a commuter rail platform in the northern suburbs apparently slipped in the snow and was fatally struck by a freight train. The Anoka County sheriff’s office on Tuesday identified the victim as Danielle Rogers of Champlin....
December 14, 2016 - 12:30pm
December 12, 2016
18 year old struck and killed by train Sunday in Anoka
ANOKA - An 18-year-old woman was struck and killed by a train in Anoka Sunday morning at Metro Transit’s Northstar Commuter Rail station. A BNSF train struck a pedestrian at 10 a.m., according to spokeswoman Amy McBeth. The Anoka County sheriff’s office reported that when Anoka...
December 12, 2016 - 2:47pm
November 29, 2016
Police release name of man, 60, kllled by train in Moorhead
MOORHEAD - Police have released the name of the man struck and killed by a train in Moorhead Saturday, Nov. 26. The victim is identified as Robert Louis Vilas, 60, of Moorhead, said Patrol Sgt. Clint Stephenson. Vilas was hit by a BNSF train in the 1600 block of Main Avenue. Police...
November 29, 2016 - 2:02pm
May 12, 2016
Minnesota National Guard to begin largest rail movement in more than a decade
CAMP RIPLEY—Over 1,300 pieces of military equipment from the Minnesota National Guard will be loaded onto rail cars for movement from Camp...
May 12, 2016 - 7:30pm