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Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea
WILLISTON, N.D. A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, says a group working to plan western North Dakotas future. Members of the Vis...
3/8/14 at 12:49 AM Caution urged during North Dakota’s largest road construction season ever 5/30/13 at 11:05 PM
Bill targets speeders with out-of-state license plates 1/16/13 at 10:39 AM
Minnesota could face oil transportation disaster loss ‘on massive scale’
By Don Davis Public safety officials across Minnesota lose sleep at night over the possibility of major crude oil transportation disasters such as ones last year in North Dakota and Quebec. That is w...
2/27/14 at 4:33 PM White House releases transportation fact sheet before Obama St. Paul appearance 2/26/14 at 11:10 AM
State to consider oil disaster aid 2/19/14 at 6:00 PM
Q: Wondering when all this snow will just disappear? A: Thursday and Friday. Well, kind of. The Duluth city maintenance operations staff will start removing snow at 3 a.m. Thursday along Superior S...
1/28/14 at 11:00 PM Wish drive at Duluth airport 12/18/13 at 9:30 AM
Ice? Salt? Smarts? 12/11/13 at 10:35 AM
Prime time for cheaper gas
If you're determined to fuel up as cheaply as possible, listen up. Minnesota-based GasBuddy, which tracks gas-related trends and operates websites, has found when gasoline prices are the lowest aroun...
1/28/14 at 6:54 PM The commuter advantage 10/16/13 at 11:49 AM
Harley spinoff shop to close 2/5/13 at 2:38 PM
Twin Spans in Minnesota: The Answer
And now to the answer to the question of Twin Spans in Minnesota, which is in connection with the recently published article on the Winona Bridge (see here). Some people may contest to the fact that...
10/23/13 at 5:52 AM Winona Bridge to receive a sister 10/18/13 at 7:10 AM
Iowa Transportation Heritage Quiz I: The Answers 9/1/13 at 11:28 PM
Interstate Bridge, 1961
As with the previous post on the bear in the boat, this one features a reader-submitted photo from years back that was left in the News Tribune files. The photo, credited to C.F. Sager of Duluth and ...
5/9/13 at 6:11 AM Aerial view of West Duluth, 1970 4/8/13 at 5:36 PM
Superior Street before the I-35 tunnels, 1983 10/14/12 at 7:31 PM
Plane, pilot go missing near Duluth
Searchers are looking for a missing pilot and plane near Duluth. The Civil Air Patrol says the plane described as a white twin-engine Piper PA-31 Navajo with red and blue striping with one person...
6/11/12 at 6:10 AM
Combi Culture: The Chaotic World of Lima Public Transit
Among the world's major cities, Lima is a rarity: It's a metropolis the size of Chicago with no real public transportation system to speak of. That means no public trams, subways or buses in a place w...
10/7/11 at 11:39 AM
Thanks for telling us how to drive, (....)!
It is a site that none of us wanted to see after 2008, the year of the economic collapse. At about this time last year, we were dealing with $4 a gallon gas in a time span between Easter and Labor Day...
4/21/11 at 4:36 PM
Do You Need Transportation?
Touching Hearts does provide reliable transportation for the elderly and those who need to be bought to appointments. If you are a cancer patient, need help, they are there for you. They are available...
4/3/11 at 2:11 PM
Steve O'Neill wrote a letter to the Budge Editor about Helping To Shape Our Metro Area. Visit this website: www.dsmic.org or call 529-7541 to give your imput into community transportation....
7/17/10 at 9:19 AM