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TWO RIVERS: A guilty plea. . . and life goes on in Two Rivers (Conclusion)
Two killed in crash near Thief River Falls
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Proactivity and self on the road to truth and reconciliation
LEECH LAKE: Vizenor finishes first week as Leech Lake College President
City Council to discuss Sanford Center legal issues
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
April 18, 2016
Officials release name of girl fatally struck by train in Wadena
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the young woman killed after being hit by a BNSF train Saturday evening. Officials say 15-year-old Stacy Hundeby of Wadena was struck and killed by an eastbound BNSF train. Hundeby's dog was also killed by the BNSF train....
April 18, 2016 - 1:17pm
April 16, 2016
Young woman dead after being hit by train in Wadena
WADENA, Minn. – A young woman and her dog are dead after being hit by a train here the evening of Saturday, April 16, according to a BNSF Railway official. The official said the accident happened shortly after 6 p.m. about 1,000 feet from a crossing, east of Highway 71. The Wadena...
April 16, 2016 - 11:27pm
March 4, 2016
Minnesota train-vehicle deaths down in 2015
ST. PAUL -- The number of deaths from vehicle-train crashes in Minnesota continued a 45-year downward trend, according to a government study. The state transportation department said there were four deaths in crashes at public railroad crossings in the state in 2015, down from nine...
March 4, 2016 - 6:35pm
May 30, 2015
Man killed as vehicle hits train south of Moorhead
By Josh Francis Forum News Service KURTZ TOWNSHIP, MINN. -- A car collided with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train Saturday morning...
May 30, 2015 - 7:50pm
May 9, 2015
Trains, trains and trains: Beltrami County History Center hosts National Train Day event (w/video)
BEMIDJI -- Jeremy Seibel carried his son Logan throughout the Beltrami County History Center Saturday morning. But there was something a bit...
May 9, 2015 - 6:08pm
May 6, 2015
UPDATE: Oil train cars on fire, city evacuated after North Dakota train derailment (with video)
HEIMDAL, N.D. -- The small North Dakota community of Heimdal and surrounding farmsteads were evacuated after an oil tanker train derailed Wednesday...
May 6, 2015 - 3:57pm
March 19, 2015
326,170 Minnesotans live near oil train tracks
ST. PAUL -- State officials estimate that 326,170 Minnesotans live within a half mile of railroad tracks that carry crude oil, a distance often known as the danger zone. People within a half mile of tracks usually will be evacuated if an oil train could explode or catch fire after...
March 19, 2015 - 12:14pm
January 1, 2015
Two killed when train hits car near Warroad
WARROAD, Minn -- Two people died when a train hit a car south of Warroad, Wednesday evening. Aaron J. Cook, 35, of Warroad, was driving a car at a railroad crossing on Minnesota Highway 11 south of Warroad at about 5:30 p.m. when he slowed at a stop sign, but did not stop, according...
January 1, 2015 - 3:58pm
July 23, 2014
Authorities identified Baudette man killed by train
BEMIDJI -- A Baudette, Minn., killed Thursday by a train near Roosevelt, Minn., has been identified as Jordan Patrick Berg, 26, the Roseau County Sheriff's Office said today. Berg was standing on the tracks around 11 p.m. when the eastbound Canadian National train struck him....
July 23, 2014 - 2:32pm
July 19, 2014
Man killed by train near Roosevelt, Minn.
ROOSEVELT, Minn. -- A man was struck by a train and killed Thursday near Roosevelt, according to the Roseau County Sheriff’s Office. At 11:15 p.m., the agency received a call that a Canadian National train had struck and killed a pedestrian west of Roosevelt. The sheriff’s...
July 19, 2014 - 12:12pm
February 4, 2014
Train sprays oil for nearly 70 miles near Red Wing, Minn.
RED WING, Minn. -- A southbound Canadian Pacific train leaked a trail of about 12,000 gallons of crude oil Monday morning after passing through Red Wing, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. MPCA emergency responders worked with railroad personnel throughout...
February 4, 2014 - 7:58pm
January 30, 2014
Truck driver killed in collision with train in Herman, Minn.
HERMAN, Minn. -- The driver of a truck was killed in a crash with a freight train Tuesday in Herman, according to the Grant County Sheriff's Department. Bradley Vold, 47, of Graceville, was driving a semi loaded with soybeans on Third Street in Herman. At a railroad crossing,...
January 30, 2014 - 9:54am
January 2, 2014
Federal agency issues safety alert on Bakken crude after N.D. derailment, explosions
A federal agency issued a safety alert today on Bakken crude oil, warning emergency responders, the public and others that the light, sweet crude may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude oil. The safety alert from the the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...
January 2, 2014 - 2:43pm
December 6, 2013
Two injured in Two Harbors train derailment
TWO HARBORS, Minn. -- A Canadian National Railway train filled with iron ore pellets from the Iron Range derailed in Two Harbors early Thursday afternoon and two injuries were reported, Lake County Sheriff Carey Johnson said. The two CN employees were transported from the...
December 6, 2013 - 8:57am
November 18, 2013
UPDATED: Former hockey coach identified as Fargo train victim
FARGO – Police have identified a 43-year-old former hockey coach as the man who was found dead Monday night near the railroad tracks in an industrial area of Fargo. Chad Lewis Johnson, of Fargo, died of injuries related to being struck by a train, Fargo police said in...
November 18, 2013 - 9:08pm