STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH 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... Posted on 3/8/14 at 1:49 AM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Snow-be-gone days
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... Posted on 1/29/14 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS 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... Posted on 1/28/14 at 7:54 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES 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... Posted on 10/23/13 at 6:52 AM
Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of miles to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a senior officer told Reuters on Tuesday.
Niluksi Koswanage and Eveline Danubrata
, March 11, 2014
The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people on board.
Eveline Danubrata and Nguyen Phuong Linh
, March 10, 2014
Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board suspect it may have disintegrated in mid-flight, a senior source said on Sunday, as Vietnam reported a possible sighting of wreckage from the plane.
Siva Govindasamy and Nguyen Phuong Linh
, March 09, 2014
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew was presumed to have crashed off the Vietnamese coast on Saturday, and European officials said two people on board were using false identities.
Anuradha Raghu and Nguyen Phuong Linh
, March 08, 2014
There’ll be pitfalls and there already are questions and concerns, but give Don Ness credit for being willing to go where few Duluth mayors have gone before; that’s to western Duluth and our city’s St. Louis River neighborhoods when talking about investment, potential, opportunity and the next big thing.
Wisconsin is facing problems familiar to most states when it comes to paying for its roads and bridges. The gas tax is not bringing in enough money to meet its needs, the steady stream of federal transportation money may be in jeopardy, and voters do not want to pay more taxes.
Despite new sidewalks and other improvements that made travel to Congdon Park Elementary School safer than years past, many parents still have worries about its proximity to busy Superior Street and what that means for walkers and bikers.
Launched in 2000, a program to give free bus passes to students and others at UMD was heralded as the long-sought answer to easing congestion and parking woes on campus while also helping college kids, many of them from out of town, become a vibrant part of the Duluth community.
Work crews were on- site Tuesday morning clearing wreckage and conducting an investigation of a 50-car Canadian National Railway train derailment that took place about 6:30 p.m. Monday in Fairbanks, in eastern St. Louis County, about 30 miles north of Two Harbors, according to a CN spokesman.
In response to the Feb. 19 letter, “Snow removal smacks of that other Duluth,” this winter has brought quite a bit of shoveling and snow-blowing heartache to the entire Northland. We all know it because our backs all feel it.
A federally ordered 55 mph speed limit will probably take effect in Minnesota this weekend. The lowered speed limit was mandated by a federal energy-saving law that requires all states to comply by March 3 or lose federal highway money.
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