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January 23, 2019
More Minnesota highways approved for 60 mph speed limits after study shows we were driving that fast anyway
ST. PAUL - Speed limits on most rural, two-lane highways in Minnesota are increasing from 55 mph to 60 mph.And yes, it’s safe, state officials...
January 23, 2019 - 4:40pm
December 1, 2018
Second daily train from St. Paul to Chicago likely; high-speed rail prospects stalled
ST. PAUL — Plans for a second daily passenger train from St. Paul to Chicago could chug forward with Democrats in control of the House and...
December 1, 2018 - 11:15am
November 27, 2018
Temporary lane closures on Highway 197 set for today
BEMIDJI -- Motorists heading southbound on Highway 197/Washington Ave. in Bemidji will experience temporary lane closures and a detour today,...
November 27, 2018 - 10:44am
November 17, 2018
For those who can't drive 55, MnDOT initiative for state highways is just the ticket
ST. PAUL -- This one’s for all the speed demons out there. As motorists might have noticed, stretches of state highways have seen speed limits...
November 17, 2018 - 7:30am
November 8, 2018
MnDOT plans $10B in key projects over 10 years
ST. PAUL —The Minnesota Department of Transportation released a new 10-year plan Wednesday that it says will guide planning and investments...
November 8, 2018 - 9:32am
October 15, 2018
Minnesota National Guard breaks ground on new $40 million 'Red Bulls' headquarters
ARDEN HILLS, Minn.—A full fifth of the National Guard's military construction budget was allocated to Minnesota this year — to pay for a new "Red Bulls" headquarters building in Arden Hills. The 34th Infantry Division's move from its current 100,000-square-foot building...
October 15, 2018 - 10:40pm
October 2, 2018
Bemidji Council authorizes action on 2019 road work
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council got the ball rolling Monday on some 2019 road construction projects. During the meeting, the council authorized...
October 2, 2018 - 5:37pm
September 16, 2018
Washington County water-cleaning projects won't start until 2020
MINNEAPOLIS — In February, Washington County cities rejoiced when $850 million was granted to help them clean up their water. But no money will be flowing soon. State agencies have released a timetable showing that it will be 2020 — at the earliest — before any water-cleaning...
September 16, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 7, 2018
North Dakota lags behind Minnesota in addressing aging bridges
NIELSVILLE, Minn.—Sam Gerbracht never imagined the success of her Nielsville bar would depend on a bridge—but three years after the...
September 7, 2018 - 6:15am
September 4, 2018
Roundabouts debut on Division
Tuesday was the first day of school for the Bemidji Area Schools district, and with that came three new roundabout intersections for traffic...
September 4, 2018 - 3:41pm
August 31, 2018
Rail work to temporarily close Highway 371 in mid-September
CASS LAKE -- State Highway 371 in Cass lake will be closed from Sept. 11 through Sept. 23 for railroad maintenance. Traffic will be re-routed to Cass County Road 22, Hubbard County Road 9, County Road 45 and U.S. Highway 2 while railroad crews replace tracks and concrete surface at...
August 31, 2018 - 5:18pm
School around the corner: While work remains on Division Street, roundabouts open in time for school
BEMIDJI -- Traffic has reopened along Division Street near the campuses of two Bemidji schools -- and with some new roundabouts in play, officials...
August 31, 2018 - 5:15pm
Roundabouts on Division Street to open at 5 p.m.
BEMIDJI -- While construction along Division Street is ongoing, the new roundabouts that access Bemidji High School, Adams Avenue, Becida Road...
August 31, 2018 - 2:16pm
August 16, 2018
Refinery explosion roils northern Minnesota's asphalt supply
ANGORA, Minn. — Dave Clement used to expect a daily delivery of two truckloads of asphalt binder from the Husky Energy refinery in Superior,...
August 16, 2018 - 7:41pm
August 14, 2018
CEO says Dakota Access Pipeline expansion to be announced soon
BISMARCK—The CEO of Energy Transfer Partners said Monday, Aug. 13, he hopes to announce an expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline soon....
August 14, 2018 - 5:43pm